Google plans r&d center for self-driving cars in suburban DetroitWed, 25, May 2016
Google plans to open a 53,000-square-foot operation in suburban Detroit to conduct further r&d for the company's self-driving automotive technology.
Mobileye will supply 2 fully autonomous vehicles by 2021Mon, 23, May 2016
Mobileye reveals programs to supply two automakers with fully autonomous drive systems as soon as 2019.
Public not sold on fully autonomous vehicles, study findsMon, 23, May 2016
More than four out of five people would prefer not to ride in fully autonomous vehicles, a study published today found.
GM's Andrew Smith: Autonomous cars already influencing interior designWed, 11, May 2016
GM's design staff is already thinking about how the interior of cars and light trucks will change when autonomous driving technology takes hold, the executive director of global Cadillac design says.
A self-driving vehicle with soccer-mom senseMon, 09, May 2016
By using the Pacifica, Google is signaling that its technology will be good for the whole family. Google is also laser-focused on older people and people with physical disabilities who cannot drive themselves.
GM and Lyft to test self-driving Chevy Bolt taxis, report saysThu, 05, May 2016
General Motors and Lyft will reportedly begin testing self-driving Chevrolet Bolt taxis on public roads within a year.
FCA, Google confirm plan for self-driving prototypes based on hybrid Chrysler PacificaTue, 03, May 2016
Google has agreed to buy 100 plug-in hybrid minivans from Fiat Chrysler to expand its self-driving vehicle testing program, the two companies said today in the most advanced partnership to date between Silicon Valley and a carmaker.
Why Michigan wants to stay in the driver's seat on autonomous vehicle legislationSun, 01, May 2016
Attorneys who specialize in connected car technology and autonomous vehicles say the industry is creating new and unique legal issues around everything from cybersecurity and data protection to product liability. Michigan should be on the cutting edge of that discussion, one lawmaker says.
Driverless cars could save lives, kill businessesFri, 29, Apr 2016
The automotive and tech companies pursuing the driverless car share a utopian belief: Autonomous vehicles will benefit society, eventually saving most of the nearly 33,000 people killed each year in road accidents in America alone.