For safety, driverless cars call for backupSat, 18, Feb 2017
Ask-first approach to self-driving regsMon, 20, Feb 2017
Keep self-driving tests off public roadsMon, 20, Feb 2017
GM plans to build, test thousands of self-driving Bolts in 2018, report saysFri, 17, Feb 2017
General Motors plans to deploy thousands of self-driving electric cars in test fleets in partnership with ride-sharing affiliate Lyft Inc, beginning in 2018, two sources familiar with the automaker’s plans told Reuters.
Ford's dozing engineers side with Google in full autonomy pushFri, 17, Feb 2017
As Ford has tested self-driving cars, it noticed a problem during test drives: Engineers monitoring the rides are dozing off. So Ford plans to take the human out of the loop entirely by removing the steering wheel, brake and gas pedals from its driverless cars debuting in 2021.
Huge paychecks at Google car project led to talent departuresTue, 14, Feb 2017
For the past year, Google's car project has been a talent sieve, thanks to leadership changes, strategy doubts, new startup dreams and rivals luring self-driving technology experts. Another force pushing people out? Money. A lot of it.
VW plans to use Mobileye sensing and localization technologyMon, 13, Feb 2017
VW said it would use Mobileye's camera sensors and localization technologies on upcoming vehicles, allowing both companies to collect road data, like lane markings and construction signs, for cloud-based realtime maps.
GM, Toyota call for easing of U.S. rules limiting self-driving carsMon, 13, Feb 2017
GM and Toyota officials plan to tell a U.S. House panel on Tuesday that automakers and suppliers need changes to automotive safety rules to allow the deployment of self-driving cars on American roads.
Hyundai Motor hires former GM researcher to lead self-driving car centerSun, 12, Feb 2017
Hyundai Motor Group has hired a former GM researcher to oversee its center to develop fully autonomous vehicles, joining other automakers and Silicon Valley giants in accelerating efforts on the fast-growing technology.
GM's Ammann: Open up public streets to autonomous testingMon, 13, Feb 2017
General Motors President Dan Ammann urged more local and state governments to allow testing of autonomous vehicles on public streets, saying doing so is the only way to ensure they will be ready for public use.
Ford to invest $1 billion in artificial intelligence startupFri, 10, Feb 2017
Ford is investing $1 billion over the next five years in artificial intelligence startup Argo AI. The Pittsburgh company, founded by former Google and Uber software engineers, will help Ford develop a virtual drive system for an autonomous vehicle coming in 2021.