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.
Automakers, states urge White House to reject plan to open spectrumThu, 05, May 2016
A group of more than 50 automakers, state transportation agencies and other groups today urged the White House and other federal policymakers not to immediately open a portion of the wireless spectrum reserved for connected vehicles.
Fiat Chrysler says self-driving car deal with Google not exclusiveThu, 05, May 2016
A newly-struck deal between Google and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles for a fleet of 100 self-driving cars is not exclusive, Fiat's Chief Executive Sergio Marchionne said today.
Billions are being invested in driverless cars that Americans don't wantThu, 05, May 2016
The driverless revolution is racing forward, as inventors overcome technical challenges such as navigating at night and regulators craft new rules. Yet the rush to robot cars faces a big roadblock: People aren't ready to give up the wheel.
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.
Best test for self-driving cars?Fri, 29, Apr 2016
Federal safety regulators are asking automakers to help them figure out how to test self-driving cars to determine whether the vehicles are safe enough for consumers.
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.
Inside Google's quest to shape the rules of the driverless roadFri, 29, Apr 2016
Google is mounting a lobbying and public-relations campaign across America to win acceptance for autonomous vehicles and to shape the rules of the driverless road. And the tech giant, one of the first companies to launch a development effort, has emerged as the most visible and assertive lobbyist, with the most ambitious view of how self-driving vehicles should be deployed.
Gen Y more likely than older drivers to trust self-driving tech, study findsThu, 28, Apr 2016
More than half of those born after 1976 say they trust autonomous tech, compared with 41 percent in Generation X, 23 percent of baby boomers and 18 percent of the pre-boomer generation, J.D. Power's annual U.S. Tech Choice Study found.
Can racing put driverless technology on fast track?Sat, 23, Apr 2016
In Roborace, a racing series envisioned by Russian entrepreneur Denis Sverdlov, driverless cars would battle for pole position at the indecent speed of 180 mph, freed from the constraints of protecting a human behind the wheel.
How Audi will move forward from scandalMon, 02, May 2016
In an interview, Stefan Knirsch, Audi's head of development, discusses the changes Audi has made in the aftermath of Volkswagen Group's diesel emissions-cheating scandal and his views on the future of diesels, e-motors and autonomous cars.
Panasonic to make push into autonomous techMon, 25, Apr 2016
Consumer electronics maker Panasonic grew big in automotive with vehicle displays and batteries for electric vehicles. But now, the supplier is looking for even bigger growth from its emerging technologies for autonomous-drive cars.