Ford unit teams with startup developing 'Waze' for self-driving carsJune 15
Startup RideOS said it raised $9 million and reached a partnership with a division of Ford. RideOS plans to sell software that gives routes and other dispatching instructions to fleets of autonomous cars.
Fatal Uber crash highlights a blind spot for self-driving cars: Night visionMay 29
Since the fatal accident involving a self-driving Uber vehicle in March, autonomous car researchers' eyes have been opening to the need to teach robots how to drive in the dark and avoid people who wander into the road.
Uber self-driving car failed to recognize pedestrian, brake in Ariz. fatality, U.S. findsMay 24
An Uber autonomous vehicle that struck and killed a woman in Arizona in March failed to identify the pedestrian or to brake, raising serious questions about its performance, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a preliminary report released Thursday.
Pittsburgh lukewarm on Uber's plan to restart autonomous testingMay 23
Uber shutters self-driving program in ArizonaMay 23
Uber pulls up in Japan with taxi-hailing serviceMay 22
Uber plans to launch its first taxi-hailing pilot service in Japan that will connect passengers to other taxi providers, as it seeks to expand in the country where the firm has been blocked from setting up its own fleet of drivers.