US pushes pedal on car-to-car communication
Engineers have known for some time that if cars could only "talk" to each other, they could avoid a lot of accidents.
Latest self-driving Google car heading to public streets
The latest version of Google's self-driving car—a pod-like two-seater that needs no gas pedal or steering wheel—will make its debut on public roads this summer, a significant step in the technology giant's ...
Google acknowledges 11 accidents with its self-driving cars
Google Inc. revealed Monday that its self-driving cars have been in 11 minor traffic accidents since it began experimenting with the technology six years ago.
Teens probably won't like self-driving cars, but their parents will
If consumers have their way, self-driving cars will enable parents to keep tighter reins on teen motorists. A survey conducted by the College of Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University reveals that people ...
Things to know about accidents involving self-driving cars
A small fleet of self-driving cars is maneuvering through traffic in California using an array of sensors and computing power. Drivers are required to be along for the ride, but much of the time, they ke ...
Self-driving cars getting hit in California
Four of the nearly 50 self-driving cars now rolling around California have gotten into accidents since September, when the state began issuing permits for companies to test them on public roads.
Self-driving cars will need people, too
Self-driving cars are expected to revolutionize the automobile industry. Rapid advances have led to working prototypes faster than most people expected. The anticipated benefits of this emerging technology ...
Virtual driver can increase confidence in self-driving car
Self-driving cars are what we can all expect to see in the future. But will drivers be willing to leave control to technology? Behavioral scientist Frank Verberne at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) ...
Self-driving cars hold key to future highway: Google exec
Self-driving vehicles hold the key to reducing traffic fatalities and will transform the automobile industry, a top Google executive predicted Tuesday.
Nissan pledges self-driving cars in Japan in 2016
The boss of Nissan wants to put self-driving cars on Japan's roads next year, and says they will be able to navigate busy urban environments on their own by 2020.
China's Alibaba drives into 'Internet car' industry
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba on Thursday joined the country's biggest auto maker with a plan to develop an Internet-connected car, following other non-traditional players such as Google making inroads ...
To avoid collisions, self-driving cars must communicate
Did you know some 33,000 people die and 2.3 million are injured in vehicle crashes in the U.S. each year?1 Researchers at Intel Labs are paving the road to a crash-free future with cars that communicate with each other.
Self driving cars could free up rush hour traffic
A fleet of shared self-driving cars in Stockholm could reduce rush hour traffic volumes by 14 cars for every shared vehicle, according to researchers at Sweden's KTH Royal Institute of Technology.
Car industry welcomes Google, Apple but battles loom
It could be the battle of the titans. Auto giants at the Geneva Motor Show say they welcome the potential move of Silicon Valley players into their sector but experts warn of major disruptions.