Professor Hermann Winner and Walther Wachenfeld from the Automotive Engineering research group illustrate the opportunities, risks and challenges of autonomous driving.
Google has hired auto industry veteran and former Hyundai U.S. CEO John Krafcik to run its self-driving car program.
An electronic accelerometer of the kind found in most smart phones that let the device determine its orientation and respond to movement, could also be used to save lives on our roads, according to research to be published ...
It may be a while yet before we have cars that drive themselves, but in the near future your car may help you drive. In particular, it could warn you when you're about to do something stupid.
German automaker Daimler on Monday showed its vision of the driverless car, a prototype vehicle that allows four passengers to face each other as the vehicle finds its way.
Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology have solved a 70 year old mystery in traffic research: an until now inexplicable jerkiness when we steer a vehicle. The discovery may lead to safety systems in cars that can ...
Google on Monday announced that the first completed prototype of its self-driving car is ready to be road tested.
In 700,000 miles of navigating roads, Google's self-driving cars have encountered just about everything - including an elderly woman in a motorized wheelchair flailing a broom at a duck she was chasing around the street.