driverless cars

Waymo shows off what it’s like to ride in a truly driverless self-driving car

Just a few weeks back, Waymo got the thumbs up to start testing its self-driving cars in Arizona without the need for a human “safety net” behind the wheel. Wonder what it’s like to ride in one?

UK kicks off driverless car law review to get tech on the road by 2021

In 2021 the UK government intends the country to be well on its way to a driverless future. No, not a cheap joke about Brexit — yesterday it announced a three-year regulatory review to “

The dos and don’ts of crafting frontier-tech companies

Powerful tools, amazing talent and endless dollars flowing from eager investors makes today an amazing time to start tomorrow’s technology companies. Curious and ambitious founding teams are putting

Driverless shuttle in Las Vegas gets in fender bender within an hour

A driverless shuttle set free in downtown Las Vegas was involved in a minor accident less than an hour after it hit the streets, reported the local NBC affiliate KSNV. Not really the kind of publicity

Audi is the first to test autonomous vehicles in New York

In May of this year, the state of New York opened up an application process for companies that wanted to test autonomous vehicles there. Audi snagged the first license and will begin testing near Alba

Why the Department of Transportation’s self-driving car guidelines aren’t enough

Ford, GM, Toyota and VW are just a handful of the car manufacturers planning to put self-driving cars on the road in the next five years. If you ask Uber or Tesla, they might say driverless cars have

Star Trek and Harry Potter have ruined business travel

Most of us techies agree that optimal travel is teleportation or apparition. The dream is instantaneous point-to-point transport. All business transportation should be evaluated based on how close it

Innoviz takes $9M to put the squeeze on solid state Lidar

The accelerating drive to get autonomous cars on the road is being accompanied by a parallel push to improve Lidar technology, aka the 3D laser-based sensors that can be used for real-time mapping and

GM buys self-driving car kit startup Cruise, plans to use tech to make driverless cars

General Motors (GM) announced today it plans to snap up Cruise Automation, a San Francisco-based startup making sensors that turn regular vehicles into ones that can drive themselves, for an undisclos

Driverless Cars On The Road To Fender Benders

This year, California will allow the testing of autonomous vehicles on public roads. Driverless cars will log thousands of miles this year - an Audi A7 already made a safe 550-mile trip from Silicon V

Brits Now Know Which U.K. Public Roads Will Be Used As A Testbed For Driverless Cars This January

Keep your robotic eyes on the road. We knew the U.K. government had given the go ahead to start testing driverless cars on British public roads from this January -- backed by £10 million of taxpayer

UK To Put Driverless Cars On Public Roads By January

The UK is planning to allow driverless cars to use public roads by next year. At the moment, autonomous vehicles are only allowed on private roads. It's expected that the first vehicles will be seen o

U.K. Government Jumps On The Autonomous Robot Bandwagon, Sort Of

The U.K. government appears to be taking a leaf out of Jeff Bezos' Massive Book Of Marketing Genius -- by spicing up the dry digital tome that is its 2013 National Infrastructure Plan, which sets out