For human drivers, vision is king. But what drivers see depends on how they move the car: Braking, accelerating and steering change the car’s position and thereby the driver’s view.
On Sunday March 18, an Uber SUV hit and killed a pedestrian in the Arizona city of Tempe. What made the death of 49-year-old Elaine Herzberg different was that the vehicle that killed her was driving itself.
The self-driving Tesla Model S was travelling at 65 mph when it crashed on a California freeway.
Morgan Stanley analysts estimated Alphabet's self-driving car division to be worth at least $70bn, based on growth forecasts up to 2030.
Baidu and German automaker BMW said back in November that they would end their joint research on self-driving cars because of differences in opinion.
The most important metric—miles per intervention—was just 0.8 miles.
Most of the specially equipped versions of the Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicle will be used by San Francisco-based Lyft, which will test them in its ride-sharing fleet in several states.
iPhone-maker declares its interest in the future of driverless vehicles with a letter to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
An elevated set of rules are needed for autonomous vehicles to share the road and make life-and-death decisions for us.
If a self-driving car is far less likely to crash, should humans be allowed to drive?
Uber's plan to replace its 1 million drivers with robots is underway.
Singapore is set to test a "mobility-on-demand" transport concept.
An adhesive layer acts like flypaper to stick a pedestrian to a self-driving car in a collision.