New DOT policies will make it easier for autonomous cars to hit the road.
America’s biggest car manufacturer is investing $500 million in a technology that could render private car ownership unnecessary.
Just another magic box with buttons in it
Some of the biggest names in tech are keeping quiet about their plans to build self-driving vehicles.
In the 1950s, there was a rash of accidents caused by cars with no one behind the wheel.
The competition is fierce, the key players are billionaires, but the path—and even the destination—remains uncertain.
People are still split on whether driverless vehicles are the future, but differing attitudes have little to do with age.
Automation on the roads could be the great public-health achievement of the 21st century.
There are hints the tech giant is dipping into its classic playbook.
A huge amount of urban traffic comes from cars circling for available parking. Robot fleets could change all that.
When it comes to transportation, the Hill is starting to think like Tomorrowland.
The autonomous vehicles have been in a dozen crashes since 2009, but haven’t caused any of them, the company says in a new report.
Automated vehicles shouldn't look like the ones humans operate.
"Would you prefer a system where you can be instantly teleported from SF to LA? Of course. But that doesn't mean it's going to happen."
The carmaker, the car owner, or the robot car itself? On the surprisingly not-crazy argument for granting robots legal personhood.
We're more hopeful about—and scared of—autonomous vehicles than people in the UK or Australia.
The human driver takes over, at least for now.
It may seem odd, but we already have the laws we need for dealing with this inevitable situation.
Engineers are meeting the technical challenges needed to turn today's cars into the stuff of science fiction, but lawmakers are making little progress in updating the rules of the road.