Driverless Cars Give Hope To Blind - Are Automakers Onboard?Self-driving-car advocates say that in addition to helping the disabled, the vehicles will allow people to do other tasks while driving and make roadways safer by removing human error.
Arlington Officials Take Rides In Self-Driving VehicleThe future is rolling in North Texas in the form of self-driving vehicles. A technology group hosted rides in one of their fully “autonomous transit vehicles” – think of it as a minibus without a steering wheel.
Self-Driving Car Could Mean Freedom For The Visually ImpairedZero traffic fatalities in just 30 years. The Obama administration announced the ambitious goal today—saying self-driving cars and new technology can make the roadways safer. Still, many motorists in North Texas remain skeptical.
Uber Gives Riders A Preview Of The Driverless FutureSome Uber riders can get a glimpse of the future. Starting Wednesday morning, a fleet of self-driving Ford Fusions will pick up Uber riders who opted to participate in a test program.
Fatal Tesla Crash Could Hurt Sentiment On Driverless CarsThe death of a driver who was using Tesla Motors' semi-autonomous mode could add to the public's apprehension of driverless cars even before they reach the road in big numbers.
Autonomous Cars Aren't Perfect, But How Safe Must They Be?As autonomous car technology rapidly progresses, makers of the cars face the difficult question of how safe they must be before they're ready to move people on highways and city streets.
Auto Exec: 'Driverless' Technology Is ComingA top Volvo executive gives a status report on the state of hands-free driving.
Google To Test Self-Driving Cars In Washington StateGoogle says it will begin testing its self-driving cars in Kirkland, Washington. The Seattle suburb will become the third city, Austin is one of the others, to see the vehicles on its streets.
Regulators Get Input - Sort Of - On Self-Driving Car RolloutCalifornia regulators deciding how to permit the future rollout of self-driving cars have been told by consumer advocates that their cautious approach was right on, and by companies developing the technology that the current course will delay deployment of the vehicles.
Google Could Focus Deployment Of Cars Without Steering Wheels To TexasCompanies that are developing self-driving cars of the future want government regulators to clear the road for public access to the technology, once it emerges from current prototype testing.
Google's Driverless Car Has 1st Injury CrashGoogle revealed Thursday that one of its self-driving car prototypes was involved in an injury crash for the first time. The tech giant's car was rear-ended in California.
Automated Driving Is The FutureGeneral Motors, Toyota, and Honda have each indicated what the future holds for automobiles, announcing upcoming automated models of their vehicles.
2017 Cadillac Will Sport Limited Automated Driving CapabilitiesGeneral Motors also plans new "connected car" to help prevent crashes.
Toyota: Automated Cars Won't Be Driverless CarsAutomaker lays out plans for "partnership" between the car and the driver.
Google Building Car With No Steering WheelGoogle is building a car without a steering wheel. It doesn't need one because it drives itself. But the two-seater will not be sold publicly, and the top speed is just 25 mph.