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.
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.
California Sets Rules For Self-Driving Cars, Austin Still VyingCalifornia regulators have unveiled a roadmap that would let consumers begin using self-driving cars, though manufacturers would have to prove the emerging technology is safe before a licensed driver could get chauffeured around town.