Autonomous cars will match or exceed human safety by 2024, after which they will grow rapidly at a CAGR of 30% finds IDTechEx’s new report ‘Autonomous Cars, Robotaxis & Sensors 2022–2042’. By the 2040s, they will be capable of fulfilling the world’s mobility needs without a single collision. So why should humans be allowed to continue driving? Continue reading
WASHINGTON, DC, UNITED STATES (SEPTEMBER 6, 2017) (HOUSE TV) – The U.S. House unanimously approved on Wednesday (September 6) a sweeping proposal to speed the deployment of self-driving cars without human controls and bar states from blocking autonomous vehicles. Continue reading
IRVINE, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (MAY 15, 2017) (REUTERS VIA SKYPE) – U.S. ride services company Lyft Inc and Alphabet Inc’s self-driving car unit Waymo have launched a self-driving vehicle partnership, bringing together two rivals to dominant ride-sharing service Uber Technologies Inc.
Google’s carpool service Waze plans to expand onto Uber’s territory, according to The Wall Street Journal. Fred Katayama reports. Continue reading
Uber is launching a self-driving car service later this month in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Executives behind Google’s driverless car program push U.S. Congress to grant national auto safety regulators new authority to get driverless cars on the roads. Gavino Garay reports. Continue reading
Ford has demonstrated its commitment to developing autonomous cars, saying it plans to triple to 30 the size of its fleet of self-driving test cars. But as Hayley Platt reports, its CEO was keeping quiet at the Consumer Electronics Show about rumours of a deal with Google Continue reading
Lyft, an American ride-hailing service, announced on Monday that General Motors has invested $500 million in the company, and the companies together plan to develop a network of autonomous vehicles.
A Google self-driving vehicle was involved in another rear-end collision, bringing the accident count to 14 since 2009.