Google, Ford, Uber launch coalition to further self-driving cars

Google, Ford, Uber launch coalition to further self-driving cars

Alphabet Inc`s Google unit , Ford Motor Co , the ride-sharing service Uber [UBER.UL] and two other companies said on Tuesday they are forming a coalition to push for federal action to help speed self-driving cars to market.

Google, Uber, Ford, Lyft band together to fabricate self driving cars

Google, Uber, Ford, Lyft band together to fabricate self driving cars

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: In order to speed up their driverless initiative, Alphabet's Google unit , Ford Motor Co, Volvo cars, Uber technologies and Lyft formed a coalition to build self-driving cars.

Volvo says plans to test self-driving cars in China using local drivers

Volvo says plans to test self-driving cars in China using local drivers

Volvo aims to launch an experiment involving self-driving cars in China in which up to 100 such cars could be deployed, the Swedish automaker said on Thursday

General Motors to make self-driving cars

General Motors to make self-driving cars

American multinational corporation General Motors (GM) has announced its plans to make self-driving cars.

 

Visions of the future unleashed at TED

Visions of the future unleashed at TED

Astro Teller of the boundary-pushing X lab run by Google parent company Alphabet, and television producer and writer Shonda Rhimes were among those who took to the intimate stage during the opening session of the five-day event.

Tesla adds autopilot to Model S electric cars

Self-driving capabilities -- previously limited to cars tested by technology titans such as Google -- hit the streets "overnight" with the latest Tesla Version 7.0 software.

Watch: Is this the best self-driving car in the world?

Watch: Is this the best self-driving car in the world?

Self-driving cars are indeed the future of cars. Watch this video to know what this car can do!

Laser can hack driverless cars

A laser pointer kit that costs less than 40 pounds can be used to hack self-driving cars and render them immobile, a security researcher has claimed.

Automakers, Google take different roads to automated cars

From his laboratory at Pittsburgh`s Carnegie Mellon University, automated vehicle pioneer Raj Rajkumar says self-driving cars will evolve step-by-step, with humans staying in charge for a long time to come.

Google begins testing self-driving prototype cars in Austin, Texas

Google begins testing self-driving prototype cars in Austin, Texas

Google Inc has begun testing its self-driving cars in Austin, Texas, expanding efforts to gather information on how the prototypes interact with traffic, road conditions and people, the company said early Tuesday.

Google's self-driving cars to hit the roads in US

Tech giants are trying to make a footprint in the automotive industry because they predict a giant transportation revolution that will change how people operate cars.

Google's self-driving cars to hit roads, with steering wheels

Google Inc`s self-driving cars will begin testing on public roads this summer, but they will have steering wheels and brakes, which is not what the company described a year ago.

Google's new self-driving cars to hit roads, with steering wheels

Google Inc`s self-driving cars will begin testing on public roads this summer, but it turns out they will have steering wheels and brakes, which is not what the company envisioned a year ago.

Google's self-driving cars involved in 11 accidents so far: Director

Google's self-driving cars involved in 11 accidents so far: Director

Internet search company Google Inc`s self-driving cars have been involved in 11 accidents, but have not been the cause of any, over the last six years since the project began, the program`s director said on Monday.

Soon, low-cost navigation system for self-driving cars

Soon, low-cost navigation system for self-driving cars

A new software that allows a self-driving car to determine its location using a single video camera instead of several laser scanners can shave thousands of dollars from the cost of such vehicles.

Google partners with auto suppliers on self-driving car

"We`d be remiss not to talk to ... the biggest auto manufacturers. They`ve got a lot to offer," Chris Urmson, director of Google`s self-driving car project, said in an interview before speaking at an industry conference.

Google, Mercedes, Audi get California permits for self-driving cars

Google Inc got permits for testing 25 adapted Toyota Motor Corp Lexus SUVs, and two permits each went to Daimler AG`s Mercedes-Benz and Volkswagen AG`s Audi.

Google building self-driving cars with no driver seat, steering wheels

Google Inc is building cars that don`t have steering wheels, accelerator pedals or brake pedals, in an ambitious expansion of the Internet company`s efforts to develop self-driving cars.

Google self-driving car coming around the corner

Google cars navigate using detailed digital maps showing what streets are supposed to look like.

Google claims to have made major progress in self-driving cars

Google has claimed that they have made major progress in teaching and programming their self-driving cars and getting them ready to handle real world risks.