Self-driving cars

Elon Musk calls Jeff Bezos a 'copycat' over acquisition of self-driving firm Zoox

On Thursday, news reports surfaced that Amazon is set to spend over $1 billion to acquire self-driving car startup Zoox.

Jun 27, 2020, 14:56 PM IST

Amazon to acquire self-driving firm Zoox for over $1bn: Report

The deal could be of immense significance to the e-commerce giant which has been experimenting with new technologies to make its delivery services faster and more efficient.

Jun 26, 2020, 13:10 PM IST

Microsoft using AI to let gliders take decisions in air

As its rivals get busy in developing self-driving cars, Microsoft is using Artificial Intelligence (AI) to empower autonomous gliders take decisions while they are aloft and has conducted a successful flight test in the US state of Nevada.

Aug 17, 2017, 14:37 PM IST

Fiat Chrysler joins BMW-Intel self-driving car alliance

Fiat Chrysler will join an alliance led by BMW to develop self-driving cars.

Aug 16, 2017, 15:21 PM IST

Self-driving cars may soon make better moral decisions

Until now it has been assumed that moral decisions are strongly context dependent and therefore cannot be modelled or described algorithmically.

Jul 05, 2017, 13:43 PM IST

Could self-driving cars mean an end to traffic jams?

According to a recent study, the presence of just a few autonomous vehicles can eliminate the stop-and-go driving of the human drivers in traffic.

May 12, 2017, 16:13 PM IST

Consumer Electronics Show 2017: Here's what to expect

CES is an annual trade show organised by the US Consumer Technology Association.

Jan 04, 2017, 10:39 AM IST

Self-driving cars coming to public roads of Ontario, Canada

Automated vehicles from the University of Waterloo and the Erwin Hymer Group auto manufacturer have also been approved for testing, Ontario said in a statement. 

Nov 29, 2016, 00:23 AM IST

Longtime Google executive leaves Uber board of directors

Google executive David Drummond left the Uber board of directors as competition revs up between the companies over self-driving cars.

Aug 30, 2016, 09:47 AM IST

Driverless cars on the horizon, but India far from ready

It was Google that first flagged off self-driving cars. Tesla Motors, GM and Ford soon followed, and now with two bold moves, Uber, the on-demand car pioneer, is fuelling the race to the finish line.

Aug 24, 2016, 15:03 PM IST

BMW to develop self-driving cars with Intel, Mobileye

Eyeing a new technology that enables it to put self-driving cars on the road by around 2021, automobile major BMW will team up with Intel and Mobileye.

Jul 01, 2016, 20:46 PM IST

Google's self-driving cars now know how and when to 'honk'!

The best part is that these cars uses different honks and beeps in different situation.

Jun 03, 2016, 20:58 PM IST

Google hiring drivers to test its 'driverless' cars

 Google is hiring 'vehicle safety specialists' and operation associates who will be required to sit behind the wheels of its driverless cars and ready to intervene only if anything goes wrong.


May 14, 2016, 21:00 PM IST

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.

Apr 27, 2016, 09:07 AM IST

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

Apr 07, 2016, 09:27 AM IST

General Motors to make self-driving cars

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


Mar 12, 2016, 13:50 PM IST

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.

Feb 17, 2016, 09:14 AM IST

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.

Oct 15, 2015, 12:36 PM IST

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!

Oct 07, 2015, 18:21 PM IST