Driverless Cars News
Rolls-Royce Unveils Driverless Car Concept
Rolls-Royce unveiled its first autonomous vehicle, the Rolls-Royce VISION NEXT 100, at the Roundhouse in London yesterday. The vehicle measure just over 19-feet long and is "powered by a zero emissions powertrain," according to a press release. Passengers in the driverless vehicle can also enjoy
Uber Takes Self -Driving Car for a Spin in Pittsburgh
The Uber of the future might not even require a driver. It's been no secret the ride-hailing app has been curious about exploring self-driving vehicles. Uber showed off a hybrid Ford Fusion equipped with autonomous technology, which the company said it plans to test on the streets of Pittsburgh,
Uber Testing Self -Driving Car in Pittsburgh
The company has outfitted a Ford Fusion hybrid with radars, laser scanners and high-resolution cameras.
Google Patents Sticky Car Hood to Trap Pedestrians in a Collision
Google has a solution to help mitigate injuries in the event a pedestrian and a self-driving car collide: human flypaper. In a patent issued this week, the search giant describes a "system for protecting a colliding object from a secondary impact, after an initial impact with a vehicle." The patent
What Apple Needs to Do to Keep Its Growth Streak Alive
Sluggish iPhone sales took a bite out of Apple 's impressive 13-year growth streak, marking the first sales slump for Apple's flagship product. Now Wall Street analysts are looking to Apple to find new sources of revenue. The success of the iPhone, which was first released in 2007, has been a
Google Self-Driving Cars Will Hit the Road in Arizona to Test in Heat, Dust
Google 's self-driving cars will be put to the test in Phoenix, Arizona -- a place singled out for its extreme heat and dusty desert air. "The Phoenix area has distinct desert conditions, which will help us better understand how our sensors and cars handle extreme temperatures and dust in the air,"
'10% Happier with Dan Harris' and Dr. Jay Michaelson
Michaelson is an accomplished author, meditation teacher and a religion/legal columnist who sat down for ABC News' Dan Harris' livesteam podcast.
Google Executive Admits Self-Driving Technology ‘Will Never Be Perfect’
Lawmakers debated the safety and regulatory future of self-driving cars today and vowed that the U.S. would lead the world in automated vehicle technology. Executives at General Motors and Google X testified that safety is a top priority as the technology for self-driving cars advances. Chris
Senator's Not-So-Smooth Ride in a Self -Driving Car
Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Florida, recounted his experience riding in a self-driving Tesla during a Senate Commerce hearing about the future of the technology.
Photos Show Damage When Google Self -Driving Car Hit City Bus
Newly released photos show the damage sustained when a Google self-driving car bumped into a Mountain View, California, city bus on Valentine's Day, an incident that marks the first time Google's autonomous technology has been at least partially to blame for causing an accident on the open roads.