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autonomous vehicles

Plans for special lanes for autonomous cars raises questions on evolution of self-driving tech

Many companies are not yet confident their systems can perform under a range of unpredictable conditions, hence the push for separate lanes.

14 Aug 2020 12:14 PM

China begins testing robotaxis for hire amid race against US tech dominance

Autonomous hired cars are considered ideal for accumulating driving time and the data cache needed for cars to learn and become safe enough.

09 Aug 2020 4:33 PM

Self-driving cars may go commercial in China by 2025, as India lags behind

Covering about 10 lakh km within Beijing alone, 12 Chinese automotive firms have tested 77 cars in 2019

03 Mar 2020 6:05 PM

Researchers design games for autonomous vehicles owners

The researchers also made suggestions for many exciting types of in-car games for future exploration.

19 Nov 2019 8:06 AM

These technologies will change the way we live in the next decade

What will come in the next 10 years will supersede a lot of what came in fifty years earlier.

13 Nov 2019 8:51 AM


Believing machines can outperform people can lead to acceptance of self-driving cars

The researchers added that liberals, compared to conservatives, were significantly more accepting of self-driving cars.

12 May 2019 10:13 AM

Tesla gears up for fully self-driving cars amid scepticism

Musk, known for his swagger as well as his smarts, is so certain that Tesla will win the race toward full autonomy.

22 Apr 2019 1:14 PM

Boeing safety debate highlights challenge for autonomous tech

In the wake of two plane crashes, regulators across the world have grounded the 737 MAX aircraft pending an investigation.

03 Apr 2019 2:16 PM

Autonomous cars to quadruple vehicle software revenues to USD 1.2 trillion by 2030

Vehicle software currently generates annual revenues of USD 280 billion a year.

03 Apr 2019 1:37 PM

Driverless delivery startup Nuro gets USD 940 million investment

Nuro was co-founded in 2016 by two former engineers of Google’s self-driving car project.

12 Feb 2019 12:23 PM


Apple dismisses over 200 staff from autonomous vehicle group

The dismissals are seen, internally, as anticipated restructuring under the relatively new leadership of Project Titan.

25 Jan 2019 11:50 AM

Uber gets approval from Pennsylvania to resume self-driving testing

Uber has not yet resumed testing.

19 Dec 2018 10:24 AM

People scared of self-driving cars post fatal crashes: Survey

73 per cent of American drivers are scared to ride in an autonomous vehicle, up by 10 per cent from the end of last year.

25 May 2018 2:14 PM

Airbus' flying taxi takes to the skies

The Airbus Alpha One prototype air taxi took off autonomously for 53 seconds.

02 Feb 2018 7:24 PM

Apple working on autonomous cars: CEO Tim Cook

The company is focusing on autonomous systems, Cook told Bloomberg Television on June 5.

14 Jun 2017 3:45 PM