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Uber’s self-driving truck company Otto completes first mission

In the early morning hours of October 20th, an 18-wheeler tractor trailer pulled into Colorado Springs, Colorado, bearing 50,000 frosty cans of Budweiser beer....

What’s it like behind the wheel of a self-driving Uber

Uber is now letting Pittsburgh customers traveling in self-driving cars. Here's a sneak peak. About 20 minutes into my ride in a self-driving Uber, I...

Apple Shifting Focus on Self-Driving Car Strategy

Apple is rethinking what it plans to do about self-driving cars, just as other big tech companies appear ready to plow ahead with competing...

Ride-Sharing, the Progenitor of Autonomous Cars, is Good for Cities

The University of California, Berkeley (UC-B) has published a study, sponsored by Mercedes-Benz’ parent Daimler, that shows that ride-sharing services have a positive impact...

Honda and SoftBank partner to turn Asimo into talking assistant

Car and tech companies continue to partner up, but Honda and SoftBank’s newly-announced union is a little different from most. Rather than working on self-driving cars,...

What Tesla Crashes Can Teach Us About Self-Driving Cars

The journey to a future dominated by autonomous vehicles hit a few speed bumps recently, with news of not one but two crashes, one them...

Clever AI Turns a World of Lasers Into Maps for Self-Driving...

The greatest advantage self-driving cars hold over outdated humans is the ability to tune out distractions. No buzzing phone, yelling kids, or lovely daydream will divert attention from their...

Could AI Startup Geometric Intelligence Have Prevented Tesla’s Fatal Crash?

By Mark Bünger, Lux Research Artificial intelligence (AI) is a stealthier field than most, but startup Geometric Intelligence is quiet even by those standards. So...

Google has no plans to expand Fiat Chrysler partnership

Google has no plans to expand its partnership with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV to create a self-driving car, the program chief at the Alphabet...

Garbage Men are Being Replaced with Robots

In a project funded by Volvo, college students have successfully designed a working prototype of a fully automated trash collection system. Working in tandem...