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The U.S. federal transport safety regulator is coming around to the view that rules could be updated so that computers in autonomous cars can be considered as drivers, but added that the rule-making could take some time.
As car automation technologies like navigation and infotainment systems emerge as the next big opportunity for the automotive industry, patent disputes similar to those seen in the smartphone business have not unexpectedly surfaced in the industry.
Legendary CPU architect Jim Keller is heading up Tesla's Autopilot group.
A few clicks of an app and you've reserved a car and can drive it away. There's integration with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto too.
San Francisco saw its first traffic accident involving an autonomous car earlier this month when a Nissan Leaf autonomous vehicle operated by Cruise Automation hit a parked Toyota Prius.
Great gas mileage, two seats, airbags and it's coming this year. Would you consider buying it?
Major automakers plan to work with the U.S. government to attempt to proactively deter hacks of connected cars before they become a major issue.
The U.S. Department of Transportation said Thursday that President Obama will ask for $4 billion in his budget for 10 years of research into self-driving cars and their safety.
The U.S. government plans to spend almost $4 billion over the next 10 years on research into autonomous driving and, as a first step, will come up with a set of model regulations to govern the technology and its use on public roads across the country.
Google is positive about the road ahead for Android Auto, saying it will come to 40 car models and support more apps this year.
Swiss designer Rinspeed has come up with a good looking concept car that's packed with technology for the business user. The Etos is based on a BMW i8 but has what might be described as a turbo tech package.
This Rinspeed Etos concept car is all business up front with Office 365, Skype video calls and Microsoft’s Cortana digital assistant in the dashboard and a party in the back with a drone that will scoot off to pick up shopping or take selfies as you drive.
It's a common feature of long distance driving: the Internet dead zone. Usually when you most need directions or have to make a call, you're in the middle of nowhere with no signal and a lot of frustration.
Audi unveiled a sporty SUV concept powered by a hydrogen fuel cell at North American International Auto Show on Monday.
Audi unveiled its hydrogen fuel-cell powered h-tron quattro concept car at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit on Jan. 11, 2016.
Lexus unveiled its LF-FC hydrogen fuel-cell concept car at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit on Jan. 11, 2016, and set a target for a production model.
Detroit has at least one thing Silicon Valley doesn’t: snow. And Ford is taking advantage of that to test how its autonomous vehicles perform when they can’t see lane markings.
Ford is giving its autonomous cars a challenge not yet faced by Google's self-driving car fleet in Silicon Valley: snow.
As Ford triples its autonomous research fleet, it's also getting new toys, including a LiDAR small enough to build into a sideview mirror. That moves LiDAR from geeky experiment to something any car could use.
It’s not the typical type of vehicle you see unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show, but on Monday Audi showed off a lunar rover developed with its assistance by a team of private scientists in pursuit of Google’s Lunar Xprize.
Audi's lunar rover debuted at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit on January 11, 2016.
Google and Apple's products are rivals to SYNC 3, but Ford still went to the effort to make it seamless to use them with other SYNC features.
If you think sitting in the back seat of a full-size Lincoln MKZ and driving it with a game controller sounds like a dangerous proposition, you're right. It is. But that's just what's possible with a car brought to CES by Illinois-based AutonomouStuff.