Tesla to Launch Automated-Driving Technology

Tesla to Launch Automated-Driving Technology
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The “something else” Tesla plans on announcing next week is reportedly an introduction to the company’s automated driving functions. Continue Reading...

Rinspeed XchangE Previews Future of Self-Driving Cars

Rinspeed XchangE Previews Future of Self-Driving Cars
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Rinspeed is going to give us a glimpse of the future automotive world at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show with its XchangE electric touring sedan. Continue Reading...

Cadillac’s Semi-Autonomous Tech Takes to the Streets

Cadillac’s Semi-Autonomous Tech Takes to the Streets
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Sitting somewhere below a truly autonomous vehicle is Cadillac‘s tech, which takes the monotony out of driving. The luxury automaker just announced that its high-tech hands-free technology is moving beyond the closed course and onto real roads. Continue Reading...

Beam Me Up, Conti! Testing Tomorrow’s Car Tech, Today

Beam Me Up, Conti! Testing Tomorrow’s Car Tech, Today
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Adaptive cruise control, emergency brake assist and blind-spot monitoring were the stuff of science fiction just a decade ago, but today these features are available on many reasonably priced, mass-market vehicles. Pushing driver assistance even further, Continental is developing a suite of advanced technologies with some pretty amazing capabilities. Continue Reading...

Oxford Researchers Build Self-Driving Car for Just $7,600

Oxford Researchers Build Self-Driving Car for Just $7,600
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Electric cars are often viewed as the personal transportation solution for the future, though a team of researchers at the University of Oxford in the UK is looking beyond that, to vehicles that drive themselves. And they’ve come up with a prototype that costs far less than you might expect. Continue Reading...

Self-Driving Cars a Reality by 2025 Says Major Parts Supplier Continental

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Self-Driving Cars a Reality by 2025 Says Major Parts Supplier Continental
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Traffic, inclement weather and road construction add up to headaches and frustration for motorists. According to automotive supplier company Continental the typical driver spends an average 50 minutes per day commuting to work. Add it up and that’s roughly 300 hours per year that could be spent doing more productive things. Continue Reading...

Mercedes Testing Car to Car to Object Communications

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Mercedes Testing Car to Car to Object Communications
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While active cruise control already exists in production vehicles, these systems use sensors and cameras to see what is coming, limiting them when it comes to knowing what is over the next hill or around the next bend. This problem is driving companies such as Mercedes-Benz to develop car-to-car communication devices.  Continue Reading...

Cadillac ‘SuperCruise’ Hands-Free Driving Coming Sooner than Expected

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Cadillac ‘SuperCruise’ Hands-Free Driving Coming Sooner than Expected
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It seems everyone is looking into self-driving cars these days, but it looks like Cadillac will be the first company to offer hands free driving in a production car.  Continue Reading...

37 Percent of Americans Interested in Autonomous Driving Technology: Study

37 Percent of Americans Interested in Autonomous Driving Technology: Study
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With Google’s driverless cars making headlines, the public sentiment towards autonomous driving technology appears to be on the rise with a new J.D. Power study revealing that 37% of American vehicle owners are interested in such systems. Part of the findings in the larger 2012 US Emerging Technologies Study, it’s less of an endorsement of… Continue Reading...

Lexus RX450h Joins Google Autonomous Vehicles Fleet

Lexus RX450h Joins Google Autonomous Vehicles Fleet
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A car that drives itself might seem cool — until you realize it’s probably a Toyota Prius. What if you prefer something a more upscale automated chauffeur? It seems Google feels the same way by giving a Lexus RX450h the autonomous treatment.  The vehicle was spotted testing in Southern California and seems to be sporting a… Continue Reading...

BMW 5-Series Highly-Automated Driving Mode Road Test [Video]

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BMW 5-Series Highly-Automated Driving Mode Road Test [Video]
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A dizzying line of taillights that goes on for miles is enough to ruin anyone’s day. Pressure mounts in your temples and your skull feels like it’s going to crack. Welcome to the traffic jam migraine. Don’t worry though, the commuter’s burden will eventually be a thing of the past. If there’s one thing luxury cars… Continue Reading...

General Motors: Self Driving Cars A Reality Before The End Of The Decade

General Motors: Self Driving Cars A Reality Before The End Of The Decade
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In fact, some of the stuff Taub talked about can already be found on current GM production vehicles, such as a lane departure warning and crash avoidance system via a front mounted camera which is standard on the 2012 GMC Terrain crossover. Continue Reading...
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