First Supplier Approved to Test Autonomous Vehicles in Nevada

First Supplier Approved to Test Autonomous Vehicles in Nevada
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Like it or not, self-driving cars are the future of personal transportation. A diverse group of global companies ranging from Volvo to Google are feverishly developing systems to enable autonomous autos. Continue Reading...

Semi-Autonomous Car Could be Licensed By Month’s End – Video

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Semi-Autonomous Car Could be Licensed By Month’s End – Video
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It was only December of last year when Google earned patents for autonomous vehicles. Now, the technology continues to rapidly move ahead as automotive supplier Continental has commenced testing a semi-autonomous vehicle of its own that is more affordable and could be among the first licensed for use on Nevada’s designated public roads by months… Continue Reading...

Watch How Autonomous Cars Would Affect Intersections – Video

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You might have wondered what it would be like to have our vehicles drive themselves, but seeing how it could affect roadways as we know it is, well, terrifying. One of the biggest impacts autonomous cars would have is at intersections. With driverless cars controlling themselves, the need for traffic lights and even stop signs… Continue Reading...

China Challenges Google With its Own Autonomous Car

China Challenges Google With its Own Autonomous Car
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Google isn’t alone in its plan to bring autonomous cars to roads near you. There is now at lest one other major player, with the National University of Defense Technology in China having built a self-driving project of its own. Working with China’s First Auto Works, the university researchers took a Hongqi HQ3 sedan and… Continue Reading...

Google’s Driverless Cars Now Legal in Nevada

Google’s Driverless Cars Now Legal in Nevada
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A state made famous on for its loose laws and even looser morality, you can now add another item to the list of things you’re allowed to do in Nevada: ride along in a driverless car. Thanks to the passing of Bill No. 511, Nevada is the first state to allow Google’s autonomous cars. The… Continue Reading...

Volkswagen Shows Off Near-Production “Temporary Auto Pilot” Technology

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Volkswagen Shows Off Near-Production “Temporary Auto Pilot” Technology
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Years from now you’ll remember reading this article. It will be the first time you ever heard about Volkswagen‘s new Temporary Auto Pilot, a technology that lets a car essentially drive by itself. Science fiction? Hardly, VW claims its far closer to rolling this auto pilot option in production models that you’d expect. Anyone who’s… Continue Reading...

Google Lobbying Nevada to Allow Driverless Cars

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Google Lobbying Nevada to Allow Driverless Cars
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After secretly testing a fleet of autonomous cars in California, Google is now looking to shift driverless ‘driving’ into gear in Nevada, lobbying state officials to allow the vehicle to be legally driven on public roads. To achieve their goal, and the dream of the projects creator and former Stanford professor Sebastian Thrun, Google has… Continue Reading...
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