Audi Gets First Self-Driving Car Permit in California

Audi Gets First Self-Driving Car Permit in California
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California issued its first self-driving car permit for use on state roads today, marking a milestone in the journey toward mass market adoption of the technology. Continue Reading...

Self-driving cars by 2020, Former GM Exec Says

Self-driving cars by 2020, Former GM Exec Says
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Self-driving cars aren’t new, but if electric vehicles’ slow adoption rates among U.S. consumers are any measure of new technology acceptance then autonomous cars can’t be close at hand, or can they? According to a speech given by Larry Burns, former General Motors research and development head, we can expect such technology by 2020. Unless… Continue Reading...

Google Self-Driving Car Chauffeurs Legally Blind Man – Video

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What’s the real benefit to autonomous cars? To be able to eat your Taco Bell Cheesy Gordita Crunch while it drives you to your destination of course. In all seriousness, Google’s self-driving car just did its biggest and best promotional video yet. The autonomous Toyota Prius shuttled around Steve Mahan, a legally blind man, through… Continue Reading...

Google Awarded Patent For Autonomous Vehicle

Google Awarded Patent For Autonomous Vehicle
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Google’s mission towards to mass market autonomous vehicles took another step forward this week when they were granted a patent for a method of controlling the self-driving car. The patent details how the vehicle can transition from being human-driven to autonomous mode. The technology raises an interesting thought, where the car could transition to autonomous… Continue Reading...