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Continental is weighing in on what it thinks the future of autonomous driving will look like, and developing its own autonomous testbed. Known best for tires, Continental is also a major supplier of automotive electronics and systems. The company has built a vehicle to demonstrate driverless mobility and to develop and test autonomous driving systems […]

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We’re just 10 years away from most new cars being autonomous, according to Tesla CEO Elon Musk. “It will be rare for a car to be produced in 10 years’ time that is not autonomous,” he said. Autocar reported that he was speaking at the summer meeting of the National Governance Association. That’s the organization […]

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Tesla’s Autopilot self-driving system is being blamed in a rollover crash in Minnesota that injured five. According to the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office, the driver of the vehicle, 58-year old David Clark, was approaching an intersection when he turned the Autopilot system on, causing the car accelerate suddenly and veer off the road. The vehicle […]

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Nissan is slowly letting out more information on the 2018 Leaf as its Sept. 6 debut date nears, today releasing a video demonstrating its advanced ProPilot Park technology. The self-parking system is a part of Nissan’s ProPilot Assist suite of semi-autonomous driving tech. It uses sonar and cameras to guide the vehicle into a parking […]

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Forget the moose test, Volvo’s latest problem is the ‘roo test. One of the biggest challenges in the development of autonomous cars is spotting and reacting to animals. Buildings, cars, and pedestrians are all relatively easy to spot, and they mostly look and move in similar ways. Wildlife is a bit more of a challenge. […]

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Earlier this month, Apple and Google both announced plans to kill off their self-driving car projects in favor of focusing on developing the underlying technology. But it’s a little weird that one announcement came so close on the heels of the other. Apple’s Project Titan, formerly a self-driving car project, will presumably continue to compete […]

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Chevy has prepared an entire fleet of self-driving Bolt EVs, showing that mass production is possible with this type of sophisticated technology. Chevy has built 130 Bolt EVs outfit with a full suite of self-driving hardware and software, showing that it can include this type of technology in its mass-production process. These new vehicles will […]

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Mobility services provider Transdev, along with automotive supplier Delphi, have announced a new partnership for commercial autonomous vehicles. The two have announced plans to develop and start pilot projects in Paris and Rouen France. The announcement for the partnership said that it is “the first EU driverless, on-demand mobility service on an open road.” SEE […]

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Technology giant Samsung has been granted permission by the authorities in South Korea to begin testing self-driving vehicles. Samsung is not looking to get into the car manufacturing business, instead looking to develop the components and artificial intelligence software that can then be equipped on other automaker’s vehicles. Samsung plans to use its first self-driving […]

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The California Department of Motor Vehicles has released its annual autonomous vehicle disengagement report. The report includes data from all companies that are actively testing self-driving cars on roadways in California, and those companies are required to disclose the number of times human drivers have to intervene while testing a self-driving car. Waymo, Google’s new […]

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