Self-Driving Cars News

There was once a time not so long ago that autonomous cars only existing on TV screens or in books. But technology is advancing so fast that they are now quickly becoming a reality. To stay up-to-date with developments, you should sign up for the Wiser self-driving cars news email. Many companies are involved in developing self-driving cars, with the most high profile being Google - it is currently testing driverless cars on real American roads. Other companies are getting involved too, including Ford. There are other self-driving vehicles that are already in common use around the world, including trains. But the complexities of road travel make the technology more difficult to implement. The technology ranges from functionality that helps drivers to maintain speed and stay in lane, up to full automation. As well as the technological issues there are other concerns regarding self-driving cars that are being debated, including how safe they will be, plus insurance issues. It is a topic that interests many, though. If this includes you then you should sign up for the daily self-driving cars news email.

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BMW at TED2018: Putting its self-driving car to the reading, mascara and ramen test
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Uber's CEO: ‘We are absolutely committed to self-driving cars’
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On March 18, one of the cars in Uber's self-driving vehicle pilot program hit and killed 49-year-old Elaine Herzberg as she was walking across the street in Tempe, Arizona. The next day, Uber halted its pilot programs in San Francisco, Pittsburgh, Phoenix...
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Waymo seeks permission to test fully driverless cars in California
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The California Department of Motor Vehicles has received a second application to test fully driverless vehicles on public roads, and the San Francisco Chronicle is reporting that the applicant is Waymo, the self-driving unit of Google parent Alphabet. Waymo is already testing...
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BMW at TED2018: Putting its self-driving car to the reading, mascara and ramen test
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Last month, for the first time ever, a pedestrian was killed by an autonomous vehicle. Elaine Herzberg’s death at the hands of a self-driving Uber vehicle in Arizona has spurred a crisis of conscience in the autonomous vehicle industry. Now, engineers and...
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Self-driving car companies should not be allowed to investigate their own crashes
The GuardianAlan Winfield, Jack Stilgoe
Self-driving cars are learning to drive. The algorithms that control them need to be fed vast quantities of real world data in order to improve. Cities and freeways, particularly in the US, are the laboratories in which they are being trained. Companies...
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Will Self-Driving Cars End The Big Automakers?
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Car companies need to become technology companies if they want to survive and thrive in the era of self-driving cars and AI.
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Global Opinion Divided On Self-Driving Cars [Infographic]
ForbesContributor, Niall Mccarthy
Ipsos has carried out a major global study into perceptions about self-driving cars, finding that faith in the technology is strongest in developing countries.
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LIDAR maker Luminar is scaling up and slashing costs in effort to dominate self-driving cars
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Luminar Self-driving cars won’t change society if the sensors that allow them to “see” their environment remain too expensive to produce at scale. Until recently, the only company that made reliable LIDAR, the laser sensor that sends millions of laser points out...
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