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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Lyft is opening and staffing up a new self-driving car division
Daily Dot • Chris Tognotti
What’s Taking So Long for Driverless Cars to Go Mainstream?
Fortune Magazine • Ajay Chopra
Lyft Creates Self-Driving Car Unit
Inc. • Associated Press
Lyft’s self-driving cars are invading Boston
The Next Web • Rachel Kaser
Lyft will launch self-driving car rides by the end of this year
Washington Post • Brian Fung
Lyft Shifts Gears With New Driverless-Car Division
The Wall Street Journal • Greg Bensinger
Lyft launches its own self-driving car business
Smart Planet
Lyft launches new push into self-driving cars
The Hill • Ali Breland
Does Congress Really Think That Self-Driving Cars Will Spur Job Growth?
Mother Jones • Kevin Drum
Lyft accelerates efforts to develop self-driving cars
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Lyft is opening and staffing up a new self-driving car division
Daily DotChris Tognotti
Ride-hailing company Lyft is reportedly planning to make hundreds of new hires to staff up a new, dedicated self-driving car tech development division by the end of 2018. It’s the company’s most aggressive effort yet to reach for the cutting edge when...
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Auto Industry, Self-Driving Cars
What’s Taking So Long for Driverless Cars to Go Mainstream?
Fortune MagazineAjay Chopra
When Google launched its self-driving cars project seven years ago, many saw it as an inconceivable moonshot. Today that idea fuels a global arms race for technology and talent, with even the Queen of England anteing up to get the biggest piece...
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Lyft Creates Self-Driving Car Unit
Inc.Associated Press
Lyft said Friday that it is setting up its own unit to develop autonomous vehicle technology, but its approach will be different from other companies and partnerships working on self-driving cars. The San Francisco-based ride-hailing service said it will open its network,...
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Auto Industry, Self-Driving Cars
Lyft’s self-driving cars are invading Boston
The Next WebRachel Kaser
Lyft announced today it was opening its own self-driving car division in Palo Alto called Level 5, and its first cars will hit the streets of Boston by the end of this year. According to David Vincent, Lyft’s head of autonomy, self-driving...
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Lyft will launch self-driving car rides by the end of this year
Washington PostBrian Fung
The company will partner with automakers to put driverless cars on the road.
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Lyft Shifts Gears With New Driverless-Car Division
The Wall Street JournalGreg Bensinger
While Uber Technologies Inc. has embarked on a costly mission to develop self-driving vehicles, rival Lyft Inc. set a different course, relying on partnerships for what many believe is the future of urban transportation. Now Lyft is shifting gears at a vulnerable...
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Lyft launches its own self-driving car business
Smart Planet
Lyft wants to become a more significant player in the autonomous vehicle ecosystem.
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Lyft launches new push into self-driving cars
The HillAli Breland
Ride-hailing startup Lyft announced on Friday that it is creating its own self-driving car division, setting it up to further compete with Uber as the Lyft rival finds itself beset with public relations issues. Lyft said that it would hire hundreds of...
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Does Congress Really Think That Self-Driving Cars Will Spur Job Growth?
Mother JonesKevin Drum
Visual via ZUMA Kevin Roose reports on efforts in Washington to regulate self-driving cars: It’s rare to find an issue with true bipartisan consensus in Washington. But self-driving cars have been praised by members of both parties, who see the technology as...
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Lyft accelerates efforts to develop self-driving cars
Reuters
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Lyft Inc has formed a self-driving car division, company executives said, a bold investment for the second-largest U.S. ride-services firm as it jockeys for position in the highly competitive autonomous vehicle race.
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