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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Of course Apple could build a self-driving car — but should it?
Recode • Bob O'Donnell
Will Self-Driving Cars Be Better Drivers If They Can Chat With Each Other?
MIT Technology Review • Jamie Condliffe
Self-driving cars to commute between London and Oxford
Financial Times
Apple's Driverless Car Effort Is in Early Stages, Permit Details Suggest
The Wall Street Journal • Tim Higgins
Amazon Might Be Planning to Use Driverless Cars for Delivery
Fortune Magazine • Leena Rao
Self-driving cars should leave us all unsettled. Here's why.
Washington Post • Vivek Wadhwa
Why Is This Self-Driving Car Confused?
Fast Company • Meg Miller
Apple looms large in self-driving car push
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Mayors should band together to ensure the new technology serves city needs, instead of the other way around says Zipcar founder Robin Chase. Self-driving cars have the potential to cut traffic, reduce private car ownership, and free up scarce street space in...
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The Public Is Becoming More Skeptical Of Self-Driving Cars, Says One Study
ForbesCheryl, Christopher Jensen, Contributor
By Cheryl Jensen Automakers and technology developers, listen up: You may be facing a big challenge. More people say they don’t trust self-driving technology. And, even worse, it’s not just older consumers. With the exception of Gen Y, (those who are ages...
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Of course Apple could build a self-driving car — but should it?
RecodeBob O'Donnell
A version of this essay was originally published at Tech.pinions, a website dedicated to informed opinions, insight and perspective on the tech industry. As your mother or other caregiver probably told you as a child, just because you can do something, doesn’t...
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Auto Industry, Self-Driving Cars
Will Self-Driving Cars Be Better Drivers If They Can Chat With Each Other?
MIT Technology ReviewJamie Condliffe
Ambitious trials of autonomous cars between London and Oxford could inspire more companies to freely share data between vehicles. On the roads between Oxford and London in the UK, a small group of autonomous cars will soon be chattering amongst themselves as...
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Auto Industry, Self-Driving Cars
Self-driving cars to commute between London and Oxford
Financial Times
Government-backed trial will gather data to help develop driverless vehicles in UK
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Apple's Driverless Car Effort Is in Early Stages, Permit Details Suggest
The Wall Street JournalTim Higgins
Apple Inc.’s plan for autonomous vehicles calls for putting more-senior engineers in all of its cars than some of its rivals are using for road tests, a move that suggests the company is still in the early phases of testing its technology,...
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Self-Driving Cars, Technology Industry
Amazon Might Be Planning to Use Driverless Cars for Delivery
Fortune MagazineLeena Rao
Amazon could be eyeing driverless car technology as a way to get items to people's doors faster, according to a new report from the Wall Street Journal. It seems nearly every tech and auto giant are now evaluating autonomous vehicle technology. Google-owner...
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Self-driving cars should leave us all unsettled. Here's why.
Washington PostVivek Wadhwa
The reality of a driverless car is one of the most startling manifestations of the future unknowns we all face in this age of rapid technology development.
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Why Is This Self-Driving Car Confused?
Fast CompanyMeg Miller
One photo on display as part of James Bridle’s new solo exhibition at Berlin’s Nome Gallery, which opened on Friday, will undoubtedly inspire some empathy with the self-driving car. Foregrounding Mount Parnassus in Greece, the car stands frozen in place in the...
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Apple looms large in self-driving car push
Seeking AlphaClark Schultz
There are more details out on Apple's (NASDAQ:AAPL) self-driving car program. Included in documents released by the California Department of Motor Vehicles to Reuters are training plans for "operators" to take back control of a self-driving car and signs of an Apple...
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