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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A Lawsuit Against Uber Highlights the Rush to Conquer Driverless Cars
The New York Times • Daisuke Wakabayashi, Mike Isaac
The state of your self-driving car
Venture Beat • Ken Yeung
Uber may have bought self-driving car technology that was stolen from Google
Quartz • Mike Murphy
Clash of the titans: Google says Uber stole eyes for self-driving car
Christian Science Monitor • Charlie Wood
Self-driving care
TechCrunch • Jack Stockert
Self-driving care
TechCrunch • Jack Stockert
Google Spinoff Sues Uber, Saying Chief of Self-Driving-Car Effort Stole Secrets
KQED • Dan Brekke
In A Driverless Car World, The Reduced Traffic Will Save Us Billions
Fast Company • Ben Schiller
A Doozy of a Lawsuit Over Self-Driving Cars
The Atlantic • Adrienne Lafrance
Recode Daily: Waymo, the Google car company, says Uber is using stolen self-driving tech
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A Lawsuit Against Uber Highlights the Rush to Conquer Driverless Cars
The New York TimesDaisuke Wakabayashi, Mike Isaac
SAN FRANCISCO — Late last year, Uber, in defiance of California state regulators, went ahead with a self-driving car experiment on the streets of San Francisco under the leadership of Anthony Levandowski, a new company executive. The experiment quickly ran into problems....
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Auto Industry, Self-Driving Cars
The state of your self-driving car
Venture BeatKen Yeung
Last year, the car industry was abuzz about the move towards autonomous vehicles, largely spurred by decisions made by technology companies such as Google, Tesla, and Uber. Since then, a few car makers have entered the space and even during this year’s...
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Uber may have bought self-driving car technology that was stolen from Google
QuartzMike Murphy
It’s been a rough few weeks for Uber. A blog post published yesterday by Waymo, the self-driving car company spun out of Google (now Alphabet)’s X research lab, outlined what it believes to have been an organized excavation of its intellectual property...
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Clash of the titans: Google says Uber stole eyes for self-driving car
Christian Science MonitorCharlie Wood
The once-friendly companies are lawyering up to settle a dispute over the origins of the technology underlying Otto’s autonomous trucking business. Google alleges that the competitor’s environment-sensing system bears a “striking resemblance” to its own in-house tech, the development of which was...
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Auto Industry, Health Care Industry
Self-driving care
TechCrunchJack Stockert
On my daily jog the other day, with my daughter in a stroller and my dog in tow, I came to my usual stop at the crosswalk of a four-lane road without a light. Traffic moves quickly on this street, and cars...
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Self-driving care
TechCrunchJack Stockert
On my daily jog the other day, with my daughter in a stroller and my dog in tow, I came to my usual stop at the crosswalk of a four-lane road without a light. Traffic moves quickly on this street, and cars...
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Google Spinoff Sues Uber, Saying Chief of Self-Driving-Car Effort Stole Secrets
KQEDDan Brekke
Waymo, the company that began as Google’s self-driving-car project, is suing Uber, saying that when the company bought a startup founded by Waymo veterans, it also acquired thousands of design files stolen by those same former Waymo employees. Waymo is citing forensic...
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In A Driverless Car World, The Reduced Traffic Will Save Us Billions
Fast CompanyBen Schiller
Aside from being very annoying, traffic congestion is a major brake on the economy. When people are stuck in jams, they're not working, they're not delivering goods, they're not consuming goods, and they're very stressed out. From an economic (and personal) point...
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Auto Industry, Self-Driving Cars
A Doozy of a Lawsuit Over Self-Driving Cars
The AtlanticAdrienne Lafrance
A stunning claim of stolen trade secrets may be the first big intellectual property battle of the self-driving car era. Waymo, the self-driving car company that began at Google, is suing Uber and the self-driving truck company Otto, which Uber acquired last...
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Recode Daily: Waymo, the Google car company, says Uber is using stolen self-driving tech
RecodeJohn Murrell
A lawsuit accuses a former Google engineer of taking confidential files before quitting. Waymo, formerly Google's self-driving car unit, is suing Uber and its autonomous truck unit, Otto, for allegedly using stolen technology. The suit accuses former Google engineer Anthony Levandowski, now...
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