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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Yandex shows off the first tests of self-driving cars on Moscow roads
TechCrunch • Darrell Etherington
Looking ahead: YOLO's technology for driverless cars can also be used for cancer research, track Gorillas
The Economic Times of India • Anu Thomas
Next-level driverless cars: how to solve the problem of humans falling asleep
The Guardian • Nicola Davis
MSU, Texas A&M to Study How Driverless Cars Affect Future Workforce
Xconomy • Sarah Schmid Stevenson
Why the Rise of Self-Driving Vehicles Will Actually Increase Car Ownership
Singularity Hub • Melba Kurman
The roadblocks to successful self-driving cars
Financial Times
Guest Commentary: Our Future of Self-Driving Cars
Streetsblog • Melanie Curry
The Waymo v. Uber trial has shaken my confidence in self-driving cars
The Verge • Andrew J. Hawkins
D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser lays out the welcome mat for self-driving cars
Washington Post • Luz Lazo
London Not Ready for Driverless Cars Before 2030s, Report Says
Bloomberg • Christopher Jasper
 
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Yandex shows off the first tests of self-driving cars on Moscow roads
TechCrunchDarrell Etherington
Russian search and internet services giant Yandex has been working on its autonomous driving program, and its most recent achievement is a public self-driving pilot of its self-driving test car in Moscow, the first such test on public roads in the Russian...
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Looking ahead: YOLO's technology for driverless cars can also be used for cancer research, track Gorillas
The Economic Times of IndiaAnu Thomas
Before he delivered his TEDx talk - a rite of passage into success today - Joseph Redmon was already well-known in tech circles. Popular for creating an object detection system called YOLO, Redmon had set in motion advances in a wide range...
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Robotics, Self-Driving Cars
Next-level driverless cars: how to solve the problem of humans falling asleep
The GuardianNicola Davis
Driving down the motorway in a swanky semi-autonomous car, the vehicle is at its own wheel, humming along smoothly. But coming off a slip road it is over to you. The only trouble is, you’ve fallen asleep. The goal of a completely...
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MSU, Texas A&M to Study How Driverless Cars Affect Future Workforce
XconomySarah Schmid Stevenson
This week, the Ypsilanti Township, MI-based American Center for Mobility, in collaboration with AARP and Waymo, announced that it has commissioned a study on how autonomous vehicles will impact transportation jobs in the future. The study is being conducted by Michigan State...
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Auto Industry, Professional Services
Why the Rise of Self-Driving Vehicles Will Actually Increase Car Ownership
Singularity HubMelba Kurman
It’s been a long time coming. For years Waymo (formerly known as Google Chauffeur) has been diligently developing, driving, testing and refining its fleets of various models of self-driving cars. Now Waymo is going big. The company recently placed an order for...
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The roadblocks to successful self-driving cars
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Guest Commentary: Our Future of Self-Driving Cars
StreetsblogMelanie Curry
For nearly a decade, the advent of self-driving cars has been increasingly central to discussions of transportation and urban planning. As of this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, however, it’s safe to say that driverless cars have arrived. In place of the tech...
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The Waymo v. Uber trial has shaken my confidence in self-driving cars
The VergeAndrew J. Hawkins
Amid the avalanche of damning emails and embarrassing text messages that flowed out of the Waymo-Uber trial, what struck me the most was when ousted Uber CEO Travis Kalanick and Anthony Levandowski — Kalanick’s onetime business partner who he described in court...
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Finance, Self-Driving Cars
D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser lays out the welcome mat for self-driving cars
Washington PostLuz Lazo
A self-driving Ford Fusion hybrid car is test driven in 2016 in Pittsburgh. (Jared Wickerham/AP) You’re all set! See all newsletters
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London Not Ready for Driverless Cars Before 2030s, Report Says
BloombergChristopher Jasper
City ill-prepared for tech-led travel revolution: lawmakers Drones a distant prospect; on-demand buses show promise London is ill-prepared to become an early adopter of cutting-edge transport technology including driverless cars and retail deliveries by drone, according to the city’s lawmakers. While the...
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