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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Ford faces lots of bumps in the road to a world of driverless cars
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Self-driving cars: The solution people don’t want
Minnesota Public Radio • Bob Collins
Innovation Roundup: Driverless Cars; Bitcoin
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Consumers Don't Really Want Self-Driving Cars, MIT Study Finds
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What Self-Driving Cars See
The New York Times • John R. Quain
Self-Driving Cars Aren’t Ford’s Biggest Challenge
Slate • Daniel Gross
Watch Roborace’s self-driving racecar lap a circuit for the first time ever
The Verge • Sean O'Kane
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A little over a century since Ford’s Model T first allowed the average American to drive their own motor car, the manufacturing giant is threatening to take them away from the wheel. Or at least the appointment of a new chief executive,...
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Just One Driverless Car Could Ease Traffic Jams
ForbesContributor, Laurie Winkless
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Self-driving cars: The solution people don’t want
Minnesota Public RadioBob Collins
A lot of problems are going to be solved when self-driving cars become a thing. But first a big problem has to be solved: Consumers don’t want them. It’s likely true that as people get accustomed to the idea, they’d be more...
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Innovation Roundup: Driverless Cars; Bitcoin
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MoreCloseclosemore Tech companies have been investing billions in autonomous vehicles and many believe that they could be the future of driving. But a new study out of MIT says consumers are growing less comfortable with handing over control of their vehicles. Guest
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Consumers Don't Really Want Self-Driving Cars, MIT Study Finds
WBURWbur
MoreCloseclosemore Tech companies and car manufacturers are spending billions to get self-driving cars out on the roads. But it turns out, people don't really want them, according to a new study from MIT. The study asked nearly 3,000 people about their interest...
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What Self-Driving Cars See
The New York TimesJohn R. Quain
Giant tech companies are fighting over the technology in court. Start-ups around the world are racing to develop new versions of it. And engineers say it is essential to making autonomous cars safe. The obscure object of desire: lidar. “We believe it...
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Self-Driving Cars Aren’t Ford’s Biggest Challenge
SlateDaniel Gross
Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Ford Ford CEO Mark Fields stepped down this week, a victim of his company’s suffering stock price. His successor is Jim Hackett, the former CEO of furniture market Steelcase, who had been heading Ford’s Silicon Valley–based autonomous vehicle...
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Watch Roborace’s self-driving racecar lap a circuit for the first time ever
The VergeSean O'Kane
The original plan for Roborace, the world’s first racing series for self-driving cars, was to have 20 of its fantastically futuristic vehicles compete against each other before each race in Formula E’s third season. Teams of engineers would program the cars, (all...
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Explore California design, from self-driving cars to search
The Official Google BlogMatias Duarte
When you think of California, what comes to mind? An exhibition opening today at the Design Museum in London explores the state’s outsize influence and examines how California has shaped and expanded the way we think about design. Spanning from 1960s counterculture...
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Driverless Cars and the Pigs of Las Vegas
BloombergBarry L. Ritholtz
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