Mobility

China Announces Autonomous Car Testing Rules

The government of China has unveiled new national self-driving vehicle testing guidelines, the China Daily newspaper has revealed. That report cited the country’s vice industry minister, Xin Guobin, who made some interesting comments about the global push to develop commercial self-driving vehicle systems. The new rules themselves are pretty straightforward, simply laying out a development pathway that begins with testing on non-public roads and is followed by testing on designated roads. The requirement is laid out clearly that there has to always to be a safety driver present and ready at any time to take over. “To ensure the safety of road tests, we will not only not only require that road tests take place on prescribed streets, but also that the test driver sits in the driver position ...

Domino’s Launches Autonomous Pizza Delivery in Miami

Ford and Domino's Pizza will be working together to Launch a new, Autonomous Delivery service in Miami- it's pizza, from robots!

Video: Driven by Renault’s Advanced Level 4 Autonomous Car

Car Throttle put together this great Video of their guy, Alex, being Driven around by Renault's Advanced Level 4 Autonomous Car - in virtual reality!

GM Faces Lawsuit Over Autonomous Car Crash

GM is Facing a Lawsuit Over an Autonomous Car Crash with a lane-splitting Motorcycle in California that led to injuries and damage. Who is liable?

Tesla Model S on Autopilot Crashes into Fire Truck in California

Tesla Model S on Autopilot Crashes into Fire Truck in Culver City California while driver, who "wasn't paying attention" answered texts (or something).

Autonomous Chevy Bolt AV Shown Without Steering Wheel

GM revealed an autonomous Chevy Bolt AV at the 2018 Detroit Auto Show that's built Without a Steering Wheel - it is 100% driverless!

Incredible Electric Truck Concept Art for Audi (Part 2 of 2)

A pair of designers have developed some Incredible Electric Truck Concept Art for Audi - do you think the Germans will go after Tesla and Volvo?

Incredible Electric Truck Concept Art for Audi (Part 1 of 2)

A pair of designers have developed some Incredible Electric Truck Concept Art for Audi - do you think the Germans will go after Tesla and Volvo?

Mazda: New Survey Shows 71% Don’t Want Autonomous Cars

A New Survey commissioned by Mazda Shows that 71% of people- regardless of age!- Don't Want Autonomous Cars. What does that mean for the technology?

Uber Announces Plans to Buy 24,000 Self-driving Volvo Cars

Uber has Announced an agreement to Buy 24,000 Self-driving Volvo XC90 and S90 SPA platform autonomous Cars between 2019 and 2021.

Is LIDAR Necessary For Fully Autonomous Vehicles?

Seeking Alpha says Tesla has a big lead over other companies in autonomous technology because it has chosen not to use expensive LIDAR technology. A new study says self driving systems that rely on cameras can be just as effective and cost considerably less.

Autonomous Cars Can Save Lives Even If The Technology Is Not Perfected

Autonomous cars don't need to be perfect to save lives. They just have to be better than human drivers.