Tag: Driverless Cars

Car buyers more ready for autonomous vehicles: Edmunds

Car buyers more ready for autonomous vehicles: Edmunds

Millennials more receptive to autonomous vehicles Car buyers who equip their newly purchased vehicles with modern safety features are taking part in the autonomous vehicle revolution. According to an Edmunds survey, over 40 per cent of consumers said they would spend between $1,000 and $2,000 for a vehicle with active safety features.  These include blind-spot […]

By October 24, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
US Senate committee approves legislation for autonomous cars

US Senate committee approves legislation for autonomous cars

Autonomous cars legislation bars states from imposing regulatory road blocks The US Senate Commerce Committee unanimously approved legislation designed to quickly bring autonomous cars to market, and bars states from imposing regulatory road blocks. The bill now moves to the Senate where it must be approved by the full Senate.  Last month, the US House […]

By October 4, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Uber removes self-driving cars from San Francisco roads

Uber removes self-driving cars from San Francisco roads

Uber self-driving cars not properly permitted: California DMV By Heather Somerville SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 21 (Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc has removed its self-driving cars from San Francisco streets, halting the autonomous program one week after its launch as the company faced a regulatory crackdown. The California Department of Motor Vehicles said on Wednesday it revoked […]

By December 22, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Autonomous cars may arrive on different paths

Autonomous cars may arrive on different paths

Autonomous cars may evolve as everyday vehicles get smarter GENEVA _ Autonomous cars would mean a revolution in how people get around. But they might arrive just as much by evolution, with everyday cars getting gradually smarter, as by sudden shifts to fully self-driving vehicles. Autonomous driving, and its potential for sweeping change, was much on […]

GM invests $500m in Lyft as part of plan to speed development of self driving cars

GM invests $500m in Lyft as part of plan to speed development of self driving cars

Lyft, Uber working on driverless cars DETROIT _ The automotive industry is placing its biggest bet yet that using a device to hail a ride, with or without a driver, is the future of transportation. General Motors Co. said Monday it is investing $500 million in ride-hailing company Lyft Inc. and forming an unprecedented partnership […]

By January 4, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Feds update wary stance on self driving cars, look ahead to public use

Feds update wary stance on self driving cars, look ahead to public use

Federal policy on self driving cars being updated LOS ANGELES _Federal transportation officials are rethinking their position on self-driving cars with an eye toward getting the emerging technology into the public’s hands. Just two years ago, the U.S. Department of Transportation struck a cautious tone. Its official policy statement, published in May 2013, says cars […]

By November 24, 2015 0 Comments Read More →