GM Cruise Autonomous Vehicle Unit Gets $1.15B InvestmentCruise is considered among the leaders in the race to deploy autonomous vehicles without human backup drivers. It has pledged to do that in an unspecified city sometime this year, but recently has backed away.
5 Reasons Experts Think Autonomous Cars Are Many Years AwayAcross the globe, roadway marking lines are different, or they may not even exist. Lane lines aren't standardized, so vehicles have to learn how to drive differently in each city. Sometimes there aren't any curbs to help vehicles judge lane width.
Google's Self-Driving Unit Waymo To Put Factory In MichiganWaymo made the announcement after the state's economic development board approved an $8 million incentive grant. The state said the $13.6 million project will create 100 new jobs and potentially 300 more later.
New U Of Illinois Center To Focus On Autonomous TechnologyThe center will provide increased experimental space for autonomy and robotics research.
Illinois Launches Testing Program For Autonomous VehiclesThe Illinois Department of Transportation has begun a statewide initiative among multiple government agencies to develop a testing program for connected and autonomous vehicles.
Uber's Self-Driving Car Death: What You Need To KnowA self-driving Uber SUV struck and killed a pedestrian on a street Sunday in Tempe, Arizona. It's believed to be the first fatality involving a fully autonomous car.
Report: Fiat Chrysler, Google In Partnership TalksThe partnership would be the first to match an automaker with Google's 7-year-old autonomous car project, which is now part of the so-called X lab at Alphabet Inc., Google's parent company.
Experts Say Self-Driving Cars Not Ready For RoadsEngineers and safety advocates are telling the government that self-driving cars are more likely to be a threat than a boon to public safety because of unresolved technical issues.
Google To Begin Testing Self-Driving Cars In WashingtonGoogle says it will begin testing its self-driving cars in Kirkland, Washington.
Ford Begins Testing Self-Driving Car In The SnowAs Google tests self-driving vehicles on Bay Area roadways, Ford announced they are testing autonomous cars in snowy environments.
Are Self-Driving Cars Safe?Google says autonomous vehicles will eliminate human error.
Are Self-Driving Cars Legal?Autonomous vehicle developers are testing self-driving cars on public streets, but don't expect to buy your own just yet.
Study: Self-Driving Cars Would Eliminate Majority Of Traffic Deaths, CongestionIn some ways, computers make ideal drivers: They don't drink and then climb behind the wheel.