SELFDRIVING

Uber seeks OK to resume self-driving tests in Pennsylvania

Uber seeks OK to resume self-driving tests in Pennsylvania

Published 02/11/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc has asked Pennsylvania for permission to resume self-driving car testing on public roads and has improved the autonomous vehicle [more…]

U.S. plans to rewrite rules that impede self-driving cars

U.S. plans to rewrite rules that impede self-driving cars

Published 05/10/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration is moving ahead with plans to revise safety rules that bar fully self-driving cars from the roads without equipment [more…]

Ex-Apple engineers show their startup’s self-driving car sensor

Ex-Apple engineers show their startup’s self-driving car sensor

Published 01/10/2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Two former Apple Inc engineers on Monday gave new details about the sensor system their startup company, Aeva Inc, is making [more…]

Daimler gets green light for self-driving vehicle tests in Beijing

Daimler gets green light for self-driving vehicle tests in Beijing

Published 06/07/2018

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s capital city has given the green light to German auto maker Daimler AG to test self-driving cars on real roads, making [more…]

U.S. regulators seek public views on self-driving trucks and trains

U.S. regulators seek public views on self-driving trucks and trains

Published 01/03/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao said on Thursday that regulators will seek public input on rules for self-driving commercial vehicles and trains, [more…]

Most Americans wary of self-driving cars: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Most Americans wary of self-driving cars: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Published 29/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: Test drivers use a Lexus SUV, built as a self-driving car, to map the area prior to a journey without a driver in [more…]

No pedal to the metal in GM’s planned self-driving Cruise AV car

No pedal to the metal in GM’s planned self-driving Cruise AV car

Published 12/01/2018

DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co (GM.N) is seeking U.S. government approval for a fully autonomous car - one without a steering wheel, brake pedal [more…]

U.S. wants to remove `unnecessary` barriers to self-driving vehicles

U.S. wants to remove `unnecessary` barriers to self-driving vehicles

Published 28/10/2017

The U.S. National Highway Traffic-Safety Administration said Friday it is looking for input on how it can remove regulatory roadblocks to self-driving cars. [more…]

Self-driving startups race down a narrowing road

Self-driving startups race down a narrowing road

Published 27/10/2017

Lei Xu and Justin Song once worked at electric carmaker Tesla Inc, one of the hottest companies in Silicon Valley. But with interest and investments in autonomous vehicles mounting, they left to pursue what they see as the next big thing. [more…]

Factbox: Six self-driving unicorns top $1 billion in valuation

Factbox: Six self-driving unicorns top $1 billion in valuation

Published 27/10/2017

In a crowded field of more than 240 startups in self-driving cars, six companies -- four of them in Silicon Valley -- have achieved unicorn status, with valuations of $1 billion or more, according to industry estimates and publicly available data. Here's a closer look: [more…]