Autonomous Vehicles

Introducing Resident-Centered Autonomous Vehicle Pilots

The Knight Foundation aims to take projects out of the hands of car companies in five cities.

What to Include in a National Framework for Self-Driving Vehicles

State and local officials had some ideas for Congress at a Wednesday hearing on Capitol Hill.

Waymo’s Robot Cars, and the Humans Who Tend to Them

People are always the hack that make automated systems work.

Waymo Just Laid Out Its Vision For a Driverless Future

The company wants to incorporate ride-sharing into its business model.

Uber’s Self-Driving Car Didn’t Malfunction, It Was Just Bad

There were no software glitches or sensor breakdowns that led to a fatal crash, merely poor object recognition, emergency planning, system design, testing methodology, and human operation.

The Future of AI Depends on High-School Girls

Women make up one-quarter of computer scientists. But in the field of artificial intelligence those numbers are likely much lower.

The U.S. Might Need Self-Driving Trucks to Avoid a Labor Shortage Crisis

The trucking industry had a shortage of 51,000 truck drivers at the end of last year.

If We End Up Sitting Around in Self-Driving Cars Watching Ads, Google Is Going to Make Billions

The race to providing autonomous vehicle experiences is far from over, however.

Driverless Car Startup Drive.ai Is Launching a Ride-Hailing Service in Texas

Drive.ai was founded in late 2015 by a group of deep-learning experts at Stanford University.

Uber Will Bring You Flying Taxis, if You Can Help Build a Magical Battery

The company needs to develop a battery that is lighter and has more storage capacity than anything produced so far.

The Most Important Self-Driving Car Announcement Yet

Autonomous vehicles will transform urban life by 2020, if Waymo’s time line is correct.

Self-Driving Cars Still Don't Know How to See

An Uber autonomous SUV killed a pedestrian. What does that say about the promise of self-driving technology?