Startup Wants To Put Self-Driving Big Rigs On US HighwaysA robot-loving engineer who helped steer Google's work on self-driving cars is now trying to transplant the technology to trucks barreling down the highway with as much as 80,000 pounds of cargo.
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 Asks Feds To Remove Self-Driving Car RoadblockThe proposal, laid out in a letter to top federal transportation officials, reveals Google's solution to a major regulatory roadblock: U.S. law does not permit the mainstream deployment of cars with the design Google has been advancing, which would not allow a person to drive.
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.
California: Self-Driving Cars Must Have Driver Behind WheelCalifornia regulators say self-driving cars of the future must have a licensed driver behind the wheel, at least until the technology is proven safe.
Texas Welcomes Google Self-Driving Cars As California Gridlock Slows ApprovalOfficials in Austin have embraced the technology, a welcome so warm that the mayor used talking points written by a Google lobbyist when the tech titan began testing prototypes on their streets over the summer.
Google 'Concerned' About California DMV's Delay On Decision About Self-Driving Car PrototypesHustling to bring cars that drive themselves to a road near you, Google finds itself somewhere that has frustrated many before: Waiting on the Department of Motor Vehicles.
Google Starts Its Own Car CompanyGoogle Auto is part of the Internet search engine giant's efforts to create and sell a driverless car.
Self-Driving Cars May Be Safer, But Morality Is Hard To ProgramA large truck speeding in the opposite direction suddenly veers into your lane. Jerk the wheel left and smash into a bicyclist? Swerve right toward a family on foot?
Are Self-Driving Cars Safe?Google says autonomous vehicles will eliminate human error.