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SELF-DRIVING CARS NEWS

Self-driving cars 'learn' to predict pedestrian movement

February 13, 2019 7:16 pm

The results have shown that this new system improves upon a driverless vehicle's capacity to recognise what is most likely to happen next.

Waymo said to launch world's first driverless car service in December

November 13, 2018 2:41 pm

The first wave of customers will likely draw from Waymo’s Early Rider Program, a test group of 400 volunteer families who have been riding Waymos for more than a year.

Uber wants to resume self-driving car tests on public roads

November 04, 2018 5:43 pm

Pittsburgh is home to Uber's autonomous vehicle development center, making it a logical choice for the resumption of robotic car tests.

Ethics in a self-driving car: whom should it opt to save in an accident?

November 01, 2018 9:30 am

Moral Machine Experiment presents tough choices to 2.3 million people worldwide. Amid variations among countries, most put human lives first.

Uber 'on track' for IPO in 2019, no plans to sell tech unit: CEO

September 06, 2018 2:35 pm

Uber is "quite optimistic" it can resume testing of self-driving cars later this year after a fatal crash involving an autonomous Uber car in Tempe, Arizona in March, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has said.

Uber heads in new direction with Toyota on self-driving cars

August 28, 2018 12:12 pm

By the time the self-driving car deal happens, Uber hopes to have completed an initial public offering of stock that will enrich a list of early investors that now includes Toyota.

Google's Waymo to add 62,000 minivans to its self-driving car service

June 01, 2018 1:11 pm

Waymo plans to pick up people in cars that won't have a human in the driver's seat, making it the first ride-hailing service with a fleet of fully autonomous vehicles.

Waymo self-driving car that was hit by sedan was on manual mode, claim police

May 07, 2018 3:25 pm

Police investigating a crash between Google's self-driving Waymo car and a sedan in Arizona has said that the autonomous vehicle was on manual mode when it was hit by the sedan.

Tesla's key statistic in Autopilot defense comes under scrutiny

April 20, 2018 8:02 pm

Tesla is being criticised for the Model X crash that took place in California last month, as it advertises its self-driving Autopilot system with the claim that it reduces crashes by 40 per cent.

US: More family members of woman killed in Uber self-driving car crash hire lawyer

March 31, 2018 2:56 pm

Phoenix attorney Patrick McGroder said he has been retained by the mother, father and son of Elaine Herzberg, 49, who died after being struck by an Uber self-driving SUV while walking across a street in the suburb of Tempe earlier this month.