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BMW to Develop Driverless Car Technology With Intel, Mobileye

BMW is teaming up with Intel and Mobileye  to develop new technology for the auto industry that could put self-driving cars on the road by around 2021. The alliance highlights a shift in the dynamics of research and development in

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US Army Tests Connected Vehicle Technology on Michigan Highway

As part of the ‘Planet M’ initiative, last week the US Army Tank Automotive Research Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) and the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) partnered to successfully test connected vehicle applications on the I-69 freeway in St

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Want to Buy a Self-Driving Car? Big-Rig Trucks May Come First

SAN FRANCISCO — Imagine you are driving on a highway late at night when a big-rig truck closes in behind you. You relax because it is keeping a safe distance and seems to be obeying the speed limit. Now imagine

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Autonomous Vehicles to Hit London Streets This Year

Members of the public are being invited to sign up to as guinea pigs for the first trial of driverless cars, which will take part in Greenwich later this year. Those lucky enough to be selected will be able to

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Meet the Future Buyers of Self-Driving Cars

Not everyone is willing to buy—or even ride in them. If self-driving cars were available for purchase today, the most likely buyers would be young, liberal, and Hispanic, according to a Fortune-Morning Consult poll. The online national poll of 2,001

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Feds Hold First Meeting to Discuss National Autonomous Vehicles Regulations

Already running fleets of autonomous vehicles near its tech centers in Austin, Texas and Silicon Valley, Google is about to set some of its self-driving prototypes loose through the suburbs of Phoenix. A small number of semi-autonomous vehicles are already

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Ford’s Autonomous Vehicles Can See in the Dark

Ford’s autonomous cars have a super power humans don’t possess: The ability to see in the dark. The automaker on Monday revealed that it has been testing its Fusion Hybrid autonomous research vehicles at night, in complete darkness. The cars

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Green Lights and Red Flags for Google, General Motors, and Ford in This New Government Report

The NHTSA has released a new report that examines federal rules as they apply to driverless cars. The news looks mostly good for GM and Ford, but could spell trouble for Google. READ MORE

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Toyota Teams with Microsoft on Connected Cars

Toyota announced an enhanced relationship with Microsoft on Monday aimed at delivering “connected car” services to drivers in ways they probably never could have imagined. For instance, artificial-intelligence features could be added to cars that allow them to know where

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Ford CEO: Our First Driverless Car Will Be for Everyone

Fully autonomous vehicles will be here before you know it. But the reality is, not everyone will have the means to own one. Like most new technologies, when fully autonomous cars come to market, they will likely cost a premium. So the

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