self-driving cars

Ex-Google engineer gets jail time for trade secrets theft
Development

Ex-Google engineer gets jail time for trade secrets theft

Bankrupt self-driving car engineer also files counter lawsuit against Waymo and Uber
5 Aug 2020
TuSimple launches ‘world's first’ autonomous freight network
automation

TuSimple launches ‘world's first’ autonomous freight network

Firm partners with UPS, Penske, US Xpress and McLane Company to create self-driving truck network
1 Jul 2020
Will 5G transform the connected car market?
5G

Will 5G transform the connected car market?

5G presents new revenue opportunities for much of the automotive ecosystem, but there’s mixed opinion on when it will start influencing the connected …
26 May 2020
Uber car involved in fatal crash had software flaws
Driverless car
Business strategy

Uber car involved in fatal crash had software flaws

However, US investigators still haven't determined the probable cause for the accident
6 Nov 2019
Former Apple employee charged with stealing Apple secrets
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Former Apple employee charged with stealing Apple secrets

Xiaolang Zhang downloaded Project Titan data and took hardware from the company's campus, FBI claims
12 Jul 2018
Ocado trials self-driving deliveries in London
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Ocado trials self-driving deliveries in London

The project is the third trial by the government-funded GATEway initiative
30 Jun 2017
Uber's self-driving trial hits red light in San Francisco
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Uber's self-driving trial hits red light in San Francisco

Local authorities yank registrations for 16 autonomous cars Uber was testing in the city
22 Dec 2016
BlackBerry opens self-driving car research centre
Mobile

BlackBerry opens self-driving car research centre

Troubled smartphone maker continues push into new markets with research into autonomous cars
20 Dec 2016
Intel creates a dedicated autonomous car group
Mobile

Intel creates a dedicated autonomous car group

Intel has elevated its autonomous driving efforts into a new business vertical
30 Nov 2016
Germany bans ads for Tesla's Autopilot tool
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Germany bans ads for Tesla's Autopilot tool

Germany's Federal Motor Transport minister thinks the term is misleading
17 Oct 2016
Uber set to disrupt haulage market with self-driving trucks
Business strategy

Uber set to disrupt haulage market with self-driving trucks

'Breaker one-nine, looks like we got us a (self-driving) convoy...'
29 Sep 2016
US unveils 15-point checklist for driverless car safety
Business strategy

US unveils 15-point checklist for driverless car safety

Document includes 15-point safety assessment for vehicle makers
21 Sep 2016
Udacity offers course in self-driving car engineering
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Udacity offers course in self-driving car engineering

Online educational site wants to spur the success of automated cars by training more engineers
14 Sep 2016
Mountain View unveils 'Google Home' smart assistant
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Mountain View unveils 'Google Home' smart assistant

The new AI device will go toe-to-toe with the Amazon Echo
18 May 2016
Google, Ford, Uber and Lyft form driverless cars coalition
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Google, Ford, Uber and Lyft form driverless cars coalition

Self- Driving Coalition for Safer Streets hopes to speed up delivery of cars on the road
27 Apr 2016
Google's self-driving cars hit the road in Arizona
public sector

Google's self-driving cars hit the road in Arizona

In Europe, a convoy of self-driving trucks arrives safely in Rotterdam
7 Apr 2016
Google car crash "not a surprise", says transport secretary
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Google car crash "not a surprise", says transport secretary

Autonomous cars shouldn't be compared to perfection, claims Anthony Foxx
14 Mar 2016
Autonomous cars to be trialled on UK motorways in 2017
public sector

Autonomous cars to be trialled on UK motorways in 2017

Government aims to have autonomous vehicles cleared for UK roads by 2020
14 Mar 2016
George Osborne wants to trial autonomous lorries in the UK
Business strategy

George Osborne wants to trial autonomous lorries in the UK

Convoys of autonomous lorries could be coming to the UK
7 Mar 2016
Google self-driving car crashes into bus
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Google self-driving car crashes into bus

The accident report has just been made public
1 Mar 2016
Isle of Man could be first to fully allow self-driving cars
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Isle of Man could be first to fully allow self-driving cars

The Isle of Man government is hoping to bring manufacturers to its shores to make and test self-driving cars
9 Feb 2016
Google has been talking autonomous cars with government
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Google has been talking autonomous cars with government

The tech giant has been in discussions with the UK government for the past two years
14 Dec 2015
Jaguar Land Rover announces car-cloud integration research
cloud computing

Jaguar Land Rover announces car-cloud integration research

£11m programme will be jointly funded by Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Councils
12 Oct 2015