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Self-driving cars may go commercial in China by 2025, as India lags behind

Covering about 10 lakh km within Beijing alone, 12 Chinese automotive firms have tested 77 cars in 2019

03 Mar 2020 6:05 PM

Toyota, Suzuki partnering in self-driving car technology

Toyota will take a 4.9 per cent stake in Suzuki Motor Corp. valued at 96 billion yen (USD 908 million).

28 Aug 2019 4:13 PM

New York City to get its first self-driving passenger shuttle service

Optimus Ride will launch six autonomous shuttles in both the city and the state.

07 Aug 2019 7:37 AM

Waymo picks Detroit factory for self-driving fleet, to be operational by mid-2019

Waymo is generally thought of as ahead in the self-driving race.

24 Apr 2019 1:23 PM

Tesla upgrades Model S, X cars, brings backs cheaper variants

The upgrades include a new drivetrain design and a new adaptive suspension system, increasing each vehicle’s driving range.

24 Apr 2019 12:25 PM


Tesla to roll out one million robo-taxis in 2020

Tesla is ambitious in its plan and is promising to bring robo-taxis as early as 2020.

24 Apr 2019 11:25 AM

Tesla sues former employees for allegedly stealing data, Autopilot source code

Tesla lawyers filed a lawsuit against four former employees.

22 Mar 2019 10:07 AM

Self-driving test vehicle added to auto history museum

The Henry Ford history attraction announced Tuesday that it has acquired a modified pre-production Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicle.

13 Mar 2019 12:57 PM

Alphabet's Waymo seeks outside investors: The Information

Alphabet could not be immediately reached for comment on the report.

12 Mar 2019 12:40 PM

Another Apple employee arrested over stealing self-driving tech secrets

It was after an employee saw him taking photos in a sensitive work area that Apple conducted an investigation.

01 Feb 2019 1:36 PM


Mercedes aims to be among top two players to scale autonomous tech: reports

Mercedes-Benz, which is owned by German car and truck maker Daimler is undeterred by Waymo’s progress.

07 Jan 2019 10:41 AM

Firm wins passenger OK for self-driving cars in California

The Public Utilities Commission granted Zoox a permit Friday to ferry riders in autonomous vehicles under a pilot program.

23 Dec 2018 1:33 PM

Waymo unveils self-driving taxi service in Arizona for paying customers

Waymo would not say exactly how many of its cars would be on the road in Arizona.

06 Dec 2018 9:59 AM

Uber plans smaller, more cautious self-driving car launch

The diminutive launch is a dramatic downsize from Uber’s previous operation.

06 Dec 2018 9:31 AM

Apple self-driving car in minor crash during road testing

The accident happened as the Apple vehicle had slowed and was waiting for a safe gap in traffic to complete the merge.

01 Sep 2018 10:36 AM


Report: Uber told by investors to sell self-driving unit

This was said after Uber racked up losses of USD 125 million to USD 200 million each quarter for the past 18 months.

16 Aug 2018 9:19 AM

Portland selected for self-driving car pilot program

Washington-based transportation technology firm Inrix announced that Portland would help pilot the AV Road Rules program.

18 Jul 2018 7:47 PM

Ex-Apple employee arrested for stealing self-driving car trade secrets

The complaint said the former employee, Xiaolang Zhang, disclosed intentions to work for a Chinese self-driving car start-up.

11 Jul 2018 7:13 AM

Driverless cars give hope to blind - are automakers onboard?

Self-driving-car advocates say that in addition to helping the disabled, the vehicles will allow people to do other tasks while driving.

13 Apr 2018 1:16 PM

Watch: Shocking footage of self-driving Uber knocking down woman

Uber is said to be suspending all of its autonomous testings after the incident.

22 Mar 2018 9:53 AM