Apple Has Not Registered An Autonomous Car In California

There's been, to use the technical mathematical term, a crapload of speculation recently that Apple is developing a self-driving car. Almost all of this is stemming from one lousy picture of a sensor-and-camera-laden minivan. Never mind that the van is rigged for mapping, or any "facts" like that — Apple isn't… » 2/17/15 2:05pm 2/17/15 2:05pm

Musk Says Auto-Pilot Could Handle 90 Percent Of Tesla Driving Next Year

We know Tesla is working on an auto-pilot system to bring some level of autonomous driving to its cars. And Elon Musk maintains that next year, Tesla cars will be able to handle 90 percent of the driving for you. » 10/02/14 3:21pm 10/02/14 3:21pm

Google's Autonomous Car Passed The Nevada Driving Test With Some Help

An interesting article over at IEEE Spectrum details how Google's autonomous Prius became the first self-driving car to pass a state driving test. Even if it was a special autonomous car test with the route and acceptable weather conditions set by Google. And a Google engineer had to take over. Twice. » 9/11/14 7:00pm 9/11/14 7:00pm

The Makers Of The Yugo Made A Self-Driving Car Attracted To Cellists

What's going on here, exactly? We have a Zaztava 101 — a Fiat derivative from the good folks that gave us the Yugo — driving itself happily on a beach, meandering around until it finds one of those beach cellists. Got it. » 8/30/14 1:00pm 8/30/14 1:00pm

​Audi's Semi-Autonomous A7 Broke Down With Florida's Governor Onboard

Audi wanted to give Florida Governor Rick Scott a treat. After all, he's the man that signed the state's autonomous vehicle testing legislation into law, so Audi closed down the Selmon Expressway to give the Gov a ride. And then it broke. Twice. » 7/29/14 8:32pm 7/29/14 8:32pm

What’s The Most Technologically Advanced Car Ever Built?

The automobile itself is a technology, and an amazingly advanced one at that. But what automobile is the most advanced of all? » 8/08/12 11:30am 8/08/12 11:30am

How Google's Self-Driving Car Works

We're wary of self-driving cars in general, and Google's driverless car technology is anything but proven, but we do have to admit that seeing Google's behind-the-scenes process is extremely cool. Join us as we cautiously examine how Google's trying to make self-driving cars work. » 10/19/11 2:00pm 10/19/11 2:00pm

Watch Google's autonomous car haul "big Prius ass"

The self-driving Google Cars put on a demonstration at the TED 2011 conference of the type of fast driving we weren't aware either Prius hybrids or autonomous Google Cars could pull off. » 3/04/11 9:30am 3/04/11 9:30am