The Model 3 Will Be The First Tesla With Auto Pilot

Elon Musk has made it clear that fully autonomous driving isn't a top priority for Tesla. Instead, he wants an auto-pilot system where the driver can cede control for short amounts of time, say, in traffic or on the highway. And the first Tesla to get that feature will be the Model 3. » 9/10/14 10:22am 9/10/14 10:22am

Google's Self-Driving Car Has A Cute Exterior And No Morals Whatsoever

Google's latest self-driving car prototype has no steering wheel or controls of any kind inside. And, as Conan O'Brien has now exposed, that means it also has no morality. » 6/04/14 2:55pm 6/04/14 2:55pm

Ford Is Using Robots to Put Cars Through Its Toughest Tests

As much fun as test driving pre-production cars may seem, cruising around a course meant to see how hard a car can take a beating usually means a few hits to the human inside, as well. Not to mention the fact that human drivers are notoriously high maintenance—always wanting things like "food" and "sleep" and "legal… » 6/17/13 10:30am 6/17/13 10:30am

Google Reveals Secret Project To Develop Driverless Cars

Google today revealed a secret project to develop driverless cars, saying its test vehicles had driven 140,000 miles using software, sensors and a human minder. Google CEO Eric Schmidt wasn't kidding; Google believes people shouldn't drive. » 10/09/10 4:40pm 10/09/10 4:40pm