self-driving cars

Toyota to Invest a Half Billion Dollars in Self Driving Cars with Uber

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Toyota Motor Corporation will invest $500 million in Uber to work in conjunction on developing self-driving cars, a bid by both companies to catch up to rivals in the highly competitive autonomous driving business. Toyota, one of the world’s largest carmakers, and Uber Technologies Inc, the leading ride-hailing service, are widely seen as lagging the […]

Apple Expands Its Fleet of Self-Driving Cars In California

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Apple has expanded its fleet of self-driving cars in California, registering an additional two dozen vehicles with the state’s Department of Motor Vehicles. It’s a significant expansion for a company that has been seen as lagging in the race to build self-driving cars. Apple originally registered three Lexus Rx450h SUVs under its permit to test […]

General Motors To Produce Self-Driving Cars For Ride Sharing Service By 2019

GM plans to get its autonomous cars driving commercially around cities by 2019. That’s according to a presentation posted on the automaker’s website, which stated that at its current rate, GM expects “commercial launch at scale” to happen after next year. That includes commercial use for both item delivery and passenger carrying. The latter could […]

California DMV Will Allow Self-Driving Cars To Operate Without A Driver

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The California Department of Motor Vehicles will allow autonomous cars without steering wheels, foot pedals, mirrors, and human drivers behind the wheel to be tested on its roads starting next year. The department released its revised regulations today governing the safe deployment of autonomous vehicles on public roads. After a 15-day public comment period, those […]

President Obama’s Administration Announces Budget For Self-Driving Cars

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President Barack Obama‘s administration has announced a proposal of spending nearly $4 billion over the next 10 years to make autonomous cars safer. The United States Department of Transportation will make it easier for companies to innovate around these vehicles, according to Venture Beat. Obama’s 2017 fiscal year budget will provide enough money to allow […]