Driverless Cars Tap the Brakes After Years of Hype
By Tim Higgins | Jan 17, 2019
Developers take a more cautious, low-key approach in testing and talking about autonomous vehicles after Uber crash.
Making Autonomous Vehicles Safer
By Kevin Fogarty | Jan 10, 2019
While self-driving vehicles are beta-tested on some public roads in real traffic situations, the semiconductor and automotive industries are still getting a grip on how to test and verify that vehicle electronics systems work as expected.
Udelv partners with Walmart for autonomous deliveries, reveals next-gen van design
By Kyle Wiggers | Jan 10, 2019
Not every startup manages to reach - or exceed - $100 million in financing. Those that do join an exclusive group of fundraisers and can enjoy a massive vote of confidence from the venture capitalists and angels who help put them there.
The Tricky Business of Making Ride-Hail Work for Kids
By Rebecca Heilweil | Jan 2, 2019
For parents who want to better protect their progeny, a new crop of services offer rigorously vetted drivers who can babysit as well as drive. But it's not an easy kind of business to run.
The good, the bad, and the ugly of self-driving cars in 2018
By Alissa Walker | Dec 27, 2018
From Uber's fatal crash to Waymo's driverless taxies to verrrrrrry slow buses - AVs still have a long way to go.
Don't Ask When Self Driving Cars Will Arrive-Ask Where
By Aarian Marshall | Dec 25, 2018
In 2018, sharp observers of self-driving vehicles may have noticed that a few of the things have arrived.
Controversial ex-Uber engineer claims to have completed a coast-to-coast self-driving trip
By Andrew J. Hawkins | Dec 18, 2018
If true, it would be the longest recorded autonomous road trip without human intervention.
America's Power Grid Isn't Ready for Electric Cars
By F. Todd Davidson, Dave Tuttle, Joshua D. Rhodes, and Kazunori Nagasawa | Dec 7, 2018
The challenge isn't just about how much energy electric vehicles will need. A more important question is when they'll need it.
Dr. Elon & Mr. Musk: Life Inside Tesla's Production Hell
By Charles Duhigg | Dec 13, 2018
The Young Tesla engineer was excited. Ecstatic, in fact. It was a Saturday in October 2017, and he was working at the Gigafactory, Tesla's enormous battery manufacturing plant in Nevada.
Police may have used Tesla's Autopilot feature to stop driver asleep at the wheel
By Dami Lee | Dec 03, 2018
Redwood City California Highway Patrol stopped a Tesla Model 3 they suspected was running Autopilot with a drunk driver asleep at the wheel.