Self Driving Cars

The First Truly Driverless Car In The UK Is Loose In Milton Keynes

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 12.10.2016 | UK Tech

A driverless car has been rolled out on to the streets of Britain for the first time. Guided by radar and camera technology, the small electric two se...

Hate Queueing? This Self-Driving Nissan Chair Lets You Sit Back And Relax

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 06.10.2016 | UK Tech

Nissan has provided city centre restaurants with yet another excuse to scrap reservations: self-driving chairs. Designed to take the stress out of que...

Driverless Cars In California Don't Legally Need Humans Anymore

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 30.09.2016 | UK Tech

Driverless cars have made an important step towards freedom. A bill has been signed into law in California which legally allows driverless cars onto p...

Why AR And IOT Are Set To Change Our World As We Know It

Charlie Mayes | Posted 16.09.2016 | UK Tech
Charlie Mayes

We are at the start of a new and exciting technological era, quite possibly the next 'industrial revolution'. We cannot possibly predict exactly how our lives and our society will change over the next few years as a result of the development and application of IoT and AR technologies but history tells us that the change is likely to be revolutionary.

Ford Will Mass-Produce A Fully Autonomous Car By 2021

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 17.08.2016 | UK Tech

Ford revealed yesterday that it will mass-produce a fully-driverless car for ride-hailing services by 2021, pitting itself against tech giants, such a...

If A Deadly Crash Is Unavoidable, Who Should A Driverless Car Save?

Press Association | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 24.06.2016 | UK Tech

In a deadly crash, driverless cars should sacrifice the few to save the many according to the majority of people questioned in a survey about autonomo...

Self-Aware Drivers Before Self-Driving Cars

Chris Brauer | Posted 01.06.2016 | UK Tech
Chris Brauer

In the halfway-house between the old world and a safer, self-driving future, telematics technology is having a particularly notable impact of the way we drive. In Octo's case, dynamic machine learning algorithms supported by the world's largest insurance telematics database are revolutionising not only the economics, but also the behavioural science of driving.

Come On R2, Drive My Car

Nick Abbot | Posted 22.03.2016 | UK Comedy
Nick Abbot

Elon Musk is the man who invented cheese in a can, or something really big like that, and he told Fortune magazine that his Tesla Motors is two years away from achieving a fully autonomous self-driving car.

Google's Artificial Intelligence Is Now Considered A Legal Driver In The US

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 10.02.2016 | UK Tech

Google's self-driving car could soon have the same legal rights as a human driver after the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration admitted...

Teslas Now Turn Into A Self-Driving Chauffeur With One Simple Update

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 26.01.2016 | UK Tech

Tesla has unveiled a new advert which showcases the self-driving capabilities of its flagship car the Model S. Called 'Autopilot', this new mod...

This Is How Cars Will Start Thinking For Themselves

Posted 12.01.2016 | UK Tech

Self-driving cars are dangerously heading to that ill-fated part of folk lore that virtual reality has been trying to break out of for the last 15 yea...

Elon Musk Can't Wait For Apple's Worst Kept Secret To Finally Come Out

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 12.01.2016 | UK Tech

Elon Musk has said that Apple is working on an electric car, and that rather then being threatened by the expansion, he's actively looking forward to ...

Volvo's New Car Is So Clever It's Almost Impossible To Crash

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 03.12.2015 | UK Tech

This bold-looking car is the new Volvo S90. It's the new flagship for the Swedish automotive maker and utilises advanced technology to make it one of ...

Apple's Just Stolen One Of Tesla's Senior Engineers For Its Top Secret Car Project

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 24.08.2015 | UK Tech

Apple has reportedly hired one of Tesla's most senior engineers for its top secret Apple Car project that could see the company working on a self-driv...

This App Lets You Drive Land Rovers While Standing Outside The Car

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 16.06.2015 | UK Tech

Land Rover has come with an app that will help you drive your car without you needing to be in it. Land Rover claim the app will help you safe...

Always Check Your Car Is Actually Self-Driving Before You Give A Demo

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 28.05.2015 | UK Tech

A video has appeared seemingly showing the horrific moment that a 'self-driving' car ploughed into a group of dealership staff during a demo gone wron...

Self-Driving Cars Are Going To Make You Throw Up

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 09.04.2015 | UK Tech

Be careful in your first ride of your brand new luxury self-driving Mercedes or Tesla - you don't want to spew chunks over the leather interior. Sc...

Five Brilliant Pieces of Technology From SXSW That Will Blow Your Mind

Georgie Barrat | Posted 17.05.2015 | UK Tech
Georgie Barrat

This mecca for tech geeks sees groundbreaking technology come to fruition and points towards upcoming trends. 2015 was the biggest yet and showcased how the planet's most forward-thinking companies are revolutionising the way we live and interact.

Elon Musk Says Cars Will Be Banned Unless Driven By Robots

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 18.03.2015 | UK Tech

Tesla co-founder and all-round Tony Stark, Elon Musk, has predicted that self-driving cars will eventually become so safe that in the future, human co...

Apple Wants To Unveil A Car By 2020

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 20.02.2015 | UK Tech

Apple wants to reveal a consumer-ready car by 2020 according to a report by Bloomberg which cites a number of sources who are close to the project. ...

The Next Uber You Get Might Not Come With A Driver

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 03.02.2015 | UK Tech

Taxi hailing app Uber may be looking to cut out its drivers, judging by a new agreement with Carnegie Mellon University to fund a high tech lab focusi...

Self Driving Cars Are Basically Death Traps In The Rain

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 04.12.2014 | UK Tech

The UK has announced its four test-beds for self-driving cars. But it might want to check the weather forecast. For if the results of a test of the...

Self-Driving Cars Will Be On UK Streets In 2015

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 04.12.2014 | UK Tech

Four cities in England have been announced as test sites for a new fleet of driverless cars. Milton Keynes, Coventry, Bristol and Greenwich will al...

Self-Driving Cars Sink the Case for TTIP

Martin Whitlock | Posted 26.01.2015 | UK Politics
Martin Whitlock

The case for the Transatlantic trade and Investment Partnership is mostly about cars. The E.U.'s impact assessment document on the proposed deal leaves no doubt about that. According to the assessment, motor vehicles and parts account for 47% of the anticipated increase in exports and 41% of the increase in imports in the most ambitious scenario. The details are in Tables 31 and 32 of the report.

This Truck (A) Drives Itself And (B) Saves Lives

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 08.10.2014 | UK Tech

Mercedes-Benz has unveiled its truck of the future and while at first glance that might sound like a reasonably dull proposition it's actually incredi...