Self Driving Cars

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

Georgie Barrat | Posted 20.03.2015 | 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...

GM Wants To Release A Self-Driving Car In 2017

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 08.09.2014 | UK Tech

GM has unveiled plans to launch the first semi-automated car by 2017 as well as plans to launch the first car with V2V (Vehicle to Vehicle) communicat...

Google's Self-Driving Cars 'Programmed To Break The Speed Limit'

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 19.08.2014 | UK Tech

Google has admitted that its self-driving cars are designed to intentionally break the speed limit by up to 10 miles-per-hour. Project lead enginee...

America Is Building A Fake City For Google Cars

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 05.06.2014 | UK Tech

It seems certain that self-driving cars are going to become a major part of our lives, but at the moment they're still relatively untested, with only ...

The Google Car Is Here - And It Wants You To Drink And 'Drive'

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 28.05.2014 | UK Tech

Google’s first completely self-driving car is real, and it looks incredibly happy to be here. This is the first truly self-driving car from the s...

Google Self-Driving Cars Powered By Maths, Not Magic (Allegedly)

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 29.04.2014 | UK Tech

Google has unveiled how its self-driving cars actually work: magic. Or rather 'maths'. But in effect it's basically the same thing as far as we can...

LOOK: Audi Unveils Self-Driving Concept Car

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

Audi has unveiled a stunning new vision of the self-driving car. Its new A7 Autonomous concept combines an intelligent 'auto-pilot' system with Aud...

Chris York

Ford Shows Off Its Driverless Car Technology | Chris York | Posted 10.10.2013 | UK Tech

Ford have demonstrated "pioneering" new technology that could make vehicle collisions a thing of the past. The car maker's prototype "Obstacle Avoi...

Could Self-Driving Cars Spell the Death of Road Rage?

Rory Reid | Posted 05.12.2012 | UK Tech
Rory Reid

Nothing provokes me more than the questionable driving habits of my fellow motorists. They slam on their brakes at inopportune moments, cut me up, fail to say thanks when I let them in at junctions and generally do their utmost to trigger thoughts of murderous retribution.

Autonomous Vehicles Accelerate into the Fast Lane

James Baker | Posted 10.03.2012 | UK Tech
James Baker

From James Bond to Knight Rider, robotic and autonomous cars have been embraced and immortalised on film for many years. However, we are now close to realising that which Hollywood has promised for so long in our everyday lives.