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Intel Buys Self-Driving Car Tech Company MobilEye For $15.3 Billion

03/13/2017, MobilEye is a company based in Israel that develops self-driving car technology. It used to supply Tesla with the bits and pieces that powered its Autopilot semi-autonomous driving features but the two companies later had a falling out. It then teamed up...

Uber Obtains Permit For Its Self-Driving Cars In California

03/09/2017, Last year Uber rolled out it self-driving cars in the state of California, but apparently the company didn’t get the necessary permits from the California DMV which resulted in the company being forced to suspend its self-driving efforts, which...

Self-Driving Bus Is Being Tested Out In San Francisco

03/06/2017, While self-driving cars are the current focus, who’s to say that the technology can’t be applied to public transportation as well, such as buses? In a report from Reuters, it seems that over in San Francisco, a pair of $250,000 self-driving buses is...

Uber Responds To Waymo’s Lawsuit Allegations

02/24/2017, Yesterday it was reported that Alphabet’s self-driving division Waymo filed a lawsuit against Otto and Uber, alleging the Otto stole Waymo’s lidar design to be used in their self-driving cars, and because Uber owns Otto, it seems that they were...

Waymo Sues Otto And Uber For Allegedly Stealing Their Technology

02/23/2017, As it stands there are quite a few companies who are working on self-driving technology, and we’re sure that all these companies have their own way to go about implementing the technology.  However Alphabet’s Waymo (which was formerly Google’s...

Self-Driving Uber Cabs Start Taking Rides In Arizona

02/22/2017, Uber announced in December last year that it would start testing its self-driving cars in San Francisco. These autonomous cabs are powered by the self-driving technology that Uber itself has developed. The company is just using a Volvo SUV as a testbed...

GM & Lyft Rumored To Launch Self-Driving Cars In 2018

02/20/2017, So we know that Uber is already testing out introducing self-driving cars to its fleet and if the rumors are true, GM and Lyft could be getting into the game as well. According to a report from Reuters, they have learnt that GM and Lyft have a partnership...

Volvo Puts Real Families In Their Self-Driving Cars

01/09/2017, Just like many other carmakers out there, Volvo is exploring self-driving technology. So far a lot of self-driving tests include engineers who sit behind the wheel as a precaution, but also to record notes and collect data on the car’s behavior so that...

BMW, Mobileye, And Intel Will Test Self-Driving Cars This Year

01/04/2017, German auto giant BMW, Mobileye, and Intel today announced that they have teamed up to test self-driving cars in the United States and Europe this year. The companies will deploy 40 self-driving cars for testing on public roads in the second half of this...

Boston To Allow Self-Driving Car Tests To Be Conducted

12/30/2016, The good news for those watching closely the development of self-driving cars is that over in Boston, the city has finally come on board with allowing the testing of self-driving vehicles on its streets. This is according to a report from the Boston...