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Ford Patents A Car With A Removable Steering Wheel And Pedals

08/17/2017, At the moment there are various states in the US as well as countries around the world that allow companies to test their self-driving car technology. However for the most part, there is a stipulation in which it will require a human driver to be present,...

Lyft Says There Will Always Be A Need For Human Drivers

08/15/2017, Just like many other companies, Lyft has recently expressed their interest in self-driving cars, with plans to develop their own fleet in the future. Clearly with self-driving cars, the need for an actual human driver is no longer there, or is there?...

Self-Driving Cars Can Be Tricked With Defaced Street Signs

08/06/2017, Carmakers have been hard at work developing technology for self-driving cars and this includes sensors and algorithms to detect obstacles around them so that cars know when to brake, how to avoid them, and so on. However it seems that tricking a...

India Wants To Ban Driverless Cars To Protect Jobs

07/25/2017, There is the concern that one day robots will take over the jobs that humans are supposed to do. So far we are seeing quite a few examples, such as in factories where robots can do the job of many humans, faster, more accurate, and cheaper. This is...

Microsoft And Baidu Are Working On Self-Driving Cars

07/18/2017, Baidu, often referred to as the Google of China, has been working on its own self-driving car technology and it has now teamed up with one of the biggest tech companies on the planet to further advance the futuristic technology. While Microsoft has long...

Waymo Teaches Its Self-Driving Cars To Detect Emergency Vehicles

07/11/2017, When learning how to drive, one is usually taught that when an emergency vehicle is behind you flashing its lights and sirens that you should get out of their way so as to not hinder their progress in reaching their destination. Now it seems that this is...

New Audi A8 Boasts Level 3 Self-Driving Technology

07/11/2017, It goes without saying that self-driving car technology is only going to improve in the coming years. Almost every major car manufacturer is working on its own autonomous driving technology. Audi unveiled the advancements it has made today at the launch...

Kangaroos Are Giving Volvo’s Self-Driving Cars A Hard Time

07/03/2017, One of the keys to making a car that can drive itself autonomously without any incident is for it to be able to detect obstacles in its way and react to them. So far most self-driving cars do not have an issue, although Volvo has recently found out that...

Dubai Will Use A Self-Driving Car Robot To Police The Streets

06/30/2017, We’re sure that most of us have seen the movies where robot police are patrolling the streets, where unlike human police officers, everything is done by the book and there is no such thing as leniency. It almost feels oppressive, but ultimately we guess...

Volvo And NVIDIA Team Up For Self-Driving Cars

06/27/2017, When you think of Volvo, you think of cars. When you think of NVIDIA, you probably think of gaming like in terms of GPU technology and whatnot. So what happens when you combine the two together? A gaming car? Nope, try a self-driving one because that’s...

Lyft And Jaguar Partner Up To Test Autonomous Vehicles

06/12/2017, Car services such as Uber and Lyft are interested in self-driving technology and it’s hardly a secret. In fact Lyft has partnered up with quite a few companies such as GM and more recently, Alphabet’s Waymo. Now it looks like the company will be...