Self-driving vehicle News

Self-Driving Vehicles, Robots Showing What They Can Do in Contactless Deliveries

Self-driving cars, trucks, sidewalk robots and shuttles are rolling out of the labs and parking garages and onto American streets to help deliver groceries, meals, and medical supplies. Although self-driving car companies have paused on-road testing in the U.S., as …

Former Google Engineer Charged in Uber Autonomous Theft Case

A former Google engineer was charged Tuesday with stealing self-driving car technology from the company shortly before he joined Uber’s efforts to catch up in the high-stakes race to build robotic vehicles. The indictment filed by the U.S. attorney’s office …

Tesla Hits Parked Police Vehicle in California, Driver Blames Autopilot

The driver of a Tesla Inc. Model S crashed into an unoccupied, parked police vehicle in Laguna Beach, Calif., on Tuesday and the driver told investigators the Tesla was in “Autopilot” mode at the time, police said. The driver suffered …

Nation’s First Driverless Shuttles Make Debut at California Business Park

The first driverless shuttles in the nation to be operating on public roads made a debut at a San Francisco Bay Area business park. The East Bay Times reporte the shuttles get around using lasers on all four corners, GPS …

California University Students Ride to Class in Driverless Shuttle

Students at Sacramento State in California are being offered a ride to class in a driverless shuttle whose inventors hope will become the favored method of transportation on campuses and other small communities. The oversized golf cart fitted with computers …