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Once truly autonomous cars hit the road, designers are going to need to adapt auto interiors to occupants slouching around to get comfortable, according to a Stanford University researcher.

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Google wants to make driving more comfortable by routing you around roads covered in potholes, thanks to a new patent. The tech doesn't seem too hard to implement, either.

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Daimler is open to partnering with Apple and Google to develop vehicle software, but the German automotive giant isn't willing to give them full control over the systems.

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A leading consumer group called upon California officials Thursday to strengthen their oversight of crashes involving self-driving cars.

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Google's new Project Sunroof lets you see how much money you can save if you were to switch to solar power.

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BMW and Google could be on the way toward a dispute over the name Alphabet, the new company under which the technology giant now lives and which BMW already owns the trademark for.

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Google's Location History feature keeps track of the places your mobile device has been (if you opt-in and turn it on) and now you can look back through that data with "Your Timeline."

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Focusing On Human-Caused Fender-Benders Misses The Point

Here we go again. Google reported Thursday another one of its self-driving cars was involved in a traffic accident earlier this month. The crash occurred near the company's Mountain View, Calif., headquarters July 1.

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Motorists Have Concerns About Self-Driving Cars, Says University of Michigan Survey

Self-driving cars might dominate the roadways of tomorrow, but American motorists aren't ready for them today. A survey conducted by University of Michigan researchers found drivers are concerned about riding autonomous vehicles and that they're not ready to relinquish control.

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For First Time In Six Years, Program Goes Beyond California

Google's self-driving cars are taking a summer road trip. The company said Tuesday two of its autonomous vehicles will be tested this summer in Austin, TX.

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Position Marks Change From Previous Policy That Kept Records Secret

Breaking with previous policy, the California Department of Motor Vehicles said Thursday it will now release reports from accidents involving self-driving cars.

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Tech Giant Still Won't Release Accident Reports

Google has pledged to release monthly reports on the status of its self-driving car program, and says these updates will include information on any accidents involving the vehicles. But the company won't release the actual accident reports.

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Company Says Autonomous Car Was Rear-Ended Last Week

Google acknowledged Wednesday that another one of its self-driving cars was involved in a traffic accident last week.

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Hyundai is the first automaker to launch the Android Auto operating system on a production vehicle. The software is available on the 2015 Sonata and mirrors a smartphone's interface on the sedan's infotainment screen.

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Google has been given permission to take its self-driving car to the streets of Mountain View, CA, marking a milestone in the company's program.

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Stays On In An Advisory Role

President Obama's former campaign manager is moving on from his position as senior vice president of policy and communications for Uber to the board of directors, the company announced Wednesday.

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Data From Autonomous Vehicles Could Convey Sensitive Information

Google acknowledged its self-driving cars have been involved in 11 car accidents. But data privacy concerns may be the bigger issue with autonomous vehicles.

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Four of the nearly 50 self-driving cars now rolling around the California have gotten into accidents since September, when the state began issuing permits for companies to test them on public roads.

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As Tesla struggled in 2013, the company was so close to being gobbled up by Google that Elon Musk and Larry Page shook on a preliminary deal.

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A study by Thomson Reuters looks at the past 24 years of auto patents to examine Apple's current place in the industry. Samsung might be a big competitor, but an Apple merger with Tesla could be a real boon for both businesses.

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Google is officially getting into the auto insurance quote business in the US with the launch of its Compare tool. Currently, the site only works for those in California but is expected to expand to other states.

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