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But the company still needs to find partners to support its efforts.

Volvo puts the target on its back. Can the Swedish company deliver?

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Autonomous minivan development will take place in Detroit suburbs.

Google is establishing a self-driving technology development center in Novi, Michigan.

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Adapting to new and often alarming technological advances can be a challenge for anyone, but it is often especially difficult for the elderly.

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Ford says it will be first customer for new Velodyne sensors.

Some of the biggest challenges in preparing self-driving cars for the road have little to do with the vehicles themselves. Worn lane markings, shoddy roads and uneven signage standards make it harder for autonomous cars to figure out where they're headed on many American roads. Poor weather and sunlight at low-angles can also make it hard for cars to discern the path ahead.

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Nvidia supercomputers will power cars in inaugural RoboRace series.

Gentlemen, start your computers.

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Government support, congestion, pollution, and a less-attached attitude to the car is driving China in the pursuit of the driverless vehicle.

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CMU offers the EPA info on how to incorporate self-driving tech into testing.

Incorporating autonomy into EPA driving cycles could influence how automakers program their cars.

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If the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has its way, the future of personal transportation might be smart intersections rather than self-driving cars.

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Domino's Pizza is beating swords into plowshares in Australia by re-purposing military training robots into autonomous pizza delivery vehicles.

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Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx narrows list to 7 at SXSW.

Seventy-eight American cities submitted applications for the Department of Transportation's Smart City Challenge. On Saturday, the DOT announced finalists.

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The bolder autonomous vehicles face bigger regulatory headaches, says a new report.

Manufacturers that choose to build self-driving cars that hew closely to the design of traditional vehicles will enjoy a ride in the fast lane, while manufacturers that push for more unconventional designs face roadblocks.

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Autonomous vehicle missed its opportunity to merge ahead of bus.

Officials with the Valley Transportation Authority have released video footage of a collision between one of its buses and a self-driving car operated by Google. The crash is the first in which the company's autonomous technology is at least partially at fault.

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Google's most recent autonomous accident won't help ease fears.

Google said Monday one of its self-driving cars bore at least some responsibility for an accident earlier this month that involved a bus in Mountain View, California. The collision represents the first time one of the company's autonomous vehicles has been at least partially responsible for a crash.

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UC San Diego researchers have crafted a pedestrian detection algorithm for self-driving cars that's quicker and more accurate than existing systems.

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As Obama Touts Transportation Tech, Documents Douse Autonomous Enthusiasm

On the same night President Obama pressed the need to build a "21st century transportation system" in his final State of the Union speech, a new report released by one of the companies leading that charge showed serious potholes remain ahead.

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CEO Mark Fields Won't Comment On Collaboration With Google On Autonomous Cars

Ford announced a partnership with one of the country's leading technology companies Tuesday at CES. It just wasn't the one everybody expected.

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Announcement Expected At 2016 CES

Ford and Google are expected to announce a major partnership to develop self-driving vehicles during the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show.

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In what is sure to be seen by some as government interference and general misunderstanding of technology, the California DMV has released a proposal that would require drivers to be present in self-driving vehicles in the state.

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Delphi Will Showcase Advanced Communication System At CES

Transportation engineers have started laying the groundwork for a traffic world in which cars communicate with other cars and infrastructure like bridges and traffic lights.

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Company Values Repeatability Of Tests At University Of Michigan Facility

A self-driving car now inhabits a fake city. Ford announced Friday it has become the first automaker to test an autonomous vehicle on the roads of Mcity.

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Costumes Test Ability Of Google's Autonomous Software In Discerning Odd Shapes

Do self-driving cars get spooked by vampires? That's one of the questions Google set out to answer over the past weekend when dozens of trick-or-treaters visited the company's Mountain View, California headquarters.

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