The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is holding talks with General Motors Co on the automaker's petition to deploy a limited number of self-driving vehicles on American roads without steering wheels or other human controls, the head of the agency said on Friday. Acting NHTSA Administrator James Owens said his agency aims to make a decision soon on GM's January 2018 petition as well as a request by Softbank Corp-backed driverless delivery startup Nuro to deploy
Nuro's R1 driverless delivery van will begin testing this autumn.
Groceries delivered in a tiny van that looks like a lunch box.
It's easy to ignore the daily onslaught of stories about autonomous cars, which still seem a lot like vaporware to some of us. Plus, those things are for somebody else, right, not a righteous car enthusiast like you or me. But here's a brief video that shows the technology is not in some far-off future, it's rolling around on the streets of Phoenix and a few other cities right now. And this is not just an autonomous car. It's not just a self-driving car. It's a completely driverless car
The facility is on the site of a former World War II bomber plant opened by Ford and later operated by GM.
The future looks weird.
However, they're still well into the future for Aston.
Another milestone on the autonomous road.
Uber's self-driving vehicles have been unleashed.
This Cambridge, MA, company is offering rides in Renaults and Mitsubishis.
Autoblog's UPSHIFT 2016 conference happens on October 6th in Detroit.
Combat-wounded soldiers won't miss doctor's appointments and the Army learns more about driverless vehicles.
IBM Vice President of Watson Internet of Things will speak at Autoblog UPSHIFT 2016 on October 6 in Detroit.
Joshua Brown's fatality at the wheel of a Tesla Model S didn't have a big impact on the public's perception of autonomous driving technology.
Volvo's CEO believes that drivers still want to drive. That's a sentiment we can really get behind.
Both the vehicle's owner and passenger walked away from the accident, which the Pennsylvania State Police plan to issue a ticket over.