Self-Driving Car

Watch: Video Shows Moment Self-Driving Uber Hit Pedestrian

Newly released video footage shows the moment that a self-driving Uber vehicle, operated by a convicted felon, hit and killed a pedestrian. The video has been called “damning for Uber” by a professor who robot-perception systems. 

A video capture from an Uber dashcam moments before a self-driving Uber car struck and killed a pedestrian in Phoenix, Arizona

Uber’s Un-permitted Self-driving Cars a Danger to Bicycles

Uber has acknowledged its self-driving cars are a danger to bicycles — even as the company battles San Francisco and the California Department of Motor Vehicles over operating the vehicles in the city without a permit.

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Google, Uber, Ford, Volvo, Lyft Join Forces to Push Self-Driving Cars

The big push for self-driving cars is well and truly under way, as engineers assure us the technology is rapidly becoming practical. Bloomberg Technology reports that a new coalition to advocate self-driving cars includes Google, Ford Motor Company, Uber, Lyft, and Volvo.

The Associated Press

Google to Congress: Trash Constitution for Self-Driving Cars

Google told the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee that Congress must fast-track self-driving cars by waiving states’ rights with a federal takeover of all roads and highways, the better to keep America ahead of Europe, China, and Japan, which are “hot on our heels.”

The Associated Press