autonomous vehicles

Google and Fiat Chrysler may team up to build self-driving cars

Posted in Business on 30th Apr, 2016
by Alex Muller

Google has said that it does not want to build self-driving vehicles on its own and has explored alliances with auto companies.

Google, Uber and others form self-driving car lobby to shape US policy

Posted in Business on 27th Apr, 2016
by Alex Muller

Google, Uber, Lyft, Ford and Volvo, all developing self-driving car technology, have formed a lobbying group to take on regulation of autonomous vehicles.

Google says it bears 'some responsibility' after self-driving car hit bus; no injuries reported

Posted in Software on 1st Mar, 2016
by Alex Muller

The crash may be the first case of one of Google's autonomous cars hitting another vehicle and making an error.

GPS tracking down to the centimeter

Posted in Hardware on 12th Feb, 2016
by Alex Muller

The technology will enable centimeter-level accuracy location data through their mobiles and wearables, without increasing the demand for processing power.

Driverless car rules perplexing, says Google

Posted in Software on 18th Dec, 2015
by Alex Muller

Google has criticised the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) in California for insisting driverless cars must have a fully licensed driver behind the wheel.