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Drivers still cautious towards autonomous cars

Drivers still cautious towards autonomous cars

An annual survey from the University Michigan Transportation Research Institute has released results that show the public is yet not in love with the idea of self-driving cars as much as the media and all tech passionate people out there. In terms of choice, 46% of the people taking part in […]

BMW sees opportunity in driverless cars

BMW sees opportunity in driverless cars

BMW, the premium German carmaker is looking to rethink its business models, design and products for the future of autonomous cars according to a board member of BMW who made the announcement on Tuesday. Peter Schwarzenbauer stated that the ability to offer transport options will make a difference for premium […]

Research points out to driverless car issues

Research points out to driverless car issues

A new study done by the University of Michigan researchers has come to a rather unexpected conclusion: autonomous cars might end up consuming more energy than traditional cars that have a driver. According to the research, the driverless cars could end up reversing the years-long trend of declining fuel consumption […]

Ghosn says driverless cars are coming in 2018

Ghosn says driverless cars are coming in 2018

Carlos Ghosn, the chief executive of the car making alliance Renault Nissan is forecasting that by 2018 there would be autonomous cars on the streets, if the legislation doesn’t hinder them. It looks like automobiles capable of driving themselves could be this century’s “Holy Grail”, as everyone, from Silicon Valley […]

California Approves Google’s Driverless Cars

California Approves Google’s Driverless Cars

Tuesday, September 25th, Gov. Jerry Brown approved a law allowing self-driving cars onto California’s public roads. Brown, Google co-founder Sergey Brin and State Sen. Alex Padilla were taken to the signing ceremony at Google’s headquarters by a Prius that steered itself. Although Chris Urmson was in the driver’s seat, it […]