The truth about the self-driving Mustang that ‘drove into a wall’ (updated)


You could say that the autonomous Ford Mustang at Goodwood had a bit of a shocker. Here are some things you should know about it, though.

Driverless cars may kill the driving test by 2040s


Self-driving vehicle technology could see driving tests made redundant within the next few decades, the vehicle checker HPI has predicted.

OK Google, er, cancel the driverless taxi


AI can imitate speech — and pauses — but in unpredictable arenas such as conversation and driving it is still liable to come a cropper.
Watch the Roborace driverless racing car wow the crowds at Goodwood

Watch Roborace driverless racing car at Goodwood


The driverless Roborace racing car has made its first public run up the hillclimb course at the 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed, wowing the...
Classic Ford Mustang will attempt first ever autonomous Goodwood hill climb run

Classic Mustang in autonomous Goodwood attempt


The technology firm Siemens will conduct the first ever autonomous hill climb run at Goodwood, in perhaps the most unlikely of cars.
Tesla announce 'Summon' Autopilot parking system update is coming to Model 3

Tesla Model 3 owners can now 'Summon' their cars


Tesla has announced that its new BMW 3-series-rivalling Model 3 electric cars are now equipped with "Summon" technology.
Full car autonomy

Driverless cars 'won't be allowed' on most roads


Fully autonomous cars may never become a reality on most UK roads, one of BMW's board members has predicted.
Autonomous Roboracer to tackle the Goodwood hill climb course

Self-driving Roboracer to tackle Goodwood


A self-driving racing car will attempt the tricky Goodwood hill climb at next month's Festival of Speed, making it the first autonomous vehicle t
Ingolstadt shows support for Audi's autonomous flying taxi programme

Audi's flying taxi one step closer to take off.


Audi's and Airbus' flying car programme is one step closer to taking off, after the mayor of Ingolstadt announced his support for the project.
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Safety body warns of 'self-driving' misinformation


The UK car safety body Thatcham Research has warned the misinformation on autonomous cars is "lulling drivers into a false sense of security".
Watch professional driver take on roborace driveless racing car

Watch driverless racing car battle human racer


Twenty-one years ago the Deep Blue supercomputer beat reigning world chess champion Garry Kasparov in what was a landmark 'man vs machine'...
Self-steering systems to shut down after one minute if drivers take hands off the wheel

Hands on the wheel: self-steering car rule change


The latest new cars in showrooms are a technology fan’s dream and are seen by the average driver as a way to make the process of driving less...
Tesla owner filmed in passenger seat using Autopilot says he was

Tesla Autopilot user caught in passenger seat


The owner of a Tesla Model S who was caught on camera using his car’s self-driving Autopilot function while sitting in the passenger seat...