Tesla’s new U-shaped steering wheel is legal in the UK, DfT confirms


Are the U-shaped steering wheel yokes shown in images of the new Tesla Model S and Model X legal? We asked the regulators.
Trump pardons autonomous car engineer sentenced for stealing trade secrets

Trump pardoned ex-Google self-driving car engineer


Outgoing President Donald Trump last night pardoned Anthony Levandowski, an autonomous car engineer charged with stealing trade secrets.
Apple targets 2024 for passenger car with

Apple targets 2024 for electric car


Apple will launch its long-talked-about electric car by 2024, according to new reports.
Amazon-owned Zoox unveils self-driving taxi

Amazon-owned Zoox unveils self-driving 'Robotaxi'


Zoox, the autonomous taxi company owned by online marketplace Amazon, has unveiled its self-driving vehicle.
Uber sells self-driving business to Silicon Valley startup

Uber sells self-driving business to start-up


Ride-hailing juggernaut Uber has sold its self-driving business to a small Silicon Valley rival.
Jaguar Land Rover to open self-driving 'smart city hub' in Ireland

JLR to open self-driving 'smart city hub'


Jaguar Land Rover is to open a "smart city hub" that will allow real-world testing of self-driving cars and connected technologies.
Self-driving car trials launch in Oxford

Self-driving car trials launch in Oxford


Six Ford Mondeos have taken to the streets of Oxford, kitted out with self-driving tech by an Oxford University-linked company called Oxbotica.
Is brain training the cure to car sickness?

Is brain training the cure for car sickness?


Researchers from the University of Warwick think they’ve found the cure to motion sickness, a condition that a third of people suffer from.
UK government takes another step towards legalising autonomous driving

Government launches lane-keeping call for evidence


The government has published a call for evidence on lane-keeping technology, a step forward in the UK’s legal acceptance of autonomous driving.
NASA wants car makers to help it build the next lunar rover

NASA wants to make a next gen moon buggy


NASA is gearing up for its first manned moon missions for 50+ years — and it wants car makers to help build the moon buggy it will use.

Autonomous taxis make driverless debut in London


Self-driving taxis have hit the streets of London for the first time during a week-long trial in the capital.
Volvo claims it's made the world's first fully autonomous production car

Volvo, Uber claim first fully autonomous car


Volvo says it's made the first fully self-driving production car — though it's not ready to go on sale just yet.

Teslas could have no steering wheels by 2021


Elon Musk has courted controversy yet again, by suggesting Tesla could build autonomous cars with no steering wheels within the next two years.