Watch driverless racing car battle a professional (human) racer on track


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...
New driving test needed for autonomous cars, say experts

New driving test needed for autonomous cars


Motorists who can't wait for the day they can hang up their driving gloves and let a car's computers take care of the driving while they sit back
Apple's self-driving car may use VR to simulate escaping a zombie horde

Apple self-driving car will let you fight zombies


Fully self-driving cars may be a long way off, especially since the fatal Uber accident last month, but that isn't stopping some technology...
After Uber's fatal crash, will driverless cars ever become a reality?

Will driverless cars ever become a reality?


Nick Rufford looks at how pedestrian death involving a modified self-driving Volvo has slammed the brakes on the autonomous vehicle dream.
Jaguar and Waymo announce driverless car project using I-Pace electric SUV

Jaguar and Waymo announce driverless car project


Jaguar and Waymo have announced they are to develop driverless ride-hailing cars together.
Driverless cars on UK roads this year after rules relaxed

Driverless cars on UK roads this year


Fully driverless cars could take to Britain’s roads this year under plans to scrap the requirement for a safety driver to be in control at all ti
Driverless cars not fit for purpose say experts after Uber Volvo kills pedestrian

Driverless cars not fit for purpose, say experts


Trials of driverless cars on Britain's roads should be halted, according to technology and road safety experts.
Pedestrian killed by Uber self-driving car in America; company suspends tests

Pedestrian killed by Uber self-driving car in US


Questions will be raised over the safety of testing self-driving cars on public roads, after a 49-year old pedestrian was killed by an autonomous
Would you use this new autonomous flying taxi from Audi and Airbus?

Would you use the new Audi autonomous flying taxi?


Ask weary travellers to name the worst aspect of international travel and it’s likely they will highlight the time-consuming business of getting...
See what a driver driverless car sees with mind-blowing 360° video from Google's Waymo division

Video: See what a driverless car sees


Will fully autonomous cars ever become the norm on our roads? There are several reasons to be sceptical but a chief concern is their ability...
Driverless cars may take over if humans are drowsy

Driverless cars may take over if humans are drowsy


The scene: a drizzly and dark M4 in the near future. A semi-autonomous truck is nearing its turn-off and the driver is alerted that he needs to t