Tech: 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.
Russia debuts Kamaz driverless bus for football fans at World Cup 2018

World Cup 2018: Russia debuts driverless bus


The World Cup’s first self-driving bus has made its maiden journey on the roads of Kazan, the eastern Russian host city, as part of a state-back

Uber's driverless car ‘chose to hit’ woman who...


A self-driving car operated by Uber that killed a pedestrian allegedly detected her as she crossed the road but “chose” not to alter its course.
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
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...
Driverless buses planned for Gatwick airport

Driverless buses planned for Gatwick airport


Gatwick airport could get "the world’s first autonomous shuttle service" as part of efforts to cut costs, improve safety and make...
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