Fatal Uber accident proves driverless cars not yet fit for purpose, experts say


Trials of driverless cars on Britain's roads should be halted, according to technology and road safety experts.
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
Driverless cars are a “waste of time and money”

Driverless cars are a “waste of time and money”


Plans to make the UK a world centre for driverless cars are a “waste of time and money” as research suggests that the public believes they are...
Uber and NASA to launch electric flying taxis 'by 2020'

Uber and NASA to launch electric flying taxis


UBER has done a deal with the US space agency to launch flying cars in cities around the world. The taxi hire company will work with Nasa to crea
Robot motorbike rider attempts to beat Valentino Rossi on a race track

Robot motorbike rider attempts to beat Rossi


For motorcycle riders, nothing beats the freedom of the open road and the feeling of man and machine working in perfect harmony. But if one Japan
Driverless cars make human motorists take more chances

Driverless cars make human motorists take chances


An increase in the number of driverless cars on the road is likely to promote risky behaviour among human motorists, according to research.
Mercedes says self-driving cars will save occupants at all costs

Mercedes in self-driving car crash admission


As car makers steer a course towards cars that can drive themselves, drivers have been asking just one question: if a crash is inevitable
No more seeing red after Audi reveals cars that can 'talk' with traffic lights

Audi reveals cars that 'talk' with traffic lights


For drivers, dealing with traffic lights is always the same. When the lights are red, they'll engage neutral and apply the handbrake - only for
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Letters of the week: November 8


This week: driverless technology, older drivers, the DVLA and the Ford Anglia
British Tesla Model S owners in the dark after Autopilot suffers fatal crash in US

Switch to Autopilot: at the wheel of the self-driving...


It's mid-morning on the M4 and I am cruising along at 65mph. It’s a journey I’ve done hundreds of times but today there is something very different...
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Driverless taxis tested in Arizona


Uber has struck a deal in America to test its driverless cars on public roads without backup drivers on board. It offers a glimpse of a future in...
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News: British driverless car begins 3,500-mile trek


A British self-driving car is trying to beat Google on its home turf, with the first autonomous coast-to-coast trip across America
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News: Testing of driverless cars to begin in Britain...


London, Bristol, Milton Keynes and Coventry will soon have driverless cars on their roads, after the government announced a £19m grant to kick-start...