Uber’s driverless car ‘chose to hit’ woman who died


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.
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...
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
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
Waymo is first to operate driverless cars on public roads

Waymo first with driverless cars on public roads


The driverless car is edging closer to a showroom near you.  Waymo, Google's driverless car division, is believed to have become the first compan
Queens Speech boosts number of electric car charging points

Queen's Speech: EV chargers for motorway services


After limited driving range, the greatest hurdle to more drivers switching to an electric car is often said to be the limited number of public ch

Autonomous racing car sees red mist, crashes


Motor racing enthusiasts may have wondered whether the arrival of self-driving cars will mark the end of the road for their favourite...
Driverless cars will attract hefty insurance premium

Driverless cars will attract hefty insurance


Motorists will face high insurance costs to run driverless cars under government plans for specialist policies that cover crashes caused by...
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.