Patent to beam adverts into cars ‘worrying’, according to safety expert


A new Ford patent that would see billboard advertisements projected onto infotainment screens may pose "worrying" safety issues.
“Self-driving” cars could be legalised on UK roads later this year

“Self-driving” cars allowed on UK roads this year


"Self-driving” cars could be allowed on the UK’s roads later this year, the Department of Transport (DfT) has announced.
Toyota acquires Lyft’s self-driving division

Toyota acquires Lyft’s self-driving division


Toyota will acquire Level 5, the self-driving car division of ride-hailing company Lyft, for $550m (£396m), it has been announced.
Tesla Model S and Model X receive 1,000bhp+ Plaid variants and interior upgrades

Tesla’s new U-shaped steering wheel is legal


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.
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.
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.

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.
Highways England has its eyes set on autonomous dump trucks

Highways England trials self-driving dump trucks


Highways England has begun field trials of a self-driving dump truck at the construction of a new bypass in Cambridgeshire.

Projector tech lights way for autonomous cars


Jaguar Land Rover has shown where it thinks autonomous tech is going, by creating a projector that lets pedestrians know where the car is going.
Self-steering systems to shut down after one minute if drivers take hands off the wheel

This brand was voted top for self-driving safety


As all the industry gears up for a potential autonomous revolution, it appears one brand stands out for perceived safety.
Autonomous cars could be allowed to break the speed limit

Autonomous cars could be allowed to speed


The Law Commission is investigating whether future laws should allow self-driving cars to break the speed limit under certain circumstances.