Volvo and Uber claim world’s first fully autonomous production car


Volvo says it's made the first fully self-driving production car — though it's not ready to go on sale just yet.
Not fare: how Uber drivers gang up to exploit passengers

Taxi drivers fight London congestion charge plans


London's private hire taxi drivers, including those who drive Uber cabs, are launching legal action against the Mayor on the grounds of racial...
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.
Uber’s future in London is again in doubt after black cab drivers were granted a judicial review of the decision to award a new licence to the controversial taxi firm.

Black cab drivers stall Uber's licence renewal


Uber’s future in London is again in doubt after black cab drivers were granted a judicial review of the decision to award a new licence.
Flying car makers Terrafugia and PAL-V open order books

Flying car makers open order books


Two flying car manufacturers are set to deliver their first sky-worthy customer vehicles next year.

Uber will pay drivers to switch to electric cars


Uber has announced a year-long pilot initiative to provide cash incentives to some drivers who begin using electric cars.
Tech: dreams of dust and drugs

Tech: How tech elites think AI at Burning Man


At the Burning Man festival, Silicon Valley’s elite tune in, drop out and think crazy thoughts about AI.
Female Uber passenger charged £119 for eight-mile journey after 43-mile round trip while she slept

Female Uber passenger charged £119 for eight miles


An Uber user says she was charged nearly £120 for an eight-mile journey after the driver took her on a 43-mile round trip via another county.

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.
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.
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
Arizona police release shocking dash cam video of the Uber self-driving car fatal crash

Police release video of self-driving Uber crash


This is the moment a self-driving Uber Volvo XC90 struck Elaine Herzberg as she was pushing her bicycle across the road in Tempe, Arizona.
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.