Practical Motoring got behind the wheel of Continental’s Cruising Chauffeur self-driving tyre test vehicle at its Uvalde Proving Ground in Texas (and wasn’t allowed to touch a thing).
Volvo and Uber have jointly developed and revealed a production-ready autonomous Volvo XC90 that uses Uber’s own self-driving technology.
While some car makers, the media and Elon Musk would have you believe that autonomous cars are just around the corner, Mercedes-Benz has suggested driverless cars are still a decade away…at least.
Jaguar and Waymo (formerly Google self-driving car project) have signed an agreement to design and engineer an autonomous Jaguar I-Pace for Waymo’s driverless transportation service.
The Hyundai Nexo has just completed a 188km autonomous drive from Seoul to Pyeongchang, the first time level 4 autonomous driving has been realised with a fuel cell vehicle.
Jaguar Land Rover has teased its idea of what a Google Home-esque connected car ‘steering wheel’ could be like in the future.
Bosch claims its Perfectly Keyless app can turn your smartphone into the key for your car and put an end to the morning hunt for your keys…
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has announced it is joining with BMW, Intel and Mobileye to co-develop a shared autonomous vehicle platform.
Dangerous roads are a thing of fiction, but dangerous drivers are a thing of fact.
Uber has suspended its autonomous driving program after one of its vehicles was involved in a collision across the weekend – no-one was hurt.
Toyota has teased a photo of its i-TRIL Concept which will be revealed in full at the Geneva Motor Show next month… more than three years after it showed its ‘very similar’ i-Road concept.
Tesla has laid the groundwork for other electric cart start-ups and one hot on Musk’s heels is Lucid Motors which has just teased its 2018 Lucid Air EV.
And the news isn’t great for those of us who are perfectly capable of driving to work without needing to make a cup of coffee in the car…
Enjoy driving your car while you can. Enjoy using a manual gearshift yourself while you can… because the future of driving is likely to be boring.
The big problems with autonomous cars aren’t technical, they’re human.