Autonomous vehicles: News

15 Jun 2024


Tesla in self-driving mode crashes into police car in California

A Tesla vehicle, reportedly operating in self-driving mode, collided with a stationary police car in Fullerton, California.

06 Jun 2024


Amazon's Zoox expands robotaxi testing to Austin and Miami

Amazon's self-driving unit, Zoox, has announced plans to test its robotaxis in Austin and Miami.

26 May 2024

United Kingdom

UK will have self-driving cars on the roads by 2026

The United Kingdom has passed the Automated Vehicles Act, a landmark legislation that will allow self-driving cars on its roads by 2026.

26 May 2024


US regulator broadens investigation into Waymo's autonomous vehicles

The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has expanded its investigation into Alphabet Inc.'s autonomous vehicle subsidiary, Waymo.

21 May 2024


Volvo and Aurora launch first 'production-ready' autonomous semi truck

Volvo, in partnership with autonomous driving technology firm Aurora, has unveiled its first "production-ready" self-driving truck.

13 May 2024


Waymo robotaxis surpass 50,000 weekly paid trips

Waymo, Alphabet's autonomous vehicle subsidiary, recently announced that its robotaxis are now completing over 50,000 paid trips weekly in San Francisco, Phoenix, and Los Angeles.

07 May 2024


Shanghai-based start-up unveils autonomous EV charging robot: Everything we know

Shanghai-based start-up, Zongmu Technology, is set to transform the electric vehicle (EV) charging landscape, with its autonomous charging robot, FlashBot.

29 Apr 2024


Xiaomi SU7 electric sedan hits 10,000 production milestone

Xiaomi is celebrating a significant production milestone with its first car, the all-electric SU7.

27 Apr 2024


Tesla's Autopilot, FSD systems under scrutiny in US: Here's why

Federal investigations in the US, have raised serious concerns about the safety of Tesla's Autopilot and Full Self-Driving (FSD) systems, following their involvement in numerous accidents and fatalities.

24 Apr 2024

Elon Musk

Tesla to operate fleet of self-driving taxis, says Elon Musk

Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, has revealed plans for the company to operate a fleet of self-driving taxis.

06 Apr 2024


Tesla's long-awaited robotaxi set for reveal on August 8

Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla, has confirmed that the company's much-anticipated robotaxi will be unveiled on August 8.

02 Apr 2024


Hyundai's Level 4 autonomous car clears driving test in US

South Korean automaker Hyundai's IONIQ 5 robotaxi has achieved a significant milestone, by successfully passing a US driver's license test in Las Vegas.

28 Mar 2024

New York City

New York City introduces permitting system for self-driving vehicle tests

New York City has launched a new permitting system for businesses keen on testing self-driving vehicles on its streets.

26 Mar 2024

Tesla Cybertruck

This autonomous vehicle can fix potholes and repair roads

An innovative autonomous vehicle, dubbed ARRES (Autonomous Road Repair System), is currently undergoing trials in Hertfordshire, just north of London.

24 Jan 2024


Apple Car set for 2028 launch with reduced self-driving capabilities

Apple's highly anticipated "Apple Car" project has shifted gears from a fully autonomous car to an electric vehicle (EV) more akin to Tesla's offerings.

02 Jan 2024

Electric Cars

Everything we know about Rimac's robotaxi service starting in 2026

Croatian electric car company Rimac, known for its powerful Nevera hypercar, is set to launch a highly autonomous robotaxi by 2024.

20 Nov 2023

General Motors

Cruise CEO Kyle Vogt resigns amid US safety review

Kyle Vogt, General Motors's (GM) autonomous taxi division Cruise's CEO, has stepped down amid recent upheaval and a safety evaluation of its US fleet.

07 Nov 2023

General Motors

General Motors temporarily halts production of Cruise Origin autonomous van

General Motors (GM) has revealed its intention to temporarily cease production of the fully autonomous Cruise Origin van, following its recent suspension of all driverless operations.

05 Jun 2023

Latest automobiles

Bengaluru start-up reveals India's 1st autonomous vehicle: How it works

Bengaluru-based start-up Minus Zero has revealed what it claims to be India's first autonomous vehicle.

07 Dec 2022


Apple car to arrive in 2026 without full self-driving capability

US tech giant Apple's plans of launching its first car have suffered a setback, as the vehicle has been reportedly postponed to 2026.

20 Oct 2022


Tesla's self-driving cars unlikely to get regulatory approval this year

Tesla will have to wait longer to unlock the "Full Self-Driving" or FSD capabilities on its range of EVs, as it is awaiting approval from the safety regulatory authorities in the US.

19 May 2022


Tesla releases full self-driving software update for cars: Check features

US automaker Tesla has started rolling out a Full Self-Driving (FSD) Beta software update for its electric cars.

20 Apr 2022


Audi Urbansphere with Level 4 autonomy and lounge chairs revealed

German automaker Audi has unveiled the Urbansphere concept, the third of its future visions for autonomous driving based on electric architecture.