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Tesla Navigate on Autopilot drives itself poorly, Consumer Reports finds

June 22nd, 2019 at 8:10 am » Comments Off

  Tesla says it has improved its self-driving Navigate on Autopilot system with its latest software update. Consumer Reports begs to differ. Last month, Tesla updated its Navigate on Autopilot software to allow its cars to change lanes automatically, without prompting or warning the driver. This gives the system the ability, for example, to navigate […]



Lyft’s robo-taxis have made more than 50,000 rides in Las Vegas

June 19th, 2019 at 11:28 am » Comments Off

If you’ve been to Las Vegas in the last year, you might have seen one of Lyft’s self-driving cars tootling up and down the Strip. Heck, you might even have ridden in one. The company has just revealed it’s now given more than 50,000 automated rides to paying passengers in the city, up from 30,000 […]



Autonomous cars : Consumer excitement soars despite barriers

June 12th, 2019 at 10:21 am » Comments Off

  Consumers believe autonomous cars will take on a larger role in their daily lives, going beyond the act of driving to also have autonomy in running errands and completing chores. Consumer preference for riding in self-driving cars is set to double within the next five years. While only 25% of consumers would prefer to […]



China just held a car race without any drivers

June 6th, 2019 at 10:07 am » Comments Off

Driverless cars compete during the 3rd World Intelligent Driving Challenge in Tianjin. China’s annual driving challenge attracts dozens of hopefuls. China’s road to mastering driverless-car technology is bumpy and full of surprises — literally. Just ask those attending the country’s top autonomous-vehicle race . In hot and windy conditions this week in the eastern city […]



What’s the piece-of-the-pie for driverless cars in the $2 trillion infrastructure plan?

June 5th, 2019 at 11:17 am » Comments Off

Potholes and roadway decay, it’s messy and dangerous, among other infrastructure crumblings. There are emerging discussions that perhaps Congress and the White House might agree to a rather significant spend on America’s infrastructure. Some say it could be on the order of $2 trillion potentially allocated. Whether or not you favor such an expenditure, most […]



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