The Truth About Cars » autonomous cars http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:42:47 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » autonomous cars http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Daimler CEO: Google, Apple Further Along With Car Projects http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/daimler-ceo-google-apple-further-along-with-car-projects/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/daimler-ceo-google-apple-further-along-with-car-projects/#comments Sun, 24 Jan 2016 16:29:47 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1272417 Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche said a recent trip to Silicon Valley revealed that tech companies such as Google and Apple were making significant progress on autonomous cars, German newspaper Welt am Sonntag reported (via Reuters). “Our impression was that these companies can do more and know more than we had previously assumed. At the same time […]

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Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche said a recent trip to Silicon Valley revealed that tech companies such as Google and Apple were making significant progress on autonomous cars, German newspaper Welt am Sonntag reported (via Reuters). “Our impression was that these companies can do more and know more than we had previously assumed. At the same time […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Infamous GM Engineer Speaks, You Only Get One With Dinner, and Hydrogen’s Hedged Bet http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-up-infamous-gm-engineer-speaks-you-only-get-one-with-dinner-and-hydrogens-hedged-bet/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-up-infamous-gm-engineer-speaks-you-only-get-one-with-dinner-and-hydrogens-hedged-bet/#comments Sat, 16 Jan 2016 16:04:45 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1268041 The man in the middle of GM’s faulty ignition switch has finally spoken, and the word “mistake” came up at least twice. That, does anyone have the number for Google, GM and Honda may join forces, and take a cab … after the break! Former GM engineer says ‘mistakes were made’ in faulty switch The engineer at […]

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The man in the middle of GM’s faulty ignition switch has finally spoken, and the word “mistake” came up at least twice. That, does anyone have the number for Google, GM and Honda may join forces, and take a cab … after the break! Former GM engineer says ‘mistakes were made’ in faulty switch The engineer at […]

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U.S. Transportation Department Seeks $4B For Future Autonomous Cars http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/u-s-transportation-department-seeks-4b-future-autonomous-cars/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/u-s-transportation-department-seeks-4b-future-autonomous-cars/#comments Fri, 15 Jan 2016 20:00:01 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1267745 U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx on Thursday said his department would seek nearly $4 billion over the next 10 years to standardize rules for self-driving cars and make it easier for carmakers to offer more autonomous vehicles. The plan was mentioned Tuesday by President Barack Obama during his final State of the Union address and […]

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U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx on Thursday said his department would seek nearly $4 billion over the next 10 years to standardize rules for self-driving cars and make it easier for carmakers to offer more autonomous vehicles. The plan was mentioned Tuesday by President Barack Obama during his final State of the Union address and […]

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Toyota Doesn’t Seem to Be All That Interested in Self-driving Autonopods http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/toyota-doesnt-seem-interested-self-driving-autonopods/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/toyota-doesnt-seem-interested-self-driving-autonopods/#comments Wed, 13 Jan 2016 18:00:42 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1265833 Speaking to the Automotive News World Congress on Tuesday, Toyota North America CEO Jim Lentz said the automaker doesn’t plan on making fully autonomous vehicles any time soon. “We don’t see a day coming soon when you’ll just hop in the back seat, open the newspaper and scan the headlines while the car drives you […]

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Speaking to the Automotive News World Congress on Tuesday, Toyota North America CEO Jim Lentz said the automaker doesn’t plan on making fully autonomous vehicles any time soon. “We don’t see a day coming soon when you’ll just hop in the back seat, open the newspaper and scan the headlines while the car drives you […]

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Nissan-Renault Say They’ll Have 10 Self-driving Cars by 2020 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/nissan-renault-say-theyll-10-self-driving-cars-2020/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/nissan-renault-say-theyll-10-self-driving-cars-2020/#comments Thu, 07 Jan 2016 20:00:53 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1259297 Nissan-Renault announced Thursday that it would have 10 cars on sale worldwide with autonomous features ready by the end of the decade. Considering the photo provided by the automaker is of a Nissan Leaf, we can begin there. One. The automaker announced Thursday that beginning this year, Nissan, Renault or Infiniti vehicles would be enabled […]

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Nissan-Renault announced Thursday that it would have 10 cars on sale worldwide with autonomous features ready by the end of the decade. Considering the photo provided by the automaker is of a Nissan Leaf, we can begin there. One. The automaker announced Thursday that beginning this year, Nissan, Renault or Infiniti vehicles would be enabled […]

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TTAC News Round-up: CES Is an Auto Show Now, Volkswagen Apologizes (Again), and Do You Want to Be an Automotive Journalist? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-ces-auto-show-now-volkswagen-apologizes-want-automotive-journalist/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-ces-auto-show-now-volkswagen-apologizes-want-automotive-journalist/#comments Wed, 06 Jan 2016 19:00:10 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1258537 Started in New York City in 1967 as an offshoot of the Chicago Music Show, the Consumer Electronics Show has grown to capture the interest and intrigue of automakers. Las Vegas now has two auto shows. That, Volkswagen’s unending stream of German-accented apologies, why Ford might not be hitching itself to Google and how you […]

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Started in New York City in 1967 as an offshoot of the Chicago Music Show, the Consumer Electronics Show has grown to capture the interest and intrigue of automakers. Las Vegas now has two auto shows. That, Volkswagen’s unending stream of German-accented apologies, why Ford might not be hitching itself to Google and how you […]

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About That Google, Ford Partnership … http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/google-ford-partnership/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/google-ford-partnership/#comments Tue, 05 Jan 2016 18:00:41 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1257641 Ford CEO Mark Fields just wrapped up his Consumer Electronics Show keynote speech Tuesday morning and mentioned the word “Google” exactly zero times. Nada. Zip. Zilch. So, um, where does that leave the current planned partnership between the global automaker and Google to build self-driving cars and let them roam free at a 1,000-acre North […]

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Ford CEO Mark Fields just wrapped up his Consumer Electronics Show keynote speech Tuesday morning and mentioned the word “Google” exactly zero times. Nada. Zip. Zilch. So, um, where does that leave the current planned partnership between the global automaker and Google to build self-driving cars and let them roam free at a 1,000-acre North […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Ford’s Self-driving Herd Gets Bigger, Takata’s All Alone, VW Sends The Cavalry http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-fords-self-driving-herd-gets-bigger-takatas-alone-vw-sends-cavalry/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-fords-self-driving-herd-gets-bigger-takatas-alone-vw-sends-cavalry/#comments Tue, 05 Jan 2016 17:00:53 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1257441 It certainly sounds like Ford is close to selling a self-driving Fusion real soon. That, Matthias Müller finally comes to the U.S. to ask “You mad, bro?” Nissan has no love for Takata, and business is hot south of the border … after the break! Ford is bumping up its autonomous herd Ford will add […]

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It certainly sounds like Ford is close to selling a self-driving Fusion real soon. That, Matthias Müller finally comes to the U.S. to ask “You mad, bro?” Nissan has no love for Takata, and business is hot south of the border … after the break! Ford is bumping up its autonomous herd Ford will add […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Chevy Hot to Sell You a Sedan, Volvo’s V90 Peek and Cheap Gas http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-chevy-hot-sell-sedan-volvos-v90-peek-cheap-gas/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-chevy-hot-sell-sedan-volvos-v90-peek-cheap-gas/#comments Mon, 04 Jan 2016 17:00:01 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1256737 “What do I gotta do to get you to drive out of here in a brand-new 2016 Chevrolet Malibu today?” That, Ford and Google are moving to the country, Hyundai halts in China and Volvo’s wagon spied in some guy’s garage … after the break! Chevrolet needs to move these sedans, folks Automotive News reported that […]

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“What do I gotta do to get you to drive out of here in a brand-new 2016 Chevrolet Malibu today?” That, Ford and Google are moving to the country, Hyundai halts in China and Volvo’s wagon spied in some guy’s garage … after the break! Chevrolet needs to move these sedans, folks Automotive News reported that […]

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Ford, Google Plan Autonomous Driving Venture Together http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/ford-google-plan-autonomous-driving-venture-together/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/ford-google-plan-autonomous-driving-venture-together/#comments Tue, 22 Dec 2015 21:00:15 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1248833 The fine, fine reporters at Yahoo Autos have learned that Ford and Google will announce next month a joint project to build self-driving cars. According to the report, Google and Ford would spin off a separate company for the project, and Google would still shop around its technology to other automakers. Both Ford and Google wouldn’t […]

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The fine, fine reporters at Yahoo Autos have learned that Ford and Google will announce next month a joint project to build self-driving cars. According to the report, Google and Ford would spin off a separate company for the project, and Google would still shop around its technology to other automakers. Both Ford and Google wouldn’t […]

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TTAC News Round-up: India Bans Big Diesels, Fed Raises Rates and Australian Judge Needs a Mechanic (or Google) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/ttac-news-round-india-bans-big-diesels-fed-raises-rates-australian-judge-needs-mechanic-google/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/ttac-news-round-india-bans-big-diesels-fed-raises-rates-australian-judge-needs-mechanic-google/#comments Thu, 17 Dec 2015 18:00:32 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1245321 On Wednesday, Dehli, India banned the registration of diesel SUVs and luxury cars with larger (over 2,000 cc) engines. That, and a judge in Australia is really confused about Volkswagen’s “defeat device,” the Federal Reserve interest rate hike and California not doing exactly what Google wants, after the jump. India is having air quality issues […]

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On Wednesday, Dehli, India banned the registration of diesel SUVs and luxury cars with larger (over 2,000 cc) engines. That, and a judge in Australia is really confused about Volkswagen’s “defeat device,” the Federal Reserve interest rate hike and California not doing exactly what Google wants, after the jump. India is having air quality issues […]

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Driverless Cars Are Coming, But Will Cities Be Ready? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/driverless-cars-coming-will-cities-ready/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/driverless-cars-coming-will-cities-ready/#comments Wed, 02 Dec 2015 19:00:12 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1234057 Probably not.  According to a study by the National League of Cities, only 6 percent of future city plans consider the potential impact autonomous vehicles will have in the next few years, including driverless car lanes and scaling back parking as ride-share services become more popular. The study collected transportation plans of the 50 biggest U.S. cities, […]

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Probably not.  According to a study by the National League of Cities, only 6 percent of future city plans consider the potential impact autonomous vehicles will have in the next few years, including driverless car lanes and scaling back parking as ride-share services become more popular. The study collected transportation plans of the 50 biggest U.S. cities, […]

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Ford’s Autonomous Fusion Drives Around Artificial Michigan City All Alone (Video) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/fords-autonomous-fusion-drives-around-artificial-michigan-city-all-alone-video/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/fords-autonomous-fusion-drives-around-artificial-michigan-city-all-alone-video/#comments Sun, 15 Nov 2015 16:33:12 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1219753 It’s not quite “Vanilla Sky,” but Ford is testing its autonomous vehicle tech at the University of Michigan’s Mcity, a 32-acre fake city with weirdly placed fire hydrants and fake hipster bookstores, and no one around. The automaker announced Friday that its Fusion Hybrid was managing the testing grounds’ lanes, turns, roads, intersections, lights, without one artificial bumper bent or […]

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It’s not quite “Vanilla Sky,” but Ford is testing its autonomous vehicle tech at the University of Michigan’s Mcity, a 32-acre fake city with weirdly placed fire hydrants and fake hipster bookstores, and no one around. The automaker announced Friday that its Fusion Hybrid was managing the testing grounds’ lanes, turns, roads, intersections, lights, without one artificial bumper bent or […]

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Google’s Autonomous Car Is A Slow-moving Scofflaw http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/googles-autonomous-car-slow-moving-scofflaw/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/googles-autonomous-car-slow-moving-scofflaw/#comments Fri, 13 Nov 2015 17:30:33 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1218601 On Thursday, Google’s autonomous car development team reported that Mountain View, California police pulled over the robot car for traveling too slowly. No ticket was issued. According to the team’s Google Plus page, officers pulled over the car because they “want to know more about the project.” According to Mountain View police, the officer wanted reminded […]

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On Thursday, Google’s autonomous car development team reported that Mountain View, California police pulled over the robot car for traveling too slowly. No ticket was issued. According to the team’s Google Plus page, officers pulled over the car because they “want to know more about the project.” According to Mountain View police, the officer wanted reminded […]

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Tokyo Motor Show 2015: Nissan’s IDS Concept Will Show You The Best Cornering Lines, Then Drive Them For You (Video) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/tokyo-motor-show-2015-nissans-ids-concept-will-show-best-cornering-lines-drive-video/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/tokyo-motor-show-2015-nissans-ids-concept-will-show-best-cornering-lines-drive-video/#comments Wed, 28 Oct 2015 20:00:23 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1206465 Nissan unveiled its next Leaf IDS Concept, a semi-autonomous EV complete with a glimpse of Nissan’s coming “Intelligent Drive” features that may be equipped on some of its cars by the end of the decade. The IDS Concept boasts an autonomous piloted driving mode for conversationalists (the seats rotate inward to invite dialogue!) a movable dash […]

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Nissan unveiled its next Leaf IDS Concept, a semi-autonomous EV complete with a glimpse of Nissan’s coming “Intelligent Drive” features that may be equipped on some of its cars by the end of the decade. The IDS Concept boasts an autonomous piloted driving mode for conversationalists (the seats rotate inward to invite dialogue!) a movable dash […]

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Bob Lutz to Silicon Valley: ‘You’re Not That Smart’ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/bob-lutz-silicon-valley-youre-not-smart/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/bob-lutz-silicon-valley-youre-not-smart/#comments Tue, 27 Oct 2015 13:30:38 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1205153 In wonderful Bob Lutz fashion, the former General Motors head told entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley that making cars is hard. “I think, like so many Silicon Valley techies, that they believe they are smarter than the world’s automobile business, and that they will do it better,” Lutz told The Associated Press. “No way.” His argument, […]

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In wonderful Bob Lutz fashion, the former General Motors head told entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley that making cars is hard. “I think, like so many Silicon Valley techies, that they believe they are smarter than the world’s automobile business, and that they will do it better,” Lutz told The Associated Press. “No way.” His argument, […]

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Autonomous War Games: The Only Way To Win is Not To Drive http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/autonomous-war-games-way-win-not-drive/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/autonomous-war-games-way-win-not-drive/#comments Fri, 23 Oct 2015 21:00:17 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1203625 Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology said Thursday that in the future, self-driving cars may be forced into the moral quandary between saving its driver or saving the public in massive, horrific crashes. We already know that. What researchers are now looking at is whether people would be interested in buying cars that would knowingly […]

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Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology said Thursday that in the future, self-driving cars may be forced into the moral quandary between saving its driver or saving the public in massive, horrific crashes. We already know that. What researchers are now looking at is whether people would be interested in buying cars that would knowingly […]

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Is Tesla Going to Partner With China’s Google To Build A Car? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/tesla-going-partner-chinas-google-build-car/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/tesla-going-partner-chinas-google-build-car/#comments Fri, 23 Oct 2015 19:10:15 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1203521 Tesla could start building cars in China within two years, which could help the automaker jumpstart sales there and increase volume for the small automaker, Reuters reported. Tesla chief Elon Musk said the car company could cut costs on cars for sale there by one-third. Normally, foreign automakers are required to partner with domestic companies […]

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Tesla could start building cars in China within two years, which could help the automaker jumpstart sales there and increase volume for the small automaker, Reuters reported. Tesla chief Elon Musk said the car company could cut costs on cars for sale there by one-third. Normally, foreign automakers are required to partner with domestic companies […]

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Scenes From An Autonomous Record Lot http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/scenes-autonomous-record-lot/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/scenes-autonomous-record-lot/#comments Thu, 22 Oct 2015 12:00:52 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1202361 I got the call at about 6 p.m. last night. It was Greg Ledet, one of the fellows who partnered in our infamous April Fools’ Day cross-country hoax. “I’m heading out to meet Alex Roy at a Tesla Supercharger near Dayton and clear traffic for him between here and Columbus. You want to go?” “I’d love […]

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I got the call at about 6 p.m. last night. It was Greg Ledet, one of the fellows who partnered in our infamous April Fools’ Day cross-country hoax. “I’m heading out to meet Alex Roy at a Tesla Supercharger near Dayton and clear traffic for him between here and Columbus. You want to go?” “I’d love […]

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Cadillac CEO: Autonomous Cars Must Co-exist with Driving Passion, or ‘You Might as Well Take the Bus’ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/cadillac-ceo-autonomous-cars-must-co-exist-with-driving-passion-or-you-might-as-well-take-the-bus/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/cadillac-ceo-autonomous-cars-must-co-exist-with-driving-passion-or-you-might-as-well-take-the-bus/#comments Wed, 21 Oct 2015 18:00:19 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1201849 Speaking Wednesday at the 10th annual J.D Power Automotive Marketing Roundtable in Las Vegas, Cadillac CEO Johan de Nysschen didn’t mince words regarding Silicon Valley’s infatuation with fully autonomous driving. The luxury brand chief, while standing before an image of Google’s autonomous prototype, said: “Many autonomous car (prototypes) emphasize sheer functionality. It would be a mind-numbing experience […]

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Speaking Wednesday at the 10th annual J.D Power Automotive Marketing Roundtable in Las Vegas, Cadillac CEO Johan de Nysschen didn’t mince words regarding Silicon Valley’s infatuation with fully autonomous driving. The luxury brand chief, while standing before an image of Google’s autonomous prototype, said: “Many autonomous car (prototypes) emphasize sheer functionality. It would be a mind-numbing experience […]

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Tesla Updating its Cars With Semi-Autonomous Driving Starting on Thursday http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/tesla-updating-cars-semi-autonomous-driving-starting-thursday/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/tesla-updating-cars-semi-autonomous-driving-starting-thursday/#comments Tue, 13 Oct 2015 17:00:40 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1194394 Tesla will begin rolling out its firmware update Thursday to enable some Model S and Model X cars to partially drive themselves, the company’s CEO announced on Twitter. Tesla’s AutoPilot feature will reportedly steer the car during some highway driving and help parallel park the car. A valet feature that would park and retrieve the […]

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Tesla will begin rolling out its firmware update Thursday to enable some Model S and Model X cars to partially drive themselves, the company’s CEO announced on Twitter. Tesla’s AutoPilot feature will reportedly steer the car during some highway driving and help parallel park the car. A valet feature that would park and retrieve the […]

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Volvo Will Accept Liability If Their Autonomous Cars Crash http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/volvo-will-accept-liability-if-their-autonomous-cars-crash/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/volvo-will-accept-liability-if-their-autonomous-cars-crash/#comments Sat, 10 Oct 2015 17:45:32 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1193002 Volvo Cars President and CEO Håkan Samuelsson announced Thursday in Washington, DC, that the automaker would “accept full liability whenever one if its cars is in autonomous mode,” making Volvo one of the first automakers to solve one of many important legal issues that face autonomous vehicles. Volvo made the announcement just days after launching a project in […]

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Volvo Cars President and CEO Håkan Samuelsson announced Thursday in Washington, DC, that the automaker would “accept full liability whenever one if its cars is in autonomous mode,” making Volvo one of the first automakers to solve one of many important legal issues that face autonomous vehicles. Volvo made the announcement just days after launching a project in […]

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Buzzfeed’s Autonomous Auto Enthusiast: “So Go F*ck a Tailpipe if You Love Cars So Much”, Vox Echoes: “Ban Human Drivers ASAP” http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/buzzfeeds-autonomous-auto-enthusiast-go-fck-tailpipe-love-cars-much-vox-echoes-ban-human-drivers-asap/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/buzzfeeds-autonomous-auto-enthusiast-go-fck-tailpipe-love-cars-much-vox-echoes-ban-human-drivers-asap/#comments Fri, 09 Oct 2015 12:00:48 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1191970 There’s a post over at Buzzfeed in which Matt Honan tells us that the future of automobiles is autonomous and how it’s going to be awesome. His conclusion makes me think that he’s not part of the car enthusiast tribe: Cars are giant, inefficient, planet-and-people-killing death machines. Self-driving cars — especially if they are operated […]

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There’s a post over at Buzzfeed in which Matt Honan tells us that the future of automobiles is autonomous and how it’s going to be awesome. His conclusion makes me think that he’s not part of the car enthusiast tribe: Cars are giant, inefficient, planet-and-people-killing death machines. Self-driving cars — especially if they are operated […]

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General Motors: Don’t Read into Autonomous Vehicle Announcement http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/general-motors-dont-read-autonomous-vehicle-announcement/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/general-motors-dont-read-autonomous-vehicle-announcement/#comments Wed, 07 Oct 2015 18:00:33 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1190490 General Motors announced last week that it would develop a fleet of autonomous Volts for its Warren, Michigan campus by 2017, despite announcing earlier in the year that its struggling Oshawa, Ontario facility would be a hub for connected vehicles in April. GM spokesman Dan Flores said the Warren campus was the best fit for the […]

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General Motors announced last week that it would develop a fleet of autonomous Volts for its Warren, Michigan campus by 2017, despite announcing earlier in the year that its struggling Oshawa, Ontario facility would be a hub for connected vehicles in April. GM spokesman Dan Flores said the Warren campus was the best fit for the […]

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Country Mice, City Mice, and Autonomous Vehicles http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/autonomous-vehicle-safety/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/autonomous-vehicle-safety/#comments Tue, 06 Oct 2015 14:00:11 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1187378 The autonomous vehicle is coming. Everybody says so. Or at least everybody who is paid to be optimistic about the fascist-corporate future of the Western World says so. Autonomous vehicles are already so safe that the only risks come from the imperfect humans surrounding them. The Times regularly fawns over the autonomous vehicle in the […]

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The autonomous vehicle is coming. Everybody says so. Or at least everybody who is paid to be optimistic about the fascist-corporate future of the Western World says so. Autonomous vehicles are already so safe that the only risks come from the imperfect humans surrounding them. The Times regularly fawns over the autonomous vehicle in the […]

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