autonomous vehicle

A driverless or autonomous vehicle is capable of navigating without human input and senses its environment using radar, GPS and computer vision.

Confusion over self-driving technology may increase car crashes

A lack of distinction between 'assisted' and 'automated' driving systems is creating dangerous confusion and could lead to an increase in accidents.

Peugeot Instinct concept previews self-driving future

The Peugeot Instinct concept car offers a glimpse into the company's vision for how future vehicles will switch between manual and autonomous driving.

LA show: Hyundai unveils self-driving tech

Hyundai has unveiled a self-driving version of its latest Ioniq model at the Los Angeles Auto Show, with what is dubbed affordable autonomous tech.

British drivers still uncomfortable with autonomous vehicles

More than half of British drivers are not comfortable with the idea of autonomous cars, according to new research by the London School of Economics.

Every Tesla to be fitted with self-driving tech

Electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla Motors has announced that every car it makes will now be fitted with the hardware to provide full self-driving ability.

Volvo and Uber to develop self-driving cars

Volvo is joining forces with global taxi-hailing firm Uber to produce self-driving cars. A $300m joint project will develop autonomous driving technologies.

The future of the car – how will it look?

“There will be more disruption to the car industry in the next ten years than there has been in the last 100 years.” So opened the “Future of the Car” Summit in London last week, organised by the Financial Times. The above quote came from Paul Willcox, Nissan Europe Chairman, at the start of his keynote presentation. He believes that the car companies need to adapt and inno...

The latest automotive innovations for your car

2016 is shaping up to be a landmark year for automotive innovation. Huge advancements in car technology that seemed like distant dreams are now starting to appear on prototype and even production vehicles, and they are set to change the way we drive and use our roads forever.

Automatic braking – the next big car safety innovation?

There is a big push at the moment to have all new cars fitted with autonomous emergency braking systems. But what exactly is AEB and why is it so important?

How the connected car will change everything

The relationships we have with our cars is going to change significantly in coming years. It has already been changing for a while, but it's about to alter a lot more dramatically.

The race to the finish line for driverless cars

For some time now it’s been a case of 'when' and not 'if' driverless cars will be unleashed on our roads. The technology is rapidly being developed, and various parties are vying to get ahead in what isn’t so much an arms race as a hands-free race (sponsored post).

Will the future have driverless cars?

A future of driverless cars may be closer than you think. We explore the latest developments in autonomous vehicles.

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