Driverless cars

Above, Uber's experimental self-driving car in Pittsburgh, Penn. An Uber-made self-driving car rolled through The City last week, but was being driven by a person. (Courtesy Uber)

Uber self-driving car rolls through SF, but not for testing

Technologically-advanced Uber vehicles in the form of self-driving and multicamera equipped “mapping…


FILE - This May 13, 2015, file photo, shows Google's new self-driving car during a demonstration at the Google campus in Mountain View, Calif. The federal government's highway safety agency agrees with Google: Computers that will control the cars of the future can be considered their driver. The redefinition of "driver" is an important break for Google. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)

Computer as driver? ‘Yes’ from feds boosts self-driving cars

The redefinition of “driver” by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is…


Brian Torcellini, Google team leader of driving operations, poses for photos next to a self-driving car at a Google office in Mountain View. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Google’s driverless car drivers ride a career less traveled

MOUNTAIN VIEW — After a friend recommended that he join a secret…


AP Photo/Eric Risberg

Google acknowledges 11 accidents with its self-driving cars

Google Inc. revealed Monday that its self-driving cars have been in 11…

AP Photo/Eric Risberg