Self-driving 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)

Mayor Lee tells Uber to cease driverless car operations until correct permits are obtained

Mayor Ed Lee spoke with Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Friday morning, telling…

 

Holly Russell is lead author of a new study on the handover of control from an autonomous car to a human driver. (Photo courtesy Standford)

Self-driving cars can affect drivers’ steering skills, Stanford study says

A new study from Stanford shows that people who transition from an…

 

In this 2015 file photo, Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors Inc., introduces the Model X car at the company's headquarters in Fremont. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

Autopilot technology drives Teslas but comes with warnings

LOS ANGELES — A Tesla in Autopilot mode can drive itself but…

 

In this May 13, 2015 photo, Google's new self-driving prototype car is presented during a demonstration at the Google campus in Mountain View, Calif.  (Tony Avelar/AP)

Eye on safety, California sets rules for self-driving cars

LOS ANGELES — California regulators have unveiled a roadmap that would let…

In this May 13, 2015 photo, Google's new self-driving prototype car is presented during a demonstration at the Google campus in Mountain View, Calif.  (Tony Avelar/AP)
Leah Remini, pictured at a 2014 event in Los Angeles, is opening up about her experiences with Scientology in an upcoming interview on “20/20” and a new book. (Richard Shotwell Invision/AP)

Scoop: Leah Remini tells all about Tom Cruise, Scientology

Leah Remini has some juicy material in her new book “Troublemaker: Surviving…

Leah Remini, pictured at a 2014 event in Los Angeles, is opening up about her experiences with Scientology in an upcoming interview on “20/20” and a new book. (Richard Shotwell Invision/AP)
In this May 13, 2015, file photo, Google's new self-driving prototype car is presented during a demonstration at the Google campus in Mountain View. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)

Google’s new self-driving cars cruising Silicon Valley roads

The latest models of Google's self-driving cars are now cruising the streets…

In this May 13, 2015, file photo, Google's new self-driving prototype car is presented during a demonstration at the Google campus in Mountain View. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)
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How to teach self-driving cars ethics of the road

A large truck speeding in the opposite direction suddenly veers into your…

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AP Photo/Eric Risberg

Self-driving cars now need a permit in California

Computer-driven cars have been testing their skills on California roads for more…

AP Photo/Eric Risberg
AP Photo/Eric Risberg

Lawmakers: Car-test law a boost for auto industry

A new law that will allow companies to test driverless cars on…

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