Autonomous

Take a Ride in Audi’s RS7 Piloted Driving Car

Take a Ride in Audi’s RS7 Piloted Driving Car
Audi will be taking a driverless RS7 sports coupe to the Hockenheimring to do a lap of the track at racing speed. In a preview for the first-ever event, Audi has released additional details on the car’s technology and the team behind it.
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Audi RS7 to Do a Driverless Lap of Hockenheim

Audi RS7 to Do a Driverless Lap of Hockenheim
Audi has been testing its driverless A7 on the public roads in Florida recently, but now it’s going to move to an entirely new realm by putting a 560 horsepower RS7 Sportback on the Hockenheimring for a lap.
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Mercedes-Benz Autonomous Future Truck

Mercedes-Benz Autonomous Future Truck
Mercedes-Benz parent company Daimler recently showed off its prototype for a cargo truck that can drive itself. The so-called “Future Truck 2025” is capable of handling driving tasks at speeds up to 50mph. The truck is designed to offer an airplane-like autopilot feature, freeing drivers to deal with other work tasks, and to reduce the fatigue associated with long-haul trucking.
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Audi First to Test Self-Driving Cars in Florida

Audi First to Test Self-Driving Cars in Florida
Although we’ve seen tests of autonomous vehicles in places like Silicon Valley and Sweden, only four states in the U.S. currently allow any sort of testing in this area on public roads. Florida’s Governor, Rick Scott, signed legislation into law in 2012 making testing legal in the state, joining California, Michigan, and Nevada.
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Hyundai Car Convoy Goes Driverless

Hyundai Car Convoy Goes Driverless
In one of the more daring demonstrations of automotive automation, Hyundai put together a convoy of its new 2015 Genesis sedans and let them drive down the road without drivers in them. A team of stuntmen and stuntwomen started off driving the cars, and then escaped through the sunroofs, leaving the cars to drive on their own, following a single lead driver.
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Convert Your Car to a Self-Driving Car for $10,000

Convert Your Car to a Self-Driving Car for $10,000
Cruise Automation is a startup that purports to have the technology to convert an existing car to a self-driving, autonomous vehicle for just about $10,000 per car. Their current system, dubbed the “Cruise RP-1” is a highway autopilot that controls a car’s steering, throttle, and braking, making sure your car remains safely in its lane and a safe distance from the car in front of you.
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Google Shows Tiny Prototype Driverless Car

Google Shows Tiny Prototype Driverless Car
Google has been working on autonomous vehicle technology for several years now, and even has had its self-driving cars on public streets. But up until now, its cars have entirely been based on modified production vehicles.
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Volvo Testing Self-Driving Cars in Sweden

Volvo Testing Self-Driving Cars in Sweden
Google’s autonomous vehicles have logged over 700,000 miles around Silicon Valley and, as it turns out, Volvo also has its own fleet of self-driving cars driving the roads of Gothenburg, Sweden. Volvo has initiated a program in which 100 self-driving Volvos will be operated around the city in everyday driving conditions by regular consumers.
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Google’s Self-Driving Car Drives Better Than You

Google’s Self-Driving Car Drives Better Than You
Google’s self-driving cars have logged thousands of miles around Mountain View, California and, with the help of Google’s engineers, the cars’ ability to navigate a variety of road conditions is continually improving. This fascinating video shows how the self-driving cars are able to safely negotiate a crowded pedestrian walkway, cyclists, railroad tracks, and construction zones.
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DOMI Concept Car: Work and Sleep on the Road

DOMI Concept Car: Work and Sleep on the Road
The DOMI compact concept car takes the notion of an autonomous vehicle to the next level by providing different modes for a mobile office, a living space, and even a sleeping setup. The vehicle, which could be driven or put in self-driving mode, is built on a revolving platform in which the vehicle’s interior and rooftop data receiver revolve around the driver.
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Rinspeed XchangE: Futuristic Autonomous Car

Rinspeed XchangE: Futuristic Autonomous Car
Swiss designers and coachbuilders, Rinspeed, came to Geneva and showed off what they consider to be the future of autonomous driving vehicles with their ultra high tech, luxurious XchangE Concept. Built on top of a Tesla Model S, the concept car aims to redefine what it means to drive.
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Zoox Boz Concept Would Be Fully Autonomous

Zoox Boz Concept Would Be Fully Autonomous
While its industrial design is reminiscent of the vehicles we saw in Minority Report, this futuristic vehicle has more in common with those cars than just its exterior styling. The folks behind Zoox are aiming to develop a new class of vehicles called “Level 4” – a classification taken from a NHTSA policy statement from March 2013, indicating a vehicle which is 100% autonomous.
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Renault Demonstrates Self-Driving Vehicles

Renault Demonstrates Self-Driving Vehicles
Renault is showing off what it has achieved with its autonomous vehicle technology, knows as “PAMU” (Advanced Urban Mobility Platform). In this video, we see the PAMU test vehicle, a Renault Fluence Z.E. all-electric car, summoned by a driver as it leaves its designated parking space and picks her up on the roadside.
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