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BJP MP Roopa Ganguly's Son, 20, Arrested For Driving Dangerously

BJP MP and Bengali actor Roopa Ganguly's son has been arrested for reckless driving after he rammed a wall of an upscale Kolkata club with his car on Thursday. ...

BJP MP Roopa Ganguly's Son, 20, Arrested For Driving Dangerously

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Douglas man arrested for ‘reckless’ driving COCHISE COUNTY – A Douglas man was taken into custody for “reckless driving” and endangerment Tuesday night, according to Cochise County Sheriff’s Office. Officials say a deputy with CCSD was traveling westbound on Highway 90 east of Sierra Vista whe...
12:26, 05/02/2019

Mom arrested for intentionally driving kids into reservoir A Massachusetts woman was arrested for allegedly intentionally driving her SUV into a reservoir — with her three children inside. Amanda Nappi, on Friday afternoon, drove her 2007 Toyota Highlander deep enough into the Lawton Valley Reservoir t...
05:52, 07/01/2019

Ex-Jet Muhammad Wilkerson arrested for driving while intoxicated Former New York Jet Muhammad Wilkerson was arrested for driving while intoxicated early Saturday, sources said. The 315-pound, 6-foot-4 defensive end was stopped in Washington Heights at about 4 a.m., with a blood alcohol level of .09, law enforcemen...
22:52, 06/01/2019

Gooden arrested again, latest for drunk driving Former major league pitcher Dwight Gooden was arrested in Newark, N.J., on Monday night and charged with driving while intoxicated, according to a press release issued by the Newark Department of Public Safety....
02:26, 07/24/2019

Bail-reform poster boy arrested yet again for reckless driving A crime-prone teenager — who became a poster boy for bail reform when prosecutors dropped a 2015 robbery charge against him — was arrested yet again in the Bronx on Monday, sources said. Pedro Hernandez, who was freed on June 3 when the charges in hi...
05:13, 06/18/2019

Bus driver arrested for DUI blames erratic driving on bad doughnut There seems to be a hole in this story! A Texas school bus driver charged with driving while intoxicated blamed her erratic driving on a doughnut that made her “sick,” according to news station KTRK. Bus driver Linda Godejohn, 55, denied ...
22:26, 06/03/2019

UTEP quarterback Kai Locksley arrested for driving while intoxicated, three other charges The son of Maryland Coach Michael Locksley was arrested Saturday and charged with driving while intoxicated, possession of marijuana, terroristic threat and unlawful carrying of a weapon....
16:39, 06/09/2019

NYC schools investigator arrested for drunk driving following marijuana complaint A NYC schools investigator was arrested on charges of drunken driving less than two months after a complaint was sent to Chancellor Richard Carranza that she reeked of pot, records show. Camille Blake, a prober with the city Department of Education, ...
13:26, 06/09/2019

Former MLB pitcher Dwight Gooden arrested on drunk driving charge Former Cy Young Award winner, two-time World Series champ Dwight Gooden arrested for DUI after driving the wrong way on a one-way street in Newark.       ...
22:13, 07/23/2019

Robert Nkemdiche arrested on suspicion of speeding, driving on a suspended license Robert Nkemdiche was arrested in Scottsdale, Arizona two weeks ago on suspicion of speeding and driving on a suspended license.       ...
05:00, 06/20/2019

Man arrested in Florida after driving stolen truck with caskets inside, Highway Patrol says A man was arrested in Jacksonville, Florida on Monday after he was allegedly driving a stolen box truck with stolen caskets inside, according to Florida Highway Patrol....
05:13, 05/14/2019

Impossible Burger is running dangerously low on supply A wildly popular vegan hamburger — whose taste mimics real meat — is in such high demand that supplies are running low across the country, according to a new report. The newest incarnation of the Impossible Burger — launched this p...
16:26, 06/26/2019

How a CIA agent and the ‘Red Prince’ terrorist became dangerously close In 1973, a dashing figure strutted the streets of Beirut as if he owned the town. Ali Hassan Salameh was the world’s most feared terrorist, leader of Yasser Arafat’s ruthless Black September assassins and a kill-on-sight target of the Mossad. The 33-...
02:00, 06/09/2019

1 in 5 states are dangerously unconcerned about skin cancer, is yours? May marks the start of National Skin Cancer Awareness Month. As it heats up in Southern Arizona, it is important to remember to protect yourself from the sun’s harmful rays. According to a new study by Digital Third Coast, skin cancer rates are highe...
05:26, 05/08/2019

Vehicle infotainment systems dangerously distracting, especially for seniors (Reuters Health) - Many of the interactive information and entertainment systems turning up in newer cars may be distracting enough to increase the risk for accidents, especially for older drivers, a new AAA Foundation study finds....
02:39, 07/26/2019

Domingo German to IL as Yankees pitching is now dangerously thin Injuries paved the way for Domingo German’s surprise season — and a trip to the injured list will soon put it on hold. The Yankees placed their impressive 26-year-old on the IL with a strained left hip flexor, calling up Stephen Tarpley i...
16:52, 06/09/2019

Airline Pilots Can Get Dangerously Sleepy. Cockpit Naps Could Be the Answer Airline pilots are often exhausted. An extreme example happened in 2008, when a pilot and a co-pilot both fell asleep at the controls, missing their landing in Hawaii – earning pilot’s license suspensions as well as getting fired. More re...
21:13, 06/04/2019

These fast-food freaks are dangerously obsessed with greasy eats New Yorkers are known for their sophisticated tastes in food. But to some, there’s nothing better than a Crunchwrap Supreme. “If you go to the Union Square Taco Bell, you will see all of New York,” says Adam Chandler, author of the new book “Drive-Th...
02:00, 07/31/2019

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17:26, 06/06/2019

Missouri Dangerously Close to Becoming First State Without Access to Abortion Clinics Last week, Gov. Mike Parson—in his efforts to position Missouri as “one of the strongest pro-life states in the country”—signed legislation that makes any doctor who performs an abortion within the state subject to up to 15 years imprisonment....
23:13, 05/28/2019

Trump's EPA is 'dangerously off the rails' on toxic chemical regulation, say senators Five Democrats say Trump officials have failed to ensure chemicals used in everyday products and materials are safe for humansSenate Democrats are charging that the Trump administration has gone “dangerously off the rails”, in failing to implement la...
18:52, 06/21/2019

Texas migrant detention facilities 'dangerously overcrowded' – US government report Report from government’s own auditors includes images of children and adults penned into roomsNew images of children and adults in “dangerously” overcrowded US border patrol facilities in Texas have been released as part of a report from government a...
06:00, 07/03/2019

Cochise County fire burns dangerously close to rancher’s home TOMBSTONE — Stan White’s ranch lies 12 miles southeast from the Tombstone Post Office and 35 miles from Douglas. “We have a 750-gallon water tank on there that’s pretty high pressure, it belongs to my neighbor,” he said....
11:26, 07/07/2019

Trump says a US warship destroyed an Iranian drone that flew dangerously close Reuters/Louis Nastro President Donald Trump announced that the US shot down and "destroyed" an Iranian drone near the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday. The Pentagon confirmed the news to INSIDER. The Pentagon did not immediately say how the drone was de...
15:13, 07/19/2019

Watchdog: El Paso, Texas, migrant processing center 'dangerously' overcrowded The Department of Homeland Security Inspector General found evidence of "dangerous overcrowding" at a Border Patrol processing facility in El Paso, Texas, a report released Friday indicates....
00:13, 06/01/2019

A dangerously hot climate, simmering political tensions: ‘This is not the summer of our youth,’ UN chief warns Global warming and rising political tensions are dangerous and avoidable, Secretary-General António Guterres told reports on Thursday, previewing the UN’s upcoming Climate Action Summit, and spotlighting geopolitical hotspots....
19:39, 08/01/2019

Deadly violence at Israel-Gaza border escalates dangerously: UN chief condemns in strongest terms The United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, is following with “deep concern” the latest developments across the Gaza-Israeli border and urges all parties to exercise maximum restraint. Over the weekend, hundreds of rockets were launched f...
20:39, 05/05/2019

Let’s Remember Some Guys: When Paul Heyman Was Paul E. Dangerously Paul Heyman is known today as the advocate for WWE wrestler Brock Lesnar, but about 30 years ago he was Paul E. Dangerously—named, as Heyman says in a WWE DVD, because he looked like Michael Keaton’s character in the 1984 film Johnny Dangerously....
06:00, 07/30/2019

A man who police say boasted on Instagram about not being arrested for threatening to 'execute' Jared Kushner was just arrested Associated Press/Evan Vucci A man who repeatedly boasted that he had not been arrested for making death threats against Jared Kushner and Donald Trump Jr. has been arrested. Chase Bliss Colasurdo, 27, was arrested on May 1 and charged with two count...
03:52, 05/04/2019

'Finger lickin' good' meets 'dangerously cheesy' in this KFC Cheetos sandwich The product combines KFC's chicken filet and mayo with special Cheetos sauce and a layer of crunchy Cheetos, all on a toasted bun.       ...
22:00, 06/20/2019

“Look where you’re going” is the key to distracted driving Enlarge (credit: Getty / Aurich Lawson) The key to avoiding distracted driving is simple, according to new research from MIT: just keep your eyes on the road and look where you're going. That might sound horribly obvious, given "look where you're g...
19:52, 07/01/2019

We're All Driving Vastly More I’m not going to lie to you, it’s a bit of a slow summer Friday out there, news-wise. Hopefully that’s a leading indicator that it will be a slow summer Friday for you, work-wise. Anyway, onto The Morning Shift for Friday, June 21, 2019....
18:00, 06/21/2019

Here Is Some of That Good Driving You’re in your car. Surrounding you: honks, beeps, meeps, toots, bizz buzzes. What does not surround you? Good driving, as seen here, with the inimitable Jordan Cox passing roughly 900 cars at the start of this race at Bathurst in Australia, then mov...
19:00, 05/06/2019

Here are some of the factors driving the oil sector The U.S. Navy is assisting two tankers that were attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran. Canary CEO Dan Eberhart joins "Squawk Box" to discuss how this development might impact the oil sector as well as other factors that are driving oil pri...
18:39, 06/13/2019

Phone use while driving should be banned entirely, say MPs Report calls for ban on phones to be extended to hands-free calling, as well as tougher penalties and enforcement Mobile phone use behind the wheel should be banned entirely, according to the Transport Committee. In a new report, the group of MPs ca...
13:26, 08/13/2019

DOs And DON'Ts Of Driving Or Riding In The Rain The rain gods are here and it's now time to gear up for our unpredictable monsoons and here are the most important DOs and DON'Ts while driving or riding in the rain....
13:39, 06/14/2019

What Should People Know About Driving in Your City? What kind of idiot takes the Inner Loop to the Outer Loop without merging into the HOV lane on red? Why the hell would you take the 101 past Broadway during rush hour without a bumper guard on your parallel parker? But really, what do we need to know...
18:52, 08/19/2019

John Bolton: the man driving the US towards war … any war Donald Trump’s national security adviser is stoking tensions with North Korea, Iran and Venezuela, in line with decades of taking the most hawkish position on any given issueThe US is now engaged in three major confrontations around the world that ha...
19:52, 05/17/2019

Here's what's driving the refinancing boom CNBC's "The Exchange" breaks down how the housing market is faring amid mortgage rate lows with Redfin's chief economist Daryl Fairweather and CNBC's Diana Olick....
23:00, 08/09/2019

How dangerous is stoned driving? The way THC operates in the body makes it hard to gauge its impacts, and plenty of drivers think it doesn’t affect themNobody recommends driving while high.But years into legalization, it’s not clear if stoned drivers have become a hazard that demand...
11:00, 07/22/2019

How Jaywalking Could Jam Up the Era of Self-Driving Cars “With autonomous vehicles, the technical stuff will get worked out,” a former federal transit official said. “It’s the societal part that’s the most challenging.”...
14:52, 08/01/2019

What's driving Asian markets right now Asian markets traded cautiously lower Monday as investors prepared for upcoming trade talks between the United States and China, as well as the Federal Reserve's hotly anticipated decision on interest rates....
08:52, 07/29/2019

How safe do self-driving vehicles need to be? Defining what may be acceptable in the realm of automotive safety remains an arduous task that cuts across areas such as technical, legal, regulatory, cultural and perhaps even medical....
08:13, 07/28/2019

Stop Freaking Livestreaming While Driving A worst-case scenario: being the subject of a video on the subreddit Livestream Fail titled “Guy wrecks car while reading Twitch chat and driving.”...
00:39, 07/13/2019

Road Risk: Driving While High New statistics released estimate millions of Americans are hitting the highway while high. A report from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety says nearly 15 million Americans admit to driving within an hour of using marijuana. “Drivers have a ...
02:13, 06/21/2019

Some New Yorkers Brave Self-Driving Shuttle New York’s first self-driving car service has arrived. Six autonomous cars began transporting passengers Wednesday through a 1.1-mile stretch of the Brooklyn Navy Yard....
09:26, 08/08/2019

Soon, Need Not Be 8th Pass To Apply For A Driving Licence The government has decided to do away with the requirement of minimum educational qualification for obtaining driving licence to boost employment opportunities, the road transport ministry said......
19:52, 06/18/2019

UPS is testing self-driving trucks in Arizona UPS has been secretly hauling cargo back and forth between Phoenix and Tuczon, Arizona for over three months, courtesy of their minority stake in automated trucking startup TuSimple. The tractor trailers are outfitted with nine cameras, as well......
03:39, 08/16/2019

Get RV-Friendly Driving Directions With CoPilot GPS When you’re road tripping in a regular car or SUV, any navigation app will do. If you’re hiring the road with an RV; however, sometimes those traditional navigation apps leave out one important factor: the height of your RV....
00:00, 05/27/2019

Here's One Way To Fix This Whole Semi-Autonomous Driving Thing Recently, I was driving along Interstate 90 in central New York in a Nissan Altima equipped with the company’s driver assist technology, ProPilot. This section of I-90 was your typical long and straight rural interstate. The lanes were well-marked, t...
00:13, 08/13/2019

What It's Like Driving a Hot Rod So Absurd It Was Never Actually Meant to Be Driven Back in the 1960s, Chuck Miller was on the cutting edge of car customization. He created absurd and cartoonish hot rods that were more like caricature sculptures than automobiles. This “Fire Truck” is one of his most famous works of art, and it’s dri...
16:52, 07/05/2019

Why three in four people prefer driving over flying Do you get a familiar pang of dread anytime you have to go to an airport? You’re not alone. In fact, the average American would happily add six and a half hours onto their traveling time if it meant they could avoid the airport and road trip to their...
23:00, 05/17/2019

BMW and Daimler team up on automated driving Some 1,200 developers at BMW and Daimler will team up to develop automated driving technology, the companies said on Thursday, the latest carmakers forced to pool their development resources at a time of shrinking margins....
12:39, 07/04/2019

BMW doubles down on driving with Vision M Next concept A low-slung, two-door, 600-hp, plug-in hybrid concept that previews the brand's design and technology roadmap, the BMW Vision M Next is the yin to the Vision iNext concept's yang that debuted in 2018 as an incubator of hands-free, autonomous driving ...
15:26, 06/25/2019

Self-driving vehicles have arrived in New York Buckle up — self-driving cars have arrived in New York City. Or at least to the confines of the Brooklyn Navy Yard’s 300-acre site, where, beginning Wednesday, workers and visitors will be able to hitch a ride on a fleet of six driverless shuttles ar...
08:13, 08/07/2019

VW Ups Its Investment in Ford's Self-Driving Car Unit Volkswagen has agreed to invest around $2.6 billion in Ford’s autonomous-vehicle partner, Argo AI, in a deal that expands an alliance struck earlier this year and values the startup at $7 billion....
16:26, 07/12/2019

My married name is driving me crazy. Here's why. While it’s been almost nine years since I jettisoned my maiden name, it keeps haunting me in unexpected ways.       ...
11:52, 07/03/2019

What’s driving Mets’ new pitching coach to keep at it CHICAGO — The one constant in baseball is change. In personnel and approach. The Mets moved Dave Eiland out as pitching coach Thursday and now 82-year-old Phil Regan is trying to point the team’s pitchers in the right direction. On Friday, Regan got ...
13:39, 06/22/2019

Driving a hydrogen-powered car in Denmark Hydrogen-powered cars are still few and far between. In Europe, Denmark stands out for having the most dense network of stations for the CO2-free fuel. Oliver Ristau looks at whether such cars are suitable for daily use....
01:00, 06/14/2019

5G reveals the road to self-driving vehicles The UK’s connected and automated mobility (CAM) industry is working on a jigsaw puzzle of challenges which stand between us and getting self-driving vehicles on the road, in meaningful numbers, safely. The development of 5G network connectivit...
03:26, 08/10/2019

Maserati to use BMW self-driving technology, Elkann says The technology will offer assisted-driving features on highways, Fiat Chrysler Chairman John Elkann told an industry group Monday, without specifying a date for the deployment in Maserati vehicles....
20:26, 05/14/2019

Driving In Manhattan Is Getting Actively Worse Anyone who drives in Manhattan knows that it’s trash, but even I was surprised by new data published by the NYC Department of Transportation that average speeds were down to all of 7 mph....
01:13, 08/16/2019

Green laning: driving off-road in the UK Features 4 Aug, 2019 There are miles and miles of green lanes to explore up and down the country, so we join a GLASS guide for a true off-road adventure...
20:13, 08/04/2019

How Bad Driving Led To $140 Million Drug Bust A clumsy driver led police to a A$200 million ($140 million) drug bust in Australia after he crashed a van laden with 270 kg (600 lb) of methamphetamines into a patrol car parked outside a police......
11:00, 07/23/2019

We're Driving the 2020 Toyota Supra. What Do You Want to Know? In terms of hype, the 2020 Toyota Supra is the car equivalent of Avengers: Endgame and the last season of Game of Thrones, put together. After more than 20 years one of the most beloved sports cars of a generation is finally back—but now it’s automat...
20:00, 05/03/2019

An Andretti Is Still Driving for Another Indy 500 Win, 50 Years Later Mario Andretti’s Indianapolis 500 win in 1969 remains the only one for three generations of Andrettis. Marco Andretti, who nearly won his debut, is the family’s last active driver....
04:52, 05/25/2019

What’s Driving You Crazy? I-10 & Ina speed limit MARANA – The speed limit on Interstate-10 and Ina Road is What’s Driving ou News 4 Tucson viewers crazy. The overpass opened up in March but more work was left to do. News 4 Tucson viewer, Ken calls it a hazard because drivers are doing 6...
04:52, 06/17/2019

I Can't Get Gmail to Load and It's Driving Me Crazy When the boss says “I have a problem,” my ears perk up. Lifehacker is fine; we haven’t been blown up by PAM. However, Melissa can’t get her Gmail to load no matter what she tries—an issue that’s been plaguing her for months. It’s a peculiarity that m...
17:52, 05/10/2019

Chandler employees to use self-driving cars CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) – Dozens of city employees in the Phoenix suburb of Chandler will use self-driving vehicles at work in partnership with Waymo, an autonomous vehicle company. The Arizona Republic reports that the partnership will begin this...
04:26, 07/08/2019

Driving abroad: your holiday car guide Tips & advice 30 Apr, 2019 Driving abroad can be fun, family friendly and cost-effective, our tips will help you stay safe and legal on holiday...
14:39, 05/02/2019

GM won't deliver self-driving cars by the end of the year after all General Motors and its self-driving car subsidiary Cruise will miss their goal of rolling out driverless cars by the end of the year. According to Financial Times, Cruise said more testing is needed. "Delivering self-driving cars at scale isn't ...
01:13, 07/25/2019

4 Your Health: What’s driving teens to smoke Mental health of teens connected to smoking. NBC News Mental health issues may lead teens to start smoking. Researchers from Johns Hopkins University followed nearly 8,000 teens for two years. Those who reported anxiety depression and sleep problems ...
23:13, 06/03/2019

Self-driving parking gets regulatory nod in Germany Daimler and Bosch will use the Mercedes-Benz Museum's parking garage to launch a self-driving valet parking feature that can be accessed via a smartphone app and requires no safety driver....
22:13, 07/23/2019

Bentley EXP 100 GT concept: self-driving capability and zero-emission Centenary concept will be revealed on 10 July and promises to showcase the "future of grand touring" The Bentley EXP 100 GT concept, to be revealed on 10 July, will showcase a zero-emission “future of grand touring”, according to the brand. The conc...
12:52, 07/01/2019

TCU kicker could miss season after he was hit by a car while driving a scooter TCU kicker Cole Bunce will likely miss the entire season as a result of injuries he sustained from a car crashing into him while riding a scooter.       ...
22:39, 08/05/2019

A fifth of drink-driving arrests are made the morning after News 30 May, 2019 Data shows a third of all breath tests and nearly 18 per cent of drink-driving convictions are for drivers stopped between 7am and 1pm...
20:52, 05/30/2019

Uber rolls out next-generation self-driving Volvo At an event in Washington, Uber unveiled a fleet of redesigned self-driving cars that it expects will hit public roads in the coming months.Read More...
19:52, 06/12/2019

PCC, TuSimple launch first autonomous driving certificate TUCSON – Pima Community College and TuSimple, a self-driving truck company, announced Thursday the launch of the first autonomous driving certificate for truck drivers. The Autonomous Vehicle Driver and Operations Specialist program will prepare indi...
22:52, 06/13/2019

Volvo and Uber's first self-driving car is ready for the road Two years later, Volvo and Uber are ready to show off their first purpose-built self-driving car. They've introduced a variant of the XC90 SUV that's designed to accept and work with Uber's autonomous driving system from the outset. ...
17:26, 06/12/2019

Uber to unveil next-generation Volvo self-driving car Uber Technologies Inc on Wednesday will unveil its newest Volvo self-driving car in Washington as it works to eventually deploy vehicles without drivers under some limited conditions....
15:39, 06/12/2019

Relax, experts say it's at least a decade before you can buy a self-driving vehicle Experts in the auto and tech industries say the challenges of perfecting self-driving vehicles will keep autonomous vehicles from taking off anytime soon, according to a J.D. Power survey....
12:26, 07/30/2019

Apple buys self-driving car startup Drive.ai In Silicon Valley, it is common for larger companies to acquire struggling startups primarily to hire their engineers, a move known in the industry as an "acqui-hire."...
07:52, 06/26/2019

John Daly Is Still Driving, at the Tee and Wheel, After All These Years Daly, granted a waiver to be the second golfer ever to use a cart to get around at a major championship, got a hero’s welcome at the P.G.A. Championship....
04:26, 05/17/2019

Man busted for driving in HOV lane with dummy in backseat At least it was wearing its seatbelt. A driver was busted in Brooklyn for cruising in the HOV lane with an all-too-real-looking dummy in the backseat, police said Thursday. The New Jersey man, whose name and age were not immediately available, was st...
21:39, 07/11/2019

UPS Ventures Invests in Self-Driving Trucking Startup United Parcel Service’s venture-capital division has acquired a minority stake in self-driving trucking startup TuSimple, signaling the delivery company’s continued push into autonomous driving....
00:52, 08/16/2019

VW ends self-driving Aurora tie-up after startup partners with FCA Volkswagen has ended its partnership with self-driving car software firm Aurora two days after the Silicon Valley startup said it would build autonomous platforms for commercial vehicles with Fiat Chrysler....
22:26, 06/11/2019

End of the road for Volkswagen's self-driving Aurora deal Volkswagen has ended its partnership with self-driving car software firm Aurora, two days after the Silicon Valley start-up said it would build autonomous platforms for commercial vehicles with Fiat Chrysler ....
20:00, 06/11/2019

Ari Lennox Went From Uber Driving to Headlining Her Own Tour The R&B singer Ari Lennox spoke to GQ about her debut album, 'Shea Butter Baby,' and why she really wishes people would stop comparing her to Erykah Badu....
16:00, 06/17/2019

What’s Driving You Crazy? Traffic near Davis-Monthan TUCSON – Traffic on Golf Links and Swan is What’s Driving You Crazy! Sometimes the intersection gets so backed up, drivers have to sit through the light twice. News 4 Tucson viewer Michael wrote in and said, “Please make the light l...
06:52, 05/27/2019

Ford denies it is in the self-driving slow lane Ford Motor Co may be taking a cautious approach to its autonomous driving program, but its chairman rejected claims that the U.S. automaker was falling behind its peers....
12:39, 06/11/2019

Uber unveils next-generation Volvo self-driving car Uber unveiled its newest Volvo self-driving car as it works to deploy vehicles without drivers under limited conditions. Uber said the production-ready XC90s will have factory-installed steering and braking systems designed for computer control rathe...
18:13, 06/12/2019

Mini Remastered: driving the classic car's £90,000 reinvention David Brown Automotive is based in an 18,000sq ft facility at Silverstone. The staff roster numbers just 40 to produce not only the Mini Remastered but also this Aston Martin lookalike Speedback Beatles albums at 50 can now be improved, apparently....
14:00, 07/13/2019

New Cars That Need to Die (and Driving a '90s JDM Rally Cheating Legend) Automotive technology changes, design moves forward, performance capabilities climb. But for some reason there are cars that seem to not even get a hint of that innovation. Cars like the Mitsubishi Mirage, the Chevy Impala, and even the Toyota Land C...
01:00, 06/22/2019

RPT-VW and Ford close to deal on self-driving cars, VW says Volkswagen and Ford are close to reaching a deal on a partnership for developing self-driving cars, the German carmaker's chief executive said on Thursday....
15:26, 06/13/2019

Hyundai and Kia to invest in self-driving startup Aurora Hyundai Motor Co said on Thursday it would invest in self-driving car software startup Aurora along with Kia Motors Corp to speed up development of autonomous vehicle technologies....
02:39, 06/13/2019

Will he? Won't he? How Trump's impulses are driving his Iran policy Everything Trump has done in relation to Iran, driven by his duelling impulses, has kept the US on a trajectory towards conflictOrdering airstrikes and then calling them off at the last minute is one way of working through the contradictions in your ...
21:13, 06/21/2019

VW, Ford cooperate on self-driving, electric car technology Volkswagen is investing billions in a company partially owned by Ford that develops technology for self-driving cars. VW chief Herbert Diess didn't rule out deepening the two companies' alliance in the future....
01:39, 07/13/2019

This self-driving start-up wants to do more than just deliver groceries to your doorstep According to Crunchbase data, start-up AutoX has raised around $43 million in funds, and that includes an investment from China's Dongfeng Motor Group....
19:39, 04/28/2019

Quiz: Would you still pass your driving theory test? There are regional variations in how easy it is to pass your practical driving test – but there is also the theory part. Could you still pass?Newly released figures show that there are some areas of the country where it appears to be much easier to p...
17:39, 08/23/2019

VW and Ford close to deal on self-driving cars, VW says Volkswagen and Ford are close to reaching a deal on a partnership for developing self-driving cars, the German carmaker's chief executive said on Thursday....
15:26, 06/13/2019

Get Yourself Some Driving Shoes; The Loafer’s Fun and Sporty Cousin When I pitched a story on driving shoes to my editor, he wrote back “had to google ‘driving shoes’ but sure” (hi Shep!). So before diving into why I love this off-duty footwear style so much, it seems worthwhile to provide some quick context and expl...
04:52, 07/13/2019

Help wanted: Humans needed for self-driving trucking Two self-driving upstarts -- TuSimple and Starsky Robotics -- want to ensure they develop and retain the human work force needed to keep their automated trucks rolling....
21:13, 06/13/2019

GTA 3's Liberty City Now In Crazy Driving Game BeamNG, a very fun driving game that’s mostly about destroying cars in the best way possible, now lets you smash stuff up on the streets of Grand Theft Auto 3's Liberty City, without any hassles like health meters or police intervention....
04:26, 07/24/2019

The injustice driving Ethiopian Israeli protests An off-duty police officer was in a playground with his family when he saw two men fighting, according to police accounts, which have been challenged by eye-witnesses. When the officer identified himself, police said the men threw stones at him. Fear...
07:00, 07/04/2019

Police to crack down on impaired driving through Labor Day WASHINGTON (AP) — About 30,000 police officers will be out on the roads around the country through the Labor Day weekend to crack down on impaired driving. It’s an annual effort, but this year poses potential risks to immigrants who fear gettin...
02:00, 08/15/2019

David Beckham gets six-month driving ban - Reports "Former England soccer captain David Beckham was banned from driving for six months on Thursday after admitting using his mobile phone while driving, the BBC reported."...
17:26, 05/09/2019

Teens awarded for Distracted Driving PSAs The Tucson Police Department teamed up with local teenagers to address the dangers of distracted driving. Students at local high schools created Public Service Announcements highlighting the risks of the potentially deadly behavior. Students from Tan...
09:13, 05/15/2019

NYC's first self-driving shuttle service launches tomorrow Beginning tomorrow, Optimus Ride will run six autonomous shuttles in the Brooklyn Navy Yard. While other companies have tested self-driving shuttles in New York City, Optimus Ride claims this is the first self-driving vehicle system to launch in both...
21:26, 08/06/2019

Ford will test new self-driving cars in Detroit Ford is testing a new fleet of self-driving vehicles in its homebase of Detroit. Argo AI, Ford's autonomous vehicle arm, announced it would deploy its third-generation vehicles in Detroit and Corktown. The Ford Fusion Hybrids will be equipped wi...
00:13, 06/13/2019

Hyundai And Kia To Invest In Self-Driving Start-Up Aurora Hyundai Motor Co said on Thursday it would invest in self-driving car software startup Aurora along with Kia Motors Corp to speed up development of autonomous vehicle technologies....
08:00, 06/13/2019

For the first time ever U.S. mail will be carried by self-driving trucks The U.S. Postal Service looks to add self-driving trucks to their fleet. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the story.        ...
19:26, 05/22/2019

Apple’s reportedly buying a self-driving car AI startup Apple seems to be accelerating its self-driving efforts again. According to a report by Bloomberg, the company’s set to buy Drive.ai – an American startup that works on AI that aids autonomous vehicles. According to The Information, this is going to ...
11:00, 06/10/2019

Car Companies Train Focus on Distracted Driving Combating distracted driving has long been a frustrating challenge for car companies, regulators and law enforcement. New technologies, including eye-tracking cameras and steering sensors, aim to help solve that problem....
02:00, 06/16/2019

Five converging forces that are driving technological evolution Today’s digital age is delivering unparalleled technological innovations in which artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT) are combining to make devices and enterprises intelligent, responsive and ever more connected. This...
15:13, 07/22/2019

GM Faces Pushback on US Self-Driving Vehicle Plan GM faces pushback over its request that US regulators waive some safety standards to make it possible to deploy a fleet of driverless cars without steering wheels, other human controls....
14:39, 05/23/2019

Vettel not "driving my best" with "unnatural" responding F1 Ferrari Sebastian Vettel is aware he is not "driving at my best" at the start of the 2019 Formula 1 season because the way his Ferrari is responding on-track feels "unnatural"...
17:00, 05/01/2019

Florida allows self-driving car tests without backup drivers Companies that want to test their self-driving cars will have an easier time of it in the Sunshine State. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis recently signed a bill allowing companies to test autonomous vehicles without backup drivers. It also lets occupan...
00:13, 06/17/2019

Mom busted for driving while kids sat in inflatable pool on top of car An Illinois woman was arrested for allegedly driving her SUV while her daughters sat in an inflatable pool on its roof. Jennifer A. Janus Yeager, 49, was pulled over Tuesday afternoon by police after she was seen cruising in an Audi Q5 on Route 2 in ...
18:26, 07/10/2019

Woman in BMW busted for driving with 46 license suspensions A Suffolk County woman was arrested this week for driving with not one, not two, not three, but 46 license suspensions — which she racked up on 14 different occasions, according to cops. Juwel Johnson, 38, couldn’t have cared less about h...
11:39, 07/26/2019

Rhode Island cop pulls over self-driving vehicle PROVIDENCE — A self-driving shuttle got pulled over by police on its first day carrying passengers on a new Rhode Island route. Providence Police Chief Hugh Clements said an officer pulled over the odd-looking autonomous vehicle because he had never ...
22:13, 05/16/2019

Fix Overcrowded Roads by Driving the Tiniest Fiat Say it’s the mid-1970s and you drive the heavy traffic streets of Roma, Italia every day. The streets are filled with gigantic Fiat X1/9s, Alfasuds, and old Autobianchi Bianchinas. These four-wheeled pleasure barges are clogging your good city street...
19:52, 05/26/2019

USPS is experimenting with self-driving mail trucks The USPS is thinking of hauling your mail and packages across the country with the help of self-driving trucks. It has awarded San Diego self-driving truck company TuSimple with a contract for a two-week pilot, wherein the firm's vehicles will p...
15:26, 05/21/2019

GM faces pushback on U.S. self-driving vehicle plan General Motors Co faces pushback over its request that U.S. regulators waive some automobile safety standards to make it possible to deploy a ride-sharing fleet of driverless cars without steering wheels or other human controls....
23:52, 05/22/2019

What’s Driving You Crazy? Houghton between Irvington and 22nd TUCSON – Houghton between Irvington and 22nd is What’s Driving You Crazy. Drivers said, traffic bottlenecks in the morning and evening rush hours, causing a lot of backup. News 4 Tucson viewer, Deborah wrote in and said, “Why is thi...
05:13, 05/13/2019

Here's Chris Harris Driving The Ancestor Of All Porsches The Type 64—commonly cited as being the first Porsche ever made even though it actually technically isn’t a Porsche-branded car, proper—is as important as it is iconic. A strange little vehicle somewhere in between a Volkswagen and the Porsches we’ve...
19:26, 08/09/2019

Google Maps shows your speed while you're driving Google isn't just counting on speed limits in Maps to encourage safe driving -- it's now showing your actual speed. Android Police has learned that Google Maps is rolling out an optional speedometer that kicks in while you're using dr...
19:52, 06/06/2019

I’ll be driving the new Subaru Legacy tomorrow, and I can’t help but think that it is time for a rev I’ll be driving the new Subaru Legacy tomorrow, and I can’t help but think that it is time for a revival of the incredible car/truck Baja. While the Baja has been dead for over a decade—available from 2003-2006—the hacked up Legacy still continues to...
04:00, 08/20/2019

Official apologizes for comment about driving while blonde A suburban Kansas City school board president has apologized for equating treatment of blondes to racist treatment of black people during a conversation about racial diversity....
19:13, 05/21/2019

This ‘hot’ Tennessee cop is driving social media crazy A young police officer from Tennessee has become an overnight social media sensation after starring in a two-minute video explaining a new hands-free driving law on behalf of the Knoxville Police Department....
02:00, 07/06/2019

Despite High Hopes, Self-Driving Cars Are ‘Way in the Future’ Ford and other companies say the industry overestimated the arrival of autonomous vehicles, which still struggle to anticipate what other drivers and pedestrians will do....
11:26, 07/17/2019

What’s Driving You Crazy? Pedestrians using the HAWK Beacon TUCSON – People at a pedestrian crossing is What’s Driving You Crazy. News 4 Tucson viewer, Steve wrote in and said, “People don’t seem to know whether to stop or go at the flashing red lights.” News 4 Tucson’s All...
04:26, 05/20/2019

Mexico, China tariffs driving markets down Stocks tumbled on Wall Street Friday after the U.S. announced plans to expand its trade war to Mexico. (May 31)        ...
20:52, 05/31/2019

DJ LeMahieu continues to be Yankees’ driving force The Yankees’ lineup continues to get stronger with the addition of Edwin Encarnacion, the return of Giancarlo Stanton and the imminent arrival of Aaron Judge, but it has been DJ LeMahieu who has consistently anchored the offense. Without him, the Yan...
05:13, 06/20/2019

The Moment When You Commit to Driving Down a Flight of Stairs We’re all trying to get more exercise, but most of us don’t bring our Acura SUVs along for the ride. A woman attempting to leave the fancy Sheraton Wall Centre hotel in Vancouver on Friday morning ended up getting her steps in, but scrapped the hell ...
21:13, 07/20/2019

The ‘bad guy’ mentality driving Mets’ Edwin Diaz Mets closer Edwin Diaz saved some time for a Q&A session with Post columnist Steve Serby. Q: How do you want to be remembered one day? A: I want to be a Hall of Famer. Q: What is your mentality on the mound? A: I try to be the bad guy for [opponents]...
01:39, 05/19/2019

Electrify America will use robots to charge self-driving EVs As self-driving and electric vehicles advance, one fundamental question remains: How will autonomous EVs connect to charging stations? Volkswagen-backed Electrify America and Stable Auto hope to answer that. The two companies are working together to....
22:00, 08/01/2019

BMW, Daimler team up to develop self-driving technology BMW and Daimler said they finalized an agreement to jointly develop self-driving systems and they expected the Level 4 technology to be deployed in mass-market vehicles for private customers starting in 2024....
13:13, 07/04/2019

Robert Wickens is Driving on a Race Track Again After a massive crash on the 7th lap of the 2018 Pocono 500 mile IndyCar race, Robert Wickens was left paralyzed and it has been an incredibly long road to recovery for the talented Canadian driver. Through physical therapy and a lot of hard work on ...
21:52, 07/13/2019

Japan is increasingly renting cars for everything except driving Tokyo-based media outlet The Asahi Shimbun’s Takeho Morita published a quintessentially Japanese story last week: many people who rent cars through vehicle-sharing services across the country don’t drive them at all. Instead, they use them to take na...
12:52, 07/08/2019

UPDATE 1-BMW and Daimler team up on automated driving Some 1,200 developers at BMW and Daimler will team up to develop automated driving technology, the companies said on Thursday, the latest carmakers forced to pool their development resources at a time of shrinking margins....
13:52, 07/04/2019

Synamedia sees pay TV driving growth for three-four years before IPO Pay-TV software maker Synamedia, supplier to Comcast's Sky and AT&T's Direct TV, believes the pay-TV market will continue to grow despite the rise of streaming services such as Netflix and Amazon Prime Video....
22:00, 07/30/2019

Lyft has completed 55,000 self-driving rides in Las Vegas One year ago, Lyft launched its self-driving ride service in Las Vegas. Today, the company announced its 30-vehicle fleet has made 55,000 trips. That makes it the largest commercial program of its kind in the US. Unsurprisingly, Lyft says it's t...
19:13, 05/31/2019

2 men charged with stealing truck they were test driving SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say two men held an employee at a Missouri car dealership at gunpoint and stole a truck they were test driving. Police say the theft ended when the suspects crashed the pickup truck. Twenty-year-old Garrett Eagle a...
17:26, 06/26/2019

BMW Vision M Next: An autonomous car for people who love driving There's a fear from some that when cars drive themselves, that'll be the end of the joy of driving. Why even get behind the wheel if your vehicle can get you to your destination while you sit back and relax? BMW -- which boasts the tag line...
14:00, 06/25/2019

Apple confirms it acquired a self-driving car startup The latest self-driving firm to be consolidated is Drive.ai. The startup has been working on AI tech for autonomous vehicles for a few years, but found itself low on cash in an increasingly competitive market. Now, just as the San Francisco Chronicle...
05:39, 06/26/2019

Wickens driving again is "best therapy" after IndyCar pace laps Robert Wickens says driving again is "the best therapy" after leading parade laps at the Toronto IndyCar race in a specially adapted road car with hand controls...
16:00, 07/16/2019

Dad murdered autistic sons by driving off pier: prosecutors A cold-hearted dad drowned his two severely autistic sons by intentionally driving his family off a California pier for financial gain, prosecutors said Wednesday. Ali Elmezayen was charged with two counts of murder and one count of attempted murder ...
06:39, 07/18/2019

Naomi Osaka on driving force behind her will to succeed: 'Be the best or I'm going to be homeless' Naomi Osaka has had a meteoric rise in tennis after defeating Serena Williams to capture her first major title to winning the Australian Open in the winter....
18:52, 07/17/2019

Waymo will test its self-driving taxis on employees in California Self-driving venture Waymo has been given permission by California authorities to transport people in its robotaxis. According to TechCrunch, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) gave Waymo the green light this week, issuing a permit tha...
22:26, 07/03/2019

Domino's will use self-driving vehicles to deliver pizza in Houston Domino's is determined to make autonomous pizza delivery a practical reality. The chain has unveiled plans to deliver pies to "select" Houston customers later in 2019 using Nuro's self-driving R2 vehicle. If you order online from a partic...
19:00, 06/17/2019

VW and Ford close to deal on self-driving and electric cars: VW Volkswagen and Ford are close to reaching a deal on a partnership for developing self-driving and electric cars, the German carmaker's chief executive said on Thursday....
03:39, 06/14/2019

Self-Driving Cars Have a Problem: Safer Human-Driven Ones The technology that was supposed to give us robo-taxis is making human-driven cars safer at a rate that completely autonomous vehicles may have trouble matching....
01:39, 06/16/2019

Tesla is raising the price of its 'full self-driving' package by $1,000 A couple of months after Tesla started selling the "full self-driving" option again, Elon Musk warned interested customers that its price will "increase substantially over time." The first price hike happened on May 1st, adding $1,000 to the $5,000 -...
11:26, 07/17/2019

Florida man says he would rather 'go to jail' than to his wife as he gets caught driving on sunroof A Florida man claiming he would rather “go to jail” than back home to his wife was arrested Friday after being caught driving on a highway while sitting on top of sunroof....
22:13, 05/11/2019

Police: SC woman stopped for driving drunk on toy truck WALHALLA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina woman who police say was driving drunk will not be cited with a DUI because her vehicle of choice was a toy truck. News outlets quote police as saying that instead they charged 25-year-old Megan Holman with publ...
18:52, 06/14/2019

UN: Misuse of land and agriculture is driving climate change Human beings must change the way we eat and grow our food in order to avert climate change, says a new report from the UN released today. The study breaks down how much harm increased agricultural production -- from farms to cattle ranches to plantat...
23:26, 08/08/2019

Woodland driving for show, putting for dough at U.S. Open Throughout his career Gary Woodland as been better known for his work with a driver than a putter but that all might change after he rode a red-hot flat stick to the top of the U.S. Open leaderboard on Friday....
09:13, 06/15/2019

Volvo and Uber's self-driving production car hits the road Volvo and Uber have whipped the wraps off their first production car capable of full self-driving. The Volvo XC90 SUV base vehicle is kitted out with Uber's self-driving tech, meaning it'll be ready to take to the streets by itself in the f...
15:26, 06/13/2019

Waymo resumes testing self-driving trucks in Arizona Waymo -- Alphabet's autonomous vehicle company -- announced that it would resume testing its trucks on Phoenix freeways. The company had pulled its Class 8 trucks off the road back in 2017, after some brief tests in the state. Tests of the self-...
08:39, 05/30/2019

Apple is reportedly buying self-driving startup Drive.ai Apple is reportedly in the midst of acquiring Drive.ai, the cash-strapped self-driving startup that's pilot testing its autonomous shuttles in Texas. According to The Information, Cupertino is buying the firm in an effort to boost its self-drivi...
19:52, 06/06/2019

Apple reportedly interested in acquiring a self-driving car startup Apple is currently in the process of acquiring a self-driving car startup called Drive.ai, according to a new report from The Information. The report claims that the acquisition is an “acquir-hire,” which is to say that Apple is more so i...
00:13, 06/07/2019

Hackers could use self-driving cars to cause mayhem, study warns In their simulations, the researchers discovered the tipping point at which the number of stalled cars totally halts traffic for a large population. In one test, the team froze traffic in all of Manhattan....
21:39, 07/31/2019

Bad driving leads to $140 million drug bust in Sydney A clumsy driver led police to a A$200 million ($140 million) drug bust in Australia after he crashed a van laden with 270 kg (600 lb) of methamphetamines into a patrol car parked outside a police station in suburban Sydney....
07:39, 07/23/2019

Everything I Learned Driving a Ford Shelby GT350R for 20 Minutes I remember a time when the only type of attention I paid to Ford Mustangs was when they peeled out and crashed from cars and coffee. But then I drove one, which was very good. Then I drove another, which was better. After that, I drove yet another, w...
01:13, 07/23/2019

Running dry: the water crisis driving migration to the US – podcast Nina Lakhani explores how drought and famine are fuelling the wave of migration from Central America to the US. Plus: Emma Graham-Harrison on China and the Hong Kong protestsVictor Funez walks to a cemetery in Nejapa, El Salvador, every day and fills...
06:00, 08/02/2019

5 trends driving end of ownership and growth of subscription economy Changing customer preferences are leading to a new era defined by "the end of ownership." A new global study by The Harris Group shows that 57% of the people surveyed wish that they could own less stuff....
22:13, 07/22/2019

Two-time Indy 500 winner busted for driving while intoxicated His rap sheet includes two previous drunk driving arrests in 2007 and 2011. He also made headlines for an arrest in 2002 after an alcohol-fueled altercation with his then-girlfriend, Yahoo Sports reported....
19:13, 05/20/2019

Bail-reform poster boy busted for driving without license again Bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez allegedly blew three stop signs and a red light — at one point driving the wrong way on a one-way street — trying to outrun cops in the South Bronx, police and sources said Sunday. Hernandez, who was just left o...
22:00, 06/09/2019

Self-driving startup Aurora to buy lidar company Blackmore Self-driving car startup Aurora Innovation Inc said on Thursday it would buy Montana-based Blackmore, a company that develops a detection system known as lidar, used in self-driving technology....
00:26, 05/24/2019

30 Years Of Driving Around The Same Video Game Race Track Silverstone has been home to the British Grand Prix for most of the race’s history, meaning there are over 30 year’s worth of games that let you drive around it. So Chris Rae had the brilliant idea of doing just that, driving one lap around the circu...
03:39, 05/24/2019

Waze is getting a new celebrity voice for driving directions until June's end If you're a long time Waze user, then you're probably familiar with the app's habit to bring in celebrities to give you driving directions. Of course, if you haven't tried out the popular navigation app yet, this is a great chance to give it a go sin...
05:39, 05/24/2019

Driving a Restored Land Rover Defender Is Pure Joy It was hot on Manhattan’s West Side Highway, but for once I didn’t mind. I was sitting tall and happy behind the wheel of a restored Land Rover Defender 110 and I felt like I could go anywhere and conquer anything....
22:26, 07/26/2019

This Uber driver needs a great steering wheel that won't fly off when she's driving Here is a good idea that we stand by: When buying a car, make sure it has a great steering wheel that doesn’t fly off when you’re driving. That would’ve been good advice for the below Uber driver, who, as documented by one unlucky passenger, began st...
16:39, 07/26/2019

The 2020 Audi S6 Just Gave Up Trying to Hide Its Driving Sensors With a new A6 comes the new 2020 Audi S6. It’s now a 48-volt mild hybrid with a 2.9-liter V6 making 444 horsepower and 443 lb-ft of torque. Of course it generally looks like every other Audi sedan—except unlike those, it doesn’t even try to hide its ...
01:52, 07/26/2019

Older drivers are more likely to be distracted by tech while driving, AAA report says Drivers between 55 to 75 years old are more likely to be distracted by in-vehicle technology while driving, according to a new AAA report.       ...
07:52, 07/25/2019

Couple Keeps Austin Weird By Driving Their Couch Down the Road I have discovered my new heroes, and they are the Austin, Texas couple who converted their living room couch into a vehicle—and, yes, even drove it down the street....
23:13, 06/04/2019

Waymo uses evolutionary competition to improve its self-driving cars The process of training self-driving car AI is seldom efficient when you need to either use a massive amount of computing power to train systems in parallel or else have researchers spend ages manually weeding out bad systems. Waymo might have a sma...
10:52, 07/29/2019

How the new Nissan Leaf helped me conquer my fear of driving I’m not a confident driver, so I almost turned down the opportunity to test the new Nissan Leaf for three days – but I’m very glad I didn’t.I learned to drive when I was 19 on the distinctly un-mean streets of Milton Keyne...
21:26, 06/05/2019

GM adds highways to semi-autonomous driving system DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is adding 70,000 miles (113,000 kilometers) of roads across the U.S. and Canada to the area where its Cadillac Super Cruise semi-autonomous driving system can run, including some with cross traffic similar to those that ...
22:52, 06/05/2019

Self-Driving Startup Aurora Bets On Lidar In First Acquisition Aurora recently raised $530 million from investors including Sequoia Capital, Amazon.com Inc. and T. Rowe Price Group Inc. It's acquiring Blackmore Sensors & Analytics, a lidar startup that had raised......
10:13, 05/24/2019

Teen driving at 106mph 'needed bathroom after too many hot wings' A teenager in Canada has blamed a bathroom emergency brought on by "too many hot wings" for his speedy driving, which resulted in him getting a ticket....
22:13, 06/09/2019

Aurora partners with Fiat Chrysler over self-driving tech Self-driving car software startup Aurora said on Sunday it would partner with Fiat Chrysler to build autonomous platforms for commercial vehicles, the latest collaboration with an automaker for the fast-growing Silicon Valley company....
07:00, 06/10/2019

Majority of consumers would welcome self-driving cars, study finds Capgemini's Markus Winkler said engineers and researchers need to work hand-in-hand with marketers and user-experience experts to create self-driving cars that serve customers' needs....
17:52, 05/16/2019

Volvo unveils first fully self-driving vehicle for Uber Uber and automaker Volvo on Wednesday unveiled a new self-driving sport-utility vehicle they say is the next step in reaching autonomous rideshare transportation....
19:26, 06/12/2019

Self-driving vehicle pulled over by curious police officer PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A self-driving shuttle got pulled over by police on its first day carrying passengers on a new Rhode Island route. Providence Police Chief Hugh Clements says an officer pulled over the odd-looking autonomous vehicle because he...
20:39, 05/15/2019

Minnesota minister gets prison for drunken driving fatality A minister has been sentenced to four years in prison for driving drunk and killing a woman who was on her way to work as a Minneapolis 911 dispatcher....
19:13, 05/15/2019

Fan driving van collides with Angela Merkel's jet on German runway An overzealous Angela Merkel fan jumped out of her van at Dortmund Airport Monday to take a picture of the German chancellor but forgot to put on the parking brake which led to a low-speed collision after the vehicle rolled into the nose of the jet....
04:52, 05/15/2019

Students driving autonomous vehicles toward safer future TUCSON – A group of college students from around the country used their summer to help drive autonomous vehicles toward a safer future. The students converged on the University of Arizona for the Research Experience for Undergraduates program, ...
06:13, 08/07/2019

UPDATE 2-Uber unveils next-generation Volvo self-driving car Uber Technologies Inc on Wednesday unveiled its newest Volvo self-driving car in Washington as it works to eventually deploy vehicles without drivers under some limited conditions....
01:13, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Hyundai and Kia to invest in self-driving startup Aurora Hyundai Motor Co said on Thursday it would invest in self-driving car software startup Aurora along with Kia Motors Corp to speed up development of autonomous vehicle technologies....
04:00, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 3-Uber unveils next-generation Volvo self-driving car Uber Technologies Inc unveiled its newest Volvo self-driving car in Washington on Wednesday as it works to eventually deploy vehicles without drivers under some limited conditions....
04:00, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Uber to unveil next-generation Volvo self-driving car Uber Technologies Inc on Wednesday will unveil its newest Volvo self-driving car in Washington as it works to eventually deploy vehicles without drivers under some limited conditions....
17:13, 06/12/2019

Driverless cars are years away, but self-driving forklifts have arrived For several years, executives of tech and automobile companies have been promising that fully autonomous vehicles will soon become a common sights in streets and roads. But we’re well into 2019, and self-driving cars are still making stupid mistakes....
19:52, 05/16/2019

U.S. Postal Service Starts Testing Self-Driving Trucks The U.S. Postal Service is testing self-driving trucks on a more than 1,000-mile mail run between Phoenix and Dallas, the post office’s first use of the technology for long hauls....
14:39, 05/21/2019

Volvo designers are driving around in mixed-reality headsets I'm sitting in a Volvo XC60 in Italy when a moose appears from out of a doorway. Except that none of this is real. I'm actually sat in an office chair in a San Francisco office building, wearing Varjo's XR-1 mixed-reality headset. It&#...
17:00, 05/29/2019

Automotive writer goes missing while test-driving motorcycle SAN FRANCISCO — Authorities using boats and drones searched a Northern California river Monday for a veteran automotive journalist who went missing while test-driving a motorcycle for a story. Calaveras County Lt. Anthony Eberhardt said crews were se...
08:13, 06/11/2019

Demand for soy and meat by major brands driving deforestation Some of the world's largest brands have been accused of "destroying our children's future" after a report found an area of forest twice the size of the UK was destroyed for products such as soy in a decade....
12:26, 06/11/2019

Multimatic's new driving simulator near Detroit will create 50 jobs The Canadian auto supplier -- most recently known for building Ford's $450,000 GT supercar -- will develop technology for hybrid and electric vehicles at a driving simulation center near Detroit. ...
18:52, 05/17/2019

Should I Feel Guilty for Test Driving a Car That I Have No Intention of Buying? As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are discussing free gifts with test drives, dual-clutch transmission worries, ...
20:52, 07/19/2019

UPDATE 1-End of the road for Volkswagen's self-driving Aurora deal Volkswagen has ended its partnership with self-driving car software firm Aurora, two days after the Silicon Valley start-up said it would build autonomous platforms for commercial vehicles with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles....
00:26, 06/12/2019

An Outside Hedge Fund Is Driving Steve Cohen's Gains Billionaire Steve Cohen’s hedge fund is up about 10% this year. But a significant part of that return has come from a money manager who doesn’t work at Mr. Cohen’s fund....
17:26, 08/05/2019

Ford launches testing of new self-driving fleet in Detroit Ford Motor Co's majority owned autonomous vehicle subsidiary, Argo AI, launched its new fleet of self-driving test vehicles - Ford Fusion Hybrid - in Detroit on Wednesday, expanding its presence to five U.S. cities....
13:00, 06/12/2019

Volkswagen ends deal with self-driving startup Aurora Volkswagen is cutting ties with Silicon Valley self-driving startup Aurora after only a year, amidst talks of working with Ford's Argo AI instead. Financial Times reported the news of the split, adding that VW expects to reach a deal with Argo A...
14:00, 06/12/2019

Self-driving startup Voyage faces IP-related suit Engineering firm Sucxess contends Voyage violated two patents by using patented technology to convert regular production Ford Fusions and Chrysler Pacificas into autonomous-vehicle test mules....
20:26, 05/14/2019

Nissan gives Japan version of Infiniti Q50 self-driving upgrade, more hp The sporty Skyline sedan – the Japanese market version of the Infiniti Q50 – is receiving a high-tech, midcycle update with more power and true hands-free highway driving....
06:13, 07/16/2019

Google and Renault-Nissan Are Teaming Up On Self-Driving Cars Yet another company partners with Google’s self-driving car division, AKA Alphabet’s self-driving car division, AKA Waymo; everyone seems to hate Trump’s new EPA rules; and supersonic jets. All that and more in the Morning Shift for June 20, 2019....
20:52, 06/20/2019

Land Rover Discovery: driving the original 30 years on Land Rover celebrated the Disco's 30th anniversary at Goodwood. We revisit the first one to see why it was such a hit Developing new cars on the kind of budget that a German company would spend on a new dashboard has long been a speciality of the Br...
18:00, 07/08/2019

L.A. to Vegas and Back by Electric Car: 8 Hours Driving; 5 More Plugged In You’ll need to charge your vehicle more often than filling a gas tank, it takes longer, and the chargers can be scarce. Here’s how one road trip went....
09:13, 06/22/2019

Five automakers back Toyota's and Softbank's self-driving business Tech companies and automakers have been setting differences aside and merging forces in hopes of getting themselves a piece of the self-driving pie as early as possible. Late last year, Toyota and Softbank teamed up to establish a joint venture calle...
00:52, 06/29/2019

Waymo is rain-testing its self-driving cars in Florida Waymo hopes its autonomous driving tech can withstand Florida's notorious rainy season. The company announced today that it will be rain testing a set of Chrysler Pacificas and a Jaguar I-Pace throughout the Sunshine State over the next several ...
21:52, 08/20/2019

Persecution driving Christians out of Middle East – report Millions uprooted from homes, says UK-commissioned report, with many jailed and killedPervasive persecution of Christians, sometimes amounting to genocide, is ongoing in parts of the Middle East, and has prompted an exodus in the past two decades, ac...
01:00, 05/03/2019

BMW and Daimler partner to develop automated driving technology BMW and Daimler are teaming up to develop automated driving technology the latest carmakers forced to pool development resources as margins shrink.Read More...
10:00, 07/05/2019

GM's self-driving unit is close to receiving a $2.25 billion boost It took more than a year, but GM's self-driving company is close to receiving a giant cash infusion. Cruise Automation confirmed to Reuters that the Committee on Foreign Investment in the US (CFIUS) had approved SoftBank's $2.25 billion in...
04:26, 07/07/2019

Drunk FDNY firefighter busted driving 100 mph: cops A city firefighter was busted for allegedly driving drunk in Queens early Monday after getting stopped while doing 100 mph in a 50-mph zone, cops said. FDNY firefighter David Fung, 27, was pulled over just after 2 a.m. on Grand Central Parkway near 8...
00:13, 08/13/2019

This bus driving simulator game plays like Snake, and looks like a blast If you ever owned a Nokia dumb phone from the 90s, you probably played the hell out of Snake, which came pre-loaded on most models back then. Now, Seattle-based indie studio Stovetop has a wacky take on the original that replaces the pixel-width snak...
11:00, 05/02/2019

Ford partners with VW on electric vehicles, self-driving cars Ford and Volkswagen AG will expand their alliance to include electric vehicles and collaborate with Argo AI to develop self-driving vehicles, the companies announced Friday....
18:52, 07/12/2019

Baby boomers driving new interest in communal living The 1970s phenomenon of communal living is making a comeback in the United States, popular among retiring baby boomers looking to reduce their environmental footprint and stay connected socially....
19:52, 07/11/2019

Frequently driving your young athlete to games? These are the best cars for you Young athletes today compete year-round in a variety of clubs and travel to tournaments, usually with staggering amounts of equipment.       ...
16:52, 06/26/2019

International Yoga Day: Tips For Stress Free Driving Restless drivers, potholes, bottlenecks at flyovers, unusual road blocks and many other things leave us stressed. We give you tips to tackle them all on International Yoga Day....
21:39, 06/21/2019

David Beckham gets six-month driving ban for using phone at wheel: BBC Former England soccer captain David Beckham was banned from driving for six months on Thursday after admitting using his mobile phone while driving, the BBC reported....
17:00, 05/09/2019

Are millennials really driving ‘cancel culture’ - or is it their overcautious critics? Older generations argue that young people’s insistence on equality in all things – including books – threatens to stifle free speech. But is that always true?I wouldn’t normally air my dirty literary linen in public, but here goes. When I finished wr...
18:26, 07/10/2019

Vince Vaughn convicted of reckless driving for DUI arrest LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Vince Vaughn has been convicted of reckless driving after his arrest for failing a drunken driving test last year. An attorney for the 49-year-old “Wedding Crashers” star entered a no contest plea to the misdemean...
03:39, 05/04/2019

What’s Driving You Crazy? More lanes needed on the east side TUCSON – A road on the east side is What’s Diving You Crazy. News 4 Tucson viewer Heberto wrote in and said, “22nd between Camino Seco and Harrison needs one more lane.” Your wish might come true. But it might be awhile. 22nd ...
08:39, 05/05/2019

David Beckham gets six-month driving ban for using phone at wheel Former footballer pleaded guilty after a member of the public spotted the offenceDavid Beckham has been banned from driving for six months for using his mobile phone while driving his Bentley in the West End of London.The football star, 43, previousl...
21:13, 05/09/2019

SoftBank, Toyota's self-driving car venture to add five more automakers: sources The self-driving car joint venture of SoftBank Corp and Toyota Motor will receive investment from a further five Japanese automakers, two sources familiar with the matter said, broadening backing for the all-Japan effort....
07:52, 06/27/2019

That Texting-While-Driving Ticket Can Also Lead to a Car Insurance Penalty Many insurers charge the penalty for three years after the violation, meaning you’ll be paying the price long after the check for your ticket has cleared....
15:26, 06/28/2019

12-year-old crashes car, killing man and dog after father let her practice driving A child hit and killed a man and his dog with a car in Texas after her father allowed her to drive his Ford Explorer, police said. Tomas Mejia Tol, 42, was arrested Thursday by Houston police and charged with criminally negligent homicide and endange...
21:52, 08/17/2019

Waymo's self-driving tech needs one big thing to succeed: More humans Despite aggressive technical strides, Waymo needs one thing before its self-driving cars become a seriously useful transportation system: people. We talked to the ones closest to it....
19:13, 08/17/2019

David Beckham banned from driving for using phone behind the wheel A prosecutor said a member of the public spotted the former soccer star holding a phone while driving through central London on Nov. 21.        ...
23:26, 05/09/2019

Looks Like Ghost Recon: Breakpoint Will Be a Good Driving Game Some of the best video game driving experiences are in shooters. Well, if you equate “more visually extreme and abstract” with “best.” I do, and I really want to play the new Tom Clancy Ghost Recon: Breakpoint game after seeing that it’s full of bugg...
03:00, 05/10/2019

2019 Mazda 3s Recalled for Wheels That Could Fall Off During Driving If you happen to be driving your 2019 Mazda 3 and hear or feel some very unnatural rattling, then your car might be one of the ones affected by the recall for wheels that could fall off during driving. You need to get that checked immediately....
16:00, 07/01/2019

Asleep at the wheel: Japanese rental cars used for anything but driving Surveys shed light on unusual habits of drivers who return cars with zero mileage on clockCar rental companies in Japan have figured out why some customers are returning their vehicles with barely a mile on the clock.Rather than travel from from A to...
14:39, 07/15/2019

Mom drowns herself, twin daughters by driving into river: cops A Michigan woman drowned herself and her twin daughters by intentionally driving into the Kalamazoo River, authorities said Tuesday. Two other girls were in the car with the 44-year-old woman, but she let them out before she drove into the water in K...
10:26, 06/19/2019

VW investment vaults Argo into top ranks of self-driving firms Volkswagen AG's $2.6-billion investment in Ford Motor Co's Argo AI self-driving unit, announced on Friday, immediately vaults the two-year-old Pittsburgh-based startup into the top ranks in the sector....
14:39, 07/12/2019

Android phones are getting an Assistant-powered driving mode Google Assistant is about to become a much more helpful passenger while you're on the road. The assistant is getting a new "driving mode" with voice commands that should make it easier to interact with your device and access the information you ...
23:00, 05/07/2019

Tips for Driving Fast With a High Center of Gravity Being aware of your center of gravity is a big part of aggressively driving a truck, UTV or anything else that’s high off the ground without hurting yourself. Rally driver Wyatt Knox from Team O’Neil Rally School talks a little bit about that in this...
06:13, 05/11/2019

This Guy Still Driving His Unrestored 1957 Corvette Has Life Figured Out Listening to Richard Huxley talk about the 1957 Corvette he’s had for 47 years is as relaxing as it is inspiring. He’s not interested in auction values, or catalog-correctness, or keeping the car garaged all winter. He’s interested in driving....
04:13, 07/12/2019

Man Shot While Driving Home On Lexington’s Southeast Side LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — One person was hospitalized after being shot early Monday on Lexington’s southeast side. Authorities say the shooting occurred about 3 a.m. on Patchen Drive. The victim told police he noticed a car in the parking...
13:13, 06/24/2019

Younger generation driving environmentally-friendly changes: study The younger generation is driving the change for “eco-households,” according to new research. While parents have a duty to educate their children on respecting the Earth, results found 76 percent of parents actually feel their child is the one advoca...
23:00, 06/18/2019

Apple once envisioned retractable bumpers for its self-driving cars Apple once dreamed of self-driving cars with retractable bumpers. In 2015, the company filed a patent for "extendable bumpers" with the US Patent and Trademark Office. The patent was published this morning, but even if Apple were once serious about a...
19:26, 07/02/2019

UPS buys stake in self-driving truck startup TuSimple The investment by UPS Ventures underscores bets that autonomous vehicle technology can expand more rapidly in commercial vehicles than in self-driving taxis....
19:39, 08/15/2019

11 companies propose guiding principles for self-driving vehicles A coalition of 11 companies published a whitepaper describing a framework for the development, testing, and validation of "safe" autonomous vehicles.Read More...
06:13, 07/03/2019

A Ford-VW alliance with Argo could redraw self-driving sector An expanded alliance between Ford Motor Co and Volkswagen AG that includes a partnership in Ford self-driving unit Argo AI could redraw the balance of power in autonomous vehicles....
00:39, 07/12/2019

Lexington Officer Accused Of DUI While Driving Police Cruiser LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Lexington police officer was arrested Tuesday night in Harrison County and charged with driving under the influence. He was driving his police cruiser at the time, officials say. A Lexington police spokeswoman confir...
15:26, 05/08/2019

2019 Independence Day: Top 5 Patriotic Driving Holiday Destinations It's been 73 years since India gained her independence from the British Raj and our country has come a long way since then! We list out top driving holiday destinations which will make you feel proud......
01:13, 08/16/2019

Violence Against Women in El Salvador Is Driving Them to Suicide — Or to the U.S. Border The reporting for this project was supported by the Pulitzer Center It’s hard to grasp the scale of El Salvador’s problem with gender violence. In the Central American country of just six million people, one woman was the victim of a femi...
19:39, 05/14/2019

Tesla delays price hike for self-driving upgrade You'll still have at least a few more weeks to order a Tesla with the Full Self-Driving upgrade before the price hike kicks in. Elon Musk said Tesla had "postponed" the $1,000 increase until cars received version 10 software with "smart summon"...
10:39, 08/22/2019

Volvo's self-driving buses and trucks will run on NVIDIA tech Volvo's self-driving trucks will have some familiar hardware under the hood. The automaker has signed a deal with NVIDIA that will use the chip company's Drive platform to "train, test and deploy" a slew of large self-driving vehicles that...
18:39, 06/18/2019

Volkswagen investment vaults Argo into top ranks of self-driving firms Volkswagen AG's $2.6-billion investment in Ford Motor Co's Argo AI self-driving unit, announced on Friday, immediately vaults the two-year-old Pittsburgh-based startup into the top ranks in the sector....
14:52, 07/12/2019

Nissan to Debut Hands-Free Driving in Japan This Year Nissan is set to join the hands-free driving club with the release of ProPilot 2.0, Automotive News reports. It will only be in Japan for now, although the company says it expects to roll out to other markets in the future....
18:52, 05/20/2019

UPS buys stake in TuSimple, testing self-driving trucks in Arizona UPS said on Thursday it has bought a minority stake in self-driving company TuSimple, and the world's largest package delivery company has been testing the startup's autonomous trucks since May on a busy freight route in Arizona....
16:26, 08/15/2019

Illinois mother accused of driving with kids on top of SUV in inflatable pool An Illinois woman was arrested after authorities say she was spotted driving around with her kids sitting in an inflatable pool on top of her car.        ...
19:13, 07/10/2019

I'm Tired of Daily Driving a Shitbox So I'm Hunting for a Decent Winter Car I’ve been ferociously hunting Facebook Marketplace lately for a new winter vehicle, as I’ve grown tired of driving my deeply-flawed 1995 Jeep Cherokee. It has to go, but what should replace it?...
00:39, 05/08/2019

The USPS Is Testing Self-Driving Trucks to Deliver Your Mountain of Packages The famous United States Postal Service motto says, “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.” Well, that’s never been truer now that the USPS is testing self-driving ...
23:13, 05/21/2019

A Ford-Volkswagen alliance with Argo could redraw self-driving sector An expanded alliance between Ford Motor Co and Volkswagen AG that includes a partnership in Ford self-driving unit Argo AI could redraw the balance of power in autonomous vehicles....
02:52, 07/12/2019

Carnegie Mellon will help Argo AI advance its self-driving vehicle tech Ford's autonomous vehicle arm Argo AI is already testing self-driving vehicles in a handful of cities. But the company has a few key puzzles to solve before it can deploy its fleets on a large scale. To help answer the remaining questions -- lik...
06:13, 06/25/2019

Mom driving drunk with child in car hits, kills cyclist: cops A mom who was allegedly driving while drunk and speeding with her 4-year-old son in the back seat has been charged with killing a cyclist in Brooklyn, police said Monday. Treasure Liggins was speeding eastbound on Avenue D in Canarsie with her kid in...
20:39, 06/10/2019

Nissan's ProPilot 2.0 driver assist allows hands-off highway driving Nissan's ProPilot driver assist could comfortably control the car with little to no input already, as Autoblog experienced on a road trip last year, but it still required a driver's hand on the wheel. Now the company has announced ProPilot ...
05:13, 05/17/2019

China’s Didi Chuxing spins off autonomous driving unit Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing has decided to move more aggressively on developing its technology by spinning out its self-driving car unit.Read More...
14:39, 08/05/2019

Father charged with murder for driving sons with autism off L.A. pier A father accused of driving his family off a California pier and killing his two severely autistic sons in order to cash in on their exorbitant life insurance policies was charged Wednesday with capital murder. Ali F. Elmezayen, 44, was charged with ...
18:00, 07/21/2019

Waymo's self-driving system has driven 10 billion virtual miles The 10 million miles Waymo's self-driving vehicles have driven in the real world is a feat in and of itself, but that figure is just a tiny fraction of what it has driven in simulation. At TechCrunch Sessions: Mobility, the Alphabet-owned compan...
11:13, 07/11/2019

Google spinoff, Lyft team up to offer self-driving car rides SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google’s self-driving car spinoff Waymo is teaming up with Lyft in Arizona to attempt to lure passengers away from ride-hailing market leader Uber. The alliance announced Tuesday will allow anyone with the Lyft app in the P...
00:52, 05/08/2019

Illegal driving instructor complaints rarely result in conviction News 15 Aug, 2019 DVSA data reveals 961 complaints have been made about unqualified driving instructors since 2014, but just 18 convictions have been secured...
05:13, 08/16/2019

Tesla is hurting but electric and self-driving cars are still a good investment Tesla is having a brutal year. But the company's missed sales forecasts and weakening demand shouldn't scare investors away from the electric vehicle business....
23:13, 05/16/2019

McLaren's motorsport data learnings are driving innovation in health The organisation is taking what it has learned in the motorsport industry from capturing data off fast-moving vehicles and applying it to the automotive, public transport, and health industries as well....
03:13, 05/21/2019

Varjo teams up with Volvo to enable safe driving with AR headsets Varjo has announced a partnership with Volvo to enable safe driving with an augmented reality headset that you could eventually wear while driving.Read More...
16:00, 05/29/2019

Waymo hires former Anki staff to lead its self-driving trucks Anki's robotic toy business is no more, but the expertise behind it might live on. Waymo has hired 13 of Anki's robotics experts to head its self-driving truck efforts. The recruits include Anki co-founder Boris Sofman as well as five eng...
22:26, 06/27/2019

Freshly Published Patent Keeps the Dream of an Apple Self-Driving Car Alive Bumpy car rides suck and a newly published patent reveals Apple has fairly recently been exploring a “fully-actuated suspension system” using variable pressure air springs and a haptic-feedback system to create a smoother ride.Read more......
03:00, 06/01/2019

GM Cruise to delay commercial launch of self-driving cars to beyond 2019 General Motors Co's self-driving unit, Cruise, said on Wednesday it was delaying the commercial deployment of cars past its target of 2019 as more testing of the vehicles was required....
17:39, 07/24/2019

Police stop sports car driver for speeding, 10 minutes after driving off lot Canadian police impounded a man’s McLaren sports car for speeding on a highway, 10 minutes after he drove it off the lot.        ...
18:13, 07/01/2019

GM's self-driving car division postpones launch of robot taxis General Motors is delaying the launch of its self-driving cars, which it had promised to launch in the form of a ride-sharing service this year.       ...
22:52, 07/24/2019

Self-driving vehicles could clog Canada’s streets, experts warn Tranportation experts say autonomous vehicles could lead to traffic and congestion increasing by up to 30 per cent in cities like Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver....
16:00, 05/26/2019

5-year-old girl seriously injured in alleged drunk driving crash A 57-year-old woman was charged in an alleged drunk driving crash that seriously injured a little girl in Suffolk County, police said Sunday. Sandra Stewart slammed her 2001 Toyota Camry head-on into a 2006 Honda SUV while she turned onto Joshua’s Pa...
18:13, 05/26/2019

SoftBank's service to help power self-driving buses, farm machinery Japan's SoftBank Corp said on Monday it will launch a service this year that would use satellite navigation data and the telco's mobile base stations to help power self-driving buses, drones and farm machinery....
12:00, 06/03/2019

BMW, Daimler Finalise Deal To Deploy Self-Driving Technology In Vehicles BMW and Daimler on Thursday said they had finalised the agreement and that they expected the technology to be deployed in mass-market vehicles from 2024....
11:13, 07/05/2019

Intel and the auto industry pen first safety rules for self-driving cars Intel and a team of automotive companies have teamed up to create new guidelines for autonomous vehicles. The intention of the "Safety First Automated Driving" paper, published today, is to establish a framework of universal safety principles that al...
20:13, 07/02/2019

Iran's recession is driving a growth slowdown among region's oil exporters, IMF says U.S. sanctions on Iran, oil production cuts and tighter fiscal conditions have all led to lower growth forecasts for the region's crude producers, the IMF reported Monday....
17:13, 04/29/2019

These 20 common grocery store items are driving up the cost of your bill the most Americans today pay an average of 19.1% more on grocery items than they did 10 years ago due to several factors.        ...
14:26, 04/29/2019

Waymo bringing self-driving trucks to Phoenix area freeways PHOENIX (AP) — Google’s self-driving vehicle division says it’s bringing autonomous trucks to the Phoenix area. Waymo announced Wednesday that its fully self-driving tractor-trailers will start driving on freeways this week and will expan...
16:00, 05/30/2019

Toyota plans self-driving escort for Olympic torch and marathon The vehicle is part of the automaker’s wider Olympic transport plans that also include self-driving shuttles and personal mobility devices such as scooters....
15:13, 08/23/2019

Driving a tank in ‘Hell Let Loose’ is the most fun I’ve ever had playing a first-person shooter Games like PUBG and Fortnite have inspired a Battle Royale revolution in the past few years, with many players being instantly drawn to the concept. Whether it’s everyone for themselves or playing in teams, these Battle Royale games are all bas...
05:13, 05/29/2019

Waymo's Self-Driving Cabs Just Got an Important Green Light in California In a significant development for Alphabet’s autonomous vehicle company, Waymo has secured permission to transport passengers in its self-driving taxis in California, but probably not you.Read more......
21:52, 07/03/2019

What’s Driving the Housing Downturn? Interest Rates or Investor Psychology Housing data in 2018 looked ... unhealthy. The "villain" seems obvious -- namely, central bank rate hikes. But now see the charts and evidence that show a different (and far more credible) explanation....
14:13, 05/01/2019

Lyft Makes Self-Driving Research Public in Bid to Speed Development Lyft is making research data on self-driving technology available to the public in a bid to accelerate the development of robotic cars, which is seen as critical to the ride-hailing giant's future......
15:39, 07/24/2019

How to turn an iPhone's 'Do Not Disturb While Driving' mode on or off, or set it to enable automatically Luis Alvarez/Getty Images The iPhone's driving mode is called Do Not Disturb While Driving, and you can turn it on and off automatically, or manually through the Control Center. Driving mode silences notifications and temporarily blocks phone calls ...
22:13, 08/21/2019

Researchers say 'spidey senses' could help self-driving vehicles avoid hazards Researchers want to give cars, planes and drones "spidey senses." That is, they want to give autonomous machines sensors that mimic nature. In a paper published in ACS Nano, a team of researchers -- from Purdue University, Nanyang Technological Unive...
17:52, 05/21/2019

Postal Service tests mail shipments on self-driving trucks PHOENIX (AP) — A self-driving truck company has partnered with the U.S. Postal Service to test autonomous technology on the long-haul route between Phoenix and Dallas. San Diego-based TuSimple is planning for two autonomous trucks to carry mail and p...
21:39, 05/21/2019

BMW's Funny New Steering Wheel Might Solve One of the Many Problems with Self-Driving Cars The upcoming 2021 BMW iNext crossover isn’t just the future of BMW’s electric cars, it’s also meant to be the flagship for BMW’s self-driving system. Because of that, BMW claims it needs a funny-looking polygonal steering wheel....
01:13, 07/23/2019

Self-driving trucks begin delivering mail for US Postal Service The US Postal Service on Tuesday started a two-week test transporting mail across three Southwestern states using self-driving trucks, a step forward in the effort to commercialize autonomous vehicle technology for hauling freight. San Diego-based st...
23:00, 05/21/2019

Roger Clemens’ son Kory charged with drunken driving in Houston HOUSTON — The 30-year-old son of retired pitcher Roger Clemens has been arrested on a drunken driving charge. Officers stopped Kory Allen Clemens early Tuesday after watching the pickup truck he was driving speed down a Houston street and run a red l...
07:39, 05/22/2019

Meet 'Digit', the walking robot for Ford self-driving vans Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it was partnering with walking robots maker Agility Robotics as it designs a planned fleet of self-driving delivery vans that will drop packages at the doorsteps of people's homes....
17:39, 05/22/2019

Tesla's Navigate Is Worse Than Human Driving: Consumer Reports Car buyers have shown that they’re ready to embrace autonomous cars—but are automakers actually equipped to meet that demand? A new Consumer Reports article evaluating the viability of Tesla’s Autopilot software says that we’re... not quite there yet...
18:39, 05/22/2019

Ford wants to use walking robots to help self-driving cars deliver packages Auto giant Ford is teaming up with a robotics company to create an autonomous robot that works with self-driving cars to deliver packages.        ...
19:26, 05/22/2019

IBM, Cera Care to test self-driving car tech in elder homes IBM and British start-up Cera Care plan a six-month pilot to test whether lidar laser sensors, used to help self-driving cars "see", can enable elderly people to stay in their homes for longer - without compromising privacy....
20:00, 05/22/2019

Zendrive raises $37 million to encourage good driving behaviors with AI Zendrive, which uses machine learning and AI to lower insurance premiums by accounting for good driving habits, has raised $37 million in venture capital.Read More...
18:13, 08/20/2019

Christian Benteke facing driving ban after being caught speeding twice in two months Crystal Palace striker Christian Benteke is facing a possible driving ban on the eve of the new Premier League season after he was caught speeding twice in two months....
15:39, 07/31/2019

Ford bought a robotics company to boost its self-driving cars Back in April, Ford chief Jim Hackett admitted that the company overestimated the arrival of self-driving cars. He added that the applications of Ford's first autonomous fleet will likely be narrow, "because the problem is so complex." Now, the ...
14:52, 07/31/2019

U.S. Congress seeks to jump start stalled self-driving car bill Two key committees in the U.S. Congress on Tuesday said they are reviving efforts to pass long-stalled legislation to speed the adoption of self-driving cars....
02:26, 07/31/2019

Toyota to invest $100 million in self-driving and robotic technology start-ups Toyota Motor plans to invest millions in businesses that specialize in autonomous transportation in the automaker's most recent push to step into the self-driving market....
19:26, 05/02/2019

Former Opel CEO Neumann joins board of U.S. self-driving software startup Former Opel CEO Karl-Thomas Neumann has joined the board of California-based Apex.AI, which is working to make open-source self-driving software reliable enough to be used in commercially available vehicles....
17:39, 05/24/2019

Tesla Is Still Using the Phrase 'Full Self-Driving' to Describe Its Cars Even Though It's Wrong Even though I get accused every now and then of being some miserable Tesla-hater who just wants to impede human progress and see Elon Musk weep, I have to deny that. I don’t hate Tesla. I think it’s a fascinating company that has made some really imp...
21:13, 05/29/2019

An archetypal rebel: how Johnson's chief adviser is driving Brexit Boris Johnson has lost no time in making his mark as British prime minister. In two weeks, he has toured the country telling Britons a spending squeeze will end and they will leave the European Union on Oct. 31 no matter what....
17:00, 08/08/2019

Over half a million International Driving Permits bought since February News 17 Jul, 2019 Drivers in the UK have spent more than £3m buying International Driving Permits since February in preparation for a no deal Brexit...
14:39, 07/17/2019

Waymo's Jaguar EV hits public roads for self-driving tests Waymo is putting its Jaguar I-Pace EVs on the road for more public testing, only this time around it's been fully kitted out with self-driving tech. The company confirmed to TechCrunch it started testing the self-driving cars close to its Mounta...
22:00, 06/17/2019

Ford and VW Agree to Share Costs of Self-Driving and Electric Cars A deal announced Friday is an example of how carmakers are joining forces to survive a major shift in technology. But can two longtime rivals cooperate?...
17:00, 07/12/2019

Woman stopped for driving toy truck drunk escapes DUI charge WALHALLA, S.C. — A South Carolina woman who police say was driving drunk will not be cited with a DUI because her vehicle of choice was a toy truck. News outlets quote police as saying that instead they charged 25-year-old Megan Holman with public in...
00:26, 06/15/2019

Reports: Woods sued over bartender's drunk-driving death Tiger Woods is facing a lawsuit from the family of a bartender who worked at one of his restaurants following the staffer's death in a drunk-driving accident, multiple media outlets reported Monday....
05:13, 05/14/2019

CORRECTED-Ford launches testing of new self-driving fleet in Detroit Ford Motor Co's majority owned autonomous vehicle subsidiary, Argo AI, launched its new fleet of self-driving test vehicles - Ford Fusion Hybrid - in Detroit on Wednesday, expanding its presence to five U.S. cities....
19:52, 06/12/2019

Inside the Progressive Grassroots Driving 2020 Democrats to the Left When activists gathered in Philadelphia this week for the annual Netroots Nation convention, they represented the progressive grassroots that is driving the 2020 Democratic presidential field to the left. Although only four candidates attended &mdash...
19:13, 07/14/2019

Japan struggles to convince older people to stop driving A new debate in Japan over the elderly getting behind the wheel has been provoked by a number of recent fatal accidents, including one that claimed the life of a mother and her young daughter....
15:13, 05/09/2019

Cheaper sensors could speed more self-driving cars to market by 2022 The first heavily automated mass-market vehicles for consumers could go on sale as soon as 2022, if one or more vehicle manufacturers adopt a new sub-$500 lidar sensing package being developed by Silicon Valley startup Luminar....
23:00, 06/12/2019

Off-duty FDNY lieutenant busted in Queens for drunk driving An FDNY lieutenant was arrested for drunk driving in Queens after he crashed his SUV, police said Friday. George Hopkins, 51, was off-duty and allegedly driving drunk shortly after 8:50 p.m. Thursday when he crashed his Kia Soul in the area of Homela...
00:13, 07/13/2019

Mom driving SUV in game of 'chicken' strikes, kills 3-year-old son, cops say Authorities say a Houston woman behind the wheel of an SUV struck and killed her 3-year-old son while apparently engaging the child and his siblings in a game of "chicken."...
10:13, 06/23/2019

Thomas in driving seat as Tour rivals lose time Champion Geraint Thomas and his Ineos team found themselves in the Tour de France driving seat after gaining considerable time on a handful of rivals as crosswinds caused chaos in the peloton in the climax of Monday's 10th stage....
20:39, 07/15/2019

Self-driving car service open sources new tool for securing firmware Enlarge (credit: Collin Mulliner) Developing and maintaining secure firmware for tablets, cars, and IoT devices is hard. Often, the firmware is initially developed by a third party rather than in-house. And it can be tough as projects move from inc...
00:13, 08/08/2019

BMW, Tencent to open computing center in China for self-driving cars German automaker BMW and Chinese online gaming giant Tencent Holdings are teaming up to launch a computing center in China that will help develop self-driving cars in the world’s biggest auto market, the companies said on Friday....
05:26, 07/19/2019

U.S. Open: Long-Driving Gary Woodland Putts His Way to Victory Woodland, a former college basketball player who had been 0 for 30 in golf’s four biggest events, outlasted Justin Rose, Adam Scott and the two-time-defending champion, Brooks Koepka....
05:00, 06/17/2019

Electrified Aston Martin DB6: driving a future-proof classic Electric DB6 drives very much like the petrol-fed original Aston Martin Works has turned a petrol DB6 Volante into an ion-fuelled one – and it could be the first of many electric classic Astons Manufacturers keep telling us that electrification is...
20:26, 05/11/2019

Lyft to Offer Waymo Self-Driving Taxis in Suburban Phoenix Lyft’s ride-hailing app will soon begin offering rides from self-driving cars operated by Waymo in suburban Phoenix, in what would be one of the bigger commercial deployments of robot taxis so far....
05:13, 05/08/2019

Bond fans look forward to driving Goldfinger Aston Martin DB5 from Goldfinger film will feature battering rams, retractable bulletproof glass and ability to produce oil slicksIf they’re rich enough, James Bond fans will soon be able to live out their fantasies of driving 007’s Aston Martin DB5, the one feat...
22:26, 05/14/2019

Mercedes-Benz opens new G-Class driving experience centre Extreme off-road site replicates German car maker’s demanding Schoeckl test track Mercedes-Benz has established a new G-Class experience centre near Graz, Austria as part of the 40th-anniversary celebrations for the recently upgraded off-roader. Loc...
14:26, 06/14/2019

Renault and Nissan partner with Waymo to push self-driving tech Research to be conducted in Japan and France as all three companies ramp up autonomous tech programmes Renault and Nissan have announced initial details of a new partnership with self-driving technology development company Waymo.  The two car makers...
12:13, 06/20/2019

2020 Chevy Bolt EV extends driving range by 21 miles General Motors said its battery engineering team extended the Bolt EV's range 21 miles by improving the energy of the cell electrodes through small but impactful chemistry changes....
20:26, 08/23/2019

Why did a Rhode Island police officer pull over a self-driving shuttle on its first day? A curious Rhode Island police officer pulled over a self-driving shuttle hours into its first day carrying passengers.        ...
02:52, 05/16/2019

Stopped, Ticketed, Fined: The Pitfalls of Driving While Black in Ferguson Despite five years of changes in Missouri, black drivers continue to be stopped at much higher rates than white drivers in communities throughout the state....
14:39, 08/06/2019

Domino's brings self-driving pizza delivery pilot to Houston Domino's said the test is scheduled to start late this year and could expand in 2020. Domino’s has more than 6,000 restaurants in the U.S. and, with a tight abor market, the company is experiencing a driver shortage....
18:39, 06/17/2019

It's Time to Give Semi-Autonomous Cars a Driving Test We live, my friends, in a world of anarchy. Chaos reigns over our streets. We live in a society that tolerates half-demented, half-driving barely-robot cars. Teslas that can be fooled with an orange. Cadillacs that stare at you with the eye of Sauron...
19:13, 06/19/2019

Alan Partridge saves Steve Coogan from lengthy driving ban Actor barred for two months after arguing longer ban would mean cancelling new seriesSteve Coogan has escaped a lengthy driving ban after successfully arguing that a new series featuring his Alan Partridge character could not be filmed on public tran...
03:39, 08/14/2019

Nvidia Boosts Self-Driving AI Business With Volvo Trucks Deal Volvo, which demonstrated its first autonomous truck last year, said the partnership would develop a flexible, scalable self-driving system, which is planned to be used first in pilot schemes before......
15:13, 06/18/2019

Russia's Yandex plans bold step for self-driving cars Starting in August, the company intends to remove human safety drivers from five of its autonomous vehicles now operating in the Russian city of Innopolis and conduct completely driverless commercial operations....
19:13, 06/21/2019

Florida officer injured after being struck by teen driving stolen car, police say A Florida police sergeant was treated for his injuries Monday night after a 15-year-old, who was driving a stolen car, crashed into his patrol car, police say. ...
06:52, 07/17/2019

Steve Coogan swerves long driving ban because of Alan Partridge show Steve Coogan will not face a lengthy driving ban after he told a court it would stop him filming a new series featuring his Alan Partridge character....
01:39, 08/14/2019

Tesla loses key Autopilot engineer to self-driving truck start-up Embark The departure of Tesla Autopilot perception lead Zeljko Popovic comes at a critical time, as Tesla is promising its electric vehicles will be capable of operating as "robotaxis" by the end of next year....
22:52, 06/13/2019

The Supreme Court Ruled that You Consent to a Blood Test by Driving on Roads The Supreme Court ruled on some important stuff today with significant implications for the fate of our country for decades to come. This ruling, though, may be the weirdest of the bunch:...
02:00, 06/28/2019

Intel's ultra-efficient AI chips can power prosthetics and self-driving cars Even though the whole 5G thing didn't work out, Intel is is still working on hard on its Loihi "neuromorphic" deep-learning chips, modeled after the human brain. It unveiled a new system, code-named Pohoiki Beach, made up of 64 Loihi chips and 8...
15:39, 07/15/2019

Self-driving trucks begin mail delivery test for U.S. Postal Service The U.S. Postal Service on Tuesday started a two-week test transporting mail across three Southwestern states using self-driving trucks, a step forward in the effort to commercialize autonomous vehicle technology for hauling freight....
15:39, 05/21/2019

Promoted | Best bits of the 2019 Continental Black Chili Driving Experience Find out how we gave a group of passionate driving enthusiasts the chance to experience the latest high-performance tyres on an amazing road trip Back in early July, we took 24 Autocar readers on the journey of a lifetime. Heading to some of the best...
16:26, 07/22/2019

A South Carolina woman was pulled over for driving drunk ... in a motorized toy truck South Carolina woman Megan Holman avoided a DUI after police found her driving drunk because of her unconventional ride: a toy truck.        ...
06:00, 06/21/2019

Confusion Between Self-Driving Cars and Driver-Assistance Systems Is Still Rampant: Study The modern car market is in a period of transition as semi-autonomous features migrate onto it, and not in the joyous, life-is-about-to-change-forever kind of way. It’s more like it just hit middle school, and a bunch of terrible, miserable things n...
20:52, 06/20/2019

Apple Buys Self-Driving Car Startup Drive.ai in Sign It's Not Through With Autonomous Vehicles Apple appeared to be pulling back from the autonomous car business when it dismissed some 200 employees from its Project Titan initiative in January 2019. But it would appear that it’s shifting gears in a big way with news on Tuesday that it has acqu...
17:52, 06/26/2019

Australian Man Driving a Van With $140 Million of Meth Crashed Into Parked Police Cars (SYDNEY) — A driver has been charged after methamphetamine valued at more than $140 million was found in a van that crashed into police cars parked outside a Sydney police station, police said on Tuesday. A Toyota HiAce van hit the cars outside...
09:26, 07/23/2019

SC woman not cited for DUI after caught driving Power Wheels truck intoxicated WALHALLA, S.C. (AP) – A South Carolina woman who police say was driving drunk will not be cited with a DUI because her vehicle of choice was a toy truck. News outlets quote police as saying that instead they charged 25-year-old Megan Holman wit...
07:00, 06/15/2019

Car driving licence holders to be allowed to drive alternatively fuelled vans News 29 Apr, 2019 New rules will allow motorists with standard category B driving licences to drive alternatively fuelled vans weighing up to 4.5 tonnes...
14:39, 05/02/2019

Woman blames drunk driving incident on Taco Bell nachos Don’t drive and eat nachos at the same time. A woman in Ohio reportedly attempted to blame a near-accident on her Taco Bell order. After nearly striking a police car, the suspect claimed that she had been taking a bite out of her nachos. Cleveland.co...
04:00, 05/03/2019

Tesla floats fully self-driving cars as soon as this year. Many are worried about what that will unleash. The company’s decision to deliver new self-driving technology to hundreds of thousands of drivers has rivals and regulators on edge as many worry it could unleash unintended consequences....
20:39, 07/17/2019

Judge nixes Lyft’s challenge to minimum wage driving rule A Manhattan Supreme Court judge rejected ride-hail giant Lyft's challenge to city rules that effectively set a minimum wage for New York's for-hire drivers....
12:39, 05/02/2019

Netflix and Charlize Theron team up on a stunt driving reality TV show Netflix has unveiled a trailer for Hyperdrive, a reality show about elite street racers who test their limits in a 100-acre obstacle course. The series will feature 28 contestants from a variety of everyday backgrounds, including a law student, a del...
07:13, 08/02/2019

Bank investments in technology not yet driving significant revenue growth: Accenture The $1 trillion invested by traditional banks globally over the past three years to improve their technology has not yet delivered the revenue growth that had been expected, according to an Accenture report released on Thursday....
11:26, 06/20/2019

Al Unser Jr. dodges jail time after disturbing drunk driving arrest Two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Al Unser Jr. has swerved out of serving jail time after pleading guilty to drunken driving in Indiana, where he fell to the ground and rolled down an embankment after being asked to get out of his black Volkswagen Bee...
05:00, 08/08/2019

Tiger Woods sued over restaurant staffer’s drunk driving death Tiger Woods is being sued by a Florida family that alleges their bartender son was overserved booze at the famed golfer’s restaurant before being killed in a drunk-driving accident, TMZ reports. Nicholas Immesberger, whose parents say battled a...
03:00, 05/14/2019

Judgment, trust, LGBT issues driving millennials from Mormon church Mormon millennials are leaving the church at double the rate of their parents and grandparents, according to a new book that surveys current and former members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints....
02:13, 05/23/2019

Alphabet's self-driving car company tests free Wi-Fi and music to entice riders Waymo is rolling out amenities to entice riders to use its self-driving taxis, creating a potential route to profitability in a money-losing industry....
19:13, 07/08/2019

Conflict and insecurity driving spread of diseases like Ebola, WHO chief warns Deadly outbreak is ‘global wake-up call’, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus tells GuardianThe head of the World Health Organization has called the world’s second worst Ebola outbreak a “global wake-up call” to the escalating risk of disease outbreaks spr...
11:52, 07/09/2019

I failed my driving test six times in 2005 alone. Exactly why have I bought a car? | Grace Dent Being in control of a car feels gravely serious, an almost improbable task for a human beingChannelling what I believe the kids call “Big Dick Energy”, I wandered into a car showroom last Saturday and casually bought a car. I can’t drive. Not legally...
22:52, 07/06/2019

Self-driving taxi service Waymo rolls out perks to lure riders Waymo is rolling out amenities to entice riders to use its self-driving taxis, creating a potential route to profitability in a money-losing industry. The Alphabet subsidiary is testing complimentary Wi-Fi in its robotaxis in greater Phoenix, where h...
17:13, 07/08/2019

Heartwarming: The Yakuza And The Harlem Globetrotters Set Aside Their Differences To Film A PSA Against Texting While Driving In a world filled with hatred and fighting, this beautiful story will remind you that even the fiercest of enemies can sometimes come together for an important cause: The Yakuza and the Harlem Globetrotters have set aside their differences to create ...
23:26, 05/09/2019

China’s Didi Chuxing learns from Google to spin off self-driving unit Didi’s latest move highly resembles the one made by Google back in 2016, when it spun off its autonomous-driving unit Waymo into a standalone subsidiary....
02:13, 08/08/2019

The First Driving Game for a Home Console Required a Hell of a Lot of Imagination and Some Math I’ve covered some of the history of driving and racing video games before, including finding the oddly Volkswagen-sourced origins of first-person driving video games, tracking the evolution of how video game cars looked, and, of course, showing you t...
23:13, 06/04/2019

Promoted | 2019 Black Chili Driving Experience: live blog Follow every step of our amazing road trip across the south of France as 12 teams of Autocar readers put Continental’s tyre technology to the test Welcome to our 2019 Continental Black Chili Driving Experience live blog. We’re heading to the south of...
13:26, 06/30/2019

I Refuse To Read This Incredibly Long Profile of Beto O'Rourke Driving a Van It’s a long weekend in America, three full days of rest and relaxation for many, and what better way to spend the holiday than by reading an incredibly long profile of Beto O’Rourke? Well. Let me tell you. There are many better ways to spend this hol...
20:52, 05/27/2019

A Confused Police Officer Pulled Over a Self-Driving Vehicle on Its First Day Carrying Passengers (PROVIDENCE, R.I.) — A self-driving shuttle got pulled over by police on its first day carrying passengers on a new Rhode Island route. Providence Police Chief Hugh Clements says an officer pulled over the odd-looking autonomous vehicle because...
21:39, 05/15/2019

New York Passes Bill To Give Driving Licence To Illegal Immigrants Illegal immigrants to the United States would be able to obtain driver's licenses in New York under a bill passed by the state legislature on Monday, and a representative for Governor Andrew Cuomo......
05:52, 06/18/2019

Continental's self-driving chief sees full autonomy taking time The first fully autonomous vehicles able to handle all conditions on public roads will probably not appear until after 2030, said Continental’s head of self-driving car projects, Andree Hohm....
15:52, 07/16/2019

Jaguar Land Rover wants you to hand over your driving data and will give you crypto Elizabeth Keatinge tells us about a new program from Jaguar/Land Rover that awards drivers cryptocurrency if they share information.        ...
20:26, 04/29/2019

Mom Driving SUV Kills 3-Year-Old Son in a Game of ‘Chicken’ With Her Children, Prosecutors Charge A 26-year-old Houston woman is being held on a new, higher bail of $25,000 as she faces charges that she played a twisted game of chicken with her three young children, and killed her 3-year-old son when she hit him with her SUV—twice....
11:00, 06/25/2019

Trump says he doesn't want war with Iran. Is John Bolton driving the US into a conflict anyway? John "Bolton in many ways is from central casting if you were looking for a consummate hawk," said Mark Dubowitz, an Iran analyst who advised Trump.        ...
01:39, 05/17/2019

Woman dies of mystery illness days after striking teen then driving away The Staten Island woman accused of striking a 14-year-old pedestrian in Brooklyn and then driving away died last week from what friends described as a brain disorder that caused the bizarre, Alzheimer’s-like behavior, according to a report. Jul...
20:39, 05/17/2019

SK Telecom signs deals for 5G hospitals, smart cities, self-driving infrastructure SK Telecom has signed a series of MOUs to partner on smart cities, smart hospitals, smart offices, and self-driving infrastructure backed by its 5G mobile network in Korea....
06:00, 04/29/2019

May Mobility self-driving shuttle pulled over on debut Rhode Island drive A Providence police officer, unfamiliar with the odd-looking vehicle, pulled over a self-driving shuttle early Wednesday on its first day carrying passengers....
01:13, 05/16/2019

Family drops Tiger Woods from suit over son’s drunk-driving death Tiger Woods has been dropped from a lawsuit filed in the drunk-driving death of a bartender who worked at the golf great’s Florida restaurant. Attorneys for the parents of Nicholas Immesberger voluntarily dismissed Woods as a defendant in their suit ...
19:52, 06/25/2019

What driving a 2019 Ford Ranger for 600 miles taught me about safety shields You learn more about a vehicle after driving it for 600 miles than merely cruising around the block a few times. The technology reveals itself over time, mostly because there are so many different situations you encounter. On a trip across two states...
16:39, 08/06/2019

Woman in crash with Prince Philip gets six month ban from driving for unconnected offences A woman who criticised the Duke of Edinburgh when she was left with a broken wrist after his Sandringham car crash has been fined and banned from driving for six months over four unconnected earlier motoring offences....
02:39, 05/29/2019

Indiana lawmaker charged with drunk driving, impersonating a police officer A politically connected state rep in Indiana was arrested on drunk driving charges after trying to buy “party favors” and pretending to be a member of law enforcement, police said. Rep. Dan Forestal, an Indianapolis Democrat first elected in 2012, is...
16:52, 08/15/2019

Centre To Remove 'Minimum Education' Rule Needed To Get A Driving Licence The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways on Tuesday decided to remove the requirement of minimum educational qualification for driving a transport vehicle....
06:26, 06/19/2019

Lynx scoring leader Sims facing drunken driving charges MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Lynx scoring leader Odyssey Sims was arrested this month on suspicion of drunken driving. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Sims was pulled over for speeding and an improper lane change upon exiting a stretch of in...
03:52, 06/27/2019

Budget Suggests Women-Centric Policies Change To Put Them In Driving Seat Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in her first budget speech today said the centre believes that the "country can make great progress with greater women participation" and a panel will be set up to......
11:26, 07/05/2019

Post reporter tests Brooklyn Navy Yard’s self-driving shuttles As I prepared to step into the Brooklyn Navy Yard’s new self-driving shuttles, I felt nervous. “If the car can operate by itself, then why would it need a safety driver up front?” I thought to myself. But once we zoomed off, I quickly got comfortable...
06:13, 08/07/2019

European startups navigate long, winding road to self-driving future Far from the sunny, wide streets of Phoenix, where Waymo's self-driving taxis ply their trade, a handful of European startups are developing driverless cars to navigate the clogged, chaotic, rain-swept roads of European cities....
06:52, 07/11/2019

VW invests $2.6 billion in Argo AI as part of self-driving vehicle alliance with Ford Argo said VW was investing $1 billion and contributing its European self-driving unit, valued at $1.6 billion. The deal gives Argo a $7 billion valuation.Read More...
18:00, 07/12/2019

Saudi energy minister recommends driving down oil inventories, says supply plentiful Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Sunday he recommended "gently" driving oil inventories down at a time of plentiful global supplies and that OPEC would not make hasty decisions about output ahead of a June meeting....
20:26, 05/19/2019

Tolu Latu kicked out of Wallabies camp after alleged drink driving Waratahs hooker reportedly over the limit last weekDoubt cast over inclusion in World Cup squad Tolu Latu has some explaining to do, his NSW Waratahs coach says, after the hooker’s failure to inform the Super Rugby club of an alleged drink driving of...
07:26, 05/19/2019

Waymo's self-driving vans will start picking up Lyft riders in Phoenix Waymo and Lyft have clarified how their self-driving technology partnership will work in the short term. As an initial move, Lyft customers in the metro Phoenix area will have access to 10 Waymo vehicles in the next few months. You'll just hav...
06:13, 05/08/2019

David Beckham Receives A 6 Month Driving Ban For Using Mobile Phone Behind The Wheel English footballer David Beckham has been handed a six-month driving ban for using his mobile when he was behind the wheel. The former England captain pleaded guilty to the charge after he was......
12:00, 05/11/2019

Self-Driving Shuttle Gets Pulled Over By Police Just Hours After Rhode Island Launch Police in Providence, Rhode Island Wednesday pulled over a May Mobility self-driving shuttle just hours after it was pressed into service for the first time. Making its debut in Rhode Island, the officer pulled in behind the shuttle as it was droppin...
07:52, 05/16/2019

In a Switch, Some Republicans Start Citing Climate Change as Driving Their Policies Driven partly by polls showing voters in both parties — particularly younger ones — are worried about a warming planet, some lawmakers are changing how they talk about climate change....
11:22, 04/30/2019

Amid Trade Rumors, Marcus Stroman's Twitter Is Driving Everyone A Little Nuts Marcus Stroman is going somewhere. The Blue Jays starter is having an excellent season, putting up a 3.18 ERA for a woebegone Toronto team in the first half and earning his first all-star election. He’s also still got another arbitration-eligible yea...
21:13, 07/11/2019

Ford Is Working on Package-Delivering Robots That Fold Up Inside Self-Driving Cars These days, we keep hearing automakers talk about all the partnerships they’re forming for autonomous cars, car sharing, large-scale electrification, and just general “mobility solutions.” A lot of it is bullshit meant to make the companies appear on...
05:39, 05/23/2019

Ford’s demo of a robot working in unison with a self-driving car is a wild glimpse into the future If you’re skeptical of or put off by the idea of self-driving cars, then there’s a good chance you won’t be a fan of Ford’s intriguing research project designed to have robots get out of self-driving cars and deliver packages ...
05:39, 05/23/2019

Massachusetts RMV knew about backlog of driving infractions years before deadly New Hampshire crash The former head of the Massachusetts RMV said out-of-state driving offenses weren't processed at all until 2016.        ...
08:00, 07/31/2019

Veteran German auto boss joins board of U.S. self-driving software startup A company working to make open-source self-driving software reliable enough to be used in commercially available vehicles said it had hired a former German car boss as it seeks to expand its reach....
16:13, 05/23/2019

Revealed: Chelsea star Antonio Rudiger given driving ban in closed court case Chelsea star Antonio Rudiger was banned from the roads for 14 days after he was caught speeding at more than 100mph in a court case conducted behind closed doors....
12:52, 07/16/2019

Penn State professor accused of kidnapping two women while driving for Uber, police say A Penn State professor is accused of kidnapping two women while he was driving for Uber Saturday morning.        ...
01:26, 05/14/2019

Zoox CEO explains what makes the company’s self-driving cars better: four-wheel steering, big batteries, AI Zoox CEO Aicha Evans detailed the self-driving tech company's platform and vision during a keynote address at Amazon's re:MARS conference in Vegas.Read More...
21:39, 06/06/2019

Cadillac adds 70,000 miles to its Super Cruise hands-free driving maps Cadillac's Super Cruise impressed me back in 2017 when I drove with it from New Mexico to California. The hands-free experience made the long trek less of a chore and except for interchanges and in construction zones, the majority of the time my...
23:52, 06/05/2019

Video: Road rager attacks driver with machete for allegedly driving too slow Georgia — where driving too carefully can get you a machete to the face. Cellphone video posted online Tuesday shows a road rager from the Peach State attacking another driver with a machete after they reportedly turned too slowly into a gas st...
07:13, 07/31/2019

GM's Cruise Self-Driving Prototypes Are Riddled With Technical Glitches, Safety Concerns: Report Last time we checked in on General Motors’ Cruise autonomous-vehicle arm, it was worth a surprising $19 billion, because the dream of a self-driving world is one people are willing to dump loads of cash into, growing skepticism or not. That $19 billi...
00:52, 06/12/2019

Father charged with murder after driving two sons with severe autism off California pier The father had purchased $6 million in insurance policies to cover his family in the event of an accidental death prior to the incident.        ...
17:00, 07/19/2019

Massachusetts police release video of distracted driving crash, hours before another happens in same spot Authorities in Massachusetts shared dashcam video of a dramatic crash to highlight dangers of distracted driving on Tuesday, only to have a similar crash happen in the same exact spot hours later. ...
22:26, 08/14/2019

Georgia woman dies after driving water scooter at high speed into shoreline A Georgia woman died after driving a water scooter at high speed into the shoreline of a lake in northeast Georgia on Saturday, the state's Department of Natural Resources said, bringing this year's death toll at popular Lake Lanier to 12....
01:26, 07/22/2019

David Beckham banned from driving for six months for using mobile phone behind wheel of Bentley Football superstar David Beckham was reprimanded today by a judge for putting the public at risk, as he was banned from driving for six months for using his phone while at the wheel....
19:52, 05/09/2019

Microsoft exec: Windows 10 upgrade cycle is driving sales growth — and it's only halfway done Microsoft will stop supporting Windows 7 and Office 2010 in 2020. As customers move to newer products, Microsoft will be able to sell them additional tools, an executive said Tuesday....
00:39, 05/15/2019

An alleged drunk driver ends his night driving head on into a police cruiser Police said a driver was facing multiple charges after he rammed into a patrol car while allegedly driving under the influence in Columbus, Ohio.        ...
18:13, 07/04/2019

Cuba is driving dissidents off island with threats of violence and jail, report finds Thirty-five activists, journalists and artists have been forced to leave the island in two years, human rights group saysCuba’s state security is pressuring dissidents to go into exile in its attempt to weaken opposition on the Communist-run island, ...
21:39, 06/19/2019

Would you ride Lyft in a self-driving car? Waymo's autonomous minivans are hitting the street Waymo, a subsidiary of Google-parent Alphabet which is developing autonomous vehicles, is now partnering with ride-share firm Lyft.       ...
22:26, 06/27/2019

Daniel Craig Seen Driving The Aston Martin Series II V8 Vantage For Next Bond Film The current 007, Daniel Craig was recently seen driving a classic Aston Martin Series II V8 Vantage for the upcoming James Bond. The film will also star the Aston Martin DB5 and the recently unveiled......
10:52, 07/02/2019

Domino’s will begin delivering pizzas with electric, self-driving vehicles this fall in Houston Customers will be able to track orders, which are to be sent out in the pill-bug-like vehicles from Silicon Valley start-up Nuro, via the restaurant chain’s app....
02:00, 06/18/2019

Jaguar Land Rover offers car owners crypto to share their driving data Jaguar Land Rover drivers may soon be able to earn cryptocurrency for allowing their cars to transmit data about traffic, potholes and other metrics to the car maker and interested parties....
15:26, 04/29/2019

Daimler and Bosch inch closer to fully automated, self-driving valet service Daimler has plans for self-driving trucks, autonomous taxis and cars that drive themselves on the autobahn. Now, it's moving forward with its vision to bring fully automated, driverless parking to the Mercedes-Benz Museum parking garage in Stutt...
10:00, 07/23/2019

Volkswagen reportedly calls off partnership with self-driving start-up Aurora, in talks with Ford Three people familiar with the matter told the Financial Times that after a trial run that lasted a few months, the German automaker declined to renew the contract with Aurora....
19:39, 06/11/2019

Self-driving cars face two important challenges, says World Economic Forum executive Autonomous driving companies need to make sure the technology works and that business models can actually make money, according to World Economic Forum's Michelle Avary....
09:39, 07/01/2019

China's Didi Chuxing launches autonomous driving unit as independent company Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing said on Monday it has launched its autonomous driving unit as an independent company that will focus on research and look to deepen collaboration with automakers....
05:52, 08/05/2019

China tech giant Baidu partners with Geely, Toyota in self-driving push China's top search engine operator Baidu Inc has joined hands with Zhejiang Geely Holding Group and Japan's Toyota Motor Corp to cooperate on areas related to artificial intelligence (AI) amid a push for self-driving cars....
12:00, 07/04/2019

This Video of a YouTuber's Tesla Driving on Autopilot With No One in the Driver's Seat Is Deeply Stupid Full disclosure: I think all Level 2 semi-autonomy systems—that is, every sort of partial self-driving system you can get in a car today—are stupid. Not because the technology is necessarily bad, but that these systems, like Tesla’s Autopilot, are ju...
00:00, 06/05/2019

Exclusive: U.S. panel okays SoftBank's $2.25 billion investment in GM-linked self-driving firm A U.S. national security panel on Friday approved a $2.25 billion investment by Japan's Softbank in Cruise, a self-driving vehicle firm majority owned by GM, the unit told Reuters, signaling some leeway for investors with deep ties to China....
04:26, 07/06/2019

Tiger Woods Sued Over Restaurant Staffer's Drink Driving Death: Report Tiger Woods faces a lawsuit from the parents of a staffer at his Florida restaurant who died in a drink driving accident after allegedly being overserved alcohol, TMZ reported Monday....
09:13, 05/14/2019

Police: Officer driving home hits, kills woman lying in road JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a police officer driving home after work ran over and killed a woman who was lying on a Florida expressway. The Florida Times-Union reports that a Jacksonville officer was driving a marked patrol vehicle when...
01:26, 05/07/2019

Toyota forms chip venture with Denso amid shift to self-driving cars Toyota Motor Corp and auto-parts maker Denso Corp on Wednesday said they have agreed to set up a joint venture to develop next-generation automotive semiconductors as the industry moves toward connected and autonomous vehicles....
11:26, 07/10/2019

Mesut Özil And Sead Kolašinac Attacked By Knife-Wielding Thieves While Driving In London On Thursday afternoon, Arsenal players Mesut Özil and Sead Kolašinac were driving through London when a pair of assailants wielding knives attempted to rob them. Video of the event shows Kolašinac outside the car trying to fight off the would-be robb...
23:00, 07/25/2019

Not faith, ‘but those who manipulate the faithful’ driving wedge between religions, UN-backed forum in Baku told Following a string of hate-fuelled attacks on places of worship around the world, the High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations (UNOAC), said on Thursday that it was with a “heavy heart” that he was opening the annual UN-backed forum in B...
21:00, 05/02/2019

A YouTuber is getting roasted for posting a video of his Tesla driving on Autopilot without anyone in the driver's seat (TSLA) Spencer Platt/Getty Images Alex Choi, a YouTuber known for flashy cars, posted a video of a Tesla car driving under Autopilot with nobody in the driver's seat. It's far from the first time an unsafe stunt has gone viral, and experts say Tesla CEO El...
23:13, 06/05/2019