The U.S. Department of Transportation issued its policy for autonomous cars and trucks Tuesday, giving vehicle manufacturers wide latitude to develop technology the government believes will enhance safety by replacing human drivers with computers.
The U.S. Army's test of self-driving trucks puts Michigan at the center of autonomous vehicle research and development.
Businesses from Amazon to Wal-Mart are experimenting with drones as the next frontier in door-to-door package delivery.
Former executives in Google's self-driving car program have launched Otto, a San Francisco start-up developing technology and conversion kits to create autonomous trucks.
John Krafcik, head of Google’s Self-Driving Car Project, cautions that autonomous vehicles still face many challenges before commercial rollout.
NHTSA responds to Google's request for interpretation of safety rules by saying that under some circumstances a computer could be considered the official driver of an autonomous vehicle.
A 23-year-old software engineer named Brandon works at Google, and lives in... a truck.
With more companies joining the increasingly competitive drone-delivery market, no one is quite sure who will be the first to launch in the U.S.