Tesla has been secretly installing 'inert' autopilot software on cars and testing out how the algorithm behaves in real-world situations. The company has accrued 780 million miles worth of data.
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In a post-Build interview, the CEO was bullish on Continuum and discussed Microsoft's way forward with Cortana, asserting AI will pervade all points of computing and mobility, including cars.
Marking the reintroduction of Porsche into the world of Forza, I got to drive a 918 Spyder in an incredibly immersive simulator that steered me away from ever wanting to drive one for real.
The very popular title Rocket League is now available on the Xbox One console. It retails for $19.99 but buyers of the game are getting some extra DLC and exclusive content for free.
Researchers have banded together and developed a system that allows cars to know how wet a road is just by listening to the sound of the tires. This could save thousands of lives in the near future.
The new partnership - to explore how HoloLens could improve the process of buying a car - is the latest example of Microsoft's efforts to consider how its headset could transform familiar experiences.
California officials have publicly released information regarding accidents involving Google's self-driving cars. The new report seemingly corroborates earlier data that Google had previously shared.
Project CARS has been on our radar since its drool-inducing visuals started to make the rounds in 2012. It's the most visually impressive racing simulator we've ever seen. Now let's benchmark it.
A new report claims that Apple is indeed working on a car project and that the company is actually looking to compete with Tesla in some form or another: self-driving cars, EVs or simply CarPlay?
A minivan, reportedly leased to Apple, has been making the rounds in a small town in California spurring speculation that the company might be looking into developing self-driving cars.
Google has built up a test fleet of self-driving cars but they are having a few issues at the DMV where the company is told that the cars must have manual controls in the event something goes wrong.
iOS in the Car is an iPhone feature which will allow drivers to use a tweaked version of iOS 7 on their car's dashboard display. For the first time, the interface has been shown unofficially in video.
It seems that the European Union is looking at installing technology devices on motor vehicles to limit them to no more than 70 miles per hour. Will this save lives or is it anther personal invasion?
Nokia's entry into the world of in-car connection is HERE Auto, connecting cars to the cloud with a number of features revolving around navigation whilst APIs will pave the way for future development.
Martin Eberhard, Tesla's co-founder and former CEO, allegedly feared Microsoft would make the Tesla Roadster "racist" and slow in "Project Gotham Racing," according to a former company spokesman.
A new report claims Apple wants to go after GPS systems in cars and replace them with its own Apple Maps solutions. Users will be able to see directions directly on their dashboards.
If you have ever wondered what Google's self driving cars see when they are out on the road, we have an image that shows the world through the eyes of the mechanical beasts on the roads right now.
If you've ever wanted to see how far you could take the concept of car modification, 3DTuning might be the best thing since sliced bread. The site allows you to butcher cars to your heart's content.
The National Transportation and Safety Board has issued a recommendation to ban the use of cellphones and other electronic devices by all drivers with the exception of emergencies.
Slightly Mad Studios, the developers of EA's Need For Speed Shift racing games, have announced a new crowd-sourcing plan to fund its next game, the free-to-play racing game C.A.R.S.
After a long night of drinking, you walk to your car, turn on the ignition, and drive home. Only you aren’t doing the driving, your car is. That’s Google’s vision of the future and if their...
The many computer systems found within modern day cars are vulnerable to attack, according to a team of researchers from the University of California-San Diego and the University of Washington. Amongst other things, the researchers...
A driverless car called Boss has scooped a $2m prize in a Californian race for robotic vehicles. Boss successfully drove around an urban environment, avoiding other cars, and covering 60 miles (85km) in less than...
Gas-electric hybrid vehicles, the status symbol for the environmentally conscientious, are coming under attack from a constituency that doesn't drive: the blind. Because hybrids make virtually no noise at slower speeds when they run solely...
IBM researchers are exploring technology that would let vehicles exchange information with each other and highway infrastructure, take corrective action and provide feedback to drivers. IBM has announced a research initiative into equipping cars with...
A small startup has patented a way of extracting the hydrogen in water to supliment or replace gasoline in automobiles. The inventor was working on a way to replace the dangerous fuels in cutting...
In the news this week: Blog readership is apparently down, but Brad thinks there is a correlation between big news events like the 2004 election and blogging popularity. Also the RIAA is at it again....
Microsoft today unveiled Windows Automotive 5.0, the latest version of its operating system designed for in-vehicle computers running navigation, entertainment and communication systems. Based on the real-time embedded Windows CE 5.0, Windows Automotive 5.0 has...
Java is slowly showing up on just about everything. In the last few years Java has shown up on cell phones and now automobiles (in-car computers). What good would Java be in the...
Microsoft today announced its first Connected Concept Cars — using a Hummer H2, Cadillac CTS and BMW X5 — at the 2004 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES). The company's concept vehicles demonstrate how Microsoft...
Leading Telematics Software Platform, Windows Automotive, Launches Amid Global Partner Support With New Features to Enable a Safe Connected In-Car Experience Do consumers want hands-free communication, real-time traffic updates and turn-by-turn directions...
Can't get broadband? Nowhere near a BT-enabled DSL exchange or a cable franchise? No worries - get broadband fitted to your motor. That's right, along with a rear spoiler, alloys and thumping...