US Agency is Probing 2 Fatal Tesla Crashes in Florida

U.S. authorities are investigating a fatal Tesla Model S crash in Florida last Sunday that killed the driver and caused a massive fire, the second fatal Tesla crash in the state this week being probed, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said on...

A New Robo-Car Report Card Isn’t Quite What It Seems

THE LATEST BATCH of autonomous vehicle developer disengagement reports—the closest thing we’ve got to a robo-report card—has just been published by the California Department of Motor Vehicles. The columns and columns of data contained therein don’t quite illuminate...

5 Reasons Why Autonomous Cars Aren’t Coming Anytime Soon

In the world of autonomous vehicles, Pittsburgh and Silicon Valley are bustling hubs of development and testing. But ask those involved in self-driving vehicles when we might actually see them carrying passengers in every city, and you’ll get an almost universal...

As Self-Driving Cars Stall, Players Revive an Old Approach

ALONG WITH ROBOT butlers, billboard-sized TVs, and inadequately sanitized wearables being tried on by untold hordes, self-driving demonstrations have become a staple of CES. As the show takes over Las Vegas, the Strip, hotel parking lots, and side streets play host to...