Toyota, Tech Firms Explore Blockchain for Driverless Cars

Toyota Research Institute, a wholly owned unit of Toyota Motor North America, said on Monday it has teamed up with MIT Media lab and five other companies to explore blockchain technology for the development of driverless cars. The project would enable businesses and...

The Cost of Life-saving Tech

Insurers deem repairs to be too expensive Safety features such as lane-departure warning systems and multiple airbags prevent deaths and injuries from vehicle crashes. But they're also driving up the number of vehicles deemed to be total losses following accidents....

New York State to Allow Autonomous Vehicle Testing

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said on Wednesday that the state will allow testing of autonomous vehicles on public roads, potentially leaving perplexed New Yorkers wondering who to flip off when they jaywalk in front of a car without a driver. "We are taking a careful...

Self-driving Companies to Consumers: Hop in

Waymo and others hope rides will reassure the public Test rides in the cars of the future are becoming more available to the public, and are no longer limited to engineers, executives and journalists. Last week, Waymo, Google's autonomous vehicle arm, said it would...