House Advances Bill to Block State Self-Driving Laws

States would be prevented from passing laws regulating self-driving cars, and thousands of cars without steering wheels or brake pedals could be tested anywhere in the United States under a bill advanced Wednesday by a U.S. House of Representatives panel. The measure,...

Driverless Shuttles Tested in Paris in Training for U.S. Push

Navya Technologies, a French maker of driverless shuttles, is training its robot-driven machines to navigate around bankers and corporate directors at Paris’ buzzing business district, ahead of a push to sell 150 vehicles in the U.S. by the end of 2018. Backed by...

U.S. House Panel to Vote on Self-driving Car Legislation Wednesday

A U.S. House subcommittee will vote on Wednesday on a sweeping proposal to allow automakers to deploy up to 100,000 self-driving vehicles without meeting existing auto safety standards and bar states from imposing autonomous car rules. The measure, which would be the...

Driverless Car Battle Lines Get Blurry

In the earliest years of the push to bring driverless and electric cars to the American masses, the narrative came easily: It was Silicon Valley and its high-tech wizardry squaring off against the old-school manufacturing power of Detroit. The question of who will...

Driverless Car Battle Lines Get Blurry

In the earliest years of the push to bring driverless and electric cars to the American masses, the narrative came easily: It was Silicon Valley and its high-tech wizardry squaring off against the old-school manufacturing power of Detroit. The question of who will...