Self-driving Cars Might Make People Sick to Their Stomachs

Motion sickness remains an unappreciated obstacle to consumer acceptance Relax in a vehicle and read a book, stream video or drift into a well-deserved nap. Or sit at a mobile desk and do some work. These are the promised advantages of travel in a self-driving era....

Automakers Face Fight to Stand Out in Driverless Era

Self-driving vehicles won't generate much buzz on Wall Street — or much of a profit — if automakers and technology companies don't find ways to make their products unique and financially viable after they launch, experts say. General Motors Co., Alphabet Inc.'s Waymo,...

How Do Self-Driving Cars See? (And How Do They See Me?)

Q: How Do Self-Driving Cars See? A: It’s a sunny day, and you’re biking along one of Mountain View’s tree-lined esplanades. You head into a left turn, and before you change lanes, you crane your head around for a quick look back. That’s when you see it. The robot....

Safety Groups Hope for More Robot Car Regs if Dems Win

Safety advocates are hoping Democrats will push for a federal mandate to compel automakers to publicly release information about their self-driving car testing if they win one or both houses of Congress in next week’s election. The Trump administration has adopted a...