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Jan Schröder from Enercity connects a Renault electric car to a new charging station that has been integrated into a street lamp.

Electric cars and self-driving tech have gotten off to a slow start but companies like Tesla, GM, and Waymo are betting that’s about to change i...

The auto industry is in the early stages of a transition to electric and self-driving vehicles that could accelerate this decade.
Mary Barra, Chairman and CEO of the General Motors Company attends the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, January 17, 2017.

The multitrillion-dollar global automotive industry is changing, but not the way you might expect. Here’s how that change is unfolding.

The car companies of the world are no doubt changing with the times, but that evolution is unfolding from within.
National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigators examine a self-driving Uber vehicle involved in a fatal accident in Tempe, Arizona, U.S., March 20, 2018.

Newly released documents show the grueling life of an Uber self-driving car-tester who goes to bed at 5 a.m. each morning

The day before her car killed a pedestrian, an Uber self-driving vehicle operator went to sleep at 5 a.m, new documents related to the crash show.

More than 1,000km of public roads in west Singapore will be used to test self-driving vehicles – here’s what to expect

The change will be carried out gradually over the next few years, and safety drivers will be on-board at all times.

Jaguar Land Rover put fake ‘virtual eyes’ on self-driving cars to try to make humans trust them more

Jaguar Land Rover put eyes on its self-driving pods to see just how trust humans have in autonomous vehicles.
Cruise Automation has struggled to refine its autonomous-driving technology, according to a report from The Information.

The GM-backed robo-taxi startup Cruise Automation is reportedly struggling to refine its self-driving car technology

Cruise Automation is reportedly facing technological issues as it seeks to launch an autonomous ride-hailing service by the end of this year.
A Tesla Model S is seen in a video screenshot as it traveled on the road with no one in the driver's seat.

Video appears to show a Tesla Model S traveling on the road at speed with no one in the driver’s seat

The Tesla Model S seen in the video appears to be operating on Autopilot. A camera pans around the cabin to show someone lying down in the back seat.
An Uber-operated Volvo XC90.

New safety questions emerge after the fatal Uber crash in Arizona

The crash involving a Volvo XC90 SUV equipped with Uber's autonomous-driving technology happened on March 18, killing a woman in Tempe, Arizona.
San Francisco has all but banned delivery robots.

Tech founders take their self-driving food-delivery robots out of San Francisco to focus on cities where they feel more welcome

San Francisco has some of the most restrictive regulations in the US for delivery robots. As a result, the founders of Starship Technologies say the company has pulled its robots from San Francisco to focus on cities where they're welcome.