Autonomous or self-driving vehicle technology is on a fast track that's getting faster. Auto manufacturers continue to broaden their efforts in this area, expanding their own in-house programs and connecting with a wide range of partners. At the same time, they're now competing with new icons of the sharing economy like Uber and Lyft, as well as digital stalwarts such as Google and Apple. What does it all mean to the average car buyer? The above video helps explain the various forms of automotive autonomy, from the driver assists already available on today's new cars to fully self-driving vehicles that have no steering wheel or pedals. Below you’ll find more news and information on the latest groundbreaking vehicles and technologies that are self-driving their way into our personal transportation future.

BMW Vision Next 100 Concept looks to tomorrow
BMW Vision Next 100 Concept looks to tomorrow
Volvo 40.1 and 40.2 Concepts preview 2018 XC40 SUV and V40 Wagon
Volvo 40.1 and 40.2 Concepts preview 2018 XC40 SUV and V40 Wagon
Rolls-Royce Vision Next 100 Concept: Radical chic
Rolls-Royce Vision Next 100 Concept: Radical chic
Volkswagen I.D. Concept
Volkswagen I.D. Concept
KBB study finds American drivers still prefer a hands-on approach
KBB study finds American drivers still prefer a hands-on approach
Ford’s Autonomous Fusion: A peek into the future
Ford’s Autonomous Fusion: A peek into the future
Mini Vision Next 100 Concept: Personal mobility to the max
Mini Vision Next 100 Concept: Personal mobility to the max
Mercedes-Benz Generation EQ Concept
Mercedes-Benz Generation EQ Concept
Nissan ProPILOT Autonomous Technology on Tap
Nissan ProPILOT Autonomous Technology on Tap
Jaguar Land Rover’s All-Terrain Autonomous Tech in Development
Jaguar Land Rover’s All-Terrain Autonomous Tech in Development
Ford’s Project Nightonomy: Advancing autonomous tech
Ford’s Project Nightonomy: Advancing autonomous tech
Toyota Connected: Making future mobility user-friendly
Toyota Connected: Making future mobility user-friendly
Advanced Driver Assistance Systems: Technological little helpers
Advanced Driver Assistance Systems: Technological little helpers
Google and FCA Team on Autonomous Test Fleet
Google and FCA Team on Autonomous Test Fleet
BMW outlines plans for its iNEXT future
BMW outlines plans for its iNEXT future
Nissan Outlines Intelligent Mobility Plan
Nissan Outlines Intelligent Mobility Plan
ZF Develops Autonomous Algorithm
ZF Develops Autonomous Algorithm
GM’s Super Cruise Details Revealed
GM’s Super Cruise Details Revealed
Audi V2I Tech
Audi V2I Tech
Feds Boost V2V Technology
Feds Boost V2V Technology
FCA Design Chief Ralph Gilles: Autonomous challenges ahead
FCA Design Chief Ralph Gilles: Autonomous challenges ahead
Google Autonomous Program is now Waymo
Google Autonomous Program is now Waymo
BMW Teases HoloActive Touch Tech
BMW Teases HoloActive Touch Tech
GM To Build Autonomous Chevy Bolts
GM To Build Autonomous Chevy Bolts
Waymo Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid
Waymo Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid
Volvo Updates “Drive Me” Initiative
Volvo Updates “Drive Me” Initiative
Nissan Leaf
Nissan Leaf
Tesla Taps Apple Engineer
Tesla Taps Apple Engineer
Ford Invests in Virtual Driver System
Ford Invests in Virtual Driver System
Continental: Suppliers integral to autonomous car development
Continental: Suppliers integral to autonomous car development
Peugeot Instinct Concept
Peugeot Instinct Concept
Toyota Autonomous Research Vehicle
Toyota Autonomous Research Vehicle
Volkswagen Sedric Concept
Volkswagen Sedric Concept
Toyota i-TRIL Concept
Toyota i-TRIL Concept
2017 Cadillac CTS Sedan
2017 Cadillac CTS Sedan
Italdesign Pop.Up Concept
Italdesign Pop.Up Concept
New AAA Study: Little trust in driverless cars
New AAA Study: Little trust in driverless cars
Audi and Porsche Team On Future Mobility
Audi and Porsche Team On Future Mobility
Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid
Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid
Toyota Teams with Silicon Valley Tech Giant
Toyota Teams with Silicon Valley Tech Giant
JLR teams with Lyft
JLR teams with Lyft
Chevrolet Bolt EV Autonomous
Chevrolet Bolt EV Autonomous
Autonomous Tech: Commodity or Competitive Edge?
Autonomous Tech: Commodity or Competitive Edge?
FCC: New frequencies set aside for vehicle safety
FCC: New frequencies set aside for vehicle safety
Toyota Invests in American Mobility Test Facility
Toyota Invests in American Mobility Test Facility
FCA, BMW, Intel Team on Autonomous Tech
FCA, BMW, Intel Team on Autonomous Tech
Nissan's ProPILOT Assist Previewed
Nissan's ProPILOT Assist Previewed
Waymo’s Self-Driving Tech
Waymo’s Self-Driving Tech
Uber Teams With Volvo
Uber Teams With Volvo

 

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