California could soon allow companies developing autonomous vehicles to test them on public roads without a driver or even a steering wheel. And as Capital Public Radio's Daniel Potter reports, new proposed rules also set a path for driverless cars coming to the public.
Californians tend to buy larger, gas-guzzling vehicles, IF their other car is a fuel-efficient model. As Capital Public Radio's Randol White explains, researchers compare the trend to the diet soda effect.
As ever-smarter cars hit the road in California, one tech question car manufacturers face is how they'll talk to each other. Capital Public Radio's Daniel Potter reports on the future of vehicle-to-vehicle communications.
California lawmakers are mulling the state's rules for self-driving cars. Currently, 20 companies have permission to test autonomous vehicles on state roads. Last month, one that's not on that list - Uber - picked up and took it's self-driving cars to Arizona, after a spat with California regulators. Capital Public Radio's Daniel Potter reports.
California officials are updating their plans to regulate self-driving cars. Although companies have been testing such vehicles on state roads for years, Daniel Potter reports the Department of Motor Vehicles is now getting ready for them to be used by the public.