U.K. Proposal to Allow Watching TV in Self-Driving Cars

The British government has proposed changes to the country’s Highway Code that would allow people in self-driving cars to watch TV on their vehicles’ built-in screens while on the road — reports BBC News. The planned changes to the code are expected to be approved over the summer. Drivers will be required to be ready to […]

Toyota Wants to Be Like Tesla, Says Camera-Based Self-Driving Tech Coming

Woven Planet, a unit of Toyota Motor Corp., has unveiled camera-based self-driving technology similar to Tesla’s Vision-based Autopilot — reports Reuters. The Toyota subsidiary told Reuters that it has developed a way to use data collected from low-cost cameras to effectively train its self-driving system. Woven Planet hopes this “breakthrough” will help drive down the costs associated […]

Russian Self-Driving Tech Company Yandex Ceases U.S. Operations

Russian self-driving technology company Yandex Self-Driving Group (SDG) has suspended all operations in the U.S. amidst Russia’s ongoing invasion of Ukraine — reports Automotive News. The company had been testing its robotaxi fleet in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and its six-wheeled sidewalk Rover bots were making restaurant deliveries in collaboration with delivery services like Grubhub on college […]