California DMV to regulate driverless cars

Fully autonomous vehicles are hitting the streets around the United States. In fact, several major automotive and technology firms are testing self-driving cars already.

Video: QNX showcases tricked-out Car 2.0 infotainment platform

There were a surprising number of vehicles and related automotive technology on display at CES 2013 earlier this month in Las Vegas, including QNX's Car 2.0 platform which was neatly packed into a (concept) Bentley GT.

Volvo plans first self-driving cars for 2014

Volvo is likely one of the first companies that comes to mind when you think about automotive manufacturers with a history of adopting new safety technology. 

Video: Fahrradi Faralla FFX, the sexiest pedal car ever made

The Fahrradi Faralla FFX looks like it hails from Italy.

Pineapple fibres make plastic as strong as Kevlar

The cars of the future could be made from pineapples or bananas, Brazilian scentists say.

OnStar to allow Facebook updates while driving

We all know what torture it is being unable to update your Facebook status while driving. How on earth are your friends to cope without knowing that you're stuck at a red light, say, or running a bit low on gas?

Car for the blind to debut at Daytona

The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) and Virginia Tech are developing a new  car that can be driven safely by a blind person - and plan  to demonstrate it on the famous Daytona International Speedway track next year.

Ford evaluates in-car cloud computing apps

Students at the University of Michigan, with the help of Ford, have created a series of applications designed to be used in a car.