Self-driving vehicles offer potential benefits, policy challenges for lawmakers

Self-driving vehicles offer the promise of significant benefits to society, but raise several policy challenges, including the need to update insurance liability regulations and privacy concerns such as who will control the data generated by this technology, according to a new RAND Corporation study.

Video: Autonomous parking tech rolls forward

A number of industry heavyweights are currently working to advance self-driving and autonomous vehicle tech, including Ford, Lincoln, Audi, and Google.

Self-driving cars to take the stage at CES

Toyota and Audi are set to announce self-driving cars at CES this week, indicating that the technology really may be about to hit the mainstream.

California to license self-driving cars

Californian senators have passed a bill that looks set to make the state the second in the US to approve self-driving cars on its roads.