In a letter to Google, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration determined that the computer piloting Google's self-driving cars can be considered a driver, for purposes of the car's control placement.
On Cars is all about the biggest piece of tech in your life: Your car. Brian Cooley gets his hands on all the high tech cars, reveals their new technologies and shows you how they perform in the real world.
Computer simulation creates "thousands of variations" of driving patterns, enabling Google's engineers to quickly test tweaks across millions of virtual miles.
Brian Cooley answers your email and explains the benefits of self-driving tech, and whether it will improve safety on the road.
The automaker's CEO has drawn a line in the sand between its sports cars and the rest of the luxury market.
The younger generation no longer feels as strong a need to be behind the wheel -- and phones have stolen some of cars' cachet.
Autonomous vehicles aren't yet ready to hit the mainstream, the company's stats reveal.
The automaker ponies up $500 million as it and the ride-sharing startup look toward a future of on-demand cars that don't need anyone behind the steering wheel.
Automotive chipmaker Renesas gives CNET a look into how sensor data comes together as a crucial step in the development of self-driving cars.
Ford CEO Mark Fields takes the stage at CES 2016 and announces Ford's plans to build the largest autonomous car fleet in the world, moving from research to full engineering development.
At CES 2016, Nvidia announced the Drive PX 2, a computer for self-driving cars. It's the size of a lunchbox and as powerful as 150 MacBook Pro laptops.