Ford to skip Level 3 autonomy to keep sleepy drivers happy

Ford plans to skip ‘Level 3’ autonomy and shoot right for Level 5, the highest level of car automation. The automaker decided to skip the midway point after it noticed a few of its engineers dozing while testing semi-autonomous vehicles. Even with “bells, buzzers, warning lights, vibrating seats and steering wheels, and another engineer in […]

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Volvo also wants an autonomous car on the road by 2020

Plenty of automotive companies have announced plans to have an autonomous car on the roads at the start of the next decade, but Volvo went a step further and said no human supervision will be needed for its self-driving vehicle. “The thing that is unique is that we are trying to deploy the technology in […]