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# autonomous
Uber self-driving car kills Arizona pedestrian
Uber said it is to suspend its self-driving car programme.
# unleash the beasts
The US could unleash micro-drones that move in swarms
A recent test included 103 micro-drones being used in California.
# step on it
These taxis can drive themselves and are ferrying people about in Singapore
It’s part of a trial, but the company behind it hopes to have a fully self-driving taxi fleet there by 2018.
# Ambitious
BMW is giving itself five years to develop a fully self-driving car
2021 will be the year it will start producing the iNEXT, a fully autonomous car.
# intervention
Google's self-driving cars are still leaning on its drivers for tight situations
Its autonomous cars experienced 272 cases where drivers were required to grab the wheel, and avoided 11 crashes.
# Safety First
This is how self-driving cars are learning to deal with bad conditions
The likes of Google and Ford are teaching their autonomous cars to drive safely in snowy and wet conditions.
# easy does it
Self-driving cars won't be around anytime soon, but this will make traffic jams more bearable
Manufacturers like Audi are working on hybrid cars that take over during predictable moments like traffic jams, and they will start arriving this time next year.
# special delivery
Would you want this small robot to deliver Tayto and Lucozade to you?
The makers say the autonomous robot will carry out local deliveries and do so in the space of 5 – 30 minutes.
# autonomous
Tesla's autopilot mode for cars 'hopefully' won't hit pedestrians, says CEO
Elon Musk unveiled the new feature for the Model M and Model X, which aims to gradually remove the need for drivers to complete certain actions.
# Experimental
Ford reveals its first self-driving research car
The company will test out technology that will help prevent traffic congestion, correct driving errors and avoid collisions.