What really happens at the US Defence Agency’s annual robotics showdown, and what are Uber, Amazon and Elon Musk doing in the crowd?
• Humanoid robots – in pictures
A car fitted with cameras and laser scanners has been seen driving on public roads in the US, as Uber’s research centre starts testing technology
Only a single person is required in an emergency to take over the more compact car with a detachable steering wheel, gas pedal and brake pedal
Wearable technology is fleetingly entertaining, but when get into our cars we take our lives in our hands
Three companies note driverless vehicles as a possible financial threat, while a parts manufacturer fears a decline in ‘the number and severity of accidents’