Driverless Cars

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Spooked by Self-Driving Cars? Get a Load of Daimler's Awesome Autonomous Big Rig.
Self-Driving Cars

Spooked by Self-Driving Cars? Get a Load of Daimler's Awesome Autonomous Big Rig.

Truck yeah. Daimler went big, bold and driverless last night, debuting America's first street-legal self-driving commercial freightliner on the Hoover Dam.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Driverless Cars Won't Make Roadways Perfectly Safe
Self-Driving Cars

Driverless Cars Won't Make Roadways Perfectly Safe

While self-driving cars could eventually improve driving conditions overall, the expectation of zero fatalities is not realistic, a new report says.
Catherine Clifford
Check Out the Car That Just Drove Itself Across the U.S.
Self-Driving Cars

Check Out the Car That Just Drove Itself Across the U.S.

The car navigated through mountains, heat, traffic jams, trucks, road construction and even tumbleweed.
Jason Fell
Google Granted Patent for Airbags That Deploy on the Outside of Self-Driving Cars
Self-Driving Cars

Google Granted Patent for Airbags That Deploy on the Outside of Self-Driving Cars

The bumper-like feature would ostensibly protect pedestrians in the event of an accident.
Geoff Weiss
This Is What It's Like to Ride in a Driverless Car
Self-Driving Cars

This Is What It's Like to Ride in a Driverless Car

Are fully autonomous, 'driverless' cars within grasp? A new Mercedes-Benz prototype shows the possibilities.
Verne Kopytoff
Are Trains and Self-Driving Cars Headed for a (Political) Collision?
Innovation

Are Trains and Self-Driving Cars Headed for a (Political) Collision?

The promise of autonomous vehicles is becoming a talking point for opponents of mass transit systems.
David Z. Morris
Self-Driving Cars: The Next Terrorism Threat?
Security

Self-Driving Cars: The Next Terrorism Threat?

Experts are concerned that new industry technology could be susceptible to sinister cybercriminal activity.
Matt Clinch
How $10,000 Can Score You a Self-Driving Car (Sort Of)
Far Out Tech

How $10,000 Can Score You a Self-Driving Car (Sort Of)

San Francisco-based Cruise Automation has created a new gadget that gives any car self-driving capabilities.
Emily Price
U.K. to Test Driverless Cars on Public Roads Come January
Technology

U.K. to Test Driverless Cars on Public Roads Come January

The country is following in the footsteps of Japan, Sweden and the United States, which have all sanctioned public tests for the burgeoning tech.
Geoff Weiss
How Google Is Taking Over Our Lives
Internet of Things

How Google Is Taking Over Our Lives

In the best possible ways, though. Right?
Jason Fell
Is America Too 'Safe' for Innovation? Or Will Driverless Cars Ever Have Their Day?
Innovation

Is America Too 'Safe' for Innovation? Or Will Driverless Cars Ever Have Their Day?

The new technology could make auto accidents history and lower insurance bills. Yet lobbyists and politicians may champion individualism and resist a ban of traditional vehicles.
Charles Rich