Self-Driving Cars

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Report: Google, Delphi Self-Driving Cars Careening Into Trouble in California
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Report: Google, Delphi Self-Driving Cars Careening Into Trouble in California

Four of the 48 autonomous cars on the streets of the Golden State have gotten into fender-benders.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Spooked by Self-Driving Cars? Get a Load of Daimler's Awesome Autonomous Big Rig.
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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
TomTom Says Its Maps Are Destined for Self-Driving Cars
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TomTom Says Its Maps Are Destined for Self-Driving Cars

The Dutch navigation company's automotive division has won big contracts in recent months, prompting analyst upgrades and a 40 percent surge in its shares.
Tend to Get Carsick? Steer Clear of Self-Driving Cars.
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Tend to Get Carsick? Steer Clear of Self-Driving Cars.

Or bring a barf bag along for the ride. If the results of this new study prove right, you might need one, partner.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Driverless Cars Won't Make Roadways Perfectly Safe
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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.
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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
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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
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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
Elon Musk: Human-Driven Cars Might Someday Be Banned
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Elon Musk: Human-Driven Cars Might Someday Be Banned

The visionary entrepreneur later backpedaled on his bold claim about the future of transportation.
Catherine Clifford
SXSW: Self-Driving Audi to Make First Coast-to-Coast U.S. Drive
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SXSW: Self-Driving Audi to Make First Coast-to-Coast U.S. Drive

The 3,500-mile trip will be unmanned and launched by Delphi, the automotive supplier.
Linda Lacina
Mercedes' Self-Driving Car Says Hello to San Francisco
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Mercedes' Self-Driving Car Says Hello to San Francisco

Excited to see the futuristic-looking car, people take to social media to share their pictures.
Jason Fell
Self-Driving Cars Could Generate Billions in Revenue
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Self-Driving Cars Could Generate Billions in Revenue

A new study says revenue could come from mobile internet services and products, even if occupants spend only a fraction of their free time on the web.
Apple Studies Self-Driving Car, Auto Industry Source Says
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Apple Studies Self-Driving Car, Auto Industry Source Says

The technology giant is looking beyond mobile devices to learn how to make a driverless electric car.
Uber's Nightmare Scenario
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Uber's Nightmare Scenario

A look at how everything could go wrong for the world's hottest new company.