Self-Driving Cars

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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
Elon Musk

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
SXSW

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
Uber

Uber's Nightmare Scenario

A look at how everything could go wrong for the world's hottest new company.
Check Your Rearview, Google. Uber Is Getting Into Self-Driving Cars, Too.
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Check Your Rearview, Google. Uber Is Getting Into Self-Driving Cars, Too.

Competition is heating up between the two unlikely players.
Jason Fell
Google Partners With Auto Suppliers on Self-Driving Car
Innovation

Google Partners With Auto Suppliers on Self-Driving Car

The tech giant has assembled a team of traditional and nontraditional suppliers to speed up efforts to bring self-driving cars to market by 2020.
GM Open to Working With Google on Developing Self-Driving Cars
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GM Open to Working With Google on Developing Self-Driving Cars

'We'd certainly be open to having a discussion with them,' GM's CTO said in an interview at the Detroit auto show.
This Self-Driving Car of the Future Doubles as a Living Room
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This Self-Driving Car of the Future Doubles as a Living Room

'The car is growing beyond its role as a mere means of transport and will ultimately become a mobile living space,' says Daimler's CEO.