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Toyota expects self-driving cars to hit the road by 2020

It could be the year of the self-driving car -- Japanese car maker Toyota promises it'll have autonomous vehicles on the market by 2020, the same year Google is shooting for.

By 7 October 2015


Google teaching self-driving cars to drive like humans

Technically Incorrect: The company recognizes that its self-driving cars drive like robots, which isn't optimal behavior on roads populated by humans.

By 29 September 2015


Apple met with Calif. officials to talk self-driving cars, report says

The rumors are getting stronger that Apple is working on some sort of self-driving car. This time, they're spurred by a reported meeting with the California Department of Motor Vehicles.

By 19 September 2015


Google names new chief for self-driving car efforts

The tech giant appoints a CEO for its initiative to perfect the robo-car. It could also be a little closer to mass-manufacturing such vehicles.

By 15 September 2015


In the Holy Land, self-driving cars, fighter jets and a cartoon sperm

For Road Trip 2015, CNET visits Israel and the West Bank to find fast-growing startups, homegrown military tech and more.

By 15 September 2015


Smarter Driver: Do you see yourself in a self-driving car?

Researchers at the University of Michigan surveyed adult drivers on their attitudes toward autonomous vehicles.

By 2 September 2015


Apple's self-driving car plans may have just been outed

Documents obtained by the Guardian suggest the rumored project might be the real deal, with the company reportedly scouting for testing locations.

By 15 August 2015


Self-driving car tech lets computers see our world like never before

The quest for self-driving cars puts deep neural networks on the fast track, a technology that teaches computers to accurately recognize objects from the real world.

By 8 August 2015


How self-driving cars will cut accidents 90 percent (Q&A)

For Road Trip 2015, CNET talks with the University of Michigan's Peter Sweatman about the rapid merging of computers and cars, and the fake city in Ann Arbor where it's being put to the test.

By 1 August 2015


A look at Mcity, a test site for self-driving cars (pictures)

Mcity's 4.2 miles of roads feature false buildings, a four-lane road and different intersection types. CNET's Road Trip 2015 takes a look.

8 Images By 30 July 2015