Tool for informing contacts on the social network that you are safe is turned on after a truck rams a crowd in Nice, France.
The highway will charge electric trucks using overhead wires and is finally open for trials.
We're not saying it's a better driver than he is, but we *are* saying we want to challenge it to a drift contest against our very own Tim Stevens.
Small truck's platform includes an algorithm that teaches it how to navigate turns at high speeds; also, a tiny home that can rotate toward and away from the sun.
Until a self-driving car can take you to work, Google is testing out a carpool feature in Waze. Also: Truck drivers could give an old truck some self-driving smarts with the help of a startup.
A startup is working on retrofitting big rigs with sensors for hands-free travel. But this isn't the first time we've heard about smart semis.
Technically Incorrect: Philadelphia police admit that one of their surveillance trucks masqueraded as one of Google's. It had a Google Maps logo on its side window.
A fleet of autonomous trucks linked into a single coordinated group safely complete a week-long transportation challenge held by the Dutch.
Ingenuity, betrayal, and a killer habanero sauce. All these and more in CNET's tech fiction debut.
Save the world from the inevitable robot invasion by investing in Optimus Prime. The massive fire-emblazoned semi from "Transformers" is going up for auction.