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Inside Volvo's self-driving car: Improving driver safety without the driver

Autonomous cars are coming soon, and Volvo wants to be there first. The company is pledging to have self-driving autos on sale by 2017, and by 2020 wants to build a nearly uncrashable car. Join us in Sweden for an early test ride.

By May 16, 2014

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Bottoms up! Now you can drink the sweat from your shirt

Throw in some steamy, sodden clothes and out comes pure water. It tastes great because you worked for it.

By July 22, 2013

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Volvo to unload 100 self-driving cars onto city streets

Looking to become a leader in the autonomous vehicle game, the Swedish-based company unveils a new pilot project dubbed "Drive Me."

By December 2, 2013

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Even limited to 25 mph, Google's car will arrive faster than you think

Google's new self-driving car prototype surprised even robo-car experts and suggests the company is further along than expected.

By May 29, 2014

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​Google's self-driving car turns out to be a very smart ride

Don't mock Google's robo-cars. A ride in one shows that you, the driver, may soon be obsolete.

By May 14, 2014

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Volvo, Siemens plan to test jointly developed EV this year

Volvo Car and Siemens say they plan a partnership to develop electric vehicles and aim to start testing the autos by the end of this year.

By September 6, 2011

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Norway, Sweden to get giant GE wind turbines

Five sites will be getting 4-megawatt offshore wind turbines, whose rotor diameter is equivalent to the length of a football field, including the end zones.

By June 30, 2010

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Anna Ternheim, 'To Be Gone': Free MP3 of the Day

Ternheim is the latest smashing Swede. "Halfway to Fivepoints" is a haunting set run on reedy instrumentals and slinky vocals. Download a free MP3 of "To Be Gone" courtesy of CNET Download Music.

By April 26, 2008

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Dancing robot swan makes people misty-eyed

Bird bot developed at Sweden's Malardalen University dances an alternately gentle and dramatic Dying Swan that reportedly has moved people to tears.

By September 22, 2010

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Volvo releases free racing game

Volvo: The Game is a free racing sim featuring, you guessed it, Volvo cars.

By May 26, 2009