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Google's self-driving cars hit the roads in Austin, Texas

Moving beyond California, the company is now test driving an autonomous vehicle in Austin, where it will further try to learn how to safely navigate the roads.

By July 7, 2015


Robo-car, go! Google's latest self-driving prototypes are heading to public roadways

The company's bubble-shaped autonomous vehicles will soon take to the streets of Google's hometown to see how they fare in real traffic -- and how we respond.

By May 15, 2015


Tesla CEO sees self-driving cars taking over, in 20 years

The autonomous-car revolution will take awhile, as the current stock of 2 billion cars needs to be replaced, according to Elon Musk.

By March 17, 2015


Nissan CEO on possible Apple car: 'It's obviously good news'

Carlos Ghosn also laid out his vision for autonomous driving, with the first assisted driving capabilities coming next year and a driverless car pulling up in 10 years.

By March 2, 2015


Why carmakers say no to battery-swapping

Automotive News reports on why automakers are not buying into Better Place's business model.

By October 21, 2010


Nissan: Electric cars could shed government aid in four years

Nissan Motor and partner Renault could market electric vehicles without government incentives within four years as global sales reach 500,000 to 1 million vehicles per year, executives say.

By May 27, 2010


Better Place raises $350 million, first projects on track

Start-up gets a giant round of funding to build its network of electric-car-charging and battery-swapping stations with Europe and Asia its preferred locations.

By January 25, 2010


Better Place software tallies electric cars' charge

The electric vehicle service company will show off an "AutOS" at the Frankfurt auto show to help drivers stay charged up by finding car charging spots and battery-swapping stations.

By September 15, 2009


OK, enough of the electric car feel-good story

If we're talking about a breakthrough, then we're really talking about thinking big about a nationwide charging network. And that means turning to Uncle Sam for help

By November 20, 2008