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Amazon expands streaming deal with MGM, gets 'Fargo,' 'Platoon'

Amazon has also gained access to MGM TV's "Vikings," which premiered on the History channel earlier this year and quickly became a top cable series.

By Oct. 22, 2013

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Platooning: The future of freeways is lining up

Linking cars into a trainlike group can save fuel, fit more cars on the road, and potentially improve safety. A project in Europe shows it's not just a fantasy.

By Sep. 3, 2013

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EO car explores power-sharing platoons

The research institute is showing off a car designed to test new techniques for linking cars into highway-riding trains. The EO also is unusually adept at steering.

By Mar. 8, 2012

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Volvo 'platoon' road trains let you nap while driving at 70 mph

Volvo explores technology to have self-driving cars roll out in a platoon.

By Jan. 18, 2011

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Volvo 'platoon' road trains let you nap while driving at 70mph

Volvo's new motorway driving concept sees you joining a convoy where you're electronically tethered to the car in front. It sounds terrifying.

By Jan. 18, 2011

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Why self-driving cars won't be a mass reality anytime soon

Commentary: As Google reveals its latest self-driving car, a bold future seems to have arrived. But we've been down this disappointing road before.

By May. 28, 2014

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Nokia investing $100M in smart-car technology

The Finnish company aims to make money off the profound transformation of driving made possible by computing and networking technology.

By May. 5, 2014

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Spray-on Starpath makes roads glow at night

During the day, paths coated with Starpath absorb UV light, which is released when darkness falls. The technology could be a cheaper, more energy-efficient alternative to nighttime street lighting, its maker says.

By Oct. 21, 2013

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Driverless trucks get in shape for US Army convoy duty

Recent tests, says Lockheed Martin, show that fully autonomous convoys can safely navigate road intersections, oncoming traffic, stalled and passing vehicles, and pedestrians.

By Jan. 31, 2014

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Self-driving cars will bristle with sensors

Car computers will use many sources of data -- lasers, radar, stereo cameras, even windshield wiper rain detectors -- to figure out what's around them. And none of the sensors will ever get drowsy.

By Sep. 3, 2013