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robo-cars

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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

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How Google's robo-cars mean the end of driving as we know it

Why waste your drive time doing the actual driving, when technology can be your chauffeur? The century-old auto culture is on the verge of radical change, and you can thank Google for where it's headed.

By September 3, 2013

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Robo-cars face a new threat: Lawyers

Robot enthusiasts debate ways to protect self-driving cars and other autonomous machines from the looming existential threat of class action lawsuits.

By April 9, 2013

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RoboCar package gives students taste of things to come

Scaled-down RoboCar perfect for students, seat-of-the-pants researchers and over-the-top hobbyists.

By August 24, 2009

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Week in videos: Robo-cars, avatars and Intel's imagination

This week, we found Stanford engineers readying their DARPA robo-car entry, while Intel scientists tinkered with the future.

By June 22, 2007

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Self-driving cars will rule the roads in 2030, says Internet of Things visionary

With no shortage of automakers working on robo-cars, and with Uber already a "sensor platform on wheels," we're well on the way, says MIT vet Kevin Ashton.

By November 11, 2015

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Google's self-driving pod cars hitting the road

A fleet of Google's prototype robo-cars begin test drives on public roads this summer. Meanwhile, GeniCan promises to add smarts to your garbage can.

By May 15, 2015

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Google's self-driving pod cars hitting the road

A fleet of Google's prototype robo-cars begin test-drives on public roads this summer. Meanwhile, GeniCan promises to add smarts to your garbage can.

By May 15, 2015

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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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Google claims big progress in self-driving cars' street smarts

The robo-cars can now handle sticky situations like signaling bicyclists and navigating through railway crossings and construction zones. That means, says Google, they've got a better sense of handling real-world risks.

By April 28, 2014