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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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Mercedes-Benz unveils connected, self-driving concept car

The self-driving capsule-like vehicle is 17 feet long and 5 feet tall, and keeps passengers connected to the outside world.

By January 5, 2015

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What next for the future tech of 2014?

The year gone by brought us more robots, worries about artificial intelligence, and difficult lessons on space travel. The big question: where's it all taking us?

By December 31, 2014

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GM plans to launch hands-free driving by 2016

'Super Cruise' feature will keep vehicles in a specific lane while making necessary steering and speed adjustments.

By September 7, 2014

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Auto supplier Continental hires Googler to lead new Silicon Valley unit

The German automotive supplier plucks Seval Oz from Google's self-driving car project to lead a new division focused on intelligent transportation systems.

By August 18, 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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Google I/O 2014: Join us Wednesday (live blog)

Join CNET for live coverage from Google's event, which starts at 9 a.m. PT Wednesday. Our live blog will bring you news updates, photos, and running commentary.

By June 25, 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