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.
Robot enthusiasts debate ways to protect self-driving cars and other autonomous machines from the looming existential threat of class action lawsuits.
The self-driving capsule-like vehicle is 17 feet long and 5 feet tall, and keeps passengers connected to the outside world.
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?
'Super Cruise' feature will keep vehicles in a specific lane while making necessary steering and speed adjustments.
The German automotive supplier plucks Seval Oz from Google's self-driving car project to lead a new division focused on intelligent transportation systems.
Don't mock Google's robo-cars. A ride in one shows that you, the driver, may soon be obsolete.
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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.
The two-seater prototype relies on built-in sensors and a software system to safely maneuver around obstacles.