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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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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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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