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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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Google Street View driver makes case for robo-driven cars -- he hits two buses (and a truck)

Panic? An accident? Perhaps both. In Indonesia, a (human) Street View driver loses his bearings and causes mayhem.

By September 14, 2013

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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

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Car Tech Live 216: CNET drives the Cadillac CTS-V Coupe

What's the best engine out there? Can Satellite radio make it in the 21st century? Google pushing robo cars. And we drive the 2011 Cadillac CTS-V.

By May 20, 2011

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Car Tech Live 216: CNET drives the Cadillac CTS-V Coupe (podcast)

Who makes the best engine out there? Can satellite radio make it in the 21st century? Google is pushing robo cars. And we drive the 2011 Cadillac CTS-V.

By May 22, 2011

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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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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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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