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.
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.
Scaled-down RoboCar perfect for students, seat-of-the-pants researchers and over-the-top hobbyists.
This week, we found Stanford engineers readying their DARPA robo-car entry, while Intel scientists tinkered with the future.
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.
As part of Road Trip 2015, CNET visits Mcity, a 32-acre fake city in Michigan designed to test self-driving cars' navigation and communication abilities -- and to keep research from migrating to Silicon Valley.
Moving beyond California, the company is now test driving an autonomous vehicle in Austin, where it will further try to learn how to safely navigate the roads.
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.
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.