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.
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.
Don't mock Google's robo-cars. A ride in one shows that you, the driver, may soon be obsolete.
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.