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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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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

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Police: Google Street View car went wrong way, caused crash

In Arkansas, a Street View driver is cited for careless or prohibited driving after getting his bearings wrong.

By August 8, 2014

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Google I/O 2014: Join us Wednesday (live blog)

Join CNET for live coverage from Google's event, which starts at 9 a.m. PT Wednesday. Our live blog will bring you news updates, photos, and running commentary.

By June 25, 2014

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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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Even limited to 25 mph, Google's car will arrive faster than you think

Google's new self-driving car prototype surprised even robo-car experts and suggests the company is further along than expected.

By May 29, 2014

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Google unveils self-driving car, sans steering wheel

The two-seater prototype relies on built-in sensors and a software system to safely maneuver around obstacles.

By May 27, 2014