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Why self-driving cars won't be a mass reality anytime soon

Commentary: As Google reveals its latest self-driving car, a bold future seems to have arrived. But we've been down this disappointing road before.

By May 28, 2014


Platooning: The future of freeways is lining up

Linking cars into a trainlike group can save fuel, fit more cars on the road, and potentially improve safety. A project in Europe shows it's not just a fantasy.

By September 3, 2013


Life's meaning? Project crowdsources the big question

Hollywood production team turns to Indiegogo for funds and inspiration to answer the central question that plagues so many of us.

By July 27, 2012


Honda tech could reduce stop-and-go traffic

The system monitors congestion and coaches drivers to respond in a way that won't cause traffic congestion.

By April 30, 2012


Road trains: Leave the driving to Sartre

An EU project aims to make road trains available for cars driving long distances.

By November 9, 2009


Volvo 'platoon' road trains let you nap while driving at 70 mph

Volvo explores technology to have self-driving cars roll out in a platoon.

By January 18, 2011


Volvo 'platoon' road trains let you nap while driving at 70mph

Volvo's new motorway driving concept sees you joining a convoy where you're electronically tethered to the car in front. It sounds terrifying.

By January 18, 2011


Car Tech Live 144: GM says yes to the Cadillac of Volts (podcast)

GM says yes to the Cadillac of Volts, eBay offers some free online car buying protection, electric cars you fill up--not charge up--and a ride in a car that has the Sport on it, but not really in it.

By November 13, 2009