CNET On Cars
The company takes the wraps off a finished prototype as it forges ahead with plans to bring driverless cars to market.
The tech giant is going full throttle with the project, but could do with the expertise of car manufacturers.
It's not all about 3D laser scanners and infrared cameras. Self-driving car engineers also must decide whether it's better for a car to kill one person to save five.
Rules issued by the California DMV say the search giant's software-powered car prototypes still need physical controls during testing.
A new survey shows more than 75 percent of Americans would consider purchasing a vehicle that could drive itself.
Vast brains from Carnegie Mellon brought their self-driving car to Washington for Congress to try. Didn't they realize government ruins things?
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.
When you have no steering wheel, sometimes your self-control is challenged. With fatal results for a cat. And others.
Commentary: Google is a leader in self-driving cars, but its new, steering-wheel -free model may not resonate globally.
If you don't need a driver, then you don't need a steering wheel? Google takes self-driving cars to the next level, Microsoft demos real-time language translation on Skype, and Samsung has a plan to make health-tracking wristbands more useful.