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Google shows off its first complete self-driving car

The company takes the wraps off a finished prototype as it forges ahead with plans to bring driverless cars to market.

By December 22, 2014

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Google wants auto industry help for self-driving cars

The tech giant is going full throttle with the project, but could do with the expertise of car manufacturers.

By December 22, 2014

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Self-driving car advocates tangle with messy morality

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.

By November 4, 2014

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Google's self-driving cars will need steering wheels, at least for now

Rules issued by the California DMV say the search giant's software-powered car prototypes still need physical controls during testing.

By August 22, 2014

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Would you buy a self-driving car?

A new survey shows more than 75 percent of Americans would consider purchasing a vehicle that could drive itself.

By July 31, 2014

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Member of Congress breaks self-driving car?

Vast brains from Carnegie Mellon brought their self-driving car to Washington for Congress to try. Didn't they realize government ruins things?

By June 25, 2014

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Google claims big progress in self-driving cars' street smarts

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.

By April 28, 2014

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On Conan, Google's self-driving car kills cat

When you have no steering wheel, sometimes your self-control is challenged. With fatal results for a cat. And others.

By June 4, 2014

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California thinking may backfire for Google's new self-driving car

Commentary: Google is a leader in self-driving cars, but its new, steering-wheel -free model may not resonate globally.

By May 28, 2014

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Google's self-driving car has no steering wheel

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.

By May 28, 2014