CNET On Cars
The following cars represent the most technically advanced available.
The advanced, AI-driven Anki Drive bridges the gap between digital racing games and physical slot cars with a laser tag twist; we just wish there was more than one course to race around.
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"I'd be surprised if it didn't happen by then," says GM's Dan Ammann.
Car computers will use many sources of data -- lasers, radar, stereo cameras, even windshield wiper rain detectors -- to figure out what's around them. And none of the sensors will ever get drowsy.
Turn off 2014 Acura MDX SH-AWD Advance's advanced and off-putting driver aid systems and you're left with a competent and sporty, high-tech SUV.
Looking to become a leader in the autonomous vehicle game, the Swedish-based company unveils a new pilot project dubbed "Drive Me."
The German company, already with significant experience in car-control systems, expects cars to take over driving duties partially in 2016 and all the way by 2020.
The Steelie phone mount kit consists of a steel ball and a magnetic grommet, which together make for a secure car-mounting system.
The future of Nokia's Here mapping service is smartwatches, self-driving cars, and drones -- but first there's the rather more pressing matter of Microsoft carving up the company.
Well, not exactly. The prototype can't quite manage its own public relations yet, but it can, apparently, "see" in the same way a bat or dolphin can.
It may be the biggest technological sea change since the Internet, one that reshapes how our average day unfolds, our personal safety, and the use of land resources.