Cruise aims to bring driverless tech to life in 2015
How Google got states to legalize driverless cars (Update)
About four years ago, the Google team trying to develop cars driven by computers—not people—became convinced that sooner than later, the technology would be ready for the masses. There was one big problem: ...
Google to build prototype of truly driverless car (Update 2) (w/ Video)
Google plans to build and launch onto city streets a small fleet of subcompact cars that could operate without a person at the wheel. Actually, the cars wouldn't even have a wheel. Or gas and brake pedals. ...
Google: Driverless cars are mastering city streets (Update)
Google says that cars it is programming to drive themselves have started to master the navigation of city streets and the challenges they bring, from jaywalkers to weaving bicyclists—a critical milestone ...
Google X: Secret lab for 'moonshot' research
In a rare public speech, Google Inc. CEO Larry Page once suggested the tech industry needs "safe places where we can try out new things" without rules or interference. Some people thought he was describing ...
California mulls how to regulate driverless cars (Update 2)
Sooner or later, consumers will be able to buy cars that rely on computers—not the owner—to do the driving.
In a driverless future, drivers will do anything else
Brew an espresso, watch a movie on a large screen, surf the Internet or simply sit and chat with friends?
What does Google want with DeepMind?
All eyes turned to London this week, as Google announced its latest acquisition in the form of DeepMind, a company that specialises in artificial intelligence technologies. The £400m pricetag paid by Google ...
Bosch shows automated park assistance at CES
French company demos driverless shuttle at CES
French company Induct on Monday showed off the first driverless vehicle to be commercially available in the U.S.
Ford plans 23 new cars, 11,000 new jobs in 2014
Ford Motor Co. says it will hire more than 11,000 people in the U.S. and Asia next year to support an aggressive rollout of new vehicles.
Mathematical equation could reduce traffic jams
(Phys.org) —New research has found traffic jams and accidents could be reduced by controlling the reaction times of robotic cars.
Continental teams up with IBM in automated driving
German auto parts maker Continental announced Tuesday that it is teaming up with US software giant IBM to develop systems that will eventually enable cars to drive by themselves.
Young tech moguls try to change world with pet projects
Google's Sergey Brin puts his money where his meat is, funding the world's first test-tube hamburger in a bid to change the way the world eats. Tesla's Elon Musk pushes space tourism as a down payment on ensuring our intergalactic ...