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Germany Will Now Require 'Black Boxes' In Self-Driving Cars

Reuters | Casey Williams | Posted 07.18.2016 | Technology

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany plans new legislation to require manufacturers of cars equipped with an autopilot function to install a black box to help d...

Tesla CEO Touts Safety Of Self-Driving Cars

The Huffington Post | Casey Williams | Posted 04.25.2016 | Technology

Tesla Motors' semi-autonomous driving system, Autopilot, reduces the likelihood of getting in an accident by 50 percent, according to company CEO Elon...

In a driverless future, what happens to today's drivers?

The Conversation US | Posted 04.12.2016 | Business
The Conversation US

Leon Vanstone, University of Texas at Austin Self-driving cars are becoming a very real technology. The latest Tesla car has an autopilot feature. Th...

Driverless Cars Flummoxed By America's Shoddy Road Infrastructure

Reuters | Casey Williams | Posted 03.31.2016 | Technology

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Volvo's North American CEO, Lex Kerssemakers, lost his cool as the automaker's semi-autonomous prototype sporadically refused ...

Google Is Pressing Feds To Get Driverless Cars On The Road

Reuters | Casey Williams | Posted 03.14.2016 | Technology

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of Alphabet Inc's Google self-driving car program will urge the U.S. Congress on Tuesday to grant national auto safety...

Feds Are Investigating Google's Driverless Car Crash

Reuters | Casey Williams | Posted 12.29.2016 | Technology

WASHINGTON, March 10 (Reuters) - The top U.S. auto safety regulator said on Thursday the agency is seeking additional details of a recent crash of an ...

Here's Footage Of Google's Driverless Car Hitting A Bus

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 03.09.2016 | Technology

Google's driverless car earned the dubious distinction last month of being the first autonomous vehicle to hit another car -- and now we have footage ...

We May Sacrifice Some Privacy For The Sake Of Driverless Cars

Reuters | Casey Williams | Posted 03.09.2016 | Technology

BEIJING (Reuters) - The southern city of Shenzhen became the first in China to issue electronic IDs to 200,000 vehicles as part of a pilot project tha...

Crash Shows Google's Driverless Car Has Room To Improve

Reuters | Casey Williams | Posted 03.04.2016 | Technology

A Google self-driving car finally was the cause of a crash on Valentine’s Day after traveling more than 1.3 million miles since 2009, reported Wired...

Google's Driverless Car Hit A Bus In California

Reuters | Damon Beres | Posted 02.29.2016 | Technology

(Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google said on Monday it bears "some responsibility" after one of its self-driving cars struck a municipal bus in a minor ...

There Could Be A Big Drawback To Self-Driving Cars

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 04.08.2015 | Technology

Self-driving cars could be a lot like carnival rides: fun, but they could make you hurl.

Retirement Age 65.. .67? No... 75! What Retirement?

Martin Shapiro | Posted 07.12.2014 | Politics
Martin Shapiro

The so called 'retirement age' is nominally thought to be 65 years old, but to get your full Social Security benefit the age is inching up each couple of months to 67 for those born in 1960 or later. And who knows where it will go from there?

Google's Self-Driving Cars Are Smarter Than You Are -- By A Lot

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 04.28.2014 | Technology

Pretty soon, Google's driverless cars may be able to drive better than you. In the video above, which was posted online this week, one of them is ...

Dude Predicts Driverless Car 'Utopia' By 2026

Gregory Fink | Posted 02.28.2014 | Technology

Adam Jonas isn’t Nostradamus, but the Morgan Stanley analyst is predicting the road to complete vehicle autonomy will begin in 2026. What's more, h...

What's Worse Than Siri? Steeri.

Posted 12.06.2013 | Comedy

Think an app that drives your car for you is a great idea? Good luck with that....

Driverless Cars Could Be Hacked By '14-Year-Old From Indonesia,' Senator Warns

The Huffington Post | Gerry Smith | Posted 05.17.2013 | Technology

Driverless cars have been touted as an innovative way of making roads safer by reducing human error. Computers don't get behind the wheel while drunk,...

Drop in Oil Consumption Signals Power of Free Market

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 04.08.2013 | Green
Carol Pierson Holding

The large bulk of oil consumption is from transportation, and as laid out in painful detail on SmartPlanet, the drop is not due to greater vehicle efficiency. So what is driving this drop?

'TOON: Driverless Cars, Licenseless Drivers

Posted 09.28.2012 | Latino Voices

Great news everybody! The dawning of a new day is upon us. Americans everywhere will prosper, our greatest minds will have more time to think about 't...

Sharon Silke Carty

Ford Unveils Driverless Technology | Sharon Silke Carty | Posted 06.26.2012 | Business

For consumers seeking safer roads and more fuel-efficiency, automated vehicles that rely on sensors -- not humans -- for driving are the next big thin...

WATCH: Self-Driving Cars Coming To Our Streets

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 07.17.2012 | Los Angeles

The future has arrived. California state senators have voted 37-0 in support of a bill that would allow self-driving vehicles on California streets...

Google Chairman: Driverless Cars 'Closer Than You Think'

The Huffington Post | Ramona Emerson | Posted 02.29.2012 | Technology

Imagine a future where you can settle back with a nice mug of coffee during your commute while your car navigates on its own. According to Google ...

No Driver? No Problem: New Law Lets Cars Drive All On Their Own

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 08.24.2011 | Technology

Nevada just passed a law that could let self-driving cars on the road as soon as March 1, 2012. The new legislation directs the Department of Motor Ve...

Stanford Professor, Students Engineer Car That Drives Itself

Stanford Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

In 1984, Michele Mouton was the first woman to win the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb--a twelve-and-a-half mile race to the Colorado mountain's s...