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Self Driving Car

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.

Timothy Stenovec

Our Obsession With Convenience Could Get Scary | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 01.14.2015 | Technology

If there’s one thing we’ve shown as consumers, it’s that we’re very willing to give up a lot of privacy for convenience and value.

Google's Eric Schmidt: Robin Hood or the Big Bad Wolf?

Mark Weinstein | Posted 01.11.2015 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

Google has it all, which is way too much. Actually, it's downright frightening just how much. Do we want to live in a society where everything we do, 24/7, is monitored by corporations like Google?

How Google Got States To Legalize Driverless Cars

AP | JUSTIN PRITCHARD | Posted 05.30.2014 | Technology

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California (AP) — About four years ago, the Google team trying to develop cars driven by computers — not people — became convince...

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...

Proof That Computers Are Near-Perfect Drivers

AP | By JOAN LOWY | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

WASHINGTON (AP) — In some ways, computers make ideal drivers: They don't drink and then climb behind the wheel. They don't do drugs, get distracted,...

Bianca Bosker

We've Built Driverless Cars. Can We Build Their Drivers? | Bianca Bosker | Posted 10.25.2013 | Technology

The most dangerous moment in a self-driving car involves no immediate or obvious peril. It is not when, say, the computer must avoid a vehicle swervin...

This Teen Invented A Car... That Doesn't Need A Driver! (VIDEO)

Posted 05.22.2013 | Teen

On May 17 in Phoenix, Ariz., 19-year-old Ionut Budisteanu won first place at the International Science and Engineering Fair -- including a $75,000 sch...

Self Driving Car Kit For $150? | Posted 02.19.2013 | Weird News

Researchers at the University of Oxford are working to make self-driving car systems cheaper. They aim to reduce the price to a rather affordable $150...

Self-Driving Cars From Google On The Road Toward Approval In California

XPRIZE | Posted 11.07.2012 | Technology

By David J. Hill Contributing Writer, Singularity University. Google's efforts toward getting more self-driving cars on the road just scored a big vi...

Will Robot Cars Get Stuck in Policy Traffic?

Joseph F. Coughlin | Posted 10.19.2012 | Technology
Joseph F. Coughlin

Even after the considerable technological development is complete, it is unlikely that any of us will be jumping into our robotic roadster anytime soon. The technological barriers are likely to pale in contrast to the policy, market, and consumer challenges to the driverless car.

Self-Driving Cars Coming Our Way

Reuters | Ben Klayman | Posted 10.14.2012 | Technology

By Ben Klayman DETROIT (Reuters) - It's been more than half a century since some of the first concept cars boasting self-driving featur...

In Nevada, Car Drive You

AP | MICHELLE RINDELS | Posted 07.07.2012 | Technology

LAS VEGAS — Nevada drivers could soon be sharing the road with vehicles that don't need them. Department of Motor Vehicles officials said Monda...

WATCH: Google's Self Driving Car Takes A Blind Man To Taco Bell

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 03.29.2012 | Technology

Google just gave Steve Mahan the ride of his life. Accompanied by Morgan Hill Police Department Sergeant Troy Hoefling, Mahan recently got behind t...

Soon Driving In Nevada May Not Require Driving

AP | By SANDRA CHEREB | Posted 02.17.2012 | Technology

CARSON CITY, Nev. -- Nevada is envisioning a day when taxicabs might shuttle fares without a driver, or people with medical conditions that make them ...

Move Over Cruise Control, Meet BMW's Self-Driving Car (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 03.27.2012 | Technology

Forget cruise control. Now, a newly released video shows what a completely hands-free driving experience might look like. Based on BMW's ConnectedD...

Amazing Transportation Inventions | David Moye | Posted 11.30.2011 | Weird News

The car as we know it still exists, but scientists are still busily working on other forms of transportation, including personal jet packs, hand-power...

New Self-Driving Car Hits The Road

AP | Posted 11.20.2011 | Technology

By Kirsten Grieshaber, The Associated Press BERLIN -- It can talk, see, drive and no longer needs a human being to control it by remote. The car of...

WATCH: Google's Self-Driving Car In Action

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Google always seems to have a series of interesting projects operating under-the-radar. Back in October, AP reported on Google's experimentation with...