Self-Driving Cars

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World’s First Self-Driving 18-Wheeler Truck Debuts In Nevada

There’s been much talk about self-driving cars that could soon be coming to showrooms. Now, self-driving trucks could soon be rolling down the freeways.

05/06/2015

Two Tesla Model S cars are displayed at a Tesla showroom on November 5, 2013 in Palo Alto, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

How A Formerly Struggling Tesla Almost Became Part Of Google

Tesla very nearly became a part of Google when the electric car company was cash-strapped and on the verge of bankruptcy, according to a published report.

04/20/2015

A self-driving car on the Google campus in Mountain View, September 25, 2012. (CBS)

Motion Sickness May Impact 6-12 Percent Of Riders In Self-Driving Cars, Study Finds

As Silicon Valley tech giants and major automakers push forward on automated vehicle technology, a new study finds some people could experience significant motion sickness in the advanced cars.

04/09/2015

Delphi self-driving car. (Delphi)

Self-Driving Car Completes Cross-Country Trip

From San Francisco to New York, a driverless car developed in the Bay Area completed a successful cross country trip.

04/01/2015

Delphi self-driving car. (Delphi)

Self-Driving Car To Begin Coast-To-Coast Road Trip From San Francisco To New York On Sunday

As tech companies and automakers experiment with self-driving vehicles, an autonomous car is set to embark on a first-of-its-kind coast-to-coast road trip.

03/20/2015

Tesla Motors Chairman and CEO Elon Musk introduces the new Tesla Model S all-electric sedan in Hawthorne, California on March 26, 2009. (Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Tesla CEO Elon Musk Says Driverless Cars Would Be Taken For Granted, Human Drivers Could Be Banned

With tech giants and auto companies working on self-driving cars, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk said at a conference Tuesday that self-driving vehicles would eventually become the norm and that driving by humans could be outlawed decades from now.

03/17/2015

Google is building 100 prototypes of a car without steering wheels. (Source: Google)

Passengers Could Be Testing Out Google Self-Driving Cars By This Year

The day when passengers are routinely riding in driverless cars appears to be closer than expected, according to a published report.

03/04/2015

The mystery van as seen on the streets of Concord. (Claycord.com)

Mystery Van Could Be Apple’s Entry In Effort To Develop Driverless Vehicle

A mysterious minivan with an unknown apparatus on its roof is cruising around the Bay Area, creating speculation it may be a prototype of a self-driving vehicle – this time made by Apple.

02/03/2015

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Watch BMW’s Electric Car Park Itself With A Single Smart Watch Command

BMW’s latest prototype, an electric car that can hunt for a parking spot all on its own, will soon be on display at the consumer electronics show in Las Vegas.

01/06/2015

Google's new fully-functional self-driving prototype, revealed Monday. (Google)

Google Unwraps First Fully-Functional Driverless Car Expected To Hit NorCal Streets In 2015

Google unveiled the first real build of the company’s self-driving prototype Monday.

12/23/2014

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