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Google's Self-Driving Car Ambitions Suffer Major Blow
Google's Self-Driving Car Ambitions Suffer Major Blow

13 Dec 2016, 18:58 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / The tech giant gives up in its plans to build an autonomous car with no pedals or steering wheel fearing the legislation would hold such projects back

 
Google Self-Driving Car Gets Hit by Red-Light Runner, Shows Us Why We Need It
Google Self-Driving Car Gets Hit by Red-Light Runner, Shows Us Why We Need It

26 Sep 2016, 08:19 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Human error is the cause of most traffic accidents. Going too fast, not paying attention, or not giving way. Self-driving cars won't do that, says Google

 
Google Hires Ex Airbnb Executive Shaun Steward For Self-Driving Car Project
Google Hires Ex Airbnb Executive Shaun Steward For Self-Driving Car Project

29 Aug 2016, 16:36 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Shaun Stewart, a former employee in charge of Airbnb's vacation rentals division, was hired by Google as a director in its self-driving car program

 
Google Self-Driving Car Project's CTO Leaves Company
Google Self-Driving Car Project's CTO Leaves Company

8 Aug 2016, 09:33 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Chris Urmson, one of Google's robotics specialists, has decided to leave the company. Urmson was the Chief Technical Officer of the self-driving car project

 
Michigan Bill Wants To Allow Private Purchase Of Self-Driving Cars
Michigan Bill Wants To Allow Private Purchase Of Self-Driving Cars

30 May 2016, 16:49 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Michigan legislators are preparing an expansion of a bill that will allow the sale of self-driving cars to regular people. This is a huge milestone

 
Drivers Wanted: Google Pays $20 per Hour to Drive Autonomous Car
Drivers Wanted: Google Pays $20 per Hour to Drive Autonomous Car

12 May 2016, 13:21 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / People of Phoenix, Arizona, Google needs your help. If you feel up to the job of driving a self-driving car for six to eight hours a day, then apply here

 
Google Self-Driving Car Project Is Augmented by a Powerful Driving Simulator
Google Self-Driving Car Project Is Augmented by a Powerful Driving Simulator

2 Feb 2016, 15:06 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / What if it could be easier for everyone to get around? Google will offer that technology, which is why they're now aided by a powerful driving simulator

 
Google’s Self-Driving Car Is Learning How to Differentiate Kids from Adults on the Street
Google’s Self-Driving Car Is Learning How to Differentiate Kids from Adults on the Street

2 Nov 2015, 15:40 UTC · By: Ionut Ungureanu / As you have probably heard by now, Google is already self-driving its vehicles both in Mountain View, California, and in Austin, Texas

 
Encounter Between Google Self-Driving Car and Cyclist Shows a Glimpse of the Future
Encounter Between Google Self-Driving Car and Cyclist Shows a Glimpse of the Future

29 Aug 2015, 22:09 UTC · By: Ionut Ungureanu / If there's one thing Google is betting their cards on that's safety. Their autonomous cars need to prove they are safer than those driven by humans

 
Google Steps into Auto Insurance Business, Launches Compare Tool in California
Google Steps into Auto Insurance Business, Launches Compare Tool in California

10 Mar 2015, 18:30 UTC · By: Ionut Ungureanu / The comparing service allows customers to find what’s best for them according to their pockets and their needs, like any other service of the type

 
Google Driverless Car Tech Allows for Autonomous Speeding
Google Driverless Car Tech Allows for Autonomous Speeding

19 Aug 2014, 19:12 UTC · By: Jeffrey Ross / There are undoubtedly many challenges that Google is currently facing with the continued development of its self-driving car program, but one thing it must factor in is the driving habits of other d...