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94Self-Driving Cars Could Be Bad News For Auto Insurance Industry

Driverless vehicles could cause insurance rates to plummet

Who is responsible when a self-driving car is involved in a crash? That question has been on a lot of car insurers minds, and a new study from the RAND corporation shows they have every reason for concern.

AddGM To Offer Car That Will Almost Drive Itself

A semi-autonomous system for freeways will be an option on an unidentified new 2017 Cadillac

Cars that can talk to each other and almost drive themselves at freeway speeds are just two years away from the showroom, according to General Motors executives.

1Google Self-Driving Car Still Has Plenty Of Technical Hiccups

Self-driving cars can't handle potholes, bad weather, says new report

Google's self-driving car is being heralded as a massive step forward for automotive technology, but a computer-guided victory lap might be premature.

477Driverless Cars Could Lead To Organ Donor Shortage

The solution could lie in another emerging technology

Unintended consequences abound when it comes to emerging technology, and self-driving cars are no exception.

39Women more skeptical about autonomous cars than men, research says

Females Surveyed Also Have Greater Safety Concerns

Drivers are intrigued by the benefits of self-driving cars, but they remain concerned about the safety and cost such vehicles could introduce into the marketplace, according to a study published by the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute in late July.

2FBI Fears Autonomous Cars Will Make Great Weapons

Government agency details possible negative consequences of new technology

The Guardian in Britain recently gained access to an unclassified report from the FBI that basically brainstorms potentially nefarious uses for self-driving cars.

AddStartup Outfits Cars Already On The Road With Self-Driving Systems

The pricey system is only available on certain cars

A new startup called 'Cruise' has developed a system that incorporates sensors, actuators and a small computer to take over some of the driving functions for certain commercially available cars.

20Robot Valet To Park Cars At German Airport

Travelers can use smartphone app to call robot to park their cars, bring them back

Plane to catch and don't feel like hunting for parking? Travelers at Duesseldorf airport in Germany can soon leave the job to a robot valet.

359Google Building Self-Driving Cars With No Steering Wheel

Tech giant hopes to have 100 prototypes on public roads this time next year

Google will build a car without a steering wheel. It doesn't need one because it drives itself.

8Google's Self-Driving Car Is Mastering City Streets

Self-driving cars may not be commercial available until 2025

Google says that cars it has programmed 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 for any commercially available self-driving car technology.

44Nine In Ten Drivers Opt For Self-Driving Car To Get Insurance Discount

A new study offered driver's an 80 percent reduction in rates for self-driving car

A new survey release by the website CarInsurance.com found 90 percent of drivers would consider buying a self-driving car if it meant a break on car insurance rates.

7Self Driving Cars Are Coming Soon To Dealers Near You

A boon to aging drivers, commuters and young inexperienced drivers

You have perhaps heard of the Google Car that drives itself? Maybe you have heard of the "autonomous car," which is pretty much the same idea. If it sounds like all kinds of pie in the sky, Jetsons-like tech that will never end up in your driveway, think again. It's here in some cars already and spreading.

AddBill Nye The Science Guy Talks Autonomous Cars

As kids, many of us were conditioned to develop an affinity for Bill Nye. Think about it. If you were watching his popular educational show Bill Nye The Science Guy it meant either one of two things: you were sitting at home enjoying a strong 90's-era lineup of after-school programming on PBS, or your science teacher didn't show up for class again and you were actually watching TV in school. Either way, you were happy.

2U.K. innovITS - ADVANCE center to investigate possible eco-friendly technology

While many of us realize that drastic steps may be necessary in order to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions from our automobiles, the idea of giving up the actual act of driving to machinery and computers seems a bit far-fetched. Still, with lane-departure warnings, blind-spot warnings and adaptive cruise control already on the market, not to mention self-parking cars, who knows what the future holds? None of these new technologies would ever be possible without a great deal of research and dev

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