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Dr.One sees 18 international drone racing teams from 14 different countries competing. The 2017 edition of this event took place at the Red Bull Ring, in Spielberg, Austria. Teams race against the clock while navigating obstacles.

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This quadcopter from researchers at MIT's SCAIL have developed a drone that autonomously switches between flying and driving, whichever is the best option.

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It's backing the "Skydrive" car that would soar 33 feet above the ground.

The 9.5 foot-long SkyDrive would be the "world's smallest" flying EV.

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Officially called Project Hero, the vehicle features a roof-mounted drone landing system.

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The arms race between car companies and spy photographers heats up in the era of drones.

The only thing worse than being stuck in traffic is being taunted for being stuck in traffic. To drive home just how lousy it is to be stuck in bumper to bumper traffic, Uber has unleashed ad-carrying drones in Mexico City to let drivers know there's a better way to travel.

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Mercedes-Benz announced a new commercial concept for future delivery vans.

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The future of package delivery is here. DHL just finished a 3 month test trial with its Parcelcopter.

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The machines will speed up intel gathering on researchers' crops.

The latest idea is to send drones up to scout out the best location to plant sorghum for biofuel production.

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Researchers at Aalborg University in Denmark smashed drones into slabs of pork. The study is meant to examine the effects of consumer drone propellers hitting humans.

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Researchers in Denmark shot drones at slabs of pork. Eddie Sabatini reports on this edition of Autoblog Minute.

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A Dutch firm is working with the Dutch National Police using trained raptors to target consumer-sized drones and knock them out of the sky.

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Next time an earthquake cripples a city or a hurricane batters an island, drones deployed to emergency zones may relay real-time information to rescuers via software in their Ford trucks.

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CEO Mark Fields Won't Comment On Collaboration With Google On Autonomous Cars

Ford announced a partnership with one of the country's leading technology companies Tuesday at CES. It just wasn't the one everybody expected.

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Drones Have Failed 24 Times Since Sept. 2014

The Navy's latest problem with the littoral combat ship focuses on an unreliable mine-hunting drone system that costs nearly $900 million.

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The US military has tried some ridiculous things before, but this is arguably one of the most outlandish. Silent Nemo – no, seriously, that's its name – is a project being conducted at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek in Virginia by the Chief of Naval Operation's Rapid Innovation Cell. It takes the drone technology we know so well, and converts it into a submersible designed to look and swim like a Bluefin tuna.

Amazon dominates the online retail space by offering a massive selection, competitive prices and fast, affordable shipping--not to mention personalized ads that seem to know what you want before you even realize it. But one thing Amazon can't compete with is the immediacy of a brick and mortar location. After all, what could be faster than hopping in your car and driving to the store?