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Self-driving cars with remote human backup headed for testing

First testing could begin in April in California

First testing could begin in April

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ISIS rigs remote-control car bombs to beat detection systems

Heat-Emitting Mannequins Could Fool Infrared Cameras

Uncovered terrorist training videos have shown that ISIS is attempting to develop remote-controlled car bombs that can beat a primary method of detection.

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Traxxas XO-1 is world's first 100-mph ready-to-run R/C car

Let's be honest: 100 miles per hour is fast. Especially for a remote control car. Sure, there are real cars that can easily double than number, and a few baseball pitchers who can throw that fast, but this is a toy we're talking about. Except that it's not.

Ken Block's official RC Gymkhana car arrives just in time for Christmas [w/video]

Traxxas channels its inner 1/16-scale Ken Block – Click above to watch the video after the break

Hot Wheels introduces remote controlled Stealth Rides

Hot Wheels has just rolled out two new R/C cars in the Stealth Rides line. The collapsible racers fit into their own cases which double as infrared remote controls. At the moment there are just two vehicles – one with wheels and another with treads – but in October Batman's Tumbler joins the party. The good news is they fit in any pocket, run for about 45 minutes and cost just $25. The not so good news is that when that 45 minutes is up you'll have to replace five watch batteries &nd

Video: Sign #5,328 You Have Too Much Free Time - Lego R/C Veyron with seven-speed gearbox

Remote control Lego Technic Bugatti Veryon – Click above to watch video after the jump

VIDEO: Bluetooth controlled car

So the driverless SEAT Leon Touring Car was a gag, but this one isn't. We even have video to prove it, which can be seen after the jump. What you'll see when you click through is a 1:1 scale Saab being remotely controlled by a Nokia phone. Throttle, brakes and steering are all controlled via the phone through a Bluetooth connection. The application running it also has a built-in kill

Look Ma, no hands! SEAT develops world's first driverless touring car

Click image to see high res gallery of this unbelievable car!

Wacky USB remote-controlled car provides minutes of fun

Around our office, we're always passing small files between the multiple workstations via USB flash drives. Chinese toymaker Marsilli has come up with a fun way for us to amuse ourselves as we pass files back and forth. Their 512MB flash drive that doubles as an RC car comes with its own race track, though the first thing we'd try is zooming these little buggers around from room to room. They're controllable with your cellphone, though we're not sure if