An Old Guy's Take On Driverless Cars

I've been seeing a lot of 'Save the manuals' missives float past on blog pages and social media recently. Having never owned anything but sticks in 40 some odd years, I'm wondering if one will be available on the next new car I purchase. But it also reminds me of cars I've owned or driven that have had such fun… » 2/06/15 2:08pm 2/06/15 2:08pm

Google Expands Autonomous Fleet With Hybrid Lexus RX450h

Google has added another family member to its autonomous vehicle program, and an eagle-eyed reader in Southern California caught the Big G's Lexus RX450h out and about during testing. » 4/16/12 7:00am 4/16/12 7:00am

Google's Driverless Cars Are Now Legal in Nevada

A state bill with new rules for self-driving cars just passed, allowing Google's fleet of hybrid vehicles to hit the road in Nevada soon. Google had been lobbying for the bill for weeks, saying they're safer than human-driven cars. » 6/26/11 8:01pm 6/26/11 8:01pm

Driverless Cars Scaring Great Britain's Children

Later, Kip and Sally would use a mechanically correct doll of the driverless car to show policemen exactly where it touched them. [Photo Credit: CARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images] » 8/11/09 4:00pm 8/11/09 4:00pm

Unmanned in the Streets: China Company Demos Driverless Car

China's grandees may soon find themselves chauffeured in limos navigated by the people's microchips. A Chinese car company recently tested a luxury model that can recognize its enviroment, and handle such driver-intensive tasks as making a turnoff, stopping at street crossings, staying within roadway lines and… » 9/11/06 9:21am 9/11/06 9:21am