6 Simple Things Google's Self-Driving Car Still Can't Handle

Self-driving cars are most definitely the future. They have been for decades. For Google, that future isn't quite as close as you might think—as of right now, its autonomous vehicle would fail a driver's license test before it ever got out of the parking lot. » 8/30/14 12:41pm 8/30/14 12:41pm

Google's Online Car-Buying Program Is Dead

Google's driverless cars are still on the road, but Google just discontinued its new system for shopping for a car online, Google Cars, as The Truth About Cars reports. » 1/28/14 10:20am 1/28/14 10:20am

These Are The Most And Least Expensive States To Own A Car

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place at 9:00 AM. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 9/16/13 9:14am 9/16/13 9:14am

The Jaguar With The $900,000 Facelift

Welcome to Must Read, where we single out the best stories from around the automotive universe and beyond. Today we've got reports from Forbes, GreenCarReports, and Road & Track. » 8/29/13 5:40pm 8/29/13 5:40pm

Daily Mail Duped By Fake Article About Google Selling Driverless Cars

According to this article in the Daily Mail, urban alterna-taxi service and annoying fashion-shoot-looking-website Uber will be purchasing 2500 of Google's new self-driving cars, the GX3200. This data comes by way of a TechCrunch story about the first-of-its-kind fleet. Too bad it didn't actually happen. » 8/26/13 1:52pm 8/26/13 1:52pm

People Won't Tolerate Google Cars Killing Humans

Welcome to Must Read, where we single out the best stories from around the automotive universe and beyond. Today we've got reports from US News & World Report, Jacobin, Autocar, and Racer. » 5/08/13 9:52pm 5/08/13 9:52pm

Elon Musk Wants Google 'Autopilot' Technology For Tesla

The Google Self-driving car is one of those technologies that everyone knows will have a major impact on society but no one knows quite the when or how or, importantly, who. According to Elon Musk, he'd like Tesla Motors to be the "who." » 5/07/13 9:40am 5/07/13 9:40am

How Google Cars Could Change The Car-Buying Game

(What will Google Cars mean for car buyers, as well as established buying guide websites like Edmunds and Cars.com? Derek Kreindler from The Truth About Cars weighs in.) » 3/07/13 3:00pm 3/07/13 3:00pm

Google Wants Self-Driving Car Tech Available Within Five Years

If you're here reading Jalopnik, you probably enjoy the act of driving more than just about anything else. But could our days behind the wheel really be numbered? » 2/08/13 1:40pm 2/08/13 1:40pm

How Not To Look Like A Badass On Google Street View

Detroit isn't just a post-industrial wasteland filled with ruin porn, but we're not exactly surprised that this picture was taken in the Motor City. Yes, that's a shirtless guy aiming his shotgun at the Google Streetview car. » 9/19/12 3:00pm 9/19/12 3:00pm

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

Watch Google's autonomous car haul "big Prius ass"

The self-driving Google Cars put on a demonstration at the TED 2011 conference of the type of fast driving we weren't aware either Prius hybrids or autonomous Google Cars could pull off. » 3/04/11 9:30am 3/04/11 9:30am

What's Google Think About Automakers?

When you search Google, sometimes it gives you suggestions before you even hit the enter key. Often times those suggestions are a mix of high humor and sage-like wisdom. What's the Goog's opinion on various automaker brands? Let's find out. » 7/15/09 4:00pm 7/15/09 4:00pm