Volvo Successfully Tests Autonomous Road Trains

Researchers successfully tested a Volvo "slaved" to a truck in a test of technology designed to let drivers focus on anything but driving. The goal is to create "platoons" of undriven cars to lower congestion and boost safety. Scary. [BBCNews] » 1/18/11 2:40pm 1/18/11 2:40pm

Europe Wants Self Driving Cars, And It Wants Them Now

A project funded by the European Commission is working to develop an infrastructure for self-driving cars. The system, called SARTRE (Safe Road Trains for the Environment), will allow cars to autonomously travel in a convoy. Also, testing begins NOW. » 12/11/10 4:15pm 12/11/10 4:15pm