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Google's Spending A Lot On Autonomous Cars, But It's Not Going To Sell Them

Google's Spending A Lot On Autonomous Cars, But It's Not Going To Sell Them

All signs point to Google being a massively disruptive force in the auto industry, challenging beloved brands around the globe with its own line of intelligent, self-driving vehicles. But could we be misreading the tea leaves? Maybe so. Yesterday, one of Google's top brass told attendees at the... read more

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Audi, BMW, Daimler Buy Nokia's Mapping Division For $3.1 Billion To Keep Google Out Of Cars

We are poised at the brink of a revolution. Dramatic as that may sound, it's true: autonomous vehicles are coming, and when they finally arrive, they will upend whole... read more August 3, 2015 by 

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Google's Waze Is Testing A Ridesharing Service: Should Uber Be Worried?

Every week, it seems like some pundit or other predicts the death of the auto industry. Most of the reasons they cite seem far-fetched, but a few have a ring of truth about... read more July 8, 2015 by 

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BMW & Baidu Could Release An Autonomous Car Before Google, But Does It Matter?

When we think of autonomous cars, we tend to think of Google. Though other companies have developed self-driving technologies -- Audi and Tesla among them -- Google has... read more June 17, 2015 by 

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Autonomous Car Update: Google Hits The Streets In CA, Nissan Offering Self-Driving Cars By 2020

For doubters, naysayers, and other haters of autonomous vehicles, the past few days have been depressing. Everyone knows that self-driving cars are coming, but these latest... read more May 18, 2015 by 

The founders of Google and one of their autonomous Toyota Prius hybrids

Google: Our Autonomous Cars Have Had 11 Accidents In California (All Caused By Human Drivers)

Google began testing autonomous vehicles in California in 2009. Though that wasn't technically illegal (because lawmakers in the early 20th century never saw the need to... read more May 12, 2015 by 

The founders of Google and one of their autonomous Toyota Prius hybrids

In 2013, Google Almost Bought Tesla For $11 Billion

Tesla Motors accounts for a tiny fraction of the world's car sales, but after just a few years in the biz, the small company has already had a huge effect on laws, public... read more April 20, 2015 by 

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Auto Industry Shakeup, Part 1: Automakers Worried About Apple's Alleged Autonomous, Electric Car

Over the past couple of weeks, rumors about Apple's plan to develop an all-electric, autonomous car have taken the internet by storm. Apple hasn't confirmed the rumors, but... read more March 5, 2015 by 

2014 Cadillac ATS

GM Takes Cue From Amazon, Builds Its Own Infotainment System On Android

Here's what we know: 1. Consumers generally hate infotainment systems designed by automakers. (Sometimes, they hate them so much, they file lawsuits.) 2. All that hatred has... read more November 6, 2014 by 

Google Self-Driving Car Prototype

Not So Fast, Google: Autonomous Cars In California Still Need Steering Wheels, Brakes

In May of this year, California's Department of Motor Vehicles published safety guidelines aimed at manufacturers of self-driving cars. A few days later, Google unveiled a... read more August 26, 2014 by 

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Android Auto, Google's Answer To Apple's CarPlay

Back in January, at the Consumer Electronics Show, Google announced its plans for world dashboard domination. We didn't get much in the way of details, but were told that the... read more June 26, 2014 by 

Google Self-Driving Car Prototype

Google Debuts Its First Autonomous Car: Is This The Future Of (Non) Driving?

When you think of Google and autonomous cars, you probably think of a Toyota Prius retrofitted with radar, cameras, and other high-tech toys. But as we reported last year... read more May 28, 2014 by 

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City Streets? Google's Self-Driving Car Project Says, "Yeah, We Got This"

Getting an autonomous car to navigate highway traffic? That's old hat. Even automakers that haven't announced plans for self-driving cars offer safety features like adaptive... read more April 29, 2014 by 

Elon Musk

9 Things Elon Musk Could Do With Larry Page's $32.3 Billion

Google CEO Larry Page made a surprising statement at this week's TED conference in Vancouver. During an interview with Charlie Rose, Page said that, instead of leaving his... read more March 21, 2014 by 

2014 Nissan Rogue marketing campaign, 'The Detour'

Send The 2014 Nissan Rogue On A Road Trip 'Detour' Using Google Maps

Nissan is hyping the 2014 Rogue compact crossover with a new online campaign called "Detour" that could be one of the better Friday afternoon timewasters we've encountered --... read more February 7, 2014 by 

Google Glass

Google Glass Driver Cleared Of Wrongdoing: This Is Why Distracted Driving Laws Won't Work

In November of 2013, Cecilia Abadie was ticketed for wearing Google Glass while driving. However, Abadie insisted that she wasn't using Glass at the time, even though the... read more January 17, 2014 by 


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