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Poll: Should self-driving cars be legally allowed on Irish roads?
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Poll: Should self-driving cars be legally allowed on Irish roads?

Dec 6th 2019, 9:25 AM 31,044 Views 115 Comments

The government is set to discuss a proposal to test self-driving cars on public roads.

Self-driving cars might be coming - but motorists don't want to hand over the keys
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# SELF-DRIVING CARS

Self-driving cars might be coming - but motorists don't want to hand over the keys

Dec 20th 2017, 12:57 PM 572 Views 3 Comments

Mazda research shows European drivers still want to be behind the wheel.

The 6 levels of self-driving car - and what they mean for motorists
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The 6 levels of self-driving car - and what they mean for motorists

Sep 18th 2017, 4:00 PM 15,145 Views 0 Comments

SAE has defined six levels of autonomy for self-driving, here’s what they mean.

How far are we from seeing driverless cars on Irish roads?
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# Back To The Future

How far are we from seeing driverless cars on Irish roads?

Jul 15th 2017, 6:20 AM 18,134 Views 59 Comments

Technology is way outpacing lawmakers who need to prepare for major changes.

Emails between Google and Uber show how the tech giants became enemies
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Emails between Google and Uber show how the tech giants became enemies

Jul 9th 2017, 8:30 AM 17,260 Views 1 Comment

Uber was suspicious that Google was going to launch a competing lift-sharing service.

Uber has put the brakes on its self-driving cars in California
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Uber has put the brakes on its self-driving cars in California

Dec 22nd 2016, 12:55 PM 6,160 Views 14 Comments

Self-driving Uber cars were being tested in defiance of a state order to halt the programme.

Google has added 100 spanking new cars to its self-driving fleet
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Google has added 100 spanking new cars to its self-driving fleet

Dec 21st 2016, 10:24 AM 322 Views 0 Comments

These cars are due on the public roads early in 2017.

One in six people would let their kids use a self-driving car
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One in six people would let their kids use a self-driving car

Dec 19th 2016, 3:18 PM 170 Views 0 Comments

5,000 adults reveal how they would pass time in autonomous vehicles.

These taxis can drive themselves and are ferrying people about in Singapore
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# Step On It

These taxis can drive themselves and are ferrying people about in Singapore

Aug 27th 2016, 10:00 AM 13,360 Views 32 Comments

It’s part of a trial, but the company behind it hopes to have a fully self-driving taxi fleet there by 2018.

Volvo and Uber join forces to get to the future faster
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Volvo and Uber join forces to get to the future faster

Aug 22nd 2016, 2:26 PM 301 Views 0 Comments

Volvo Cars and Uber project will see the companies develop autonomous driving cars.

Autonomous cars - the future is already here
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Autonomous cars - the future is already here

Jul 18th 2016, 5:07 PM 699 Views 1 Comment

Self-driving cars are not just visions for the future, many cars already have autonomous technology and features onboard.

Google's self-driving cars learned an important lesson about driving near buses
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Google's self-driving cars learned an important lesson about driving near buses

Mar 1st 2016, 9:06 AM 17,156 Views 33 Comments

Thankfully neither of them were travelling at speed when they crashed.

Google's self-driving cars are still leaning on its drivers for tight situations
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Google's self-driving cars are still leaning on its drivers for tight situations

Jan 13th 2016, 5:09 PM 6,835 Views 11 Comments

Its autonomous cars experienced 272 cases where drivers were required to grab the wheel, and avoided 11 crashes.

This is how self-driving cars are learning to deal with bad conditions
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This is how self-driving cars are learning to deal with bad conditions

Jan 11th 2016, 12:39 PM 13,186 Views 7 Comments

The likes of Google and Ford are teaching their autonomous cars to drive safely in snowy and wet conditions.

This car has just learnt how to park itself
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This car has just learnt how to park itself

Jan 10th 2016, 4:45 PM 13,798 Views 9 Comments

The Tesla models can now self-park without a driver inside thanks to a computer update.

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Trucks that drive themselves could be on public roads sooner than you think

Oct 7th 2015, 6:03 AM 12,489 Views 55 Comments

Mercedes Benz demonstrated a modified articulated truck that was capable of driving itself on a public motorway.

Google's self-driving cars have been in 12 accidents, but none were their fault*
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Google's self-driving cars have been in 12 accidents, but none were their fault*

Jun 4th 2015, 10:14 AM 8,461 Views 3 Comments

*Although a company employee was in control of one at the time of one crash.

Google tests its self-driving cars in a 'Matrix-style' virtual simulation
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# Virtual Reality

Google tests its self-driving cars in a 'Matrix-style' virtual simulation

Aug 22nd 2014, 1:15 PM 7,281 Views 13 Comments

The cars have virtually ‘driven’ more than 6.4 million kilometres inside the simulation, which recreates California’s road system.

Google envisions self-driving cars being used as ad-powered taxis
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Google envisions self-driving cars being used as ad-powered taxis

Jan 24th 2014, 12:50 PM 6,811 Views 18 Comments

The company was awarded a patent which would allow businesses to offer customers a free or discounted trip to their stores.

54 million self-driving cars to be on the roads by 2035
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# IHS Automotive

54 million self-driving cars to be on the roads by 2035

Jan 6th 2014, 5:20 PM 12,505 Views 40 Comments

It’s expected that by 2050, vehicles with self-driving capabilities will outnumber manual cars across the globe.

Self-driving cars get the nod... in Nevada
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# Look No Hands

Self-driving cars get the nod... in Nevada

May 8th 2012, 8:30 PM 4,680 Views 22 Comments

Google awarded license to operate tests on auto-pilot cars.