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Google self-driving cars outfitted with steering wheels are temporary, confirms Google

Google self-driving cars outfitted with steering wheels are temporary, confirms Google

By 16 September 2014

Following worries that Google's self-driving cars (at least in California) would feature manual controls and not be specifically designed to operate without a human driver, Google has taken to Google+ to quash the speculation and repeat that the current... >>

Google's driverless car with no steering wheel or brakes is now forced to offer manual controls

Google's driverless car with no steering wheel or brakes is now forced to offer manual controls

By 21 August 2014

Google's new self-driving car prototypes have hit a bump in the road. They now need to feature manual controls by next month, or else Google will no longer be able to test them in California. Google announced in May that it built a prototype self-driving... >>

Driverless cars are coming to the UK as government confirms laws

Driverless cars are coming to the UK as government confirms laws

By 30 July 2014

The UK will be home to driverless cars as early as next year as the government outlines measures to legalise them. At the moment driverless cars, for the few that are made, are only allowed on private roads. In December the Treasury said it would create... >>

Cruise could turn any car into an automated driverless vehicle next year for £6000

Cruise could turn any car into an automated driverless vehicle next year for £6000

By 24 June 2014

Driverless cars are nearly here and Cruise, a San Francisco start-up, wants to make sure Google doesn't control the market. Cruise can already be added to an Audi, for £6000, to make it driverless – and it wants to work on all cars soon. Cruise uses... >>

Driverless cars to hit UK streets as new laws could soon make them legal

Driverless cars to hit UK streets as new laws could soon make them legal

By 9 June 2014

The British government could soon begin the process of creating new laws that make way for driverless cars on UK roads. Google unveiled its driverless bubble car recently that has no steering wheel, brake or accelerator pedals. There are just buttons... >>

UK puts plan in place for driverless cars, will pick one city as testing ground

UK puts plan in place for driverless cars, will pick one city as testing ground

By 5 December 2013

Britain wants to spearhead the driverless car trend, and has announced a government plan to do so. The legislative and regulatory framework for developing and testing driverless cars on UK roads will be fully examined by the end of 2014 it has been announced.... >>