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Morgan Stanley Thinks Self-Driving Cars Will Bring Utopia by 2026

The term "techno-utopian" is helpful for referring to people who believe technology alone can solve the world's problems. The term is rarely used literally. But if the financial services company Morgan Stanley is to be believed, driverless cars will literally bring about a utopian society in just over a decade. Read More >>

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Volvo Plans to Put Self-Driving Cars on City Streets by 2017

Volvo's hitting the gas on its plan to sell self-driving cars. The Swedish (but Chinese-owned) company just announced a trial that will put 100 driverless cars on the streets of Gothenburg in 2017. They'll navigate traffic, dodge pedestrians, and even park themselves. Pretty futuristic! Read More >>

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Britain Takes One Massive Step Forward to a Driverless-Car Future

I can hardly believe what I'm reading, but it seems British legislators are actually keeping up with technology for once. By the end of 2013, autonomous cars will be allowed to be tested on UK public roads, not just private test tracks. The future may not be as far away as we once thought. Read More >>

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Google's Not the Only One With a Driverless Car This Year

Looks like CES 2013 might be the year of the driverless car as both Audi and Toyota/Lexus have confirmed they'll be bringing their new autonomous vehicles to the show. Move over Google, looks like you're not the only game in town anymore, and maybe we'll actually be able to buy a self-driving Audi or a Toyota soon. Read More >>

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Google's Driverless Cars Have Finally Been Let Loose on the Roads

Earlier this year, Nevada became the first state in the US to approve the use of self-driving cars on its highways. Now, it's granted its first license for the vehicles and it goes to — what a surprise — Google. Read More >>

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A Blind Man Is Driving This Car

This is Steve. 95 per cent of his vision is gone, yet he's driving a car. Except he's not really driving it; he's behind the wheel of Google's driverless car. Read More >>

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