Robot Car http://www.kunc.org en Google Is Becoming A Car Manufacturer http://www.kunc.org/post/google-becoming-car-manufacturer Google is taking a detour into the world of automobiles, by <a href="http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2014/05/just-press-go-designing-self-driving.html">becoming a carmaker</a>.<p>But not just any car: a car that drives itself. Wed, 28 May 2014 11:16:00 +0000 57080 at http://www.kunc.org Google Is Becoming A Car Manufacturer Hitting The Road Without A Driver http://www.kunc.org/post/hitting-road-without-driver The cars we drive have gotten ever more sophisticated. They can just about park themselves; they tell us if we're drifting out of our lane; they can prevent skids. Some even automatically apply the brakes if they sense that a collision is imminent.<p><a href="http://www.cmu.edu/corporate/partnerships/gm-lab.shtml">Engineers at Carnegie Mellon University</a> in Pittsburgh are developing a car that can do all of those things and more — it can actually drive itself. Imagine that commute to work.<p>The car, developed with General Motors, is by all appearances a normal Cadillac SRX crossover. Mon, 19 Aug 2013 07:28:00 +0000 Brian Naylor 48510 at http://www.kunc.org Hitting The Road Without A Driver If A Driverless Car Crashes, Who's Liable? http://www.kunc.org/post/if-driverless-car-crashes-whos-liable Some number of years from now, the technology may exist for cars to drive themselves. This could save thousands of lives a year (90 percent of fatal car accidents involve human error).<p>But getting the technology right won't be enough. Governments and courts will have to figure out lots of new legal and regulatory issues. Fri, 08 Mar 2013 07:17:00 +0000 41237 at http://www.kunc.org If A Driverless Car Crashes, Who's Liable? Bump On The Road For Driverless Cars Isn't Technology, It's You http://www.kunc.org/post/bump-road-driverless-cars-isnt-technology-its-you <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aDA28Nb4h1k</p> Thu, 17 Jan 2013 22:38:00 +0000 Sonari Glinton 38986 at http://www.kunc.org Bump On The Road For Driverless Cars Isn't Technology, It's You 2013's New Laws Govern Driverless Cars, Employee Passwords http://www.kunc.org/post/2013s-new-laws-govern-driverless-cars-employee-passwords Transcript <p>AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: <p>From NPR News, this is ALL THINGS CONSIDERED. I'm Audie Cornish. New laws go into effect across the country today and we're going to look at a few of them that all struggle with the same problem, how to keep up with technology. We're going to hear about three of them now from Jon Kuhl of the National Conference of State Legislatures. The first deals with that perplexing new phenomenon, driverless cars.<p>JON KUHL: Starting today, autonomous vehicles will legally be able to drive on the road in California for testing purposes. Tue, 01 Jan 2013 22:28:00 +0000 38316 at http://www.kunc.org