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Driverless cars

Google's autonomous cars soon to be tested on public roads
Business strategy

Google's autonomous cars soon to be tested on public roads

The search giant's driverless cars could drastically reduce accidents, says project chief
18 May 2015
Google records 11 accidents in 1.7m driverless car miles
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Google records 11 accidents in 1.7m driverless car miles

Project director Chris Urmson boasts about Google's safety record
12 May 2015
Uber ‘bids $3bn for Nokia mapping service’
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Uber ‘bids $3bn for Nokia mapping service’

Forrester says taxi-hailing app would own customers' mobile data
11 May 2015
Why BT's hacking connected cars - before criminals do
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Security

Why BT's hacking connected cars - before criminals do

Connected cars pose a security risk that needs addressing
22 Apr 2015
One in six rule out working with driverless cars
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One in six rule out working with driverless cars

Business drivers have not embraced the idea of driverless cars, as 15 per cent rule out working with them
26 Mar 2015
Driverless car legislation 'may fall behind the technology'
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Driverless car legislation 'may fall behind the technology'

UK automative industry could get overtaken by other those in countries, says report
6 Mar 2015
One in three British drivers 'scared of driverless cars'
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Business strategy

One in three British drivers 'scared of driverless cars'

Self-driving cars face challenge to win over the public, despite road testing now being legal
2 Mar 2015
Apple reportedly wants to build self-driving car
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Apple reportedly wants to build self-driving car

The company has turned to car manufacturers and parts suppliers to see how a driverless car could work
16 Feb 2015
Driverless car trials get green light from UK government
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Driverless car trials get green light from UK government

Self-driving car tests will begin in Greenwich, Bristol, Milton Keynes and Coventry following Department for Transport approval
11 Feb 2015
UK motor industry wants more support for driverless car tech
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UK motor industry wants more support for driverless car tech

The IMI is concerned changes to the Highway Code could have adverse consequences for the motoring industry
11 Feb 2015
Driverless cars cause safety concerns for UK MPs
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Driverless cars cause safety concerns for UK MPs

Institute of the Motor Industry says half of MPs are against further research into autonomous vehicles
19 Jan 2015
Driverless cars have “huge potential,” says UK minister
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Driverless cars have “huge potential,” says UK minister

UK transport minister Claire Perry has detailed her vision of a possible future for driverless vehicles
10 Dec 2014
Four UK cities to test driverless cars in 2015
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Four UK cities to test driverless cars in 2015

Funding for driverless cars nearly doubled in George Osborne's Autumn Statement
4 Dec 2014
Department for Transport to trial driverless cars
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Department for Transport to trial driverless cars

Transport Minister Claire Perry will conduct a review into the 'weird' technology
24 Oct 2014
Driverless cars to hit public UK roads by 2015
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Driverless cars to hit public UK roads by 2015

Driverless cars will be permitted on UK public roads by 2015, the Department for Transport has announced
30 Jul 2014
FBI warns driverless cars could be used as "lethal weapons"
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FBI warns driverless cars could be used as "lethal weapons"

US crime-fighting agency flags driverless car safety concerns
16 Jul 2014
Google co-founders talk search speeds & driverless cars
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Google co-founders talk search speeds & driverless cars

Search giant's co-founders highlight shortcomings of internet searches, and talk up driverless cars during conference talk
7 Jul 2014