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Spiked with LIDAR sensors, Ford research car tracks objects and creates 3D maps

Ford tricked out its Automated Fusion Hybrid Research Vehicle with enough sensors to see more than a driver ever could—so the car can help the human drive better.


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Early report: 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class can stop and go automatically in traffic jams

The luxury sedan, to be announced officially next week, will be able to stop, go, and maintain its lane automatically in slow traffic, as well as read traffic signs.


It's time to leave the driving to the droids

The best thing about driverless cars is that robots don't get distracted. Tom Kaneshige explains why we should pry our fingers from the steering wheel and leave the road to self-driven cars.

2015 Ford Mustang debuts with new tech features to track and adjust performance

The legendary muscle car is still all about speed, but a little more tech is coming along for the ride.


How to make your dumb car smarter

Your beater can have better tech, whether it's a simple streaming device for less than $100, or an entire infotainment system for $800. Check out your options here.


Robot thinking

From Android to automatons: Rubin's robots are Google's next moonshot

Are an army of robotic servants Google's next bid for world domination? Google's former Android chief, Andy Rubin, is leading the charge.

The 10 techiest cars of 2014 drive, park, and even smell better than you do (yep)

It's true: One car offers interior scent control, and you’ll also see dual displays, digital instrument clusters, and better connectivity (for a fee).


The 10 techiest cars of 2014 drive, park, and even smell better than you do (yep)

We've tested everything from little hatchbacks to huge luxury cars. Here's the car tech that caught our eye.

That'll be $20: Chrysler's Uconnect and the fee-based future of your connected car

The revamped service offers an app store, emergency assistance, and a Wi-Fi hotspot. But it'll all cost money, and no one knows whether users will pay.


Drivers can use autonomous driving in commuting situations with traffic jams.

Self-driving cars to hit Swedish public roads

Volvo is starting a pilot project that aims to have 100 self-driving cars on Swedish public roads around the city of Gothenburg by 2017.