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Google seeking Phoenix families to test their Waymo self-driving cars

Waymo's Customized Chrysler Pacifica Self Driving Car

Recently, I was surfing through some local TV channels and stopped for a few minutes on “The King of Queens,” an old sit-com starring Kevin James as UPS driver Doug Heffeman. His future father-in-law is complaining that the job wasn’t…
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Would you buy a driverless car? Part 1: The pros

Self-driving Toyota Prius navigating a test course

Industry predictions say that there will be 10 million self-driving vehicles on the road by 2020. Even now, companies like Google, Mercedes, BMW and Tesla have already or will soon release self-driving features giving the vehicle some autonomous functions. To…
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Would you buy a driverless car? Part 2: The cons

testing-autopilot-on-tesla

In my previous article, “Would you buy a driverless car? Part 1: The Pros,” I discussed the touted benefits of self-driving cars. However, not everyone is excited about these vehicles. There is a con side, which I am presenting here….
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New self-driving Freightliner Inspiration Truck licensed to drive on highways

Freightliner autonomous truck on highway

Earlier this year, Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) introduced its Freightliner Inspiration Truck, the first licensed self-driving commercial truck to operate on limited U.S. public highways. Equipped with special sensors and computer hardware, the truck is fully certified to meet…
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