Toyota Prius

In this photo taken Wednesday, May 14, 2014, a Google self-driving car is shown in an exhibit at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

A look at 3 roadblocks facing driverless cars

Google Inc. is pushing hard to bring cars driven by computers — not people — to market. To do so, the Silicon Valley giant persuaded states including California to pass laws explicitly legalizing the still-emerging […]


Prius hybrid sedans on a lot at a Toyota dealership in Centennial, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

Toyota recalls 1.9 million Prius cars for software glitch

TOKYO (AP) — Toyota said Wednesday it is recalling 1.9 million hybrid Prius cars globally for a software glitch that could cause the vehicle to stall. Toyota Motor Corp. said that 997,000 Prius cars in […]


Ford Focus charging

Government to require electric cars to make noise

DETROIT (AP) – The government wants all electric and hybrid vehicles to make some noise when traveling under 18 miles per hour so pedestrians can hear them coming.


Jerry Brown signs driverless cars bill

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) – Gov. Jerry Brown rode to Google headquarters in a self-driven Toyota Prius before signing legislation Tuesday that will pave the way for driverless cars in California. The bill by Democratic […]



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