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Can self-driving cars help Nashville put a dent in traffic?

Nashville officials are monitoring advances in self-driving vehicle technology as the city continues its pursuit of a $6 billion regional transit plan. | Photo by Don DeBold via Creative Commons

January 23, 2017 - 6:39pm

Waymo follows Apple’s road to success in the autonomous car market

Waymo’s latest fully autonomous vehicle uses self-driving technology developed by the company in-house. | Photo by Waymo

January 23, 2017 - 5:48pm

Agricultural applications fuel Indiana's push for autonomous car technology

Mooresville, Indiana-based manufacturer ET Works offers a $9,000 auto-steering option for its Apache sprayer vehicles. | Photo courtesy of ET Works

January 23, 2017 - 2:43pm

Driving innovation: Connecticut senator pushes for self-driving cars task force

A bill proposed in the Connecticut Legislature would create a task force to examine the ramifications of self-driving cars. Jeff Aiosa, president of Carriage House of New London, a Mercedes-Benz dealership, predicts huge changes in the auto industry stemming from the push to perfect autonomous vehicles. | James Mosher/Crain's Connecticut

January 23, 2017 - 10:03am

Shifting gears: Sacramento drives toward autonomous vehicles

Sacramento hopes to make the city a welcoming place for autonomous car developers like Waymo to test-drive their vehicles.| Photo courtesy of Waymo

January 22, 2017 - 5:34pm

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How ride hailing could transform Vegas over the long haul

Travelers wait for a ride at a Uber/Lyft departure stand. | Flickr photo courtesy of Creative Commons

January 10, 2017 - 9:20am

‘Moving Forward’ deploys technology to break cycle of poverty in Indiana

Peter Yost, left, of Vermont-based BuildingGreen, and Steve Brooks, of Colorado-based OZ Architecture, review concepts for affordable housing at a meeting of Moving Forward in Indianapolis. | Photo courtesy of Energy Systems Network

January 9, 2017 - 3:01pm

Rubber meets the RoadBotics in Pittsburgh

The team behind RoadBotics stand left to right: CEO Mark DeSantis; CCO Courtney Ehrlichman; Christoph Mertz, chief scientist; and CTO Benjamin Schmidt. | Photo courtesy of RoadBotics

December 23, 2016 - 2:22pm