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Google Might Start Manufacturing Driverless Cars [VIDEO]

After changing the way we use the Internet, is Google preparing to change the way we drive?

Since 2005, Google has been developing a driverless car, which navigates itself with sensors, Google’s street view software and artificial intelligence.

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New Toyota Technology Could Help the Paralyzed Walk [VIDEO]

On November 2 in Tokyo, auto maker Toyota unveiled several robotic devices designed to help paralyzed people and the elderly walk.

These robots include sensors that detect the user’s posture, grasp and holding strength, and motor control technology that facilitates someone’s desired motion.

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Car Companies Working on Bigger Cars for Fat Drivers

Don’t worry if your waistline is expanding, because pretty soon, your luxury vehicle will expand with it.

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Study Finds Women Injured More in Car Crashes Than Men

A new study finds women are more likely than men to be injured in automobile accidents, and the culprit may be safety features that are not properly proportioned for them.

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IndyCar Driver Dan Wheldon Dies in Fiery Pileup [PHOTO, VIDEO]

Two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon was killed on Sunday after his car collided with others during the IndyCar Series season finale at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. His death was pronounced approximately two hours after he was airlifted to University Medical Center.

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What’s the Most Stolen Car on the Road Today?

New data from the Highway Loss Data Institute, which uses auto insurance claims to track the cars most likely to be stolen or broken into, says the most popular car with thieves is the Cadillac Escalade.

It’s the fourth year in a row the luxury SUV has topped the list, with about 10 of every 1,000 Escalades on the road falling victim to criminals. In a statement, Escalade maker GM said a number of theft-deterrent systems, such as sensors and better steering column locks, have been added to newer Escalades to combat the problem.

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Horrific Gas Station Car Crash Captured on Security Camera [VIDEO]

A security camera caught a horrific crash on tape in Texas as an SUV careened into a gas station and nearly struck two men, reports ‘The Early Show.

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Flying Car Now One Step Closer to Reality [VIDEO]

Like the robot maid, the flying car is part of our 'Jetsons'-promised future that has yet to materialize.

But that could change soon. Last month, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration granted the Transition Roadable Aircraft a series of special exemptions, effectively making the plane-car hybrid street-legal.

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