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The Daimler Future Truck 2025, Auto-Pilot comes to Trucking…

Google’s self driving cars may have captured the worlds attention but self driving trucks may have an even greater impact on us all, more efficient and cheaper delivery of our online shopping sprees may just be the beginning.

Daimler AG has recently released a preview of their vision of the truck in 2025. Demonstrating the new self driving truck at the 65th International Motor Show for commercial vehicles in Hanover, Germany the highly efficient long haul transporter is actually ready to hit the roads today. In fact the technological powerhouse could go into service right now if it were legal. It seems that governments around the world are playing catch up with the technology, new laws that allow the technology to hit the road are still working its way through legislative systems. Arizona and Nevada are currently the only places that allow use of such vehicles.

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Nao Robot Learns To Drive, Now Needs To Learn How To Flip Off Other Drivers…

While Google’s self driving car is the obvious way to remove the human driver from the equation there is a far cooler way to do it, teach a humanoid robot to drive a normal car like we do. The Nao robot has this week learned to do just that, driving a little mini BMW Z4 around, avoiding obstacles and reversing like a champ.

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Google’s Self Driving Car may have a few hilarious bugs according to Team Coco…

Google’s engineers seem to be making incredible progress developing their self driving cars, a truly futuristic possibility. Still the road to any successful product is full of failures, bugs or challenges to be overcome. Take for example the bugs captured by Team Coco’s eagle eyed researchers. It seems the Google Car has no steering wheel and no mercy.

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Google’s Self Driving Cars Hit the City…

Having logged over 700,000 miles so far Google’s self driving cars have progressed in the last few years, learning and evolving with each new situation. Now these intelligent cars are mastering the art of city driving, navigating the roving maze that is city traffic. This is the final and hardest lesson of all.

The autonomous cars are currently in testing on the streets of Mountain View California, the busy tree lined streets that surround Google’s headquarters. There is still no official time frame for the release of the technology but it is within years of release not decades.

Presented for your viewing pleasure is an insight into the intelligence behind the self driving car. Now all we need to do is wait and soon we’ll be getting flipped off by machines too. Sit back, relax and let the car do all of the work for you.

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