The Truth About Cars » google cars http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:42:47 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » google cars http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Exclusive: Google Cars Is Dead http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/01/exclusive-google-cars-is-dead/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/01/exclusive-google-cars-is-dead/#comments Mon, 27 Jan 2014 23:00:43 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=725754 TTAC has learned that Google is shutting down its car shopping service, which existed only in beta form for San Francisco Bay Area shoppers. Visitors to the site have received a message stating “The Google San Francisco Bay Area car search beta program has been discontinued as we focus on building the next version of […]

The post Exclusive: Google Cars Is Dead appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

]]>
TTAC has learned that Google is shutting down its car shopping service, which existed only in beta form for San Francisco Bay Area shoppers. Visitors to the site have received a message stating “The Google San Francisco Bay Area car search beta program has been discontinued as we focus on building the next version of […]

The post Exclusive: Google Cars Is Dead appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

]]>
http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/01/exclusive-google-cars-is-dead/feed/ 11
Countdown 2014: National Rollout Of Google Cars Has Dealers Lining Up http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/countdown-2014-national-rollout-of-google-cars-has-dealers-lining-up/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/countdown-2014-national-rollout-of-google-cars-has-dealers-lining-up/#comments Mon, 18 Mar 2013 14:14:57 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=481588 Google is planning a national roll out of their new car shopping service sometime in early 2014, and dealers are preparing themselves – with varying degrees of enthusiasm. Automotive News quotes one internet manager for a mid-western dealer lamenting the loss of site traffic for his stores. As much as 66 percent of dealer website […]

The post Countdown 2014: National Rollout Of Google Cars Has Dealers Lining Up appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

]]>
Google is planning a national roll out of their new car shopping service sometime in early 2014, and dealers are preparing themselves – with varying degrees of enthusiasm. Automotive News quotes one internet manager for a mid-western dealer lamenting the loss of site traffic for his stores. As much as 66 percent of dealer website […]

The post Countdown 2014: National Rollout Of Google Cars Has Dealers Lining Up appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

]]>
http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/countdown-2014-national-rollout-of-google-cars-has-dealers-lining-up/feed/ 14
At The Intersection Between Humanity And The Future, Robots Will Be In Control http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/12/at-the-intersection-between-humanity-and-the-future-robots-will-be-in-control/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/12/at-the-intersection-between-humanity-and-the-future-robots-will-be-in-control/#comments Mon, 10 Dec 2012 16:03:40 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=469681 The notion of the crossroads as a sacred place is older than Robert Johnson, older than the blues, older than the automobile or the Romans who laid the first large-scale transportation network. The crossroads contains possibilities, changes, choices. It is where the gods live and the demons dwell. Soon, that may be almost literally true. […]

The post At The Intersection Between Humanity And The Future, Robots Will Be In Control appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

]]>
The notion of the crossroads as a sacred place is older than Robert Johnson, older than the blues, older than the automobile or the Romans who laid the first large-scale transportation network. The crossroads contains possibilities, changes, choices. It is where the gods live and the demons dwell. Soon, that may be almost literally true. […]

The post At The Intersection Between Humanity And The Future, Robots Will Be In Control appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

]]>
http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/12/at-the-intersection-between-humanity-and-the-future-robots-will-be-in-control/feed/ 47
Google’s Autonomous Cars Face Legal, Practical Challenges http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/01/googles-autonomous-cars-face-legal-practical-challenges/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/01/googles-autonomous-cars-face-legal-practical-challenges/#comments Mon, 23 Jan 2012 22:03:41 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=427851 Google’s nutty pseudo-utopian autonomous car project faced a reality check at a legal symposium sponsored by the Law Review and High Tech Law Institute at Santa Clara University. Among the challenges raised were the prospect of insuring such a car, and whether the car would be able to stop for law enforcement or construction workers. While […]

The post Google’s Autonomous Cars Face Legal, Practical Challenges appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

]]>
Google’s nutty pseudo-utopian autonomous car project faced a reality check at a legal symposium sponsored by the Law Review and High Tech Law Institute at Santa Clara University. Among the challenges raised were the prospect of insuring such a car, and whether the car would be able to stop for law enforcement or construction workers. While […]

The post Google’s Autonomous Cars Face Legal, Practical Challenges appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

]]>
http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/01/googles-autonomous-cars-face-legal-practical-challenges/feed/ 53
The End Of Driving Is At Hand(s Free): Google Cars Plying The Highways Autonomously http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/10/the-end-of-driving-is-at-hands-free-google-cars-plying-the-highways-autonomously/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/10/the-end-of-driving-is-at-hands-free-google-cars-plying-the-highways-autonomously/#comments Sun, 10 Oct 2010 01:00:33 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=368066 No, that’s not a Google Street View Prius being piloted down the 101. The roof-top device is Lidar, part of the sensors that allow it to drive by itself.  Perhaps out of a desire to solve a problem they helped create (texting, mobile web use, etc.), Google has come ever closer to  perfecting autonomous cars. […]

The post The End Of Driving Is At Hand(s Free): Google Cars Plying The Highways Autonomously appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

]]>
No, that’s not a Google Street View Prius being piloted down the 101. The roof-top device is Lidar, part of the sensors that allow it to drive by itself.  Perhaps out of a desire to solve a problem they helped create (texting, mobile web use, etc.), Google has come ever closer to  perfecting autonomous cars. […]

The post The End Of Driving Is At Hand(s Free): Google Cars Plying The Highways Autonomously appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

]]>
http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/10/the-end-of-driving-is-at-hands-free-google-cars-plying-the-highways-autonomously/feed/ 87