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GM acquires autonomous vehicle startup Cruise Automation

General Motors said on Friday that it will acquire Silicon Valley startup Cruise Automation Inc., a company that specializes in autonomous vehicle technology. Terms of the deal weren't disclosed although Fortune claims GM is paying more than $1 billion in…

Most popular stories of 2015: Google

The year Google stopped being Google and became Alphabet... but what's in a name? Surely the company once synonymous with web search has become a true tech giant and a leader in cloud, mobile, software, mapping, and a contender in…

Israel to test world's first hover cars

With the aim to revolutionize public transport, Israel is all set to build a network of elevated hover cars. SkyTran, a NASA Space Act company, will first build a 500m pilot loop on the campus of Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI)…

Volvo to conduct autonomous car testing on public roads in 2017

Volvo has announced plans to put autonomous vehicles on public roadways by 2017. The project, described as the world’s first large-scale autonomous driving experiment, will get started next year by means of customer research and technology development before a fleet…