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Rise of the robocar: are connected cars safer, or a target for hackers?

Self-driving cars It’s predicted that 200m connected cars will be on the roads by 2020, but there’s a risk that more technology will lead to more hacking A pilot model of an Uber self-driving car in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Photograph: Angelo Merendino/AFP/Getty Images Self-driving cars Rise of the robocar: are connected cars safer, or a target […]

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Berkeley duo’s plan to solve traffic jams: hyper-fast lanes for self-driving cars

Self-driving cars Anthony Barrs and Baiyu Chen’s Hyperlane system proposes clusters of self-driving cars zipping past local traffic at 100mph, controlled by a central computer Hyperlane works a lot like existing dedicated commuter lanes, only instead of paying extra to use them, the separate lanes are only for autonomous vehicles. Photograph: Alamy Self-driving cars Berkeley […]