John Leahy, father of Seán Léahy,  leaving the Four Courts on Tuesday after the Circuit Civil Court refused an injuries board assessment offer of €45,000 damages for his son. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A child was injured when a Renault electric car took off of its own accord after being parked up by its driver, and struck the five-year-old boy, the (...)

A Google self-driving car drives near the company’s headquarters California.  Calif., May 13, 2014.  Photograph: Jason Henry/NYT

Google Inc’s self-driving car technology likely will not be available for several more years. But the company is already beginning the job of making t(...)