A proffered $1 million prize for the winner of a robot truck race staged by DARPA in the Mojave Desert went unclaimed in mid-March because no winner emerged. Only seven robot trucks completed the first mile in the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s Grand Challenge – a 148-mile (238-km) desert race. Race rules required the robot trucks to race across the desert without human intervention. (See related story: Autonomous Vehicles Face DARPA Torture Test) None of the robot trucks ...

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