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1/13/2016
Posted by Mark Reback
SAN FRANCISCO: Google said that while its self-driving cars have safely driven more than a million miles, there have been times when humans have had to take over to avoid crashing.  System “anomalies” caused drivers to take the wheel 272 times in California test cars in the 14 months leading up to December, Google said in a...
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1/12/2016
Posted by Mark Reback
As Obama Touts Transportation Tech, Documents Douse Autonomous Enthusiasm On the same night President Obama pressed the need to build a "21st century transportation system" in his final State of the Union speech, a new report released by one of the companies leading that charge showed serious potholes remain ahead. Self-driving cars are...
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1/12/2016
Posted by Mark Reback
Mandatory reports released Jan. 12 by the California Department of Motor Vehicles from seven companies testing self-driving cars on public roads in the state come amid a debate about whether cars should be able to drive themselves without a human present. Seven companies testing autonomous vehicles on public roads in California have reported to...
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7/18/2006
Posted by Mark Reback
Peterborough, Ontario -- July 18, 2016 -- Consumer Watchdog is lobbying both the US government and American automotive giant Tesla Motors to implement new driving regulations on the company’s range of potentially groundbreaking autonomous vehicles. The organization sent representatives to the opening day of the Automated Vehicles...
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3/20/2006
Posted by Mark Reback
Urmson explained that Google is working closely with Foxx's team and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration about regulation of these vehicles. On Friday, the NHTSA said in a report that there are significant legal hurdles to allowing fully autonomous vehicles without steering wheels, according to Reuters. "We are deploying...