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1/13/2016
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Data shows results of seven companies testing self-driving cars on the roads of California The day when a car can be trusted to drive safely all by itself has moved another cautious step closer with the publication of a report on experiments by Google and others with...
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1/13/2016
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Google drivers had to intervene to stop its self-driving cars from crashing on California's roads 13 times between September 2014 and November 2015. The disclosure follows a local regulator's demand for the information. Six other car tech companies also...
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1/13/2016
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Los Angeles — Futuristic self-driving cars traveling along California roads have needed plenty of old-fashioned human intervention to stay safe. And a consumer group wants more information about what's happening. California's Department of Motor Vehicles...
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1/13/2016
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Click here to listen to the audio of this radio broadcast segment. In Washington on Wednesday, lawmakers are scheduled to hear about flood insurance, which seems like a good idea. Flooding along the Mississippi River in the past few weeks will be one of the...
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1/12/2016
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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...
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1/12/2016
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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...
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1/12/2016
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Google’s self-driving cars roaming through the roads of Mountain View and Texas for test runs have been involved in some fender benders, but distracted drivers were the ones who rear ended the cars. Still, there’s also been about a dozen times when the self...
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1/12/2016
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Over the course of the 1.3 million miles that Google's self-driving vehicles have cruised around public roads since September 2014, the cars failed 272 times, according to a new report for the Department of Motor Vehicles that Google just published....
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1/12/2016
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LOS ANGELES _ Google’s futuristic self-driving cars needed some old-fashioned human intervention to avoid 11 crashes during testing on California roads, the company revealed Tuesday, results it says are encouraging but show the technology has yet to reach the...
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1/12/2016
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California regulators require self-driving car firms to report when humans had to take over from robot drivers for safety, though Google is giving only select data “Release of the disengagement report was a positive step, but Google should also release any video...