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Feds Take Hands-Off Approach to Driverless Tech, Worrying Consumer Groups Feds Take Hands-Off Approach to Driverless Tech, Worrying Consumer Groups
- Most Americans aren’t ready to trust self-driving vehicles. If that’s going to change as automated travel nears, consumer advocates say that federal regulators responsible for protecting the motoring public must set and enforce rigorous safety standards for the fledgling technology. But there...
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Shuttle Down! Self-Driving-Shuttle Era Begins with a First-Day Crash in Las Vegas Shuttle Down! Self-Driving-Shuttle Era Begins with a First-Day Crash in Las Vegas
- Within its first hours of operation in Las Vegas Wednesday, an autonomous shuttle bus that is part of a ballyhooed study of driverless vehicles on public roads was involved in a collision with a truck. No injuries were reported. - Details from the incident are still emerging. Members of the Las Vegas...
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Letting It Ride: Las Vegas Puts U.S.’s First Fully Self-Driving Shuttle into Service Letting It Ride: Las Vegas Puts U.S.’s First Fully Self-Driving Shuttle into Service
- Your first ride in an autonomous vehicle may not be in a car but a shuttle bus. Indeed, the first fully autonomous shuttle operating on public streets in the United States is set to start rolling in Las Vegas this week as part of a yearlong study. The electric bus, built by Navya, a French company,...
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Look, Ma, No Anything Whatsoever: Waymo Begins Operating Fully Driverless Test Cars on Public Roads Look, Ma, No Anything Whatsoever: Waymo Begins Operating Fully Driverless Test Cars on Public Roads
- After spending eight years honing its self-driving technology, seven months laying the groundwork for operations, and a month on a final marketing push, Waymo says its cars are ready for a major milestone: truly driverless operations on public roads. - Indeed, officials from Waymo, the company sprung...
Look, Ma, No Anything Whatsoever: Waymo Begins Operating Fully Driverless Test Cars on Public Roads »
Look, Ma, No Anything Whatsoever: Waymo Begins Operating Fully Driverless Test Cars on Public Roads Look, Ma, No Anything Whatsoever: Waymo Begins Operating Fully Driverless Test Cars on Public Roads
- After spending eight years honing its self-driving technology, seven months laying the groundwork for operations, and a month on a final marketing push, Waymo says its cars are ready for a major milestone: truly driverless operations on public roads. - Indeed, officials from Waymo, the company sprung...
Look, Ma, No Anything Whatsoever: Waymo Begins Operating Fully Driverless Test Cars on Public Roads »
The Secret’s Open: Inside the Former Air Force Base Where Google’s Waymo Is Building Its Self-Driving Future The Secret’s Open: Inside the Former Air Force Base Where Google’s Waymo Is Building Its Self-Driving Future
- At first glance, the grounds surrounding Castle Air Force Base seem like they belong to a bygone era. A military aviation museum along a nearby highway boasts an SR-71 Blackbird, which first flew in 1962 and remains one of the fastest airplanes ever built; a former Air Force One aircraft used by...
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Not Dreamin’: California Paves Way for Driverless Cars in 2018 Not Dreamin’: California Paves Way for Driverless Cars in 2018
- California has inched one step closer to permitting the testing of fully driverless vehicles on its public roads, a development that could come as soon as 2018. Officials with the state’s Department of Motor Vehicles have unveiled long-awaited revisions of proposed regulations that pave the way...
Not Dreamin’: California Paves Way for Driverless Cars in 2018 »
The Brains behind Fully Self-Driving Taxis Just Got Smarter The Brains behind Fully Self-Driving Taxis Just Got Smarter
  - The brains behind self-driving vehicles are rapidly evolving to meet the ambitions of automakers and tech companies that intend to launch truly driverless cars over the next few years. - Silicon Valley chip maker Nvidia, one of the industry’s most prominent suppliers of artificial-intelligence...
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Flying Cars Sound Cool, but They Could Bring Hellish Reality Flying Cars Sound Cool, but They Could Bring Hellish Reality
- High above Los Angeles, flying cars cruise through skies darkened by pollution, transporting passengers between landing zones located atop maximum-security skyscrapers. That’s the dystopian opening scene in Blade Runner, a 1982 science-fiction classic, and it turns out the film’s creators were...
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Hands-Free Caddy: 2018 Cadillac CT6 Launches Super Cruise Semi-Autonomous Feature Hands-Free Caddy: 2018 Cadillac CT6 Launches Super Cruise Semi-Autonomous Feature
- Hands-free autonomous driving is no longer the stuff of Silicon Valley dreams and bug-eyed research vehicles. With Cadillac’s long-awaited Super Cruise feature, which launches this month in the 2018 CT6, drivers will be able to buy a car that can drive itself on many highways. Unlike existing...
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