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Senators Make Final Attempt to Pass Autonomous Vehicle Bill
Sacramento Allows Driver-less Car Testing

Sacramento Allows Driver-less Car Testing

Phantom Auto will begin testing autonomous vehicles in Sacramento, Calif., under a new agreement with the city that allows testing with no occupants in the car. The vehicles will be operated by remote drivers at computers in Silicon Valley, reports the Sacramento Bee.

August 7, 2018

Autonomous Vehicles Will Cause Less Accidents with Costlier Repairs, Insurer Says

Autonomous Vehicles Will Cause Less Accidents with Costlier Repairs, Insurer Says

The adoption of autonomous driving technology will lead to fewer accidents, but the collisions that do occur will likely result in costlier repairs and raise difficult questions relating to driver and manufacturer liability, victim compensation and data collection, The Travelers Institute argues in a new whitepaper.

July 24, 2018

Too Soon to Regulate Autonomous Vehicles: NHTSA

Too Soon to Regulate Autonomous Vehicles: NHTSA

As regulators, public safety advocates and automakers grapple with how to create a federal legal framework for the deployment of autonomous vehicles, the nation's top auto safety official has said it's premature to regulate self-driving vehicles.

July 18, 2018

Uber Terminates 100 Self-Driving Car Operators

Uber Terminates 100 Self-Driving Car Operators

Uber has laid off its self-driving car operators in Pittsburgh, as the company rethinks its autonomous vehicle strategy following the fatal crash in Tempe, Ariz. earlier this year, reports Quartz.

July 16, 2018

Autonomous Vehicles Will Test Public Safety

Autonomous Vehicles Will Test Public Safety

Ensuring driver and pedestrian safety and regulating a still nascent technology are among the top issues of concern covered in a new report about autonomous vehicles from the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices.

July 6, 2018

Ford Begins Testing Driverless Delivery Service in Florida

Ford Begins Testing Driverless Delivery Service in Florida

Domino's has begun using a self-driving delivery test vehicle from Ford Motor Co. in south Florida to help the automaker gather data for a fully autonomous delivery service Ford plans to launch in 2021, the company announced.

February 27, 2018

Feds Set Self-Driving Vehicle Summit to Gather Data
Hyundai to Offer Fully Autonomous Vehicle by 2021

Hyundai to Offer Fully Autonomous Vehicle by 2021

Hyundai and Volkswagen have signed deals with Pittsburgh-based Aurora Innovation to use its self-driving software in their bids to develop fully autonomous vehicles for commercial service.

January 4, 2018

Global Autonomous Vehicle Sales to Reach 33M by 2040

Global Autonomous Vehicle Sales to Reach 33M by 2040

Automakers should be able to increase global sales of fully autonomous vehicles to 33 million by 2040 from 51,000 in 2021 — the first year of significant volume, according to a forecast from IHS Markit.

January 3, 2018

Volvo to Supply Uber 20K+ Autonomous Vehicles
Calif. Hearing to Address Driverless Cars

Calif. Hearing to Address Driverless Cars

The state’s Department of Motor Vehicles is taking steps to set requirements for the testing and deployment of vehicles that lack a human driver.

March 13, 2017

Ford Invests $1B Toward 2021 Autonomous Vehicle

Ford Invests $1B Toward 2021 Autonomous Vehicle

Ford will invest $1 billion in Pittsburgh-based Argo AI, a startup focusing on artificial intelligence, to develop a software platform for a fully autonomous vehicle it plans to make available for ride hailing in 2021.

February 10, 2017

Google Spins Off Self-Driving Unit, Prepping Ride-Hailing Service

Google Spins Off Self-Driving Unit, Prepping Ride-Hailing Service

Google has formed a mobility company called Waymo to house its development of self-driving vehicles and may be laying the groundwork to roll out a ride-hailing service as soon as late 2017 in a partnership with Fiat Chrysler, according to various reports.

December 13, 2016