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Ex-Google driverless car firm Waymo begins charging for self-driving car rides in Arizona

Ex-Google driverless car firm Waymo begins charging for self-driving car rides in ArizonaThe former Google driverless car company will begin charging pre-approved passengers in the Chandler, Arizona, area.



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Self-driving cars may hit U.S. roads in pilot programme – NHTSA

Self-driving cars may hit U.S. roads in pilot programme - NHTSAFully self-driving cars may be on the fast lane to U.S. roads under a pilot programme the Trump administration said on Tuesday it was considering, which would allow real-world road testing for a limited number of the vehicles. Self-driving cars used in the program would potentially need to have technology disabling the vehicle if a sensor fails or barring vehicles from travelling above safe speeds, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said in a document made public Tuesday. NHTSA said it was considering whether it would have to be notified of any accident within 24 hours and was seeking public input on what other data should be disclosed including near misses.



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Self-driving cars may hit U.S. roads in pilot program – NHTSA

Self-driving cars may hit U.S. roads in pilot program - NHTSAFully self-driving cars may be on the fast lane to U.S. roads under a pilot program the Trump administration said on Tuesday it was considering, which would allow real-world road testing for a limited number of the vehicles. Self-driving cars used in the program would potentially need to have technology disabling the vehicle if a sensor fails or barring vehicles from traveling above safe speeds, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said in a document made public Tuesday. NHTSA said it was considering whether it would have to be notified of any accident within 24 hours and was seeking public input on what other data should be disclosed including near misses.



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Self-Driving Uber Driver May Have Been Watching Hulu During Crash, Cops Say

Self-Driving Uber Driver May Have Been Watching Hulu During Crash, Cops SayThe backup driver in a fatal accident between a self-driving Uber and a



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Waymo Self-Driving Minivan Involved In Arizona Crash

Waymo Self-Driving Minivan Involved In Arizona CrashThe Waymo van wasn't at fault, according to police.



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VIDEO: Fatal self-driving Uber crash in Arizona

VIDEO: Fatal self-driving Uber crash in ArizonaArizona officials took the unexpected step of releasing video from a fatal crash involving a self-driving Uber car that happened earlier in the week.



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Self-driving Uber in fatal accident may not have had time to stop, police say

Self-driving Uber in fatal accident may not have had time to stop, police sayPolice say early indications show an Uber self-driving SUV may not have had time to stop or avoid hitting a pedestrian who was killed in Arizona. Uber suspended all testing of its autonomous vehicles after the Sunday night crash. It is the first-known pedestrian fatality involving a self-driving car. Kris Van Cleave reports.



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Self-driving cars attacked by angry San Francisco residents

Self-driving cars attacked by angry San Francisco residentsTechnology and automotive companies touting self-driving cars as the future of transportation may have some work to convince San Franciscans, who keep attacking the vehicles. If they were hoping to register their disapproval of autonomous cars, they were working against both the burgeoning autonomous car industry and the state of California, which last week said it would allow driverless cars to operate without onboard backup drivers. The change marked a significant development for self-driving car companies that have already logged millions of miles on public roads as they seek to hone the technology.



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MIT Researchers Reveal Solution to the Biggest Problem of Self-Driving Cars

MIT Researchers Reveal Solution to the Biggest Problem of Self-Driving CarsOvercoming the “curse of light speed."



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Apple Trying To Persuade California DMV To Change Self-Driving Rules

Apple Trying To Persuade California DMV To Change Self-Driving RulesThe tech giant also wants the state’s restriction on using self-driving vehicles without a human driver to be removed.



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