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August 28, 2019  

Toyota, Suzuki partnering in self driving car technology

Auto manufacturers face a costly shift toward the use of technologies; partnerships are one way to share the enormous costs.

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June 26, 2019  

Apple buys more self driving car technology in latest deal

It confirmed its acquisition of Drive.ai.

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June 20, 2018  

Self-driving cars won’t be mainstream until standards set: Blackberry CEO

Some countries drive on the right side of the road, some on the left; some grids use 110- and others use 220-volts.

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July 24, 2017  

Lyft forms own autonomous vehicle unit, will open network

Company says open strategy will bring environmental and safety benefits of autonomous vehicles to market faster.

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July 20, 2017  

US approves bill to boost testing of self driving cars

Bill prohibits states from imposing their own laws related to the design and construction of self-driving cars.

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July 5, 2017  

Liberals to dole out $2.1 billion to unclog trade, border bottlenecks

Money is part of $10.1 billion in planned spending over the next 11 years on trade and transportation corridor projects.

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June 21, 2017  

Uber’s Kalanick resigns as CEO following pressure from investors

Resignation came after a series of costly missteps under Kalanick at the helm of the polarizing ride-hailing app.

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April 26, 2017  

FCA, Google begin offering rides in self-driving cars

Minivans powered by Waymo will shuttle Phoenix residents around town to gather user experience over the next year.

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March 9, 2017  

Uber self-driving cars coming back to California roads

State regulators also approved 48 people as backup drivers who must sit behind the wheel in case the prototype cars malfunction.

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February 2, 2017  

Self-driving car prototypes need less human help

Report catalogues the number of times that humans took over control from a car’s software for safety reasons.

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December 19, 2016  

Blackberry hopes to make itself indispensable for self-driving car producers

Company’s QNX division has opened a research centre for autonomous cars in Ottawa.

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December 15, 2016  

Uber in legal showdown with California over self driving cars

The ride-hailing company is refusing to obey demands by the state’s DMV to stop picking up passengers in self-driving cars.

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September 14, 2016  

Self-driving cars still need humans to program them

Udacity creates a “nanodegree” to train self-driving car engineers.

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May 20, 2016  

Uber testing self-driving car in Pittsburgh

A trained driver remains behind the wheel for now.

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March 16, 2016  

Robotics expert says self-driving cars are not ready for deployment

Can’t handle bad weather, susceptible to hackers and can’t follow police directions.

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March 1, 2016  

Google self-driving car strikes bus in California

Marks first time one of the tech company’s autonomous vehicles caused a crash in testing.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing Transportation General Operations Production Technology
February 11, 2016  

Computer as a driver? ‘Yes’ from feds boosts self driving cars

The redefinition of “driver” by the NHTSA is an important break for companies such as Google.

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January 15, 2016  

US government developing self-driving car policies

US Department of Transportation is also creating a model for states to follow if they decide to allow autonomous cars on public roads.

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November 4, 2015  

Self driving cars will push us to rethink how we build cities, say planners

In a driverless world, people wouldn’t necessarily have to stick to old parking habits, designers suggest.

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September 15, 2015  

Google taps auto veteran to lead self driving car development

John Krafcik has formerly worked for Hyundai and Ford Motor Co.

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August 17, 2015  

Apple reportedly interested in auto testing ground

Contra Costa Transportation Authority says the tech company has expressed interest in its base in Concord, Calif.

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June 19, 2015  

Self-driving car accident details revealed after pressure to change policy

California state report reveals most of the cars were in self-driving mode when the accidents happened.

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May 12, 2015  

Google acknowledges 11 accidents with self driving cars

Tech giant said all accidents were minor; critics seek more transparency.

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May 30, 2014  

How did Google get states to legalize driverless cars?

The tech-giant can thank an unorthodox lobbying campaign designed to shape the road rules of the future in California.

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May 28, 2014  

Google’s latest self-driving car ditches steering wheel [VIDEO]

There’s no brake or gas pedals either – just buttons for go and stop.

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August 29, 2013  

GM promises nearly driverless cars by end of decade

‘Super Cruise’ system is currently being tested on Cadillac’s SRX SUV.