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US: California may ban internal combustion engine cars

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The countries world over are waking up to the reality of climate change and are taking steps to discourage the use of fossil fuels and propel cleaner technologies like electric vehicles. By 2030, China has announced to get rid of polluting vehicles, India too is working on a policy to …

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SAIC Motor and AImotive get the clearance to test their autonomous vehicles on public roads in California

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According to reports, China’s state-owned automaker SAIC Motor and AImotive from Hungary have got the clearance to start testing autonomous vehicles on public roads in California. The permission for this was given this week by the California’s Department of Motor Vehicles. The SAIC Innovation Center in Silicon Valley was established in …

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GM to boost its self-driving cars efforts, to add 1100 jobs

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(Reuters)  General Motors said on Thursday it will add more than 1,100 jobs in California over five years at its Cruise Automation unit to boost its self-driving efforts after receiving $8 million in state tax credits. The largest U.S. automaker said it is investing $14 million in a new research …

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Didi Chuxing opens an R&D center in California

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Didi Chuxing, the Chinese ride-hailing firm has just opened an R&D center in California. Notably, the company is backed by Apple and last year it had forced Uber to abandon its efforts in the Chinese market. Didi Labs has located itself at Mountain View, California-and it is being reported that the …

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“California may not want you, but we do” : Arizona to Uber

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After Uber was forced by DMV ,California to pull off its autonomous cars from the streets of San Francisco , it has been welcomed by Arizona to test its cars their state. Governor of Arizona Doug Ducey released a statement saying that Arizona welcomes the company with open arms. The …

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NVIDIA cleared by DMV California to test its Self-driving car

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The California Department of Motor Vehicles’ has updated its list of companies allowed to test their Self-driving cars on public roads, to add NVIDIA. California is among the first states to have established working regulations for testing of Self-driving car on public roads. Many companies including Google have tested their autonomous …

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Apple execs meet California DMV officials to discuss autonomous vehicles

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Published: September 21, 2015 | Cupertino, CA Apple executives have discussed their plans for an “autonomous vehicle” with officials at California’s department of motor vehicles (DMV) according to the Guardian. According to documents obtained by the Guardian, Mike Maletic, a senior legal counsel at Apple, had an hour-long meeting on …

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Google and its Self-Driving Car: The tech progresses!

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Published: June 29, 2015 | United States Since long humans have envisioned of driverless vehicles and the dream seems to be happening with the advancement of carmakers and technology companies in the arena of self-driving car technology. Google has been working on self-driving vehicles as early as 2010 and hitting …

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California’s DMV to miss a deadline owing to the safety aspects of Driverless Cars

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Published: December 23, 2014 | Los Angeles, CA DMV opts to miss a deadline in favour of ascertaining the safety aspects of driverless cars California’s Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) will miss a year-end deadline to adopt new rules for driverless cars so as to figure whether “driverless” vehicles are safe …

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Audi of America gets a GREEN signal to test autonomous driving in California

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Published: September 18, 2014 | United States Audi becomes the first company to receive a  autonomous driving permit issued by California. In 2012, Audi was the first automotive OEM to receive one of the red autonomous vehicle license plates issues by the State of Nevada. In July, with Florida Gov. Rick Scott, …

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