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Portland announces Smart Autonomous Vehicles Initiative, aims opening its streets for testing of autonomous cars


Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler and City Commissioner Dan Saltzman have announced the Smart Autonomous Vehicles Initiative (SAVI). With this initiative, they directed the Portland Bureau of Transportation to develop autonomous vehicle policies and solicit proposals from companies that would test autonomous vehicles on Portland streets by the end of the …

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Uber adding more electric cars to its fleet in Portland


Uber has announced that Portland will be the first U.S. city to be a part of the company’s new initiative of adding more electric cars to their fleet. Currently, Uber has about 100 drivers among the city’s 6,000 drivers ie. 1.6 percent drivers use electric cars. The company aims to …

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Jaguar Land Rover to open ‘Innovation Incubator’ project in Portland to support connected car programs


Published: April 05, 2015 | Whitley, UK Jaguar Land Rover will now launch an ‘Innovation Incubator’ project in Portland, Oregon, to encourage, promote and support new software-based automotive technologies that are being developed by US technology start-ups. The focus will be on finding innovators who have great potential ideas, but need …

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