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Baidu under investigation as CEO breaks rules regarding self-driving cars


Baidu has recently been in news for its Project Apollo and the grand alliance it made with 50 companies for developing self-driving car technology. But the company is now under investigation for violation of rules regarding testing of self driving cars. Robin Li, the CEO of Baidu had conducted a …

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NHTSA and GM hash out semi-autonomous “Super Cruise” system


The US Highway Safety regulators (NHTSA) responding to GM, which had asked for the body’s opinion on its semi-autonomous “Super Cruise” system, said in a letter to GM that it was permissible for the automaker to automatically activate hazard lights if a driver fails to respond to alerts by a …

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Self-driving coalition responds to NHTSA


The Self-Driving Coalition for Safer Streets submitted comments in response to NHTSA’s guidance for the operation of autonomous vehicles. The Coalition released the following statement from General Counsel David Strickland: “The Coalition’s foremost priority is the safe development and deployment of fully-self driving vehicles. We support the development of a …

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UN adopts new regulation on Quiet Road Transport Vehicles (QRTV)


“Silent cars” will no longer be dangerously silent thanks to a new regulation adopted by the UNECE World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29) which requires acoustic warning devices on hybrid and electric cars. While no car is completely silent unless it is turned off, hybrid and electric cars …

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