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Waymo training Law Enforcement on how to deal with self-driving cars

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Telematics Wire had reported that Waymo has released first ever safety report on its self-driving car. The company in the report has revealed that it is training the Law Enforcement in the cities it is testing its autonomous cars on how to deal with various issues related to AVs such …

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US House panel approves proposal to allow automakers to deploy up to 100,000 self-driving vehicles

A U.S. House panel has approved a proposal to allow automakers to deploy up to 100,000 self-driving vehicles without meeting existing auto safety standards, media reports say. The proposal also bars states from imposing driverless car rules. The states could still set rules on registration, licensing, liability, insurance and safety inspections, …

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Waymo testing its self-driving cars in extreme conditions at Death Valley

Waymo is testing its vehicles in Death Valley, California. The reason behind these tests is that the company wants to make sure that its self-driving cars can cool itself and continue to operate under the hottest temperatures, with an engine running at full power and systems running at full capacity. …

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US federal government working towards legislation of self-driving cars

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The US federal government now is now getting serious towards the legislation for self-driving cars as they are gaining popularity and companies accelerating efforts towards them. A bipartisan group of senators is working on legislation of self-driving cars and it might be introduced soon. According to reports, the bill being …

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OEMs will see a substantial dent in their lucrative collision parts business as a result of self-driving cars

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According to a new report from the KPMG U.S. Manufacturing Institute Automotive Center, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) will see a substantial, 48%, dent in their lucrative collision parts business as a result of self-driving cars.  In fact, KPMG projects that OEM collision repair revenue, which was $5.6 billion in 2015, …

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nuTonomy to integrate its self-driving software system into the PEUGEOT 3008 for testing on Singapore roads

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nuTonomy and Groupe PSA have announced a strategic partnership through which nuTonomy will seamlessly integrate its sophisticated software system into customized PEUGEOT 3008 SUVs for on-road testing of fully autonomous cars in Singapore. Under the initial phase of the partnership, nuTonomy will install its software, along with specialized sensors and …

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Uber suspends its pilot program for driverless cars

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Reuters Uber Technologies Inc suspended its pilot program for driverless cars on Saturday after a vehicle equipped with the nascent technology crashed on an Arizona roadway, the ride-hailing company and local police said. The accident, the latest involving a self-driving vehicle operated by one of several companies experimenting with autonomous …

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Internal reports say Uber self-driving cars regularly require some kind of driver intervention

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Uber has been testing its self-driving cars but according to internal reports accessed by some media firms, the vehicles still regularly require some kind of driver intervention. According to the reports, these incidents can be categorized into two categories namely, “critical” and “bad experiences.” “The critical experiences “category is for …

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People still apprehensive of the Self-driving vehicles

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According to a study by Auto Trader, only 21% of British drivers would consider purchasing a fully autonomous car in the future. The agency which has polled around 5,500 UK motorists stated. Also, a survey in the US called AAA has revealed that U.S. drivers seek autonomous technologies in their next vehicle, …

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U.S. Senators call on the Trump Administration to prioritize development and testing of self-driving vehicles

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U.S. Senators Gary Peters and Debbie Stabenow and U.S. Representatives Fred Upton and Debbie Dingell called on the Trump Administration to prioritize the development and testing of connected and self-driving vehicles in the President’s proposed budget for 2018. The Members of Congress sent a letter to Office of Management and …

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