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California DMV looks to take the driver out of self-driving cars

2019 Audi A8California’s Department of Motor Vehicles has revised a set of proposed self-driving car regulations that would now allow cars to drive themselves without human oversight—that is, without a human providing backup. The new rules are up for public discussion until October 25th, and if passed, could lead to completely driverless cars as…
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Otto who? Tesla is ready to test electric, self-driving big rigs in Nevada and California

Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk at Tesla Store opening in Westfield Mall, London, Oct 2013You can say a lot of things about Tesla and its CEO, Elon Musk, but you certainly can’t call them slackers. They’ve crafted a plan for world domination that includes electric cars, self-driving technology, solar power, and energy storage, among other things–and they’re not done yet. For Tesla’s next trick, it would like to transform the world of…
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Newly humbled, Uber asks California for permission to test self-driving cars

Uber CEO Travis KalanickFor years, Uber has gleefully courted controversy, but the past few weeks have been especially brutal for the company and its manchild CEO, Travis Kalanick. New reports suggest that Kalanick & Co. have finally had their fill of humble pie and are ready to begin playing by the rules. Uber under fire Uber’s current spate of problems began in…
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