Congress' push to get self-driving cars on the road faster

Oct 20, 2017
Sen. John Thune of South Dakota discusses his bill to create national regulations for autonomous vehicles.
A driver presents a Cruising Chauffeur, a hands free self-driving system designed for motorways. 
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After Uber test drive, Arizona looking to attract more startups

Dec 28, 2016
Uber has moved its self-driving cars from California.
Pilot models of Uber self-driving cars.

Volvo is leaving its driverless cars unmarked to avoid bullying from other drivers

Oct 31, 2016
Would British drivers challenge Volvo's autonomous vehicles on purpose?
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Cars may be smarter, but not smart enough for car washes

Oct 27, 2016
Cars are getting smarter, but not yet smart enough to go through a car wash. Some new cars with semi-autonomous features, like obstacle-detecting sensors and automatic braking systems, are being activated by the brushes and curtains inside a car wash, immobilizing the vehicle or even causing it to veer off the rails and collide with […]
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I am the Captain now: self-driving ships coming soon

Sep 2, 2016
Engineers plan a fully self-driving cargo ship by the end of the decade.
In this artist’s rendering, a Rolls-Royce autonomous cargo ship sails the open seas without captain or crew.
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