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As ride-share drivers strike, Uber and Lyft eye a driverless future

by Jack Stewart May 8, 2019
The protest against pay and working conditions comes as the companies go public.
Uber and Lyft drivers strike at Los Angeles International Airport over what they say are unfair wages.
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Your car is not self-driving, no matter how much it seems like it is

by Ben Bradford Jan 16, 2019
Drivers might be relying on their car's safety technology more than they should.
Advanced driver assistance systems "are like magic," says Alex Epstein, director of transportation safety at National Safety Council. “The problem is people don’t know how to use them."
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Country roads pose a particular challenge for driverless cars

by Amy Scott and Stephanie Hughes May 7, 2018
How do we teach autonomous vehicles to navigate rural roads, where every bump hasn't been mapped?
A biker passes a pilot model of the Uber self-driving car in 2016 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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The Waymo vs. Uber driverless car war lands in court

by Aaron Schrank Jan 31, 2018
Waymo claims a former employee took trade secrets to rival Uber. The intellectual property dispute could have implications for a range of industries. Click the audio player above to hear the full story. 
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Driverless cars have a hard time in snow, too

by Molly Wood and Stephanie Hughes Jan 9, 2018
They're sort of like teenage drivers who grew up in Southern California.
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Congress' push to get self-driving cars on the road faster

by Molly Wood and Kristin Schwab 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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Driverless cars can't figure out kangaroos

by Ben Johnson and Kristin Schwab Jul 21, 2017
The marsupial accounts for 80 percent of animal-related auto accidents in Australia.
Watch out for the kangaroos.
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Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto on Steel City as innovation hub

by Stephanie Hughes and Ben Johnson Oct 31, 2016
Uber chose Pittsburgh as the place to test its autonomous vehicles. How will it affect the city and its citizens?
An Uber driverless Ford Fusion drives down Smallman Street on September, 22, 2016 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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The uncertain future of state DMVs

by Sally Herships Oct 12, 2016
If autonomous cars don't have drivers, will we need licenses to operate them?
People wait in line outside of the State of California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) in Los Angeles, California.
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Full interview: Volvo America CEO on driverless cars

by Molly Wood and Stephanie Hughes Sep 30, 2016
The company says that we'll have autonomous technology fully in place by 2021.
A view of the Volvo S90, which employs semi-autonomous features.
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