Motorcycle cop tickets a self-driving car in San Francisco

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Now here’s a genuine novelty: In San Francisco, a motorcycle cop pulled over an autonomous vehicle and issued it a ticket. The future has arrived.

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Motorcycle cop tickets a self-driving car in San Francisco originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 30 Mar 2018 10:25:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Nvidia halts self-driving tests; Uber drops test permit in California

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Chipmaker Nvidia Corp said on Tuesday it has suspended self-driving tests across the globe, a week after an Uber Technologies Inc autonomous vehicle struck and killed a woman crossing a street in Arizona.

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Nvidia halts self-driving tests; Uber drops test permit in California originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 28 Mar 2018 09:10:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Uber self-driving tech has blind spots from fewer sensors, experts say

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Uber self-driving tech has blind spots from fewer sensors, experts say originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 27 Mar 2018 20:45:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Waymo unveils autonomous Jaguar I-Pace EV.

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Waymo’s CEO John Krafcik is making an announcement ahead of the New York Auto Show. Waymo says it will unveil “The Next Step in Self-Driving.” With the recent Uber fatality, the livestream should be interesting. Krafcik recently said that Waymo’s cars would have avoided the crash in Tempe, Arizona.

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Waymo unveils autonomous Jaguar I-Pace EV. originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 27 Mar 2018 09:53:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Waymo unveils autonomous Jaguar I-Pace EV

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Waymo’s CEO John Krafcik made an announcement ahead of the New York Auto Show, unveiling what the company calls, “The Next Step in Self-Driving.” That next step is a sixth autonomous vehicle from Waymo, an electric Jaguar I-Pace, that will go into service later this year.

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Waymo unveils autonomous Jaguar I-Pace EV originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 27 Mar 2018 09:53:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Video from Uber self-driving car shows fatal crash

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Police in Arizona on Wednesday released a short video of a fatal collision between an Uber self-driving vehicle and a pedestrian, as investigators probe the accident that has put new focus on the safety of autonomous vehicles.

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Video from Uber self-driving car shows fatal crash originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 22 Mar 2018 08:20:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Toyota pauses self-driving car testing amid Uber accident probe

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DETROIT – Toyota Motor Corp said on Tuesday it will pause autonomous vehicle testing following an accident in which an Uber self-driving vehicle struck and killed a woman in Tempe, Ariz.

Separately, the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office in Phoenix said it was awaiting the results of an investigation by Tempe police of the fatality before reviewing whether any charges should be filed. The Tempe police chief has told the San Francisco Chronicle that a preliminary look at video of the fatal crash

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Toyota pauses self-driving car testing amid Uber accident probe originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 20 Mar 2018 13:58:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Self-driving car industry faces critical test after first death

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The death of a woman in Arizona struck by a self-driving car with no human control, the first fatality involving a fully autonomous vehicle, is an event the nascent industry has long dreaded and comes at a sensitive time.

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Self-driving car industry faces critical test after first death originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 19 Mar 2018 19:30:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Dems raise concerns over self-driving bill, cite Tesla Autopilot crash

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Five Democratic U.S. senators on Wednesday urged changes to a stalled bill aimed at speeding the deployment and testing of self-driving cars. They cited a California crash of a Tesla in Autopilot mode into the back of a fire truck.

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Dems raise concerns over self-driving bill, cite Tesla Autopilot crash originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 15 Mar 2018 09:35:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Autoblog 2018-03-14 00:38:00

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It’s easy to ignore the daily onslaught of stories about autonomous cars, which still seem a lot like vaporware to some of us. Plus, those things are for somebody else, right, not a righteous car enthusiast like you or me. But here’s a brief video that shows the technology is not in some far-off future, it’s rolling around on the streets of Phoenix and a few other cities right now. And this is not just an autonomous car. It’s not just a self-driving car. It’s a completely driverless car. The hum

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Waymo video shows you what it’s like to ride in a truly driverless car originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 13 Mar 2018 20:38:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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