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Autonomous Car Appetizer: Ford and Postmates Link

The Postmates pilot now underway in Miami and Miami Beach has more than 70 businesses participating, including local fast-food pusher Coyo Taco. For residents in the area, when they order tacos , or something else from Postmates, they may be given the option to have it delivered by a self-driving like research vehicle. Continue reading

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Safety Groups Want FTC Probe on E-Class Self-Driving Car Ads

Safety advocates want the Federal Trade Commission to take action against Mercedes-Benz for advertising 2017 E-Class models as a self-driving car. Continue reading

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Google Frustrated with California DMV Slow Walk on Autonomous Vehicles

Google has 73 self-driving cars out of 98 in testing from ten automakers on the road in California under DMV testing rules. However, they have been involved in 17 accidents that Google claims were not the car’s fault. Continue reading

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Toyota Adds Steering to Collision Avoidance System

Toyota Motor said it has developed a pre-collision system that uses automatic steering in addition to increased braking force and automatic braking to help prevent accidents with pedestrians. This is just the latest development on the road to a fully autonomous car, which will require no input from the driver to operate it. Continue reading

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GM Claims Self Driving Vehicles Ready by 2020

Cars or trucks that can partially drive themselves will be available by the middle of the decade, with more sophisticated self driving vehicles coming by 2020, according to General Motors Vice President of Global Research and Development Alan Taub. Advances … Continue reading

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