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Honda in talks to collaborate with Waymo on self-driving cars

Honda Motor's research and development subsidiary is in talks to integrate Waymo’s self-driving technology with its vehicles, suggesting that working with car makers as a technology partner is key on the agenda of Alphabet’s...

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Uber puts brakes on self-driving cars in California

After a week-long conflict with the California DMV, Uber has pulled its self-driving cars from San Francisco's roads.

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Uber relents and suspends self-driving car tests in San Francisco

Uber has halted its self-driving car trials in San Francisco and agreed to work with state regulators on obtaining proper permits for 16 test cars.

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Cutting the cord: GM tests wireless car chargers for EVs, self-driving cars

General Motors is working with WiTricity, the maker of a wireless charging system, to bring to production 7.7kW and 11kW EV chargers that would allow drivers to eliminate charging cables and simply pull into a charging spot.

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BlackBerry counts on cars to reverse decline in revenue

BlackBerry reported another quarter of losses and declining revenue, but CEO John Chen said that the company will break even next quarter, its first since quitting the smartphone business.

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Uber admits its self-driving cars have issues with bike lanes

Uber Technologies admitted Monday that its self-driving cars have problems crossing bike lanes, and said it is working to fix the issue, which could have deadly implications for cyclists.

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BlackBerry opens self-driving and connected-vehicle R&D center

BlackBerry today announced it has opened an innovation facility in Ottawa, Ontario to accelerate the creation of production-ready software for vehicle communications and self-driving technology.

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Waymo takes wraps off autonomous minivans

Now that Google has turned its autonomous car research project into a business, the company unveiled a different kind of driverless car that is being road tested.

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California tells a defiant Uber to get self-driving cars off the streets

A standoff between Uber and the State of California became more serious on Friday when Uber rejected a demand to get permits for its self-driving car program and the state fired back with a threat of legal action.

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GM to be the first to deploy self-driving cars on Michigan roads

On the heels of a Michigan law allowing autonomous vehicles to use public roads, GM has announced it will immediately begin testing autonomous Chevy Bolts there and will begin production of those cars in 2017.

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Feds want cars to talk to each other to avoid crashes

The Department of Transportation has proposed a rule that would require vehicle-to-vehicle communication tech on all new light-duty vehicles, enabling a multitude of new crash-avoidance apps.

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California says Uber autonomous car test needs a permit first

The California Department of Motor Vehicles has asked Uber Technologies to first get a permit for testing its self-driving cars on the roads of San Francisco, a task the company has so far refused to do.

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Google's driverless car project goes from research to business

John Krafcik, CEO of Google's Self-Driving Car Project, announced that the company's effort to build and test a driverless car has gone from a research project to a business.

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Google, like Apple, will build a Car OS, not a car

Google isn't going to build the car, just license the OS.

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Alphabet's self-driving car may keep the steering wheel after all

Google's parent company does not yet want to build a car with no steering wheel or pedals, preferring to put its self-driving technology into existing cars from traditional auto manufacturers.

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Google tables fully self-driving car project -- here's why

Google has brought us so many things, but fully self-driving cars will not be one of them -- at least not yet.

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Michigan approves cars without drivers or steering wheels on its roads

The governor of Michigan today approved a series of bills that allow fully-autonomous vehicles, even those without steering wheels, to use its roadways.

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New Audis can now talk to traffic lights

Audi has launched its anticipated vehicle-to-infrastructure technology that allows some 2017 Audis to communicate with traffic lights so drivers know when lights will switch from red to green.

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Nikola Motor unveils its hydrogen fuel cell 18-wheeler

Startup Nikola Motor Co. took the wraps off its semi-tractor trailer truck powered by a hydrogen fuel cell with 1,000 horsepower and a range of 800 to 1,200 miles on a single fill-up.

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Apple offers views on automated-car policy, remains cagey about its plans

Apple said in comments to the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that it is “excited” about the potential use of automated systems in many areas, including transportation.

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