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Google’s self-driving cars had 13 near-miss incidents

Google has published its annual report about its self-driving car program where it analysed that if a human had not taken over, there likely would have been 13 “contacts” with other vehicles or objects. According to the report by Google, the cars can also determine the severity of the rain, and just like human drivers they drive more cautiously […]

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U.S. regulators could waive some safety rules for self-driving cars

The U.S. Transportation Department said on Thursday it may waive some vehicle safety rules to allow more driverless cars to operate on U.S. roads as part of a broader effort to speed up development of self-driving vehicles. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx unveiled the new policy guidance for self-driving vehicle testing in Detroit. Major automakers, and […]

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Crash rate of self-driving cars less than conventional cars

WASHINGTON: Self-driving cars are involved in fewer crashes on average than vehicles with a driver behind the wheel, a study released on Friday by the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute shows. The study was commissioned by Alphabet Inc’s Google unit, which has reported a series of minor crashes involving its self-driving fleet. It looked only at […]

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Renault-Nissan alliance plans self-driving cars over next four years

SAN FRANCISCO: The alliance between automakers Renault and Nissan will launch more than 10 cars with self-driving technology over the next four years in the United States, Europe, China and Japan, the partnership’s leader said. The alliance also said it hired technology executive Ogi Redzic to lead its connected car efforts as senior vice president […]