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California Says Self-Driving Vehicles Must be Zero Emission

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed legislation that mandates all light-duty autonomous vehicles in the state to produce zero emissions, reports Tech Crunch. The law would take effect in 2030. Click here to read more.

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Tesla Drivers Can Now Request Full Self-Driving Beta With the Press of a Button, Despite Safety Concerns

Electric vehicle maker Tesla rolled out a long-awaited software update Friday night that allows customers to request access to its controversial Full Self-Driving Beta (FSD Beta) software. Click here to read more.

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FedEx Launches Autonomous Truck Routes

FedEx on Wednesday launched a new initiative that will test autonomous truck routes between Dallas and Houston. Click here to read more.

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MIT Study Finds Tesla Drivers Become Inattentive When Autopilot is Activated

By the end of this week, potentially thousands of Tesla owners will be testing out the automaker’s newest version of its “Full Self-Driving” beta software, version 10.0.1, on public roads, even as regulators and federal officials investigate the safety of … Continue reading

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China Rolls out Autonomous Driving Standards as Carmakers Work Towards Making Self-Driving a Reality

China has published its first national standards for grading autonomous driving, which will come into force in March, providing a benchmark for carmakers to develop the futuristic technology. Click here to read more.

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Walmart to Test Self-Driving Cars in Multiple Cities with Ford and Argo AI

Walmart is expanding its self-driving vehicle program to include Ford Motor and Argo AI, an autonomous car start-up backed by the automaker. Click here to read more.

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Chinese Driverless Car Firm WeRide Launches ‘Robovan’ for Autonomous Deliveries

Chinese autonomous driving start-up WeRide has partnered with a top carmaker and delivery company to launch a self-driving cargo van. Click here to read more.

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Toyota Restarts Self-Driving Shuttles After Paralympics Crash with Pedestrian

A Toyota E-Palette mobility pod struck a visually impaired person using a crosswalk. Now, the vehicles are back online with additional safety measures. Click here to read more.

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Toyota Suspends Use of Self-Driving Vehicle in Olympic Village After Collision With Paralympic Athlete

A self-driving Toyota vehicle was barely moving, but it still managed to collide with a visually-impaired athlete at the Paralympic Games, raising potential concerns about the limitations of autonomous driving technology. Click here to read more.

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Waymo’s Autonomous Vehicles Have Clocked 20 Million Miles on Public Roads

Waymo’s Autonomous Vehicles Have Clocked 20 Million Miles on Public Roads

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Musk’s ‘AI Day’ Confronts Tough Questions About Tesla’s Technology

Musk’s ‘AI Day’ Confronts Tough Questions About Tesla’s Technology

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Marelli and SMRP BV Sign a Technological Partnership for Smart Illuminated Exterior Parts

Marelli Automotive Lighting, the lighting division of global automotive supplier Marelli, and Samvardhana Motherson Automotive Systems Group (SMRP BV), a manufacturer of interior and exterior components for the automotive industry, signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to explore a new … Continue reading

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