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Uber Asks to Resume Self-Driving Tests in Penn., Improves Vehicle Software

Uber Technologies Inc has asked Pennsylvania for permission to resume self-driving car testing on public roads and has improved the autonomous vehicle software, the company said on Friday, more than seven months after it suspended testing following a deadly crash …

GM Settles Suit with Motorcyclist Hit By Autonomous Vehicle in California

General Motors Co. agreed to settle a lawsuit filed by a motorcyclist involved in a minor crash with one of its self-driving cars in San Francisco late last year, the U.S. automaker said on Friday. Oscar Nilsson sued GM in …

GM Autonomous Car’s Jaunt Through San Francisco Streets Halted by Taco Truck

A self-driving General Motors Co. Bolt slowly drove more than two miles through crowded San Francisco streets in its media debut on Tuesday, but double-parked cars and orange traffic cones tripped up the computer driver, and a taco truck stumped …

French Startup Navya to Roll Out $290,000 ‘Robotaxi’ in Paris Within Weeks

Navya Technologies SAS will roll its robot-driven automobiles onto the cobbled streets of Paris in the next few weeks to try and beat behemoths from General Motors Co. to Alphabet Inc. at proving autonomous cars are safe. The French startup’s …

Arizona Joins Wave of Suits in $3 Billion GM Ignition-Switch Fraud

Arizona became the first state to join the wave of litigation against General Motors Co. over faulty ignition switches, claiming the company misled consumers about the safety of its cars and defrauded them of $3 billion. Arizona Attorney General Tom …

U of M, Carmakers Fund Research Toward Communicating Cars

A group of companies, including several large automakers, have joined a public-private research initiative to lay the groundwork for a system that wirelessly connects vehicles and helps smooth the flow of traffic, the University on Michigan said. The university’s Mobility …

More GM Vehicles Faulty Than In Recall Claims California Lawsuit

A lawsuit against General Motors Co. filed this week in San Francisco seeking class action status includes plaintiffs who own cars outside GM’s recall of 1.6 million vehicles. The suit claims that a wider set of GM vehicles than the …