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Safety Groups Urge Government to Set Rules of Road for Driverless Vehicles

Basic rules of the road are needed before lawmakers allow companies from Apple Inc. to Ford Motor Co. to dramatically expand testing of self-driving cars, safety and consumer advocates will tell lawmakers today. Automakers should be required to certify the …

Driverless Car Demo’d in Pennsylvania as State Bill, Task Force Press On

Think of it as driver education with the car as the student and you as the instructor. That’s what it’s like in the latest version of Carnegie Mellon University’s self-driving car, a 2011 Cadillac SRX on display June 1 in …

U.K. Gives Go-Ahead for Driverless Cars to Be Tested on Motorways

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne will give the green light for driverless cars to be tested on U.K. motorways, helping to make the technology available to consumers by the end of the decade. The government also aims to remove …

U.S. to Ease Safety Rules to Accelerate Driverless Cars

f- Self-driving cars will get closer to appearing on American roads under a U.S. Transportation Department plan to speed their rollout. Regulators will allow automakers that can demonstrate they have a safe autonomous vehicle to apply for exemptions to certain …