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Civil Maps. Remember that name. The California startup is definitely on Ford's radar.

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VP Ken Washington discusses Ford Smart Mobility, autonomous cars, and more.

For so-called "traditional" automakers, Detroit's Big Three have spent considerable resources over the past few months upending their conventional business models.

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Otto was founded by former Googlers Anthony Levandowski, Lior Ron, Don Burnette, and Claire Delaunay to "rethink" commercial trucking.

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Autonomous cars are hitting highways across the United States, and automotive black boxes, or event data recorders, are getting more advanced than ever.

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Former NHTSA administrator says self-driving cars need their own set of laws.

Autonomous minivans are coming. Preparing them for use on public roads will be as much a legal hurdle as a technical one.

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Chrysler and tech giant will collaborate on 100 Pacifica hybrid minivans.

Google and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles confirmed a partnership Tuesday in which the two companies will collaborate on creating autonomous minivans.

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Billionaire investor predicts big long-term changes, praises Ralph Nader.

At least two prominent billionaires believe the arrival of self-driving cars will eventually spell the end of the auto insurance industry. Speaking on CNBC's "Squawk Box" on Monday morning, Warren Buffett and Bill Gates said they believe autonomous vehicles will upend car insurers.

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Google's Chris Urmson interested in on-demand, autonomous minivans

Executives from Google and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles have held discussions about creating a technical partnership, the purpose of which would be to further development of self-driving vehicles, according to multiple reports. The two companies might make ideal partners.

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Instead of autonomy taking the driver out of the picture.

Some of the leading companies in the race to develop self-driving cars have insisted the quickest path toward an autonomous future is to eliminate human involvement in the driving process. Toyota executives see the benefit of keeping drivers around.

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Proposed legislation requires licensed drivers, contradicts federal guidance.

States across the country are looking at permitting testing of self-driving cars on their roads. But those enthusiastic efforts can often bring unexpected complications.

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John Krafcik, CEO of Google's autonomous program, sees bright future for performance cars.

Don't fret, car fanatics. Motorists who enjoy driving won't be idled in autonomous era, says Google's John Krafcik.

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Senate asks industry about national testing facility, initial deployment, privacy and more.

Self-driving car executives and Congressional leaders alike warned this week that the lack of a cohesive national policy toward autonomous vehicles would hinder their development. But that wasn't their only concern.

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Lack of legal cohesion is hindering the development of autonomous vehicles.

​Laws that govern self-driving car operations need to be consistent across the country, or else the United States could lose its status as a leader in autonomous development.

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Experts warn of security threats in the transportation realm.

Terrorists are developing plans to use self-driving cars as mobile bombs, a top security expert warns during South By Southwest.

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The state is proposing using the Willow Run site, formerly home to a WWII bomber plant and a GM transmission facility, as a federally-funded test track.

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It Might Be 2030 Before Motorists Are Freed From All Driving Duties

It's been a banner month for self-driving cars. At CES, at least a dozen companies made significant announcements related to autonomous vehicle development. For a few days, the future of transportation was there for anyone who cared to step away from a blackjack table to witness.

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DOT Secretary Anthony Foxx: Government Will Remove Regulatory 'hurdles'

The United States wants to spend $4 billion over the next decade to accelerate the development of autonomous cars. US Transportation Department Secretary Anthony Foxx made the announcement in Detroit on Thursday.

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SegNet's AI Software Looks While You Drive

When you take SegNet's AI with you as you drive around, it will sort the world into identifiable segments for use later.

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CEO Embraces Responsibility, Presses Federal Governent For Consistency

Volvo has an easy answer for all the hand-wringing about whose responsible when self-driving cars crash.

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Officials Hope Mcity's Opening Keeps Auto Jobs Entrenched

A fake city rising from the middle of a Midwestern college campus is more than a proving ground for autonomous and connected car technology expected to revolutionize American roads. It's a lynchpin in Michigan's strategy to stay economically relevant and prevent automotive technology jobs from being poached by Silicon Valley.

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An increasing number of people are starting to consider the potential downsides of a transition to autonomous cars. The FBI is already looking at them for the potential ill effects on law enforcement, and a scientist for Toyota is raising the possibility that driverless vehicles could actually be detrimental to the environment over the long term.

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