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Woman survives six days in Arizona desert after crash

Rescued by a rancher and highway workers who were chasing a cow

She was rescued by a rancher and highway workers who were chasing a cow.

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Arizona is creating an autonomous vehicle research institute

Research facilities, simulation labs and a safety test track

Research facilities, simulation labs and a safety test track

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Waymo self-driving cars to ferry Walmart shoppers in Arizona trial

Waymo also expands partnerships with AutoNation and Avis Budget

Waymo also expands partnerships with AutoNation and Avis Budget.

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Arizona lawmaker brags about doing 140 mph, later says he was joking

Busted for doing 97 mph, claims immunity, then boasts about his Lexus

Busted for doing 97 mph, claims immunity, then boasts about his Lexus.

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Uber shuts down Arizona self-driving program two months after fatal crash

300 employees get axed, too

Uber has shut down its self-driving car operation in Arizona two months after a fatal crash involving one of its vehicles, the company said on Wednesday.

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Uber and family of autonomous vehicle victim reach settlement

Neither side will comment further on the accident

The family of a woman killed by an Uber Technologies Inc self-driving vehicle in Arizona has reached a settlement with the ride services company, ending a potential legal battle over the first fatality caused by an autonomous vehicle.

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UPDATE: Uber resumes self-driving efforts following Arizona crash

Uber suspended its self-driving car testing after a crash in Tempe, Ariz., but Monday it announced it was resuming operations.

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Uber is moving its self-driving cars from California to Arizona

The California DMV recently revoked the company's vehicle registrations.

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Lucid Motors unveils its 400-mile range luxury EV

The EV world has a new long distance champion.

Come take a look at the new IT EV.

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Lucid Motors will build its 400-mile EV in Arizona

Promises include 2,000 jobs and 1,000 horsepower.

Yes, that range would set a new record.

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Police Bumper's Grappler Grabs Wheels Halts Cars | Autoblog Minute

The Grappler is a new method to de-escalate high-speed pursuits.

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This clever car catching net stops fleeing suspects without causing a crash

An Arizona man unveiled an invention earlier this week that he believes will reduce the danger inherent in high-speed chases.

Arizona man takes a break from high-speed car chase for a burger

Those are good burgers, dude.

An Arizona scofflaw is in custody today after leading police on a high-speed chase through a Phoenix area In-N-Out Burger earlier this week.

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Google is hiring autonomous car testers in Arizona

You'll need a bachelor's degree, though.

If you're in Arizona, Google is hiring for a gig that could be a good alternative to doing Uber. The job entails test driving an autonomous car around the state for $20 an hour, six to eight hours a day.

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LiDAR sensors help autonomous Ford Fusions see in the dark

Ford says it will be first customer for new Velodyne sensors.

Some of the biggest challenges in preparing self-driving cars for the road have little to do with the vehicles themselves. Worn lane markings, shoddy roads and uneven signage standards make it harder for autonomous cars to figure out where they're headed on many American roads. Poor weather and sunlight at low-angles can also make it hard for cars to discern the path ahead.

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Google self-driving tests expand to Phoenix, Arizona

Google is taking another step to broaden the test conditions for its autonomous vehicles by expanding to Phoenix, Arizona. The company is already creating high-def maps of the area.

100 workers walk out at Tesla Gigafactory work site

At issue is the employment of out-of-state workers.

About 100 workers building the Tesla Gigafatory walked out today, protesting out-of-state workers. Nevada's tax breaks put limits on these hires.

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1937 Mercedes 540K sets Arizona record at $9.9 million [w/video]

RM Sotheby's sold the most expensive automobile ever auctioned in Arizona in the form of a 1937 Mercedes 540K Special Roadster that went for $9.9 million.

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$3m Shelby Competition Cobra headlines Scottsdale auction

RM Sotheby's has a trio of Shelby Cobras lined up for its Scottsdale auction next month, including a multiple championship-winning 427 Competition Cobra valued at $3 million.

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AZ town putting license plate readers in fake cacti [w/poll]

The Phoenix suburb of Paradise Valley has been hiding a network of license plate readers in fake cacti around town, allowing police to automatically scan the numbers of passing cars.

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