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It completes the course ... eventually

It completes the course ... eventually.

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It's a Bolt with technology bolted on — but no steering wheel or pedals

General Motors has announced that the fully autonomous Cruise AV will go into production in 2019. GM will invest more then $100 million to build the Bolt-based, self-driving EV at the Orion Township assembly plant in Michigan, alongside the standard Bolt and the Sonic. The roof modules containing lidar arrays, cameras, radar, and other sensors for the Cruise AV will be manufactured at the Brownstown Battery Assembly Plant. GM says this is "the first production-ready vehicle built from the start

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Transcript: This vehicle runs your errands for you. Nuro is an on-road autonomous vehicle designed to transport goods. Nuro is a California startup founded by former Google engineers Dave Ferguson and Jiajun Zhu. They want the Nuro vehicle to move goods between consumers and businesses. The robot is fully autonomous. In all of Nuro’s footage there is no driver or passengers. California startup Nuro created an autonomous robotic vehicle. The unnamed was built to move goods between consumers and

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Coexisting with less careful human drivers is really difficult.

Most of the crashes involved drivers of other vehicles striking the GM cars that were slowing for stop signs, pedestrian or other issues.

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The Smart vision EQ fortwo is Daimler AG's take on the future of mobility. This electric concept has no pedals or steering wheel and considers a future with autonomous car sharing.

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Yandex says that testing is coming on public roads within a year.

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39 percent of Baby Boomers want self-driving cars off their lawn.

All but 11 percent of Generation Z customers say they trust self-driving technology.

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The chipmaker has also revealed that the pair will work together to build a new high-definition mapping platform for self-driving cars.

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Servant, guide, companion, or something else? Intriguing possibilities discussed.

Your autonomous vehicle may not be a sterile pod. A panel of design experts imagines what the future may hold.

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Autonomy opens a world of opportunity to car designers. Join our panel of designers and thought leaders as we explore how driverless cars will activate a design revolution. This panel includes, Mark Prommel, Melissa Cefkin, Paul Snyder, and Brett Berk.

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Finally, there's going to be some rules. Or at least strong suggestions.

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A motorist is killed while using Tesla Autopilot. In what is believed to be the first fatal accident involving Tesla's autonomous driving feature.

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Silicon Valley sure seems interested in cars.

Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk is watching the competition closely, including electric cars from existing manufacturers, and potentially Apple.

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Georgia Tech researchers have a truck that learns to drive aggressively.

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

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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One critic urges drivers to look past 'glitzy spin,' of CES and place restraints on self-driving technology.

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What happens when robot cars meet complex social interaction, like head nods, horn honks, or even road rage? Dr. Melissa Cefkin is here to teach autonomous cars how to behave.

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