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Russia Begins Testing Autonomous Vehicles

On November 26, 2018, the government of the Russian Federation issued a regulation that permits the testing of driverless cars on regular roads to begin. The new Regulation is the first piece of national legislation that regulates the use of autonomous vehicles. The government will conduct the experimental testing through March 1, 2022, on the roads of two constituent components of the...

Five Ways Smartphones Could Impact Driverless Cars

With early tech adopters such as Google, Tesla and Uber already experimenting with driverless cars—and recording impressive results, at that—there are no more doubts that the world is staring at the greatest revolution in both the transport and tech sectors. Many changes are imminent. Human drivers are likely to pave the way for computers, traditional car steering will be replaced by...

After 10 million miles, Waymo’s cars are on another level

Recently, Waymo announced that its cars have crossed their 10 millionth driverless mile on public roads. On simulated roads, the company is fast approaching the 7 billion mile mark. Really, though, numbers don’t matter. It’s more about lessons learned, and Waymo has evolved to the point where its technology is now having to solve the kind of minutiae that wasn’t even on the radar back...