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Autonomous car tester offers guide for first responders

Nov. 22, 2019 1:07 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Google spinoff Waymo is trying to educate emergency responders on how to deal with its autonomous vehicles. Waymo released a training video on YouTube Thursday geared toward guiding public safety officials responding to incidents involving their self-driving cars. The 14-minute instructional...

Road-safety regulator rapped over regulating autonomous cars

Nov. 20, 2019 6:37 PM EST

The nation’s road-safety regulator is under fire again for what critics call lax oversight of tests involving autonomous vehicles. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration doesn’t give enough direction to companies developing automatous cars, the chairman of the National Transportation...

Fiat Chrysler-PSA deal likely to bring fewer brands, models

Oct. 31, 2019 5:53 PM EDT

MILAN (AP) — Automobile shoppers across the globe are likely to see fewer vehicles and brands if the merger of Fiat Chrysler and France's PSA goes through, but the new company will be big enough to compete in a fast-changing business that requires vast sums of money to develop autonomous and electric...

Uber shareholder asks Delaware court to revive lawsuit

Oct. 30, 2019 3:42 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Attorneys for an Uber shareholder are asking Delaware's Supreme Court to overturn a judge's dismissal of a lawsuit against the ride-hailing company and its former CEO. A three-judge panel heard arguments Wednesday regarding the judge's April ruling that the suit must be dismissed because...

Microsoft gives $1.5 million to group working on Grand Farm

Oct. 17, 2019 6:04 PM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Microsoft Corp. says it's investing $1.5 million in a group that's planning a fully autonomous outdoor farm in North Dakota, among other technology projects. Microsoft President Brad Smith made the announcement Thursday during an event at the company's Fargo campus. Smith says Microsoft...