Historians say that a little more than a century ago, when cars first hit the roads, they caused nervous laughter and raised real concerns, much like driverless vehicles today.
Regulators gave the Cruise service approval to charge passengers for driverless rides, a first for the state. Initially, the service will be available at night in less congested parts of the city.
Researchers at three North Carolina universities are getting a financial boost to study driverless cars.
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The two-week pilot program will put five autonomous semi-trucks on the road, making the journey between Phoenix and Dallas.
The U.S. says it may stop sharing intelligence with Germany if it adopts Chinese firm Huawei's 5G technology. But the threats haven't swayed Germany, which says it can set its own security standards.
Autonomous vehicles could be the "most disruptive technology to hit society worldwide since the advent of the motor car," says former New York City traffic commissioner Sam Schwartz.
An attorney representing the daughter and husband of 49-year-old Elaine Herzberg says a settlement with the ride-hailing company has been reached, but provided no specifics.
Three years ago, Gov. Doug Ducey embarked on a plan to lure companies experimenting with driverless vehicle technology to the state and in 2016, he lured Uber away from neighboring California.
Tuesday's report, the first such recommendations for manufacturers released under the Trump administration, trims some of the guidelines set out under Obama. Still, they remain voluntary.