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Apple engineer killed in Tesla car operating in driverless mode

Electric car company Tesla has confirmed that a recent fatal crash involving one of its vehicles occurred while the car was in autopilot mode. Tesla released a blog post last week to provide more details about the accident on 23 March 2018, which took place in Mountain View, California, and killed the car’s driver –

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Uber taxi kills woman in first fatal accident between a pedestrian and a self-driving car

A woman in Arizona has become the first pedestrian to be killed by a self-driving car after being struck by an Uber vehicle operating in autonomous mode. The victim died in hospital following the incident in Tempe last night, 18 March 2018, when the Uber car hit her while operating in autonomous mode, according to police. An operator was

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Fully driverless cars receive go-ahead to operate in California

Autonomous vehicles will soon be tested and deployed on public roads in California without a human driver, allowing tech giants such as Uber and Apple to test prototypes on local roads for the first time. California’s Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) announced the move yesterday, 26 February 2018, after lawmakers approved regulations that have been

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