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Transportation Coalition Launches Partnership to Study Impact of Self-Driving Vehicles

Uber, ATA, Daimler, Toyota, and others have formed a new partnership to study the potential impacts of self-driving vehicles on American workers and the economy.

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Uber's Self-Driving Vehicles Rely on Humans to Brake in Emergencies

A preliminary report by the National Transportation Safety Board found that Uber does not enable the automatic braking feature while its self-driving test vehicles are under computer control to “reduce the potential for erratic vehicle behavior.”

Uber to End Self-Driving Vehicle Testing in Arizona

According to the Arizona Republic, about 200 Uber employees in Arizona, most of them vehicle drivers, will lose their jobs.

TuSimple's Self-Driving Terminal Tractor [Video]

Chinese truck maker TuSimple has been testing self-driving trucks in terminal operations at a port in China to demonstrate its camera-based autonomous driving system.

Ohio Paves Way for Autonomous Vehicle Testing

Ohio Gov. John Kasich is opening public roads in the state to autonomous vehicle testing in a bid to make Ohio a hub for smart vehicle technology.

Red-Light Runner Collides With Autonomous Waymo Van

A Waymo self-driving car was involved in a three-vehicle crash on May 4 in a busy shopping district of Chandler, Arizona, that was caused by a red-light runner, according to media reports.

Mobility Research Center Opens in Michigan with Microsoft Support

Microsoft is the exclusive data and cloud provider for the mobility center at the historic Willow Run site in Ypsilanti Township, Michigan.

Arizona Halts Uber's Autonomous Testing

Arizona's Gov. Doug Ducey called the crash "an unquestionable failure" and suspended Uber's ability to test self-driving cars on public roads throughout the state.

Uber Suspends Self-Driving Tests After Vehicle Kills Pedestrian

Uber has shelved its self-driving vehicle program after one of its test vehicles struck and killed a female pedestrian in Tempe, Ariz. The accident marks the first known death of a pedestrian hit by an autonomous vehicle on public roads.

Minnesota Lays Groundwork for Autonomous Vehicles

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has formed a 15-member advisory council to make policy recommendations regarding traffic regulations, safety issues, and privacy concerns as they relate to rolling out self-driving vehicles in the state.