The Los Angeles Times reports safety concerns are the main motivation behind the delay. Possible regulations will now be discussed at a public workshop in Sacramento in late January, and the DMV will gather feedback from industry, academic, and consumer groups in the meantime. The LA Times notes "there are currently no federal safety standards or independent organizations that test the safety of these vehicles." So according to USA Today, that leaves the state's DMV essentially with three courses of action: follow the current US system (manufacturers self-certifying vehicles), opt for a European system (independent companies provide verification), or get into the Herculean task of providing its own testing. … [Read more...] about California DMV will miss its deadline for driverless car regulations
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A genius of Voyage's strategy is that the company has found a potentially large market that can be served without ever exceeding 25mph. The Villages is a community of more than 100,000 seniors, many of them affluent. The community has thousands of homes as well as stores, restaurants, and other amenities spread out over a significant area. Many residents have cars, but some have gotten too old to drive themselves. Cameron believes that the Villages alone could be a $100 million-per-year market. … [Read more...] about This self-driving startup built a “car without wheels” for remote driving
Of all the new private cars sold in July, diesel cars accounted for 6,440 units, petrol cars for 5,829 units, hybrid cars for 2,540 units and electric ones for 520 units, said the CSO, adding that the share of hybrid and electric cars in the country's total sales of new private cars had increased to nearly 19 percent in the first seven months of this year from 12.3 percent in the same period last year. … [Read more...] about New private car sales in Ireland down 18 pct in July
“We don’t really talk about that kind of stuff,” Childers said. “We’ve had some good cars over the years with the 4 team and some of them have won a lot of races. We call it 081 and we keep it going through the system just like any other car. Just have to figure out our car schedule and figure out where we’re going to run it again and keep moving forward with it.” … [Read more...] about What’s in the future for Kevin Harvick’s undefeated car?
"Investigations are ongoing and anyone with information can contact us via Live Chat on our website or call 101. Please quote log number 436 of 06 August." … [Read more...] about Two children left fighting for their lives after car ploughed into a tree in Birmingham horror smash