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December 22, 2016 4:51 PM What's Next for Uber After California Blocked Its Autonomous Fleet?

Barely a week after launching a test of autonomous vehicles on the streets of San Francisco, ride-sharing giant Uber has parked its pilot fleet of modified Volvo XC90. The move comes after the State of California pulled the registrations on the self-driving SUVs because Uber had refused to apply for the necessary permit. But the ride-sharing company 35

December 21, 2016 11:05 PM Honda looks to Google spinoff Waymo for self-driving cars

Honda is the next automaker to look to Google for the technology to make self-driving versions of its cars. Honda R&D, Honda's research division, announced it is in "formal" talks with Waymo, the new name for what had been Google's self-driving car operation. Honda, like several automakers, had set a target of "sometime around 2020" to have self-driving 13

December 19, 2016 2:35 PM Google's Waymo teases first photos of self-driving van

Waymo, previously known as Google's self-driving car project, is teasing photos of its new set of wheels. The company revealed late Sunday a first look at its self-driving Chrysler Pacifica minivans. The sleek white vans look like any other Pacifica, except for the autonomous sensors that protrude from the corners and roof of the vehicle. Waymo CEO John Krafcik 37

December 17, 2016 2:02 AM Uber Says It Will Keep Self-Driving Cars In San Francisco

Los Angeles: Uber's self-driving cars will keep ferrying passengers around San Francisco, the ride-hailing company said Friday - a few hours before state prosecutors threatened to haul Uber before a judge if the service is not suspended immediately. In a sharply worded letter, attorneys with the California's Department of Justice demanded that Uber get a special 10

December 17, 2016 2:02 AM California's attorney general threatens legal action against Uber over its self-driving program

California's top cop is threatening legal action against Uber over its self-driving vehicle program in San Francisco. The office of Attorney General Kamala Harris said Uber should park its semi-autonomous Volvo SUVs until it obtains a permit for use on city streets, CBS San Francisco reported Friday night. San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee echoed the same on Friday 9

December 16, 2016 11:52 PM The Latest: Uber to keep self-driving cars in San Francisco

The leader of Uber’s self-driving car program says the ride-hailing service he launched this week in San Francisco will continue despite regulators’ objections. California transportation officials have demanded that Uber stop picking up passengers in a handful of Volvo SUVs tricked out with a suite of sensors that let the cars steer, brake and accelerate 7

December 16, 2016 11:52 PM Uber says it won't stop driving its self-driving cars

SAN FRANCISCO — Uber says it won't comply with a California Department of Motor Vehicles demand that it get a permit to test its self-driving cars in San Francisco. According to California regulations, only autonomous vehicles driven “without the active, physical control or monitoring of a human operator” must be permitted by the DMV, Anthony Levandowski 20

December 16, 2016 8:18 AM California, Uber still negotiating self-driving car legality

The state has threatened legal action if the ride-hailing company continues to pick up passengers in a handful of cars without having gone through a permitting process. Uber says the cars are exempt from the permit requirement because they have a backup driver behind the wheel who must monitor the car's performance. State officials had a "positive conversation" 21

December 15, 2016 7:57 AM California tells Uber to stop rides in self-driving cars

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hours after Uber began picking up San Francisco passengers in self-driving cars Wednesday, California regulators warned the ride-hailing company to stop immediately and get a special state permit — or face legal action. Uber launched its public pilot program in the morning. By midafternoon, the California Department of Motor Vehicles 15

December 15, 2016 1:32 AM Calif. DMV tells Uber to stop self-driving car tests

SAN FRANCISCO — Uber's plan to start picking up passengers in self-driving Volvos hit a roadblock late Wednesday, as the California Department of Motor Vehicles sent the ride-hailing company a cease and desist letter for operating without a permit. "If Uber does not confirm immediately that it will stop its launch and seek a testing permit, DMV will initiate 30