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It’s all over: Why the Waymo v. Uber self-driving settlement makes sense

Enlarge (credit: Uber) On Friday morning, Waymo and Uber settled their trade secrets lawsuit, setting the stage for self-driving marketplace competition rather than a legal battle. After a drawn-out struggle both in a court of law and the court of … Continue reading

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Quest to dominate self-driving cars is at the heart of Waymo v. Uber trial

Enlarge / A customized Waymo minivan being shown off at the 2017 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. (credit: Bill Pugliano / Getty Images) This story has everything: a cutthroat startup using cloak-and-dagger tactics going up against a corporate … Continue reading

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General Motors Sued After Self-Driving Car Collides with Lane-Splitting Motorcyclist

General Motors is facing one of the first lawsuits involving an accident between a self-driving vehicle and another motorist. According to The Guardian, motorcyclist Oscar Nilsson ran afoul of an autonomous Chevrolet Bolt on December 7th of last year. While … Continue reading

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The federal landscape on self-driving cars

By Jill Okun Motivated by the unprecedented spike in automotive fatalities in 2015, mostly caused by human error, the United States Department of Transportation (DOT), through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), has embraced self-driving cars as a means … Continue reading

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