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Toyota Invests Additional $1B in Uber Autonomous Division

The investment will be funding Uber’s autonomous vehicle division, with the goal of implementing hardware and software for these vehicles both cheaply and at scale.

Boeing Crashes Raise Questions About Autonomous Transportation

The recent crashes of two Boeing Co. 737 Max jets raise questions about whether U.S. transportation regulators are ready for self-driving cars and automated transportation, according to a Property Casualty 360 article.

Study: Hacked Autonomous Cars Would Cause Chaos

A new study suggests that autonomous cars may not only make traffic worse but also cause mass chaos if hacked, according to an Inverse article.

Study: Automated Cars, Operators Fail to Detect Dangers

New research from Rice University and Texas Tech University warns about the dangers of automated driving.

AAA: Public Trust in Autonomous Vehicles Dips

AAA has announced that its annual automated vehicle survey found that 71 percent of people are afraid to ride in fully self-driving vehicles.

Uber Found Not Criminally Liable in Fatal Crash

Prosecutors have announced that Uber is not criminally liable for last year’s fatal crash of one of its self-driving cars, according to an article by Reuters.

Study: Who Will Control Autonomous Vehicle Data?

Researchers are calling on the companies and developers of the “black boxes” in autonomous cars to be more open as to what happens with the data and for the navigation devices themselves to have greater transparency.

Autonomous Vehicle Legislation Gaining Support

New legislation in the Senate aimed at popularizing the use of autonomous vehicles in commercial and commuter settings is gaining more supporters and could be considered this spring, according to an article by Transport Topics.

Study: Self-Driving Vehicles Will Create More Traffic

New research has uncovered a potential issue with autonomous vehicles: parking, according to an article by Auto Inc.

Fifty-Five Driverless Cars Set New Guinness World Record

Changan Automobile, a Chinese automaker, recently set the world record for the largest parade of autonomous cars, according to an article by Guinness World Records.

Ford Tests Light Communication for Autonomous Vehicles

Ford researchers are now experimenting with “driverless” cars to test light-based communication with pedestrians to build trust, according to an article by Tech Radar.

Nebraska Bill Attempts to Define Who Is Liable in Self-Driving Vehicle Crash

A bill introduced in Nebraska by State Sen. Suzanne Geist would make the manufacturer of the self-driving technology liable in a crash involving a vehicle capable of the “entire driving task” and operating in autonomous mode.