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Toyota Finds ‘Extreme’ Test Site for New Self-Driving Car

Toyota Research Institute (TRI) will test its Platform 2.1 autonomous driving system at California’s GoMentum Station. TRI said "GoMentum’s varied terrain, and real-life infrastructure including roads, bridges, tunnels, intersections and parking lots provide the environment needed to accelerate testing of" autonomous vehicles.
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Self-Driving Golf Carts Test Skills in Singapore
By Larry Hardesty, MIT News Office · 4 September, 2015 • Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology conduct experiment at a public garden in which self-driving golf carts ferried 500 tourists around winding paths trafficked by pedestrians, bicyclists, and the occasional monitor lizard.
A Cyclist’s Encounter with an Indecisive Google Self-Driving Car
By Steve Crowe · 26 August, 2015 • A bicyclist recently had a two-minute standoff with a Google self-driving car at a four-way stop in Austin, Texas. So what happened? We explain.
Uber Strengthens Self-Driving Car Team
By RT Staff · 25 August, 2015 • Uber has partnered with the University of Arizona on the research and development of mapping and optics for self-driving cars. Uber will also test test its self-driving vehicles on Tucson streets.
Narrow Roads No Problem for Self-Driving Cars
By Brad Templeton · 24 August, 2015 • Self-driving cars face many unsolved problems. But contrary to popular belief, narrow roads are not a problem for self-driving cars. In fact, it's a scenario in which the robot cars can far outperform humans
7 Potential Designs for Apple’s Self-Driving Car
By RT Staff · 17 August, 2015 • Apple fans speculate about what Apple's self-driving vehicle might look like. Which design is your favorite?
Apple Self-Driving Car in the Works
By Steve Crowe · 14 August, 2015 • Apple is looking for testing facilities for a self-driving car in the San Francisco Bay area, according to a report, which shows Project Titan is further along than anyone thought.
18 Pros and Cons of Google’s Restructuring for Self-Driving Cars
By Brad Templeton · 14 August, 2015 • Brad Templeton, once a consultant for Google's self-driving car team, offers some insight on how Google's recent restructuring might impact its robocars division.
Video: An Introduction to Controlling Self-Driving Cars
By RT Staff · 24 July, 2015 • A new video sheds some more light on exactly how self-driving cars can follow their desired trajectories.
Do Consumers Want Self-Driving Cars?
By RT Staff · 17 July, 2015 • A new study asked drivers what level of autonomy they want in cars. You might be surprised by how many said they prefer completely self-driving cars.
Video: Google Self-Driving Car Accident Injures 4
By Steve Crowe · 17 July, 2015 • A Google self-driving Lexus SUV was rear-ended in Mountain View, Calif. All passengers complained of whiplash, while Google's SUV had slight damage to its rear bumper, while the vehicle that struck it lost its front bumper.
Here’s What it’s Like Driving Behind a Google Self-Driving Car
By Steve Crowe · 1 July, 2015 • Watch a Google self-driving car safely navigate the streets of Mountain View, Calif.
Controversy Ensues as Google Self-Driving Cars Hit California Roads
By Steve Crowe · 26 June, 2015 • Google's self-driving cars have officially taken to the roads of California, but the controversy the controversy begin as two self-driving cars reportedly had a near-collision in Silicon Valley. Or did they?
Can Self-Driving Cars Redefine Old Age?
By Steve Crowe · 19 June, 2015 • A new study finds that poor public transportation curtails lives of almost 1.5 million elderly people in England. Here's how the advent of self-driving cars could revolutionize old age.
Why Uber’s Self-Driving Cars Will be Here Sooner Than you Think
By Steve Crowe · 17 June, 2015 • The California Labor Commission ruled that an Uber driver should be classified as an employee, giving the startup some incentive to focus even more on self-driving cars.
5 Things You Might Not Know About Google’s Self-Driving Cars
By RT Staff · 12 June, 2015 • By now you've heard Google's self-driving cars are coming. But here's a roundup of some facts you just might not know about the robot cars.

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