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Want to work on Google's self-driving car project? New job-listings are up ...

The Guardian spotted a slew of new job listings for Google’s self-driving car project, ranging from a marketing manager to manufacturing process engineers. In all, the company has advertised 36 jobs in the autonomous car division – though none of them are for… 158 more words


Google just passed a big milestone for getting self-driving cars on the road

Google has been testing out its egg-shaped self-driving cars for a while now – the company says its cars have racked up over 1.2 million miles. 413 more words

Law & Order

Government will Consider Google Computer to be Car's Driver

DETROIT (AP) — Computers that control cars of the future can be considered drivers just like humans, the federal government’s highway safety agency has found. 637 more words


The Artificial Intelligence in Google's Self-Driving Cars Now Qualifies as Legal Driver

A car’s legal driver doesn’t always have to be human, according to U.S. vehicle safety regulators—it can also be artificial intelligence.

The National Highway Transportation and Safety Administration told Google that the artificial intelligence system that controls its self-driving car can be considered a driver under federal law. 437 more words


US to now identify Google’s computers as drivers

US vehicle safety regulators have said the artificial intelligence (AI) system piloting a self-driving Google car could be considered the driver under federal law, a major step toward ultimately winning approval for autonomous vehicles on the roads. 101 more words

U.S. government says that Google's self-driving car system will be treated like a normal driver

The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, or NHTSA, has announced today that it will recognize Google’s self-driving car system as a legal driver. The announcement comes after Chris Urmson, the head of Google’s self-driving car project, petitioned that the government treat the initiative the same as it does normal driver cars. 430 more words


Federal Government Will Treat Google's Driverless Car System as a Legal Driver

Google’s robot just got its driver’s license.

On Tuesday, the federal agency that sets road rules — the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration — released a letter to the Internet giant that supports its interpretation of a driverless system as legally adequate for roadways, a key victory for the critical initiative within Alphabet, Google’s parent company. 374 more words