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Not exactly ready for roles in the “Fast and Furious” franchise, but for followers of autonomous technology it was still interesting to see a pair of upended British phone boxes whining around Bishop Ranch virtually unchaperoned Monday. The driverless gizmos, preternaturally slow by American standards, are the first passenger shuttles of their kind to be deployed anywhere in the nation – and should be an everyday sight at Bishop Ranch...

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A pair of $250,000 autonomous buses began driving around an empty San Francisco Bay Area parking lot on Monday, preparing to move onto a local public road in California’s first pilot program for a self-driving vehicle without steering wheel or human operator. California and other states are weighing the opportunities of becoming a hub of testing a technology that is seen as the future of transportation and the risks from giving...

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A pair of $250,000 autonomous buses began driving around an empty San Francisco Bay Area parking lot on Monday, preparing to move onto local public roads in California’s first pilot program for a self-driving vehicle without a steering wheel or human operator. California and other states are weighing the opportunities of becoming a hub for testing a technology that is seen as the future of transportation as well as the risks...

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Bishop Ranch could be moving that much closer to featuring driverless shuttles. Public and private transportation officials gathered Monday morning to demonstrate small shared autonomous vehicles now being tested in a parking lot at the San Ramon business park as part of a pilot program that could begin operating with up to 12 passengers per shuttle by year’s end. Read the full article at Pleasanton...

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SAN RAMON — Shuttle buses that make steering wheels, accelerators, brake pads — and even human drivers — obsolete made their debut Monday at an East Bay business park. The futuristic cubes — a variation on driverless cars that are the first of their kind in the U.S. — get around using 21st century technology, including lasers on all four corners, GPS navigation and sensors that detect obstacles. Read the full article and see the video...

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SAN RAMON, Calif. (KGO) — Researchers in San Ramon are testing out new driverless red buses that could be on streets in the future. The buses fit up to 12 passengers and it’s being dubbed “The future of suburban transportation.” See the video at ABC 7...

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