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SAN RAMON, Calif. (KGO) — No driver. No steering wheel. No brake pedal. No accelerator. No problem. Two EasyMile shuttles received their license plates from the DMV allowing them to become the first shared autonomous vehicles to travel on public roads in California. This morning, one of the shuttles made its first ride on to the public road within the Bishop Ranch business park in San Ramon. The Contra Costa Transportation...

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SAN RAMON, Calif. (KGO) — History was made at a quiet street corner in San Ramon Tuesday as a little red bus pulled out onto a public road with nobody at the wheel. “That stop sign demarks the difference between private property and a public road,” said Contra Costa Transportation Authority executive director Randy Iwasaki, seated in the front of the bus as it smoothly came to a stop. The bus patiently waited for...

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SAN RAMON (KPIX 5) — California officials have approved the first driverless automated shuttle for testing on public streets at Bishop Ranch Business Park in San Ramon. While the Easy Mile EZ10 autonomous shuttles aren’t big or fast and still aren’t quite available for public use just yet, the vehicles have made a major breakthrough in becoming the first automated vehicles intended for public transportation to get a license for...

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GoMentum Station is proud to announce a new partnership with Sumitomo Electric, a respected tier one automotive supplier of electronics that support autonomous and connected vehicles.  Sumitomo Electric is the first supplier to collaborate with GoMentum Station and its partners on advancing automated vehicle technology. Sumitomo Electric’s research and development subsidiary in Silicon Valley, Innovation Core SEI, leads the...

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Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) Executive Director Randell Iwasaki announced today the addition of two international partners. A collaborative agreement between Land Transport Authority of Singapore (LTA) and HMI Technologies from Australia and New Zealand was signed with CCTA and GoMentum Station to explore opportunities to work cooperatively on demonstration projects and share knowledge to advance Intelligent...

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Toyota Research Institute (TRI) has signed an agreement with GoMentum Station to test autonomous vehicle technology at the 5,000 acre autonomous vehicle proving grounds located in Concord, California. Managed by the Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA), this partnership enables TRI to expand closed course testing of its two-prong approach to vehicle automation – Guardian and Chauffeur. Established in 2015, TRI has made rapid...

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