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On the edge of the San Francisco suburb of Concord sits a ghost town. Dilapidated buildings and cracked roads are framed by overgrowth and slightly askew street signs. The decommissioned 5-acre portion of the Concord Naval Weapons Station that once housed military personnel and their families is now home to squirrels, jack rabbits, wild turkeys and Honda’s mysterious testing lab for autonomous vehicles… Click here for the...

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ABREST, France & WALNUT CREEK, California – EasyMile and GoMentum Station announced today an exclusive collaborative agreement to launch the first fleet of EZ10 Shared Driverless Vehicles (SDV) in Northern California for prototype testing and future commercialization. Read the full press release here....

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Concord, CA – Located in the San Francisco Bay Area, GoMentum Station contains 20-miles of paved, city-like roadway grids, buildings, and other urban infrastructure. Honda researchers are using the facility to test automated driving technologies using modified versions of Acura’s flagship RLX sedan. New prototype sensors and cameras added to the vehicle will work hand-in hand with the extensive array of forward, reverse,...

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The announcement symbolized the region’s growing importance for auto industry innovation. Skipping typical new car debut venues such as Detroit, Los Angeles and New York, Honda unveiled its latest Accord model at a high-tech research laboratory in Silicon Valley. Read Full Article Here “Honda unveils 2016 Accord in Silicon Valley.” DenverPost.com. The Denver Post, 24 July 2015. Web. 24 July 2015....

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A 2,100-acre stadium will be used to test technologies like self-driving vehicles, interconnected vehicles and smart city infrastructure. The city of Concord, Calif., recently agreed to allow the Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) to test emerging vehicle technology at the Concord Naval Weapons Station. Read Full Article Here “Autonomous, Self-Driving Tech to be Tested at California’s Concord Naval Weapons...

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Important questions for governments about how they will prepare for and regulate high-tech vehicles. There are definitive moments in history when technology exceeds our wildest dreams and faces us with one realization: The future is here. For many, that moment will come again with the onset of autonomous and connected vehicles. Read Full Article Here “Navigating the Path to Autonomous and Connected Vehicles.” GovTech.com....

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