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Up to five automakers and 15 other companies may use the base. Concord has reached an agreement with the Contra Costa Transportation Authority governing the testing of self-driving vehicles and emerging transportation technology at the Concord Naval Weapons Station. Read Full Article Here “Concord, Contra Costa Transportation Authority agree on ground rules for vehicle testing site.” MercuryNews.com. Mercury News,...

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To reduce traffic fatalities, accidents and congestion. Could mean jobs for Antioch residents. The Johnny Cab, as seen in the Arnold Schwarzenegger movie “Total Recall,” could be a thing of the near future, with automated vehicles showing up at your door, picking you up, taking you to where you want to go, and then returning you to your home, when you’re done. But, without the annoying Johnny animatron at the wheel. Read Full Article...

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Concord, CA – Honda tests new driverless car technology at old navy base KTVU Channel 2, Reporter Tom Vacar: http://wn.ktvu.com/clip/11318346/concord-honda-tests-new-driverless-car-technology-at-old-navy-base

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(C. Veen, 2015) – CONCORD, Calif – Amid rapidly increasing interest in the evolving reality of connected and even autonomous cars plying American roadways, the Contra Costa Transportation Authority hopes it can position itself as a global hub of research and innovation that will transform how we drive. Read Full Article Here Veen, Chad V. “Contra Costa County Looks to Become Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Center.” Contra...

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(L. White, 2015) – CONCORD – In the latest proof of the Bay Area’s prominence in self-driving vehicle technology, Honda announced it will partner with the Contra Costa Transportation Authority to test automated and connected vehicle technology at the Concord Naval Weapons Station. Read Full Article Here White, Lisa. “Honda to Join Mercedes-Benz in Testing Self-driving Cars at Concord Naval Weapons Station.”...

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