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In California, a former military base has been turned into a 2,100 acre test site called GoMentum Station, where Honda has been testing its autonomous driving technology. It has about 20 miles of paved roads and a cluster of barracks and buildings that provide an urban environment. It is also a secure location where companies can test cars in private… Read Full Article Here “For Driverless Cars, Citylike Test Sites Offer the...

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CONCORD — In a small corner of Contra Costa County, amid decaying remnants of a bygone military era, Honda automakers are envisioning the future of automated transportation. Within four years, Honda plans to have vehicles entering and exiting freeways and changing lanes without a driver ever having to press on the gas, hit the brakes or steer. Within the next 20 years, those cars will become connected not only to each other, but...

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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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