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1st shared autonomous vehicle given permission to travel on public roads in California (ABC 7 KGO-TV)

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 […]

California’s first driverless bus hits the road in San Ramon (ABC 7 KGO-TV)

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, […]

Bishop Ranch Rolls Out First Autonomous Vehicles in California to Carry Passengers on Public Roads (KCBS AM740)

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 […]

Sumitomo Electric Becomes First Tier One Automotive Supplier to Partner With GoMentum Station

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 […]

CONTRA COSTA TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY WELCOMES SINGAPORE, AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND TECH INNOVATORS TO GOMENTUM STATION

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 […]

DRIVERLESS TECHNOLOGY ADVANCES WITH PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN TOYOTA RESEARCH INSTITUTE AND GOMENTUM STATION

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 […]