California self-driving dreamin’ hits industry’s sour reality

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The proposed rules have raised the hackles of the Self-Driving Coalition for Safer Streets, whose members include Ford, Uber, Google, Lyft and Volvo.Coalition leader David Strickland said California’s regulations “could greatly delay the benefits that self-driving vehicles can bring to safety and mobility for individuals.”The proposed rules are based on National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) guidelines issued in September.However, where the NHTSA opted for voluntary adherence to these guidelines, California has proposed mandatory compliance, which has spooked industry.

Source: California self-driving dreamin’ hits industry’s sour reality

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