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News - August 2, 2019

California steers toward a future of self-driving cars

Self-driving cars will be part of ridesharing fleets, reducing the number of personal vehicles on the road and helping wean motorists off gasoline.

by Julie Cart/CalMatters

California is laying the groundwork for the next, slightly scary, phase in its push toward zero-emission transportation: self-driving cars packed with computers using finely tuned algorithms, high-definition cameras, radar and other high-tech gadgetry. What the driverless cars won't feature: steering wheels, brake pedals and gas pedals.

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