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The End of the Steering Wheel? Ford, GM Petition NHSTA for AVs With No Driver Controls

Automakers in North America, Baidu in China Aim to Test Robotaxis Without Pedals

Executive Summary

Ford and General Motors petition NHTSA for exemptions related to autonomous vehicles.  Both companies plan to test self-driving vehicles to be used as robotaxis without any driver controls.  Baidu asks regulators for similar permission in China.

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