California DMV Calls Uber’s Autonomous Autos ‘Illegal’

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, 15 DECEMBER 2016, FEAT. PROF. BRYANT WALKER SMITH:

Uber Technologies Inc. is barreling ahead with testing autonomous cars in San Francisco despite stiff opposition from the state of California, which called the company’s experiment illegal and threatened to sue.

The car-hailing firm on Wednesday said San Francisco residents could now hail a handful of autonomous vehicles within city limits, expanding a test that began three months ago in Pittsburgh.

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