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Autonomous Vehicle Safety Project

With one hand they want to say how amazing self-driving technology is going to be, and how it’s all about safety. And on the other hand how impossible even the fundamental building blocks… are just too impossible and will bankrupt them,” said Jason Levine, Executive Director of the Center for Auto Safety.

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