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The self-driving delivery vehicle from Silicon Valley startup Nuro, intended to be used for local commerce, is shown in  San Francisco. 


Courtesy of Nuro/Handout via REUTERS

The self-driving delivery vehicle from Silicon Valley startup Nuro, intended to be used for local commerce, is shown in San Francisco. Courtesy of Nuro/Handout via REUTERS

The self-driving delivery vehicle from Silicon Valley startup Nuro, intended to be used for local commerce, is shown in San Francisco. Courtesy of Nuro/Handout via REUTERS
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The Smart concept autonomous car Vision EQ fortwo model. 


REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

The Smart concept autonomous car Vision EQ fortwo model. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

The Smart concept autonomous car Vision EQ fortwo model. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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A driverless vehicle at Vanke's Building Research Centre testing area in Dongguan, south China's Guangdong province, November 2015. 


 REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A driverless vehicle at Vanke's Building Research Centre testing area in Dongguan, south China's Guangdong province, November 2015. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A driverless vehicle at Vanke's Building Research Centre testing area in Dongguan, south China's Guangdong province, November 2015. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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The Mercedes-Benz F015 Luxury in Motion autonomous concept car, January 2015. 


REUTERS/Steve Marcus

The Mercedes-Benz F015 Luxury in Motion autonomous concept car, January 2015. REUTERS/Steve Marcus

The Mercedes-Benz F015 Luxury in Motion autonomous concept car, January 2015. REUTERS/Steve Marcus
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Toyota displays the e-Palette, a fully self-driving electric concept vehicle designed to be used for ride hailing, parcel delivery services and other uses, January 2018. 



REUTERS/Rick Wilking

Toyota displays the e-Palette, a fully self-driving electric concept vehicle designed to be used for ride hailing, parcel delivery services and other uses, January 2018. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

Toyota displays the e-Palette, a fully self-driving electric concept vehicle designed to be used for ride hailing, parcel delivery services and other uses, January 2018. REUTERS/Rick Wilking
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An onboard display monitor shows other vehicles as a staff member of Toyota drives its self-driving technology Mobility Teammate Concept prototype car hands-free on the Metropolitan Expressway in Tokyo, October 2015. 



REUTERS/Yuya Shino

An onboard display monitor shows other vehicles as a staff member of Toyota drives its self-driving technology Mobility Teammate Concept prototype car hands-free on the Metropolitan Expressway in Tokyo, October 2015. REUTERS/Yuya Shino

An onboard display monitor shows other vehicles as a staff member of Toyota drives its self-driving technology Mobility Teammate Concept prototype car hands-free on the Metropolitan Expressway in Tokyo, October 2015. REUTERS/Yuya Shino
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A screen displays views from various onboard sensors in a Google self-driving vehicle before a presentation in Mountain View, California, May 2014. 


REUTERS/Stephen Lam

A screen displays views from various onboard sensors in a Google self-driving vehicle before a presentation in Mountain View, California, May 2014. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

A screen displays views from various onboard sensors in a Google self-driving vehicle before a presentation in Mountain View, California, May 2014. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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An autonomous Volkswagen I.D. Buzz concept vehicle, November 2017. 


REUTERS/Mike Blake

An autonomous Volkswagen I.D. Buzz concept vehicle, November 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake

An autonomous Volkswagen I.D. Buzz concept vehicle, November 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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Members of the media disembark from an autonomous vehicle during a demonstration in Singapore, October 2015. 

REUTERS/Edgar Su

Members of the media disembark from an autonomous vehicle during a demonstration in Singapore, October 2015. REUTERS/Edgar Su

Members of the media disembark from an autonomous vehicle during a demonstration in Singapore, October 2015. REUTERS/Edgar Su
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Street scene data is visualized by a Google self-driving car, September 2015. 


  REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

Street scene data is visualized by a Google self-driving car, September 2015. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

Street scene data is visualized by a Google self-driving car, September 2015. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage
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The interior of the Mercedes-Benz F015 Luxury in Motion autonomous concept car, January 2015. 

 REUTERS/Steve Marcus

The interior of the Mercedes-Benz F015 Luxury in Motion autonomous concept car, January 2015. REUTERS/Steve Marcus

The interior of the Mercedes-Benz F015 Luxury in Motion autonomous concept car, January 2015. REUTERS/Steve Marcus
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People ride on a driverless electric vehicle at the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore, September 2013. 

REUTERS/Edgar Su

People ride on a driverless electric vehicle at the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore, September 2013. REUTERS/Edgar Su

People ride on a driverless electric vehicle at the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore, September 2013. REUTERS/Edgar Su
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Ford shows a test vehicle designed to study consumer reaction to driverless cars with a hidden human driver, at the Ford offices in Washington, D.C. September 2017. REUTERS/David Shepardson

Ford shows a test vehicle designed to study consumer reaction to driverless cars with a hidden human driver, at the Ford offices in Washington, D.C. September 2017. REUTERS/David Shepardson

Ford shows a test vehicle designed to study consumer reaction to driverless cars with a hidden human driver, at the Ford offices in Washington, D.C. September 2017. REUTERS/David Shepardson
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A crew member inputs his route in an autonomous vehicle during a demonstration in Singapore, October 2015. 



REUTERS/Edgar Su

A crew member inputs his route in an autonomous vehicle during a demonstration in Singapore, October 2015. REUTERS/Edgar Su

A crew member inputs his route in an autonomous vehicle during a demonstration in Singapore, October 2015. REUTERS/Edgar Su
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Video captured by a Google self-driving car, inset, is coupled with the same street scene as the data is visualized by the car during a presentation in Mountain View, September 2015. 

REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

Video captured by a Google self-driving car, inset, is coupled with the same street scene as the data is visualized by the car during a presentation in Mountain View, September 2015. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

Video captured by a Google self-driving car, inset, is coupled with the same street scene as the data is visualized by the car during a presentation in Mountain View, September 2015. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage
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The first autonomous and electric shuttle of PostAuto Schweiz in the old village of Sion, Switzerland, June 2016. 


REUTERS/Ruben Sprich

The first autonomous and electric shuttle of PostAuto Schweiz in the old village of Sion, Switzerland, June 2016. REUTERS/Ruben Sprich

The first autonomous and electric shuttle of PostAuto Schweiz in the old village of Sion, Switzerland, June 2016. REUTERS/Ruben Sprich
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French start-up Navya presents its new driver-less shuttle vehicle during a news conference near Paris, November 2017. 



REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

French start-up Navya presents its new driver-less shuttle vehicle during a news conference near Paris, November 2017. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

French start-up Navya presents its new driver-less shuttle vehicle during a news conference near Paris, November 2017. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
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The interior of an autonomous Volkswagen I.D. Buzz concept vehicle, November 2017. 


REUTERS/Mike Blake

The interior of an autonomous Volkswagen I.D. Buzz concept vehicle, November 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake

The interior of an autonomous Volkswagen I.D. Buzz concept vehicle, November 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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Japan's DeNA Co's Robot Shuttle during its demonstration in Tokyo, July 2016.



 REUTERS/Toru Hanai

Japan's DeNA Co's Robot Shuttle during its demonstration in Tokyo, July 2016. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

Japan's DeNA Co's Robot Shuttle during its demonstration in Tokyo, July 2016. REUTERS/Toru Hanai
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A prototype of Goodle's self-driving vehicle during a media preview in Mountain View, September 2015. 


REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

A prototype of Goodle's self-driving vehicle during a media preview in Mountain View, September 2015. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

A prototype of Goodle's self-driving vehicle during a media preview in Mountain View, September 2015. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage
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The French-made EZ10 autonomous bus runs at a university campus in Taipei, July 2017. 


REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

The French-made EZ10 autonomous bus runs at a university campus in Taipei, July 2017. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

The French-made EZ10 autonomous bus runs at a university campus in Taipei, July 2017. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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