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Cali DMV disengage report shows how far self-driving has to go

The annual release of the Californian DMV’s self-driving car testing report has arrived, publishing the progress of autonomous vehicle development on public roads. Local law requires that companies tell the DMV how many times they had to override a car in autonomous mode, providing a crude benchmark of sorts. As expected, Google’s Waymo still leads the pack, but based on these numbers alone, the rest of the industry has a lot to catch up on. Of course, the early-stage testing is going to incur the higher number of disengagements, which the DMV defines as ‘a deactivation of the autonomous mode when a failure of the autonomous technology is detected or when the safe operation of the vehicle requires that the…

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