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Red License Plates Mean Robot Cars Are On the Road

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March 1, 2012
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Cars driven by robots are now being licensed in Nevada. The tell-tale sign? A red license plate. Tech companies, like Google, can officially apply for a license for the automated car. How long before human drivers are removed from behind the wheel? Maureen Aladin has details.


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