Automakers want to test more self-driving cars on U.S. roads

Automakers — and aspiring automakers — are seeking permission to put more experimental self-driving cars on the road to speed their development. The companies want Congress to expand a cap on how many cars can be deployed under waivers from safety regulators, according to testimony Wednesday from the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers at a Senate hearing. Companies such as Uber Technologies and Alphabet’s Waymo unit are racing to put autonomous cars on the road. Waymo has signed partnerships w...

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