A Waymo Chrysler Pacifica minivan in Chandler, Arizona, where the Google spinoff company is testing its autonomous vehicles. Photo: Handout
A Waymo Chrysler Pacifica minivan in Chandler, Arizona, where the Google spinoff company is testing its autonomous vehicles. Photo: Handout

US-China tech war: senators renew push to advance self-driving cars to compete with China

  • Democrat Gary Peters and Republican John Thune call for law amendments that make it easier to deploy autonomous vehicles in the US
  • Current safety standards for cars are written with human drivers in mind

A Waymo Chrysler Pacifica minivan in Chandler, Arizona, where the Google spinoff company is testing its autonomous vehicles. Photo: Handout
A Waymo Chrysler Pacifica minivan in Chandler, Arizona, where the Google spinoff company is testing its autonomous vehicles. Photo: Handout
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