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HOUSE PASSES BILL TO SPEED DEPLOYMENT OF SELF-DRIVING CARS

The House voted Wednesday to speed the introduction of self-driving cars by giving the federal government authority to exempt automakers from safety standards not applicable to the technology, and to permit deployment of up to 100,000 of the vehicles annually over the next several years.

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