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General Motors and Cruise won approval on June 2, 2022 to start operating self-driving taxis like this in San Francisco for a fee.

GM’s Cruise to go commercial in ‘historic’ decision in California

General Motors and Cruise will be the first companies in the world to operate a commercial taxi service of self-driving cars. In a unanimous vote Thursday, the California Public Utilities Commission approved Cruise’s final application to start the ride-sharing business in San Francisco. Cruise will use a fleet of 30 driverless all-electric Chevrolet Bolts to …

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NASA Starliner Solar Sail CAPSTONE

This week @NASA: historic Starliner test mission, solar sail, record-breaking helicopter flight to Mars

A commercial crew spacecraft historical test mission … Recognize leadership of our[{” attribute=””>James Webb Space Telescope team … And a small spacecraft prepares for a unique mission around the Moon … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA! Historic Boeing CST-100 Starliner test mission “Approaching the International Space …

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Demand destruction hits gasoline (but only a little) as prices soar in historic jump just for summer driving season

I see gasoline prices still rising despite this modest short-term and long-term demand destruction. By Wolf Richter for WOLF STREET. The price chaos at the pump is now causing some demand destruction. We have seen signs of it. We are at the start of the driving season, but gasoline demand is not following the classic …

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Celtics-Bucks takeaway: Grant Williams’ historic Game 7 moves C forward

BOSTON — The Celtics are four wins away from a trip to the NBA Finals. That statement would have sounded ridiculous in late January when Boston was the No. 10 seed in the Eastern Conference at 23-24. But the Celtics’ unlikely turnaround continued on Sunday, as Grant Williams’ historic performance powered a 109-81 rout of …

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