Disengagement Reports

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Autonomous vehicle manufacturers that are testing vehicles in the Autonomous Vehicle Tester (AVT) Program and AVT Driverless Program are required to submit annual reports to share how often their vehicles disengaged from autonomous mode during tests (whether because of technology failure or situations requiring the test driver/operator to take manual control of the vehicle to operate safely).

DMV archived the disengagement reports from 2015-2018. They are available upon request. 

Email AVarchive@dmv.ca.gov to request a digital copy of an archived report. Requests must include the year and manufacturer.

Below is a list of the years and manufacturers for which disengagement reports are available. 

2019 Autonomous Vehicle Disengagement Reports (CSV)

2019 Autonomous Mileage Reports (CSV)

2018-19 Autonomous Vehicle Disengagement Reports (CSV)(first-time filers)1

2018-19 Autonomous Mileage Reports (CSV)(first-time filers)1

The following permit holders reported autonomous testing in California (listed in alphabetical order):

  • AImotive Inc
  • Ambarella Corporation1
  • Apex.AI1
  • Apple Inc
  • Aurora Innovation
  • AutoX Technologies Inc
  • Baidu USA LLLC
  • BMW
  • Boxbot Inc1
  • Cruise LLC
  • DiDi Research America LLC1
  • Drive.ai, Inc.*
  • Gatik AI Inc1
  • Intel Corp1
  • Lyft, Inc.
  • Mercedes Benz
  • Nissan
  • Nullmax
  • Nuro, Inc
  • NVIDIA Corporation
  • Phantom AI
  • PlusAI Inc
  • Pony.AI
  • Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
  • Ridecell Inc.1
  • SAIC Innovation Center, LLC
  • SF Motors Inc. (Seres)
  • Telenav, Inc.
  • Tesla Motors
  • ThorDrive Inc.1
  • Toyota Research Institute
  • Udelv
  • Valeo North America, Inc.
  • Waymo LLC (testing with a safety driver)
  • Weride Corp
  • Zoox, Inc.

The following permit holders reported no autonomous testing on California’s public roads during the reporting period:

  • Aptiv Solutions
  • Bosch
  • Changan Automobile
  • Continental
  • CYNGN Inc
  • EasyMile
  • Faraday & Future Inc
  • Ford
  • Helm.AI Inc
  • Honda
  • Imagry Inc.
  • Mando America Corporation
  • Navya Inc.
  • Nio USA, Inc.
  • Renovo.auto
  • Samsung
  • Subaru
  • TORC Robotics Inc
  • TuSimple
  • Udacity, Inc.
  • Volkswagen Group of America
  • Voyage
  • Waymo LLC (driverless testing)
  • Xmotors.ai, Inc

*Note: AAA NCNU and Drive.ai did not have active permits at the submission deadline of January 1, 2020.

The following company failed to submit a disengagement report and will have their testing permit revoked as of February 26, 2020:

  • Roadstar.Ai

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