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Japan may Beat U.S. to Allowing Camera-based Side Mirrors

The first Tesla Model X renderings may have shown unobtrusive camera pods in place of side-view mirrors, but production models have conventional mirrors. That’s because Tesla couldn’t convince U.S. regulators to allow it to replace door-mounted mirrors with cameras. Japanese regulators have a different view on the matter, it seems. Japan may be the first country to allow mirror-less cars

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