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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Aurora will be teaming up to develop self-driving commercial vehicles, according to statements released by the companies.

Why it matters: Commercial vehicles are likely the first major target of autonomous vehicle developers due to the potential for autonomous deliveries. FCA CEO Mike Manley wrote in a statement that "Aurora brings a unique skillset combined with advanced and purposeful technology that complements and enhances [FCA's] approach to self-driving.”

  • The companies plan to utilize the Aurora Driver in FCA's line of commercial vehicles, which they say will provide a number of custom solutions for commercial vehicles "at a time when changing lifestyles and online shopping patterns are creating logistical opportunities."
  • The deal comes after FCA abruptly announced it had ended talks with Renault last week.

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Rep. Lou Correa tests positive for COVID-19

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Rep. Lou Correa (D-Calif.) announced on Saturday that he has tested positive for the coronavirus.

Why it matters: Correa is the latest Democratic lawmaker to share his positive test results after last week's deadly Capitol riot. Correa did not shelter in the designated safe zone with his congressional colleagues during the siege, per a spokesperson, instead staying outside to help Capitol Police.

Far-right figure "Baked Alaska" arrested for involvement in Capitol siege

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The FBI arrested far-right media figure Tim Gionet, known as "Baked Alaska," on Saturday for his involvement in last week's Capitol riot, according to a statement of facts filed in the U.S. District Court in the District of Columbia.

The state of play: Gionet was arrested in Houston on charges related to disorderly or disruptive conduct on the Capitol grounds or in any of the Capitol buildings with the intent to impede, disrupt, or disturb the orderly conduct of a session, per AP.