SACRAMENTO, Calif. - California officials have canceled a half-finished Department of Motor Vehicles technology overhaul of the vehicle registration process.
HP Enterprise Services has so far been paid nearly $50 million so far on the $208 million project.
The Los Angeles Times says the DMV registration part of the project was halted because there was little progress. Agency secretary Carlos Ramos says the project was canceled on Jan. 31.
The California Technology Agency, which oversees state computer upgrades, told lawmakers about the contract termination on Tuesday.
Last week, the state controller's office fired the contractor responsible for a $371 million upgrade to the state's payroll system. More than $254 million has already been spent.
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