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Uber, Distracted Driver Cited for Fatal Crash in Arizona Claims NTSB

Uber, Distracted Driver Cited for Fatal Crash in Arizona Claims NTSB

The National Transportation Safety Board recently issued its findings into what caused the fatal accident involving one of Uber’s autonomous vehicles and a pedestrian in 2018.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-12-01 15:00 PT

Trump Administration Set to Freeze Automaker Fuel Efficiency Penalties

Trump Administration Set to Freeze Automaker Fuel Efficiency Penalties

In another push to fight vehicle emissions standards set in place by President Obama, the Trump Administration announced that it would be suspending regulations that would double the fines for automakers that fail to meet fuel efficiency requirements.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-07-20 06:00 PT

California Bill Could Increase EV Rebates up to $7,500

California Bill Could Increase EV Rebates up to $7,500

Democratic Assemblyman Phil Ting’s proposed bill could see rebates for zero-emissions cars trips up to $7,500.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-07-15 05:00 PT

Illinois Becomes Latest State to Charge EV Owners With Annual Fee

Illinois Becomes Latest State to Charge EV Owners With Annual Fee

llinois Sen. Martin Sandoval has announced a plan would see drivers looking to register their electric vehicle pay $1,000 annually. That’s a dramatic increase of 5,614 percent from the current rate of $17.50 per year.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-05-14 09:21 PT

China to Scale Back EV Subsidies to Push for Better Cars

China to Scale Back EV Subsidies to Push for Better Cars

In an attempt to push local automakers to come out with new, innovative technology for electric vehicles, China is planning to scale back its subsidies on electric cars.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-03-28 06:00 PT

President Donald Trump Isn’t a Fan of Autonomous Cars

President Donald Trump Isn’t a Fan of Autonomous Cars

“I don’t trust some computer to drive me around,” Trump told golf club members at his Bedminster club in 2017.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-03-21 10:15 PT

Denmark Plans to Ban Fossil Fuel Car Sales by 2030

Denmark Plans to Ban Fossil Fuel Car Sales by 2030

Denmark has become the latest Nordic country to announce plans to ban the sale of gasoline- and diesel-powered vehicles in the country by 2030, as it looks to boost electrified-vehicle sales.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-10-02 14:15 PT

U.S. Congress to Vote on First Driverless Car Law Shortly

U.S. Congress to Vote on First Driverless Car Law Shortly

The U.S. House of Representatives will cast their vote next week on a proposal that would increase the deployment of autonomous vehicles by making it easier for automakers and tech companies to test driverless cars.

Vineeth Joel Patel2017-09-09 13:30 PT

Semi-Autonomous Trucks Set to hit British Roads in 2018

Semi-Autonomous Trucks Set to hit British Roads in 2018

The UK Department of Transport and Highways has gathered roughly $10.5 million in funding, which will be sent to the Transport Research Laboratory to conduct simulation tests and driving training for semi-autonomous trucks.

Vineeth Joel Patel2017-09-01 09:15 PT

Driverless Cars Have an Uphill Battle to Challenge Traditional Laws

Driverless Cars Have an Uphill Battle to Challenge Traditional Laws

According to a report by Bloomberg, rewriting driving laws to include autonomous technology could take a long time, stifling the release of driverless vehicles in the U.S.

Vineeth Joel Patel2017-08-31 12:25 PT

U.S. House Panel Approves Broad Proposals to Hasten Autonomous Car Testing

U.S. House Panel Approves Broad Proposals to Hasten Autonomous Car Testing

Last week, a U.S. House panel approved a broad approval on driverless cars that would allow automakers to test up to 100,000 autonomous vehicles without needing to meet existing safety standards.

Vineeth Joel Patel2017-07-27 12:35 PT