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Congress Debating on How to Properly Regulate Autonomous Technology

Congress Debating on How to Properly Regulate Autonomous Technology

Safety and liability continue to be the major points of contention in a recent House hearing that was tasked with assessing rules surrounding autonomous vehicles and the public rollout of the technology.

Vineeth Joel Patel2020-02-14 08:30 PT

Trump Administration Looks to Solidify Rollback of Fuel Economy Regulations

Trump Administration Looks to Solidify Rollback of Fuel Economy Regulations

The White House Office of Management and Budget received a final version of the Trump Administration’s plans to rollback strict fuel economy mandates set in place by the Obama administration.

Vineeth Joel Patel2020-01-17 12:00 PT

Fuel Economy Regulations Causing Discord Between Automakers, Lawmakers

Fuel Economy Regulations Causing Discord Between Automakers, Lawmakers

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has been sued by 23 states over the government agency’s effort to revoke California’s ability to set its own car emissions rules.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-11-24 05:30 PT

US Department of Transportation Issues Grants for 3 States for AV Research

US Department of Transportation Issues Grants for 3 States for AV Research

Ohio, Michigan, and Virginia have received grant funding to advance research and testing of technology surrounding autonomous vehicles.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-09-23 05:00 PT

Pittsburgh Looks to Boost Confidence in Autonomous Vehicles, Now Requires Crash Reports

Pittsburgh Looks to Boost Confidence in Autonomous Vehicles, Now Requires Crash Reports

Last year’s incident involving one of Uber’s self-driving cars that struck and killed a pedestrian, the city of Pittsburgh will require companies to report crashes that result in any injuries in an attempt to boost the public’s confidence in driverless technology.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-03-10 10:00 PT

American Center for Mobility in Michigan Loses Federal Proving Ground Designation

American Center for Mobility in Michigan Loses Federal Proving Ground Designation

The American Center for Mobility, also known as Willow Run in Ypsilanti Township in Ypsilanti, Mich., has lost its federal designation as a proving ground for autonomous-vehicle testing. So have nine other locations across the country.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-10-13 10:30 PT

Labor Unions Urge Lawmakers to Pump the Brakes on Self-Driving Tech

Labor Unions Urge Lawmakers to Pump the Brakes on Self-Driving Tech

Labor unions are urging lawmakers to slow down the fast tracking of autonomous technology, as some believe Congress doesn’t understand the ramifications behind the tech.

Vineeth Joel Patel2017-08-04 09:00 PT