U.S. weighs pre-market regulation of self-driving tech

by • 4 years ago

U.S. regulators are studying whether to require federal approval of self-driving car technology before it can be sold to the public, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said Tuesday.

Lawmakers, officials stress connected car security to protect drivers

by • 5 years ago

Sen. Ed Markey and FTC Commissioner Terrell McSweeny are trying to raise awareness about the need for security as vehicles become more connected.

Obama administration devoting $4B to jump-start driverless cars

by • 5 years ago

The Transportation Department announced an ambitious plan Thursday aimed at boosting the use of autonomous cars in America.

Lawmakers don’t want feds to lead on connected car tech

by • 5 years ago

The nation's highway safety regulator plans to finalize a standardized system for vehicle-to-vehicle communication sometime in early 2016, an official said Wednesday, but some lawmakers are unimpressed, believing private industry could do the job better.

Reps. want to study hacking connected cars

by • 5 years ago

A House Democrat introduced legislation this week pushing for a federal-lead study on the regulation of internet-connected vehicles.

Tesla’s self-driving software: Is it street legal?

by • 5 years ago

Tesla Motors this week became the first company to roll out advanced auto-pilot technology into its vehicles, zooming past regulators’ efforts to figure out whether self-driving cars should be widely street-legal.​

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