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Self-driving car bill reintroduced in House minus biggest backer

Posted on Sep 22, 2020 in Cars, News, Policy & Regulation

Legislation that would allow carmakers to sell as many as 100,000 self-driving vehicles per year in the U.S. is being reintroduced in the...

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Hawaii OKs autonomous vehicles for public roads

Posted on Sep 22, 2020 in News, Policy & Regulation

Just weeks after committing to a four-year long pilot project to turn Hawaii’s highways into data-collecting laboratories, Hawaii Gov....

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If you regulate them they will come: “Israel can be a leader in setting the stage for autonomous vehicles”

Posted on Sep 18, 2020 in Perspective, Policy & Regulation

For many in Israel’s tech sector ‘regulation’ is a four-letter word. The prevailing attitude by the gung ho entrepreneurs towards...

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Germany wants to permit driverless cars across the country by 2022

Posted on Sep 10, 2020 in News, Policy & Regulation

Despite coming down hard on Tesla’s Autopilot and Full Self-Driving, Germany isn’t totally against the concept of self-driving cars. Sure,...

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Connected and autonomous vehicle projects in the UK

Posted on Sep 8, 2020 in Buses, Cars, Infrastructure, Policy & Regulation, Technology

The Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles and Innovate UK have published a series of case studies of connected and autonomous...

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Hands Free: Transportation ministry details regulations for autonomous vehicle experimentation

Posted on Aug 31, 2020 in News, Policy & Regulation

Future experimentation of autonomous vehicles in Israel is set to be accompanied by a series of reservations and special definitions,...

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New guidance reveals path to “pandemic-proof” self-driving vehicles

Posted on Aug 27, 2020 in News, Policy & Regulation

Zenzic, the organisation dedicated to accelerating the self-driving revolution in the UK, in partnership with self-driving company...

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How are cities preparing for autonomous vehicles?

Posted on Aug 25, 2020 in Infrastructure, Knowledge Center, Policy & Regulation, Reports

Should autonomous vehicles learn to function within the current urban infrastructure, or should special provisions be made to accommodate...

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Autonomous vehicles could improve policing, public safety, and much more

Posted on Aug 25, 2020 in Perspective, Policy & Regulation

In a world of autonomous vehicles, much of the nation’s policing that is devoted to enforcing traffic safety laws, and the sometimes fatal...

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It’s not too early for cities to craft AV regulation

Posted on Aug 20, 2020 in Perspective, Policy & Regulation

The delivery of goods, public transit and taxis are all use cases for autonomous vehicles being batted around in transportation circles....

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Israel to permit autonomous driving without safety driver

Posted on Aug 20, 2020 in News, Policy & Regulation

JERUSALEM, Aug. 20 (Xinhua) — Israel will allow autonomous vehicle driving without the presence of a human driver as required...

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Hainan issues regulations on autonomous vehicle road testing, demonstration

Posted on Aug 17, 2020 in News, Policy & Regulation

Shanghai (Gasgoo)- Hainan’s authorities issued on August 14 the Administrative Rules on the Regulation of Road Testing and...

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UK: New BSI taxonomy to help fast-track safe automated driving

Posted on Aug 11, 2020 in News, Policy & Regulation

BSI, in its role as the UK’s National Standards Body, publishes the first taxonomy for specifying the Operational Design Domain (ODD) of...

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Expert: Policy for autonomous vehicle industry is “like the Wild West”

Posted on Aug 11, 2020 in Perspective, Policy & Regulation

A lack of federal policy has hampered the autonomous car industry’s transparency with communities where the vehicles are tested,...

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Washington impedes progress on self-driving cars

Posted on Aug 4, 2020 in Perspective, Policy & Regulation, Technology

(Bloomberg Opinion) — Imagine how different the discussion about returning to the office or school would be if we could deploy...

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Germany developing legislation to be first to commercialize Level 4 autonomous vehicles

Posted on Jul 20, 2020 in News, Policy & Regulation

Despite coming down hard on Tesla’s self-driving tech last week, Germany is looking to lead Europe in self-driving cars and is reportedly...

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HORIBA MIRA presses industry to drive ahead on new automated lane keeping regulations

Posted on Jul 13, 2020 in News, Perspective, Policy & Regulation

With new UN regulations on Automated Lane Keeping Systems (ALKS) coming into force next year, leading automotive engineering consultancy...

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BMW, Mercedes, Bosch welcome regulatory boost for ‘eyes-off’ self-driving tech

Posted on Jul 1, 2020 in News, Policy & Regulation, Technology

BMW and Mercedes-Benz are among automakers set to benefit from a regulatory change that paves the way for the introduction of “eyes-off”...

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Countries agree regulations for automated driving

Posted on Jun 26, 2020 in News, Policy & Regulation

GENEVA – More than 50 countries, including Japan, South Korea and the European Union member states, have agreed common regulations for...

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Democratic senators raise cybersecurity concerns about autonomous vehicles

Posted on Jun 22, 2020 in News, Policy & Regulation, Technology

Two key senators are pushing to enhance cybersecurity protections for autonomous vehicles absent a comprehensive policy proposal about the...

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