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Major legal changes needed for driverless car era

Posted on Jan 26, 2022 in Cars, News, Policy & Regulation

Human drivers should not be legally accountable for road safety in the era of autonomous cars, a report says. In these cars, the driver...

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Pittsburgh raises concern over self-driving vehicle bill

Posted on Jan 20, 2022 in News, Policy & Regulation

(TNS) — A bill touted to help companies developing self-driving cars test the vehicles in Pennsylvania without an emergency driver...

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How can autonomous vehicles contribute to sustainable mobility planning?

Posted on Jan 17, 2022 in Perspective, Policy & Regulation

Cities are focusing on developing a more liveable environment, implementing the visions and goals stated in their Sustainable Urban...

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California reviews whether Tesla’s self-driving tests require regulatory oversight

Posted on Jan 13, 2022 in Cars, News, Policy & Regulation

Jan 12 (Reuters) – California is evaluating whether Tesla Inc’s (TSLA.O) self-driving tests require regulatory oversight,...

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How will autonomous driving disrupt workers?

Posted on Jan 10, 2022 in Perspective, Policy & Regulation

Driverless vehicles are the automotive industry’s response to autonomous technology innovation. Autonomous driving has emerged as a...

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Pony.ai, Guangzhou PSB to build research center for ICV regulations

Posted on Dec 30, 2021 in News, Policy & Regulation

Beijing (Gasgoo)- China’s autonomous driving company, Pony.ai, has reached strategic cooperation with Nansha District branch of the Public...

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How to scale up autonomous deliveries

Posted on Dec 27, 2021 in Markets, Perspective, Policy & Regulation

In the mid 2010’s, many were predicting that mass market fully autonomous vehicles were just around the corner. With rollouts of...

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California halts Pony.ai’s driverless testing permit after accident

Posted on Dec 14, 2021 in Cars, News, Policy & Regulation

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 13 (Reuters) – A California regulator on Monday said it has suspended a driverless testing permit for startup...

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Tesla’s driverless car tests raise questions in California

Posted on Dec 13, 2021 in News, Policy & Regulation, Technology

(TNS) — Tesla is developing driverless cars on California’s public roadways using its own customers as test drivers and shrugging off...

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Increasing automated safety requirements highlight need for robust regulatory framework for autonomous vehicles

Posted on Dec 13, 2021 in Perspective, Policy & Regulation, Technology

SAN ANTONIO, Dec. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis of the global autonomous vehicles (AVs)...

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Mercedes beats Tesla to hands-free driving on highways

Posted on Dec 9, 2021 in Cars, News, Policy & Regulation

Daimler’s Mercedes-Benz won regulatory approval to deploy a hands-free driving system in Germany ahead of Tesla, gaining an edge in...

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Argo AI and The League of American Bicyclists establish autonomous vehicle guidelines for safe driving around cyclists

Posted on Dec 6, 2021 in News, Policy & Regulation, Technology

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — As part of its commitment to develop self-driving technology that positively impacts...

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San Francisco agency opposes Cruise robotaxi application, citing safety

Posted on Dec 1, 2021 in News, Policy & Regulation

Dec 1 (Reuters) – San Francisco’s public transit operator has challenged an application by Cruise to charge for robotaxi...

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UK Auto sets automated vehicle marketing guidelines

Posted on Nov 22, 2021 in News, Policy & Regulation

The UK automotive industry has committed to a new set of guiding principles for marketing automated vehicles, The Society of Motor...

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What is limiting the autonomous driving rollout?

Posted on Nov 16, 2021 in Perspective, Policy & Regulation

Taking the technological world by storm, autonomous driving technology has proven to be immensely beneficial to society. Although a...

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Harvard think-tank releases latest research on vital mobility policymaking encompassing autonomous vehicles including self-driving cars

Posted on Nov 15, 2021 in Perspective, Policy & Regulation

Are our cities and urban areas ready for the advent of Autonomous Vehicles (AVs) such as public roadway roaming self-driving cars,...

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Infrastructure bill says anti–drunk driving technology must be built into new cars. But what that actually means is unclear.

Posted on Nov 15, 2021 in Cars, Perspective, Policy & Regulation, Technology

President Joe Biden is expected to sign his $1 trillion infrastructure package into law on Monday, and along with it a new requirement for...

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North Carolina legalizes driverless delivery vehicles

Posted on Nov 12, 2021 in News, Policy & Regulation

(TNS) — North Carolinians may someday have pizzas or groceries delivered to their homes or businesses by driverless vehicles, under a bill...

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Advent of self-driving cars calls for update of laws and research

Posted on Oct 26, 2021 in Cars, Perspective, Policy & Regulation

Self-driving cars are becoming a reality because of the rapid advancement of computing power and neural networks. In Hong Kong, the...

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A government’s struggle: How hands-off to regulate handsfree vehicles

Posted on Oct 12, 2021 in Perspective, Policy & Regulation

Per Charles Dickens’ 1859 classic A Tale of Two Cities, our best-of-time-worst-of-times society seems to fit the second, less-famous...

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