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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...

Read More, 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,, 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’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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