David Shepardson


US Plans to Update Self-Driving Guidelines in Coming Months

Daimler AG

President Donald Trump's administration will unveil revised self-driving guidelines within the next few months, the head of the U.S. Transportation Department said June 5, responding to automakers' calls for regulations that will eliminate barriers and allow autonomous vehicles on the road.

June 6, 2017
Government, Business

Infrastructure Overhaul May Top $1 Trillion, Cut Red Tape: Trump

Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

President Donald Trump vowed on March 4 to cut red tape to speed up approval of infrastructure projects and said his overhaul could top $1 trillion on roads, tunnels and bridges, one of his 2016 election campaign promises.

April 4, 2017

FAA Proposes Fining Amazon for Shipping Hazardous Package

Mike Segar/Reuters

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration announced on June 13 that it is proposing a $350,000 civil fine against Amazon.com Inc. for shipping a product that allegedly violated hazardous materials regulations and injured several UPS workers who handled the package.

June 14, 2016
Business, Autonomous

Automaker Group Warns Timetable for Self-Driving Vehicle Guidance Too Aggressive

Daimler Trucks

An automaker trade association warned April 8 that U.S. auto safety regulators' timetable for unveiling guidance on the deployment of self-driving cars may be too aggressive.

April 12, 2016