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Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous, TCA

Why Self-Driving Cars Will Likely Be Light-Colored

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The issue involving something as simple as choice of paint color underscores the sweeping effects of self-driving cars for automotive engineering, said Samit Ghosh, CEO of automotive consulting and engineering firm P3 North America.

Nathan Bomey | USA Today
January 29, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous

Podcast: Transport Topics' Seth Clevenger on the Future of Autonomous Trucks

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Transport Topics Managing Editor/Features Seth Clevenger talks about the future of autonomous trucks, the ELD mandate, the ongoing driver shortage and spends some time on electric trucks with financial-services company The Motley Fool.

January 26, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous, TCA

Concerned About Self-Driving Cars? You’re Not Alone

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As automakers push aggressive time frames for introducing driverless vehicles, the outreach needed to convince the public that the technology represents a positive development appears still to be wanting.

Eric D. Lawrence | Detroit Free Press
January 26, 2018
Government, Business, Technology, Autonomous

Autonomous Technology Not Impacting Trucking Jobs in Short Term, Officials Say

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WASHINGTON — The adoption of advanced autonomous and connected vehicle applications will not disrupt the employment landscape for commercial drivers in the next few years, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) told automotive executives Jan. 25.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
January 25, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous

Apple Expands California Self-Driving Test Fleet to 27 Cars

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Apple Inc. has expanded its California self-driving test fleet to 27 vehicles as it accelerates efforts to catch up with competitors such as Alphabet Inc.’s Waymo.

Alex Webb | Bloomberg News
January 25, 2018
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous

Second US Safety Agency to Investigate Tesla ‘Autopilot’ Crash

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A second federal safety agency has opened an investigation of an accident in which a Tesla car on “Autopilot” rammed into a parked fire truck.

Ryan Beene | Bloomberg News
January 25, 2018
Government, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous, TCA

Massachusetts Creates Commission on Disruptive Technologies Like Self-Driving Cars

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Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker on Jan. 23 created the commission through an executive order and appointed his former chief of staff, Steve Kadish, as the chairman.

Gintautas Dumcius | MassLive.com (Springfield, Mass.)
January 24, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous, TCA

Self-Driving Car Crash Highlights Tricky Legal Question

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General Motors is in a race to be the first company to mass produce self-driving cars, but a recent crash with a San Francisco motorcyclist has illustrated the tricky challenge of assigning blame when an autonomous vehicle gets in an accident.

Ethan Baron | The San Jose (Calif.) Mercury News
January 24, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous, TCA

Americans Warming to Self-Driving Vehicles, Survey Finds

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U.S. drivers are still cautious — but they’re getting used to the idea of self-driving cars.

Carolyn Said | San Francisco Chronicle
January 24, 2018
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous, TCA

Maine Gov. LePage Forms Panel to Examine Issues Related to Driverless Vehicles

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Maine Gov. Paul LePage took a step Jan. 17 toward regulating a rapidly emerging automotive technology that in the not-too-distant future could find self-driving cars, trucks and buses operating on Maine roads.

Dennis Hoey | Portland (Maine) Press Herald
January 23, 2018

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