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Driver Automation to Be Scrutinized in NTSB Probe of Tesla Crash

asper Juinen/Bloomberg News

For years, U.S. investigators have been calling for more automation on motor vehicles, such as sensors that slam on the brakes to prevent a crash.

Alan Levin and Jeff Plungis | Bloomberg News
July 11, 2016
Business

Google, Uber, Volvo Form Group to Advocate for Self-Driving Vehicles

Google

A group of companies including Alphabet Inc.’s Google, Ford Motor Co. and Uber Technologies Inc., are forming a coalition to advocate for safety regulations for self-driving cars and help bring them to American roads.

Aleksandra Gjorgievska | Bloomberg News
April 26, 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.

David Shepardson | Reuters
April 12, 2016
Government, Business, Autonomous

Google's Self-Driving Car Software Considered a Driver by NHTSA

Google Inc.

Google Inc.’s artificial-intelligence system will be interpreted as a driver by federal regulators, a step toward compliance that would help the tech giant’s self-driving cars hit U.S. roads.

Craig Trudell and Jack Clark | Bloomberg News
February 10, 2016
Business, Autonomous

Simulated City to Test Self-Driving Cars Opens in Michigan

University of Michigan

A simulated city opens July 20 on the north campus of the University of Michigan to test how self-driving cars will travel in the future without mowing down pedestrians or causing colossal crashes.

From staff and wire reports
July 20, 2015
Business

Autonomous Technology Needs US Standards, Volvo Executive Tells Transportation Panel

Drew Angerer/Bloomberg News

WASHINGTON — For autonomous driving technologies to continue to advance, lawmakers will have to approve federal standards that address various regulations at the state level, a Volvo Group executive told a Senate transportation panel July 7.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
July 13, 2015
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Nevada Governor Asks State Officials to Support Self-Driving Vehicles

Sandoval by Brian Calvert/Bloomberg News

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval wants state transportation officials to consider adding support for self-driving vehicles as part of a multimillion-dollar highway widening and expansion project in Las Vegas, the Associated Press reported.

Transport Topics
June 12, 2015

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