Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous, TCA

The Newest Frontier for Hackers: Your Car

Getty Images

As computer technology increasingly controls critical vehicle safety features and more cars are connected to the internet, the danger of a hacker taking control of vehicles is becoming less like a Hollywood movie plot and more like something that can actually happen.

October 16, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous

Best Self-Driving Vehicle Tech Going Nowhere as Rules Stall Under Trump

A door sits open on a Daimler Smart Vision EQ fortwo electric autonomous self-driving concept automobile. Simon Dawson/Bloomberg News

The technology that gives cars superpowers to see around corners and through walls won’t be on the first self-driving rides hitting the road in the next few years.

September 21, 2017
Government, Technology, Autonomous

Connected Vehicle Safety Mandate Hits Unexpected Pothole of Opposition

U.S. Department of Transportation

A once-popular idea to equip cars with technology to communicate with one another and avoid collisions is encountering unexpected potholes in Washington.

Ryan Beene | Bloomberg News
April 17, 2017
Technology, Autonomous

V2V Proposal Travels Winding Road

NHTSA via YouTube

The United States has been on the cusp of connected vehicles that communicate directly with each other and with traffic signs and highway infrastructure since 1999, when a slice of electromagnetic spectrum was reserved for such a purpose by the Federal Communications Commission.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
January 2, 2017
Government, Technology, Autonomous

DOT Announces Proposed Rule for Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communication

U.S. Department of Transportation

The U.S. Department of Transportation on Dec. 13 issued a proposed rule offering guidance for the development of vehicle-to-vehicle technologies that would provide advance warning of potentially life-threatening crashes for light vehicles.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
December 13, 2016