• Ford proposes standard language for automated vehicle system intent

    15 days ago - By Venture Beat

    Self-driving cars have a perception problem. In a pair of surveys published by the American Automobile Association in January and Gallup in May, 63 percent of people reported feeling afraid to ride in a fully self-driving self-driving vehicle. And three subsequent studies this summer - by the Brookings Institution, think tank HNTB,...
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  • How the Trump Administration Plans to Regulate Autonomous Vehicles and Drones

    How the Trump Administration Plans to Regulate Autonomous Vehicles and Drones

    15 days ago - By Fortune

    What does the U.S. Secretary of Transportation think about self-driving cars?
    Elaine Chao, speaking at Fortune's Most Powerful Women Summit at Laguna Niguel, Calif., Tuesday morning, noted that the nation is on the cusp of transformation in transportation and technology that will change the way Americans work, move, and connect.
    She commented that her department is "technology neutral" and that the role of her agency-which has a budget of $88 billion-is to regulate the safety and security of vehicles without hampering innovation.
    She dismissed the notion that her department had been lax in...
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  • BMW says rivals are interested in joining forces on self-driving cars

    15 days ago - By Reuters

    BMW rivals and ride-hailing companies are considering joining its consortium for developing self-driving cars as auto industry profits come under increasing pressure, board member Klaus Froehlich said on Tuesday.
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