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U.S. House Republicans may introduce bills barring states from setting their own rules for self-driving cars

If some reports are believed U.S. House Republicans may introduce bills later this week that would bar states from setting their own rules for self-driving cars and take other steps to remove obstacles to putting such vehicles on the road. This is seen as a consequence to the regular proddings …

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US federal government working towards legislation of self-driving cars

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The US federal government now is now getting serious towards the legislation for self-driving cars as they are gaining popularity and companies accelerating efforts towards them. A bipartisan group of senators is working on legislation of self-driving cars and it might be introduced soon. According to reports, the bill being …

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SPY Car Act, aimed at automotive cybersecurity reintroduced in the US Congress

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Democratic Senators Ed Markey (Mass.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) have reintroduced a bill aimed at improving cybersecurity in automobiles. The Security and Privacy in Your Car (SPY Car) Act would require the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Federal Trade Commission to develop automotive cybersecurity and privacy standards. It also necessitates …

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U.S. Senators call on the Trump Administration to prioritize development and testing of self-driving vehicles

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U.S. Senators Gary Peters and Debbie Stabenow and U.S. Representatives Fred Upton and Debbie Dingell called on the Trump Administration to prioritize the development and testing of connected and self-driving vehicles in the President’s proposed budget for 2018. The Members of Congress sent a letter to Office of Management and …

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US Congress starts working on regulation of Self Driving Cars

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The Senate is planning to craft legislation aimed to facilitate the development of  autonomous vehicle technology. Notably, the US Congress was also apprised by the Executives from leading automaker of the problems being faced by them in path developing and testing self driving cars. Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), chairman of the Senate Commerce, …

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Toyota, General Motors, Volvo and Lyft urge US Congress to end ambiguity around regulation of self driving cars

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Executives from automakers like Toyota, General Motors and Volvo and ride-hailing app Lyft had approached the US Congress yesterday. They expressed their concern over a sense of ambiguity of state laws surrounding self-driving cars.It was  pointed out by them that Legislators in more than 20 states have proposed nearly 60 …

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US Congressman introduces the SPY car study act

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US Congressman Ted W. Lieu taking lead towards the rising need for automotive cyber security, has introduced the Security and Privacy in Your Car Study Act of 2017, a.k.a. The SPY Car Study Act. The legislation requires the National Highway Safety Transportation Commission to conduct a 1-year study, consulting with …

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