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USDoT and NHTSA release new federal guidance for Automated Driving Systems ADS

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The U.S. Department of Transportation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) have released new federal guidance for Automated Driving Systems (ADS):  A Vision for Safety 2.0. NHTSA has said that autonomous drive systems have the potential to reduce the number of accidents and thus save lives as well as …

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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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Trump administration to review self-driving vehicle guidance issued by Obama administration

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(Reuters) U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao said on Sunday she was reviewing self-driving vehicle guidance issued by the Obama administration and urged companies to explain the benefits of automated vehicles to a skeptical public. The guidelines, which were issued in September, call on automakers to voluntarily submit details of self-driving …

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Savari selected by Brandmotion to equip the majority of vehicles with its V2X connected car technology

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V2V technology will prevent 80 percent of all traffic accidents. This results in a reduction of hundreds of thousands of crashes every year in the U.S. alone. Savari Inc has been selected by the Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA) and the partnering integrator company Brandmotion to equip the majority of vehicles …

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Mobileye completes installation of collision avoidance technology across 4,500 for-hire vehicles in New York City

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 Mobileye’s Aftermarket Division has a partnership with the U.S. Department of Transportation as well as dozens of pioneering pilot programs in cities across the country. Mobileye has completed installation of collision avoidance technology across 4,500 for-hire vehicles in New York City. Together with Atlas Financial Holdings, Mobileye has equipped thousands of New …

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US DoT designates 10 proving grounds to test automated vehicles

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U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx recently announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has designated 10 proving ground pilot sites to encourage testing and information sharing around automated vehicle technologies.  These proving ground designations will foster  innovations that can safely transform personal and commercial mobility, expand capacity, and open new …

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US DoT advisory committee focused on automation across modes of transport

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The U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) has announced that it is establishing a new advisory committee focused on automation across a number of modes. The committee, which includes leading professionals and experts in their field, will hold its first meeting on January 16th, 2017 to immediately begin work on …

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USDOT proposes rules to propel V2V communication

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Citing an enormous potential to reduce crashes on U.S. roadways, the U.S. Department of Transportation issued a proposed rule today that would advance the deployment of connected vehicle technologies throughout the U.S. light vehicle fleet. The Notice of Proposed Rulemaking would enable vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communication technology on all new light-duty …

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USDOT notice to establish an interoperable platform for V2V communications received well

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A coalition of automakers, highway safety advocates and intelligent transportation organizations welcome the release of the Department of Transportation’s notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) to establish an interoperable platform for Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) communications in new vehicles to provide safety and mobility benefits. The auto industry and the government have spent …

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USDOT seeks proposals for Automation Proving Ground Pilot Program

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Secretary of Transportation, Anthony Foxx, announced the launch of a new Automation Proving Ground Pilot Program. Through this program, the Department will designate facilities as qualified proving grounds for the safe testing, demonstration and deployment of automated vehicle technology. USDOT expressed that safety remains its top priority and through efforts such …

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