Tag Archives: Autonomous Vehicles

Report: Auto Insurance Industry Could Drop by 71 Percent

With the rapid advancements in autonomous vehicle technology and regulations, the auto insurance sector could decrease by 71 percent, or $137 billion, by 2050, according to a recent report by KPMG. The report, which was originally released in 2015, has … Continue reading

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Senator Tony Mendoza Convenes Hearing on Autonomous Vehicles and Auto Insurance in California

Senator Tony Mendoza Convenes Hearing on Autonomous Vehicles and Auto Insurance in California

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Michigan Governor Legalizes Autonomous Vehicles on State Roadways

Gov. Rick Snyder signed legislation this week that allows operation of autonomous vehicles on Michigan roads where before only testing of these vehicles by manufacturers was permitted.

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State Farm, Bloomberg Government Publish Survey on Autonomous Vehicles

State Farm Insurance and Bloomberg Government have released the results of a survey
designed to gauge public attitudes about driverless cars.

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Rosekind: We Can’t Wait for Autonomous Technology to be Perfect

If the automotive industry expects the National Department of Transportation to release thousands of pages of regulations on autonomous vehicles in the coming weeks, they will not get them, according to Mark Rosekind, administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety … Continue reading

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Audi Engineer Outlines Next Steps to Autonomous Vehicles

What is next on the path to fully automated vehicles? Kaushik Raghu, senior staff engineer at Audi, said the answer is traffic jam piloting.

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NHTSA Extends Public Comment Period for Automated Guidance

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has extended its deadline for industry insight on the agency’s development of guidelines for the “Safe Deployment and Operation of Automated Vehicle Safety Technologies.”

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NHTSA Gets an Earful about Developing Guidelines for Automated Vehicles

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) held its first public meeting Friday about autonomous vehicles. It is seeking industry insight to develop guidelines for the “Safe Deployment and Operation of Automated Vehicle Safety Technologies.” While NHTSA supports this technology’s rapid introduction, those that took the microphone by and large asked the safety administration to slow down its timetable to set guidance, saying there are still more questions than answers.

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NHTSA: Glazing FMVSS Could Pose Obstacle for Autonomous Vehicles

When it comes to the development of autonomous vehicles, the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS) could be an obstacle. This is according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, which released an initial report that identifies which areas of the FMVSS could prove to be an issue and glazing is one of those spotlighted.

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