Real AV Safety Requires a Relevant NHTSA

The agency’s mission, described in the ANRPM, is “the potential development of a framework of principles to govern the safe behavior of automated driving systems (ADS) in the future.” Translation: NHTSA is writing new rules to determine how vehicles should behave and perform when, in the future, they are no longer driven by humans…

An Apple Patent reveals a method for an autonomous vehicle to be able to merge or make a lane …

n late March the US Patent & Trademark Office published a Project Titan related patent application from Apple that describes systems and methods for calculating how and when an autonomous vehicle could safely merge into traffic or make lane changes safely…

How Passengers With Disabilities Can Drive The Autonomous Vehicle Revolution

The autonomous vehicle hype bubble appears to have burst around 2015 and many in the industry are responding, not by giving up, but by acknowledging the hard yards and steep learning curve that lies ahead…

Biden sees a win for U.S. as EV battery makers settle bitter dispute

Two big South Korean electric vehicle battery makers said Sunday they have settled a long-running trade dispute that will allow one company to move ahead with plans to manufacture batteries in Georgia. President Joe Biden called it “a win for American workers and the American auto industry.”

White House convening summit with top car execs on chip shortage

Almost 20 major companies worried about a global semiconductor chip shortage that has roiled the automotive industry will send senior executives to a White House summit Monday, a senior official said on Friday…