US Transportation Regulator Singles Out Tesla In Calling For Tighter Autonomous Driving Rules

The US National Transportation Safety Board has asked the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to be stricter in its regulations on autonomous driving, especially with Tesla…

Honda of America acknowledges it’s playing catch-up in EV race

Honda on Thursday reiterated its plans to sell two all-electric SUVs in the U.S. for the 2024 model year, and it soon will offer hybrid gas-electric versions of its top-selling models. The announcements Thursday come as the automaker acknowledges it has work to do to comply with emissions-reduction targets that will be coming from the Biden administration, and a California ban on sales of new internal-combustion vehicles by 2035…

Canada: Yellow Time Increase Slashes Red Light Violations

New data show the increased yellow times at two red light camera intersections in Winnipeg, Canada cut violations 75 percent.

Amazon Quietly Worming its Way Into the Auto Industry

Amazon keeps extending its tentacles everywhere. Few ever anticipated the company would move into the auto industry, but now that we’ve seen Amazon reach into the markets for groceries and medical care, nobody should be that surprised to see the company probing into yet another seemingly unrelated area. Much of Amazon’s activity in the automotive arena isn’t readily apparent, nor is its growing influence in the automotive market…

As smart city technology advances, community groups warn of privacy concerns

Streetlights are becoming as smart as our cell phones, monitoring everything from available parking to weather conditions. Cities and countries around the world are embracing these smart city technologies. But capable of collecting massive amounts of data, some worry the technology could harm the people it’s supposed to help…