Autonomous Cars

Tesla Autopilot

NHTSA Head Is Bullish On Autonomous Cars

Published on July 22nd, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

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Mark Rosekind, head of NHTSA, told a conference in San Francisco this week his agency is willing to accept imperfect autonomous driving systems in order to get better systems in the future. The life saving potential of such systems is too great to ignore. ... Read More


Diesel

Volkswagen grille

States Sue Volkswagen: Now It’s Personal

Published on July 19th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

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New York, Massachusetts, and Maryland have filed suit in state courts seeking damages for illegal Volkswagen diesel emissions. The suits name names and tell who knew about the software cheating and when. ... Read More


Fuel economy

EPA CAFE timelilne

EPA Takes A Dive On CAFE Standard

Published on July 19th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

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The EPA, NHTSA, and CARB have fallen victim to a full court press by the auto industry. Under intense pressure, they have decided to roll back the proposed 2025 CAFE standard previously set at 54.5 mpg. ... Read More


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