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Washington Governor Signs Executive Order to Support Autonomous Vehicle Development

Order encourages pilot tests of autonomous vehicles on Washington roads and establishes a working group to help ensure AV developers are supported by the state.

Driverless Vehicles’ Cybersecurity Questioned in New York Times Article

As automakers and technology firms continue their quest to develop a viable autonomous vehicle, digital automotive security experts are trying to figure out how to prevent hackers from penetrating the vehicle’s computer area network (CAN).

‘Out-of-the-Loop’ Drivers Slow to React When Autonomous Systems Fail, Study Says

Researchers from the University of Clemson analyzed response times when driver-assist systems failed and drivers quickly had to regain control of the vehicle.

Self-Driving Vehicles Could Shift Insurance Liability to Automakers

In an interview with Insurance Business, David Lukens of LexisNexis Risk Solutions said mainstream adoption of autonomous vehicles likely will shift liability from the vehicle operators to the automakers.

New AAA Survey Indicates Americans Feel Unsafe Sharing the Road with Fully Self-Driving Cars

In 2016, a AAA survey found that three-quarters of Americans reported feeling afraid to ride in a self-driving car, and one year later, a new AAA survey found that fear is unchanged.

KPMG Survey: Auto Execs Say 1 Connected Car Generates 10 Times More Revenue than a Conventional Vehicle

No longer defined by its utility, the experience cars provide to drivers and passengers opens a pipeline for new revenue streams and business services that KPMG projects could top $1 trillion in the next decade.

State and Federal Policy Focus Shifts to Vehicle Technology

Since the beginning of the 2017 legislative session, there have been several bills introduced addressing self-driving vehicles and vehicles with varying levels of automation.

U.S. Transportation Department Sets New Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communication Requirements

U.S. auto-safety regulators have mandated that new vehicles must communicate with each other through vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) technology beginning in 2020, with the goal of increasing safety.

U.S. DOT Picks 10 Proving Grounds to Test Autonomous Vehicles

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced that it has designated 10 pilot sites to encourage testing of autonomous vehicle technology.

N.J. Bill Would Require Owners of Autonomous Vehicles to Have Liability Insurance

Two New Jersey lawmakers recently introduced a bill that would require owners of autonomous vehicles to maintain insurance coverage.

UK Government Report Says Driverless Cars Will Increase Congestion

The Department for Transport predicted a “decline in network performance” once one in four cars become driverless, however congestion will reduce once driverless vehicles make up between 50 percent and 75 percent of cars.

U.S. DOT Advances Deployment of Connected Vehicle Technology

The Notice of Proposed Rulemaking would enable vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communication technology on all new light-duty vehicles, enabling a multitude of new crash-avoidance applications that, once fully deployed, could help vehicles “talk” to each other.