30 Nov '16, 2pm

Trump names Elaine Chao as U.S. Secretary of Transportation

John Voelcker Nov 30, 2016 Follow John Add to circle Elaine Chao Enlarge Photo President-elect Donald Trump nominated former labor secretary Elaine Chao to be his secretary of transportation yesterday. She will follow current DoT secretary Antony Foxx, who himself succeeded Ray LaHood in 2013. Foxx has focused on safety recalls following the GM ignition scandal, as well as tactics to reduce distracted driving and rules for autonomous vehicle testing. DON'T MISS: Feds issue mandatory-noise rule for new electric, hybrid cars The department has also just issued proposed rules on mandatory noise-making equipment for hybrid and electric cars. Chao's selection by Trump was reported late yesterday by The Washington Post and National Public Radio , among many other outlets. Unlike some of Trump's earlier picks, Chao is termed a consummate Washington insider and a person well verse...

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