17 Feb '17, 5pm

GM And Toyota Want Autonomous Car Regulations Loosened

GM And Toyota Want Autonomous Car Regulations Loosened

Officials from GM and Toyota testified before the House Energy and Commerce Sub-committee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection last week and told legislators they should ease current federal regulations that restrict autonomous car use on US highways. At present, the U.S. Transportation Department can exempt up to 2,500 vehicles during any 12 month period from National Highway Traffic Safety Administration vehicle rules. Representative Debbie Dingell, a Michigan Democrat, told the press last month she is preparing legislation to raise the existing cap. You can tell from the C-SPAN photo that the hearing was a real barn burner.

Full article: http://gas2.org/2017/02/17/gm-toyota-want-autonomous-car-...

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