Car subscribers: Who are they?July 22
Racing for simpler, cheaper lidarJuly 24
Federal self-driving legislation set in motionJuly 24
The legislation borrows heavily from the wish list of automakers and tech companies that want leeway to operate on highways without being tied too closely to rules designed for vehicles controlled by humans.
Fisker, emerging battery supplier Nanotech end JVJuly 21
Lyft outlines self-driving car plans after earlier partnershipsJuly 21
Dealerships must win their place in the mobility futureJuly 24
Data management and consumer behavior tracking companies will gather tons of user and vehicle information in the emerging ecosystem of mobility options. Missing from the forecasts is what role, if any, franchised dealerships will have.
First Shift: New push to clear the air in EuropeJuly 21
Driverless shuttles tested in Paris in training for U.S. pushJuly 20
U.S. House panel approves broad proposal on self-driving carsJuly 19
Advocates for blind join U.S. push for autonomous carsJuly 19
Advocates for the estimated 1.3 million legally blind people in the U.S., and millions more with other disabilities, have joined automakers and technology companies in lobbying Congress to help spur the roll out of self-driving vehicles.
Former Tesla engineers launch high-def mapping companyJuly 19
U.S. House panel sets vote on self-driving car billJuly 18
A House subcommittee will vote on Wednesday on a sweeping proposal to allow automakers to deploy up to 100,000 self-driving vehicles without meeting existing auto safety standards and bar states from imposing autonomous car rules.