U.S. lawmakers propose making it easier to meet mpg rulesOct. 12
A bipartisan pair of Michigan lawmakers introduced a bill to make it easier for automakers to comply with federal fuel efficiency requirements, as the Trump administration weighs softening standards that require nearly doubling the fuel economy of the nation's new vehicle fleet by 2025.
Waymo launches U.S. ad campaign to promote driverless car safetyOct. 9
Senate panel OKs bill bringing self-driving cars to market fasterOct. 4
Safety groups slam Senate bill for lax oversight of self-driving carsOct. 3
Self-driving car advocates launch ad campaign to prod CongressSept. 26
A coalition of supporters of self-driving cars will run ads this week in social media and Washington newspapers, in an effort to convince Congress to adopt sweeping legislation to boost the nascent industry.
U.S. push for self-driving law exposes regulatory divideSept. 15
Self-driving cars bill in Senate veers Into tricky truck debateSept. 11
U.S. House unanimously approves sweeping self-driving car measureSept. 6
CAFE standards review faces public hearingSept. 5
The EPA on Wednesday will hold its first and only public hearing in its review of the Obama-era fuel-economy standards for model years 2021-25, which are getting a second look at the behest of automakers.
Unions urge slowdown as self-driving car bills pick up speedJuly 28
House committee approves self-driving legislation, refines safety exemptionsJuly 27
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.