Trump threatens endless NAFTA talks amid softening U.S. stance on car contentApril 12
Senate Democrats vow to defend existing emissions standardsApril 10
Federal spending bill includes $100 million for AV researchMarch 23
Automakers get mixed grades on Takata recalls at Senate hearingMarch 20
Fatal Uber crash provides ammo for opponents of Senate autonomous vehicle billMarch 20
Safety advocates urged the Senate to suspend consideration of legislation governing autonomous vehicles until regulators complete investigations into Sunday's fatal accident involving an Uber vehicle and the January crash in California involving a Tesla vehicle and a parked fire truck.
Lobbying push targets holdouts on autonomous vehicle billMarch 16
Senate Democrats seek more oversight in self-driving vehicle billMarch 14
U.S. senators call new hearing on Takata airbag inflatorsMarch 7
Senators plan to convene a previously undisclosed hearing to focus on the status of Takata airbag inflator recalls, the largest and most complex recall process in auto history that some lawmakers say is too slow.
Senate leaders urged to ignore 'bogus urgency,' fix flaws in autonomous car billMarch 5
A diverse group of public interest organizations is urging Senate leaders to not advance legislation enabling the development and deployment of self-driving vehicles until self-described safety flaws are corrected.