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.
Corporate lobbying helps derail border tax, key lawmaker saysJuly 19
An aggressive corporate lobbying effort to derail a Republican-backed border tax has forced lawmakers working on tax reform to seek alternatives, said Kevin Brady, chairman of the tax-writing U.S. House Ways and Means Committee.
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.
Safety advocates want Congress to go slow on autonomous carsJune 27
U.S. House panel spars over self-driving car rulesJune 27
Cybersecurity push may tie up autonomous-car legislationJune 24
U.S. states could not set self-driving car rules under Republican planJune 15
U.S. Senate panel sets goals for autonomous vehicle deploymentJune 13
Public safety, reducing roadblocks to innovation, and clarifying federal and state regulatory roles are among the chief goals a U.S. Senate panel plans to follow while drafting legislation covering the development and deployment of autonomous vehicles.
Senate bill to drive research in fuel-saving technologiesMay 18
EPA chief says Congress should weigh whether carbon dioxide is a pollutantMarch 9
In an interview with CNBC, EPA chief Scott Pruitt also said the Trump administration will make an announcement on fuel efficiency standards for light vehicles "very soon," stressing that he and President Donald Trump believe current standards were rushed through.