U.S. to tackle 'challenging' issues in next round of NAFTA talksSept. 21
NRDC calls for investments leading to 100 mpg fleetSept. 19
3rd-grader schools EPASept. 18
U.S. push for self-driving law exposes regulatory divideSept. 15
New U.S. policy on autonomous vehicles borders on neglectSept. 18
Too much regulation on a nascent industry could indeed stifle innovation. But a completely hands-off approach from the federal government will turn drivers on public roads into unwitting lab rats, and it could result in fatalities.
So much technology, so little progress?Sept. 10
Emissions Analytics has tested more than 500 vehicles in the U.S. since 2013, seeking to determine what trends in the automotive space actually have a meaningful impact on fuel economy and greenhouse-gas emissions.
NTSB finds Tesla Autopilot contributed to fatal crash, report saysSept. 11
The National Transportation Safety Board is expected to find that Tesla's Autopilot system was a contributing factor in a May 2016 Model S crash that killed a man in Florida while using the car's semi-autonomous driving system, Reuters reported, citing people briefed on the matter.
U.S. streamlines autonomous vehicle guidelinesSept. 11
The new Transportation Department policy is expected to offer the lighter regulatory touch that automakers have pushed for. For example, automakers will not have to seek approval from regulators before putting self-driving vehicles on the road.
States sue Trump administration over delayed fuel-economy finesSept. 11
China, in EV push, plans ban on fossil-fuel vehiclesSept. 9
China will set a deadline for automakers to end sales of fossil-fuel powered vehicles, accelerating efforts to develop EVs in the world's biggest auto market. The move will have a profound impact on the environment and growth of China's auto industry, a top government official said Saturday.