Video shows woman stepped suddenly in front of self-driving UberMarch 20, 2018
A video from the Uber self-driving car that struck and killed a woman shows that she moved in front of it suddenly, a factor that investigators are likely to focus on.
Arizona emerged as self-driving hotbed before deadly Uber crashMarch 20, 2018
The technology behind autonomous vehicles has originated from coders in Silicon Valley, engineers in Detroit and academic researchers in Pittsburgh. Much of it eventually lands on the streets of Arizona.
Self-driving technology faces critical test after first deathMarch 20, 2018
The first fatality involving a fully autonomous vehicle is shaping up as the first significant test of how policymakers and the public will respond to self-driving technology.
California regulator proposes to regulate Uber like tour buses, limosMarch 19, 2018
A California regulator issued a proposed decision classifying Uber as the same type of transportation as limousines and tour buses, signaling a possible major change in how the company is regulated.
U.S. outlines hurdles for tariff exclusionsMarch 19, 2018
Companies seeking exclusions from new steel and aluminum tariffs imposed by President Donald Trump must apply separately for each unique steel or aluminum product, according to rules published Monday by the Department of Commerce.
Japan's automakers warn of higher vehicle pricesMarch 19, 2018
Japan's automakers warn that car prices will rise following President Donald Trump's new tariffs on steel and aluminum.
Safety regulations need attentionMarch 19, 2018
The update to the New Car Assessment Program ratings system will be a big part of the future for inspiring the auto industry and must be perfectly clear to increase our driving safety.
Automakers knew earlier of Takata airbag issues, plaintiffs contendMarch 15, 2018
GM, VW, Fiat Chrysler and Daimler knew of problems with Takata airbag inflators and should have moved faster to recall vehicles, according to court documents cited by owners suing the automakers.
Senate Democrats seek more oversight in self-driving vehicle billMarch 14, 2018
Five Senate Democrats, with support from safety advocates, outlined their concerns with pending legislation designed to provide a regulatory framework for testing and deploying self-driving vehicles.
Honda, Ford to testify at U.S. Senate Takata hearingMarch 13, 2018
A Senate Commerce subcommittee is holding a hearing on the largest-ever recall in automotive history that some lawmakers say is moving too slow.
GM's Barra meets with U.S. regulators on mpg rulesMarch 13, 2018
Weeks before the Trump administration plans to decide whether to revise landmark fuel efficiency standards, GM's CEO pressed for modern fuel economy standards under one set of national rules and the need to comprehend new technology developments.
EPA chief signals showdown with California on tailpipe standardsMarch 13, 2018
The Trump administration's chief environmental regulator signaled a coming showdown with California, warning the state won't dictate the future of ambitious automobile fuel economy regulations.