Pressure on Automakers Rises as Shutdown Gets Extended

Pressure on Automakers Rises as Shutdown Gets Extended

The extension of the rules for social distancing and the shutdown on non-essential businesses through April is certain to intensify the strain on automakers, reducing their cash flow sharply as sales of new vehicles continue to fall precipitously. President Donald...
White House Set to Reveal Final Fuel Economy Rollback

White House Set to Reveal Final Fuel Economy Rollback

A long-simmering battle could come to a boil next week when the Trump Administration is expected to formally announce a rollback of the Corporate Average Fuel Economy, or CAFE, standards. President Donald Trump has long advocated reducing the guidelines established...
NHTSA Offers New Autonomous Vehicle Rules Proposal

NHTSA Offers New Autonomous Vehicle Rules Proposal

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is advancing toward some standardization of federal safety rules for driverless vehicles, asking for public comment on the potential mandates. The agency issued a notice of proposed rulemaking March 17, seeking input...
Few Americans Ready to Trust Autonomous Vehicles

Few Americans Ready to Trust Autonomous Vehicles

There are hundreds of autonomous vehicles now operating on U.S. roads, Lyft and Waymo currently using them in their ride-sharing services in Las Vegas and Phoenix, respectively. Yet only about 12% of Americans are ready to fully trust the technology, according to a...