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  • 26 October

    Driverless cars, ethics and public safety

    October 25, 2016 by Michael R. Lemov On Sept. 20, the Department of Transportation, by law our primary national traffic safety enforcement agency, issued its long awaited “guidelines” for the development and sale of driverless cars. The Department attempted, Solomon-like, to balance its guidance between ensuring public safety and promoting …

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  • 25 October

    CAS Statement on Volkswagen $15 Billion Emissions Settlement

    October 25, 2016 Judge Charles Breyer of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California today gave final approval for a $14.7 billion settlement in the Volkswagen diesel emissions scandal.  This settlement provides owners of 475,000 VW TDI diesels with two options: Owners may sell their vehicle back …

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  • 25 October

    Markey, Blumenthal on New Transportation Dept. Auto Cybersecurity Guidance: It’s A Take-Home Exam for Failing Students

    Monday, October 24, 2016 Senators have introduced legislation to protect drivers from auto security, privacy risks Washington (October 24, 2016) – Senators Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), members of the Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, released the following statement today after the Department of Transportation unveiled proposed …

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  • 13 October

    ARC Airbag Inflator Ruptures

    NHTSA General Order – 10/5/16 NHTSA Office of Defects Investigation Response to ARC – 10/4/16 EA16-003 Information Request to ARC – 8/9/16 EA16-003 Opening Resume – 8/4/16 NEWS Gov’t: U.S. air bag parts maker ARC Automotive is stonewalling probe of death – 10/12/16  

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  • 11 October

    Federal Government Sells Vehicles with Unrepaired Safety Recalls

    NEWS Federal cars getting auctioned off with open safety recalls – 10/6/2016 KFOX14 Investigates: Government selling cars with open recalls in Borderland – 10/6/2016 Federal agency under fire for selling recalled cars – 10/6/2016

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September, 2016