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Consumer Safety Group Calls for Federal Regulation of Self-Driving Cars

Center for Auto Safety says government rules could determine whether consumers are willing to give self-driving vehicles a shot. The Center for Auto Safety is calling for government oversight of automated vehicles, warning that another fatality— like one in Florida last year involving a Tesla—could set back public acceptance of self-driving technology …

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BMW recalls 1 million vehicles for fire risk

BMW of North America has issued two recalls covering about one million vehicles that contain parts implicated in car fires. The recalls span six years of production and include numerous models of the luxury vehicles, but one of the recalls involves a valve heater that can cause fires in vehicles …

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Driverless Vehicle Makers Get to Steer Own Safety Oversight

The U.S. Transportation Department unveiled a new policy that permits companies developing autonomous vehicles to self-police the technology’s safety, a move that drew plaudits from automakers but criticism from safety advocates. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao said the policy incorporates concerns raised by companies and others about initial guidance released by …

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