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Advantages of connected cars come with cybersecurity risks

This opinion piece written by the Center’s Executive Director, Jason Levine, originally appeared in Axios.  The internet connectivity built into most new vehicles enables all sorts of conveniences — news, entertainment, weather and even over-the-air software updates from the manufacturer. The downside: Connected cars are incredibly easy to hack. The …

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AVs Don’t Need to Be Regulated Yet, Car Safety Chief Says

The US federal government doesn’t need to impose autonomous vehicle regulations yet and continues to take a voluntary approach to their safety, the Transportation Department’s ranking safety official says. “A need to regulate has not yet been demonstrated with these nascent technologies,” because connected and autonomous vehicle technologies are still …

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