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NHTSA Expands Comment Period on ADAS Technologies

January 22, 2020

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) expanded a comment period on draft research test procedures assessing different advanced driving-assisted systems (ADAS) technology. To learn more, click here.

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U.S. DOT Secretary Announces Proposals to Improve Transportation Safety

January 16, 2020

Yesterday at the Annual Transportation Research Board Meeting, U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Elaine Chao announced three proposals aimed at improving safety on our roadways. Chao announced the next phase of the “Partnership for Analytics Research in Traffic Safety (PARTS) program.” The program will “expand participation in the PARTS…

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U.S. DOT Announces New Autonomous Vehicle Guidelines

January 9, 2020

The White House and the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) unveiled ‘Ensuring American Leadership in Automated Vehicle Technologies: Automated Vehicles 4.0’. The guidelines were announced at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, NV this week. AV 4.0 is the third set of autonomous vehicle guidance the DOT has…

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Biden Faces Decision in ITC Electric Battery Case

April 5, 2021

President Joe Biden faces a decision this week of whether or not to overturn the International Trade Commission decision that ruled that South Korean battery manufacturer SK Innovation misused trade secrets to gain an unfair competitive decision.   In 2019, South Korean battery maker LG Chem accused SK Innovation of…

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Bipartisan Coalition Introduce Securing America’s Clean Fuels Infrastructure Act

March 25, 2021

U.S. Senators Tom Carper (D-Del), Richard Burr (R-NC), Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev), and Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich) introduced the Securing America’s Clean Fuels Infrastructure Act this morning. This legislation would improve and expand the Alternative Fuel Vehicle Refueling Property Investment Tax Credit (ITC) (commonly referred to as 30C). This legislation would…

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Sen. Feinstein and Sen. Padilla Urge White House to Reinstate California Clean Air Waiver

March 23, 2021

Senators Diane Feinstein (D-CA) and Alex Padilla (D-CA), sent a letter this week to President Joe Biden pushing the White House to reinstate the California Clean Air Act Waiver. The waiver, which allows California the authority to set independent greenhouse gas and emission standards, was revoked under the Trump administration.…

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