Federal Automated Vehicles Policy
This policy statement is the U.S. government’s first comprehensive plan to accelerate development of highly automated vehicles (HAVs).
Issued in September 2016, the document presents four related aspects of the objective: vehicle performance, state-level policy, new approaches for regulating the safety of HAVs and new tools and regulatory structures need to deploy such vehicles.
The policy statement describes numerous goals that carmakers should achieve and document as they develop automatic vehicles. It also spells out areas where new legislation, rules and procedures will be needed as HAVs take to American roads.
Additive manufacturing (AM) is just one manufacturing method that drives advanced mobility forward and also has a history of embracing the digital connectivity demanded by this trend.
According to Frank Jourdan, president, Chassis & Safety Div., Continental Contitech AG (continental-corporation.com), the high-resolution 3D flash LIDAR (HFL) technology that the company is developing for deployment in automated driving systems in the 2020+ timeframe provides an array of benefits.
Hyundai Motor Co. is looking for a domestic partner to mass-produce the fold-up Ioniq electric scooter it unveiled at last year’s CES show in Las Vegas, a source tells The Korea Herald.