REGULATIONS

What You Need to Know about MBS 2020

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Ford COVID-19 Response, 25 Days On

The company is working with its partners tirelessly to address the needs of taking on the pandemic
#Ford #3M #facilities

A New Term to Get Used to: “Disownership”

The way people are going to get transportation is changing the world over. Get ready for it.
#Amazon #Tesla #Cadillac

Managing a Higher-Voltage Future

Tougher emission regulations and expanding in-car electronics are pushing carmakers into increasingly higher-voltage power systems, notes Mary Gustanski, chief technology officer for Delphi Technologies.
#Delphi

A Closer Look at How Steel Cars Impact the Environment

The people at the SMDI want you to know that over its entire lifecycle, steel has a lot less global warming potential than aluminum. 
#Nissan #Toyota #Ford

December 3, 9am CST

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Regulations

U.S. Guidelines for Self-Driving Cars

This autumn the U.S. announced new guidelines for autonomous-car developers that set a framework without dictating one technology over another, notes Jennifer Dukarski, an attorney with Detroit-area law firm Butzel Long.

Regulations

The Law and Autonomous Cars

Features that enable your car to drive itself are coming to market now, but regulations to govern their performance have lagged, notes Jennifer Dukarski, an attorney with the Butzel Long law firm.

Regulations

Airbags That Think Ahead

Airbag systems are increasingly sophisticated in their ability to deploy with just the right speed and strength to help maximize occupant safety.

GM to Replace Takata Airbag Inflators in 5.9 Million Vehicles

Company continues to insist the devices in its vehicles are safe.
#Takata #recalls #safety

FCC Writes Off DSRC in Shift to Wi-Fi

Commission begins shift to C-V2X technology.

Biden Team Signals Sharp Turn on Emissions

Obama-era stalwarts mark return to "green" path
#emissions

GM Drops Support for Trump Lawsuit Against California

A glimmer of hope emerges for a single set of U.S. emission and fuel economy standards for all states.
#emissions

GM to Replace Takata Airbag Inflators in 5.9 Million Vehicles

Company continues to insist the devices in its vehicles are safe.
#tech #Takata #recalls

FCC Writes Off DSRC in Shift to Wi-Fi

Commission begins shift to C-V2X technology.

GM-Nikola Talks Drag On

“Dream” partnership on electric trucks faces legal probes, December deadline
#Nikola #tech #GeneralMotors

VW Doubles Down on EVs, Software

CEO Diess says speed is key to survival
#sustainability #tires #europe

CARB OKs Kandi

Looking for a small EV and live in California? Then the K27 may be the car for you.
#Kandi

Japan’s Zero-Carbon Target Will Push Its Carmakers to EVs

CO2 emission rules are squeezing hybrid powertrain options.
#asia #emissions #Carbon

France Ponders $59,000 Per Car CO2 Tax

Gas-guzzler fee could equal 50% of a car's retail price
#sustainability #europe

Considering Reshoring: The Pros and Cons

Politically it may be popular. But logistically and economically it may not necessarily be advantageous
#BMW #Toyota #Honda