U.S. Dept. of Transportation

The U.S. is reshaping the future of self-driving vehicles

Regulation Rollout<p>The Trump Administration is expected to update the country’s automobile regulations to better accommodate the development and …

Elaine Chao

Cyclist killed in collision with Brightline train

The second fatal Brightline train crash in six days killed a man on a bicycle Wednesday, according to Boynton Beach police.<p>Wednesday’s crash happened …

Elaine Chao

Pam Bondi, Casey DeSantis attend Trump’s women’s symposium

From the Miami Herald's David Smiley:<p>Hundreds of women gathered Tuesday afternoon in Washington D.C. for a White House event highlighting the …

Donald Trump

Opposition stands with government on NAFTA, Conservative leader Scheer tells Washington

WASHINGTON—Canada’s Conservative opposition is united with its Liberal government in support of the North American Free Trade Agreement, Opposition …

Andrew Scheer

Trump makes impromptu appearance at White House women's panel

The event, “Conversations with the Women of America,” hosted women from across America and high-level women within the Trump administration. It aimed …

Donald Trump

White House can't guarantee infrastructure plan by SOTU

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump's long-promised plan to revitalize America's aging infrastructure may not be ready to be formally rolled out by the President's first State of the Union address later this month as hoped, sources inside and outside the administration tell CNN.<p>After …

U.S. Politics

Trump’s first year in office was the year of the woman

It is a feat so great that President Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaPatagonia files suit against Trump cuts to Utah monuments Former Dem Tenn. gov …

Donald Trump

One year Into Trump's presidency, agencies work to make good on his campaign promises

The first 12 months of President Donald Trump's administration showed little regard for precedent, tradition or protocol.<p>As he set about putting top …

Government

Sergio Marchionne Promises FCA Will Be Around For A While

The outgoing exec preached brand distinction while hinting at his successor.<p>Scott Olson—Getty Images<p>Benjamin PrestonView Benjamin Preston's …

Sergio Marchionne

At women’s empowerment event, Sarah Sanders told women to ask men for jewelry. Then things got weird.

"We’re going to have to send some people your way... my secret skill, matchmaking."<p>During a White House event on Tuesday entitled “A Conversation …

Liberal View

Amid The Glitz And Glamor Of The Detroit Auto Show, Let Us Ponder How Close Doomsday Is

Good morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place every weekday morning.<p>Before you catch up with …

Transportation

Self-driving cars may be years in the future

At the recent Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas there were many announcements about self-driving cars. However, even if you wanted to buy …

Transportation

US will reveal revised autonomous car guidelines this summer

We'll see the latest revised set of guidelines for autonomous vehicles this summer, US Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao has revealed at the annual Detroit auto show. According to Chao, her agency has been preparing for the arrival of autonomous vehicles, conjuring up ways on how to regulate …

Transportation

New law means drinking and droning don't mix in NJ

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you've had a few too many, don't even think about grabbing those car keys. And if you live in New Jersey, put down those drone controls, too.<p>A bill banning people from operating unmanned aircraft devices while under the influence of alcohol or drugs was signed by Gov. Chris Christie on …

Drones

GM autonomous car request under review

U.S. regulators will "carefully and responsibly" review General Motors' (NYSE:GM) request to test an autonomous car without a steering wheel, …

Business

GM hopes to put driverless Cruise AV on roads in 2019

Imagine hailing a ride through your ride-sharing app, and when it arrives to pick you up, there's nobody inside. Just four seats. No steering wheel, …

Transportation

US Transportation Secretary addresses the buzz around self-driving cars

DETROIT, Mich. (WEYI/WSMH) -- Self-driving cars could soon be on roads across the country, including mid-Michigan.<p>General Motors is hoping to begin …

Portland, OR

Amid tax and trade concerns, Detroit auto show offers nostalgia, glamor

Author: AFPMon, 2018-01-15 07:19ID: 1515991619368911500DETROIT: The Detroit auto show arrived Sunday with showman’s flair, as the car industry tied …

Detroit Auto Show

US to ‘carefully’ consider GM petition to test self-driving car

The federal government says it will “carefully” review a petition from General Motors to deploy a fleet of self-driving vehicles, Transportation …

Transportation

U.S. Regulators to Seek More Input for Autonomous Rule Revisions

U.S. transportation regulators plan to take another step toward rewriting federal rules hampering the development and adoption of autonomous …

Transportation

UPDATE 2-U.S. transport chief to unveil revised self-driving car guidelines

(Adds quotes from Reuters interview, details)<p>DETROIT, Jan 14 (Reuters) - The Trump administration plans to unveil revised self-driving car guidelines …

Transportation

Nissan chairman: Mass marketing of driverless cars by 2021

Nissan Motor Company Chairman and former CEO Carlos Ghosn said on Sunday he believes the mass marketing of driverless cars by U.S. automakers is right around the corner.<p>“I would predict that this will come between 2021 and 2022,” Ghosn, who also is chairman and CEO of French auto company Renault, …

Business

Detroit's auto giants take fight to big tech as largest US car show kicks into gear

The North American International Auto show has been overshadowed by CES – but it’s decided to stick to what it does best: cars and trucks, not hi-tech<p>Detroit in winter has never been an easy sell, but for generations of car lovers Motor City has been the only place to be come January, when …

Business

US may face ‘serious national security risks’ from FAA’s lax plane registration system

The Federal Aviation Administration is facing the prospect of two outside reviews and a push from Congress for greater transparency after a report …

Boston

U.S. Sec. of Transportation Chao on Auto Innovation and Infrastructure

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao discusses self-driving vehicles, innovation in the auto industry and the administration's …

Business

U.S. 'looking for more insight' into self-driving cars

Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao says administration wants mobility to reach full potential.

Elaine Chao

Maxine Waters to skip Trump's State of the Union

Rep. Maxine WatersMaxine Moore WatersThe nearly 60 Dems who voted for impeachment Lobbying world Richard Gere returning to Capitol Hill to talk Tibet …

Race & Ethnicity

GM Petition for Driverless Ride-Hailing Fleet Under Consideration

Transportation Dept considering exemptions to allow Cruise AV on roads in 2019<p>The petition by General Motors for permission to legally put driverless vehicles on the road with no steering wheels or pedals is very much on the radar of Elaine Chao, U.S. Secretary of Transportation.<p>Addressing …

Transportation

Trump official: Self-driving cars must benefit rural communities, not just cities

DETROIT, MI - A top Trump administration official said it's vital for the auto industry to ensure that self-driving cars help improve life in rural …

Portland, OR

Panasonic is building a 'smart city' in Colorado with high-tech highways, autonomous vehicles, and free WiFi

• <b>The electronics company Panasonic is building "smart city" infrastructure in a remote area near the Denver airport.</b>• <b><br>The project, called CityNow, is laying the groundwork for high-tech highways and autonomous vehicles in the city, according to the mayor's office.</b><p>Panasonic may be best known for …

Smart Cities