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Foley & Lardner LLP

Autonomous Cars Will Change More Than Just the Way We Drive

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If you talk to anyone involved in the automotive and transit sectors, the conversation will inevitably touch on how impactful autonomous vehicles and next-generation transit will be on our day-to-day lives. In our February 8,...more

Dentons

Autonomous Vehicles Start Act Legislative Update

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Bracing for a chaotic four-week period during which Republicans hope to clear the legislative decks before unified GOP control expires at year’s end, lawmakers returned to Washington Tuesday to the sound of a fast-ticking...more

SmithAmundsen LLC

Illinois Executive Order Allows Testing Of Autonomous Vehicles

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On October 25, 2018, Governor Bruce Rauner signed an executive order allowing for the testing of autonomous vehicles in Illinois. Illinois joins Arizona, California and Pennsylvania, which are currently testing autonomous...more

Hogan Lovells

The UK’s future electric vehicle charging infrastructure: A new asset class for investors and new business models for market...

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The UK has published its Road to Zero Strategy, a policy roadmap for the UK’s decarbonization pathway to zero emission vehicles (ZEV)....more

Dickinson Wright

NHTSA Automated Vehicle Guidance 3.0 – Promote Autonomous Vehicles/Muddy the Way for Connected Vehicles and Infrastructure

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NHTSA just published the third iteration of its policy/guidance for automated vehicles. The focus of the guidance continues to evolve. In its initial form, the most significant focus of the guidance was on the safe...more

Foley & Lardner LLP

Why Detroit and Silicon Valley Should Combine Their Autonomous Vehicle Pursuits

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From Blade Runner to the Jetsons, autonomous vehicles have been a mainstay in movies set in the future. With Detroit and Silicon Valley leading the charge, these depictions will soon be reality in the not too distant future....more

Hogan Lovells

Department of Transportation announces updates to policies and rule-makings regarding autonomous vehicles

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The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has released an update to the agency's policy document on autonomous vehicles. The document, Automated Vehicles 3.0: Preparing for the Future of Transportation (AV 3.0), is a...more

Robinson+Cole Data Privacy + Security Insider

The Reality of Self-Driving Cars and the Regulatory Hurdles

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) says in its guidelines for automakers and state regulators regarding autonomous vehicles that “‘automated’ or ‘self-driving’ vehicles...more

Ballard Spahr LLP

DOT’s AV Guidance “3.0” Advances Infrastructure Communications and Commercial Vehicle Criteria

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The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has released its third round of guidance for autonomous vehicles, Preparing for the Future of Transportation: Automated Vehicles 3.0 (AV 3.0)....more

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

AV 3.0 Sets Path for Streamlined Regulatory Process for Autonomous Vehicles

After months of preparation, the U.S. Department of Transportation ("USDOT") has released the third iteration of its informal guidance on the development and deployment of highly automated vehicles ("HAVs"). ...more

Foley & Lardner LLP

Automotive Industry Forum Preview: As the Auto Industry Transforms, It Grapples with Issues of Cybersecurity, IP & Connectivity

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The American automotive industry in no longer making your father’s Oldsmobile — not by a long shot. Today, pushed by evolving consumer behaviors, transformative technologies, and global market pressures, the automobile...more

Jones Day

Connected Cars and Autonomous Driving—EU Antitrust Challenges (Part II)

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The Background: The automotive industry has achieved a number of technological advances aimed at developing connected cars, automated vehicles, and ultimately autonomous driving. These innovations are expected to pose a...more

Foley & Lardner LLP

Can Self Driving Cars Provide Cities a New Way to Understand Road Conditions?

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If you happen to drive, ride a bus, take the train, or hop in the occasional Uber or Lyft, you’ve likely experienced the deteriorating nature of roads and general infrastructure throughout the United States. Often littered...more

Jones Day

Connected Cars and Autonomous Driving—EU Antitrust Challenges (Part I)

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The Background: The automotive industry has achieved a number of technological advances aimed at developing connected cars, automated vehicles, and ultimately autonomous driving. These innovations are expected to pose a...more

Jones Day

Muddy Road Ahead: European Liability Legislation Remains Unclear for Autonomous Vehicles

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The Situation: The liability regimes for product liability related to driverless cars in various European countries remain far from harmonized, and lawmakers trail behind the faster moving reality. The Plan: The European...more

Pepper Hamilton LLP

NHTSA's Policy on Automated Driving Systems Provides Guidance for Industry

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Many new motor vehicles have driver-assisting technologies that help drivers identify safety risks and make roads safer. Eventually, fully autonomous cars and trucks will become the norm. Originally published in MiMfg...more

McGuireWoods LLP

Insuring Automated Vehicles – A Critique of Travelers’ Institute White Paper

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Introduction - Autonomous vehicles (“AVs”) are constantly in the news. A range of technology companies, such as Google and Uber, as well as automotive manufacturers, are leading the development of vehicles with autonomous...more

Foley & Lardner LLP

As Consumers Express Concerns Over Cybersecurity, Automakers and Public Officials Address Cybersecurity Strategy

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Issues of cybersecurity in vehicles are high on consumers’ list of concerns in buying new vehicles. It also impacts public perception of self-driving cars, with a 2017 Cox Automotive survey finding 40% of consumers expressed...more

Foley & Lardner LLP

As Automation Expands, Driver Error Persists

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At this phase in the development of vehicle automation technologies, and underscored by the persistence of driver error, automakers, suppliers and retailers continue to face significant litigation risk. While many expect...more

Foley & Lardner LLP

Autonomous Co-Pilot: How GM Plans to Revolutionize Consumer Use of Autonomous Driving Technology While Keeping You Focused at the...

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In the competition amongst automobile manufacturers to knock autonomous driving out-of-the-park, Cadillac is next up to the plate. Recently – rolling-out its newest autonomous driving technology – General Motors (“GM”)...more

Hogan Lovells

Why automotive companies in the connected car and autonomous driving industry need to review their trademark portfolios

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With the momentum building in the trend towards connected and autonomously driven vehicles, automotive companies should review their trademark portfolios to ensure that their key marks are covered for goods and services in...more

Holland & Hart LLP

Self-Driving Cars: Are You In or Out?

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Autonomous vehicle testing and development continues to accelerate. Problems and setbacks, however, have delayed technology advancement and assessment, and influenced public perception of this new transportation mechanism....more

Ballard Spahr LLP

Fiat-Chrysler Ruling May Pave the Way for Overpayment Class Actions Based on Security Flaws

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We’ve previously blogged about the creative efforts of plaintiffs’ counsel to expand the contours of data breach litigation. ...more

Robinson & Cole LLP

Data Privacy + Cybersecurity Insider - June 2018 #3

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Just days after the summit between the U.S. and North Korea, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Department of Homeland Security issued a warning about a malicious malware, a Trojan malware variant known as...more

Foley & Lardner LLP

Protecting IP, Finding Investors, Navigating Legislation Drive Discussion at Foley’s Emerging Automotive Technologies Program

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Fully connected and self-driving cars are here. Improvements to alternative energy sources for vehicles continue to advance at a rapid pace. The automotive industry is potentially facing dramatic new legal and regulatory...more

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