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Ride Sharing and Cities Team Up on Transit, Last Mile Issues

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

A little over a month ago, in our article “Fueled by Auto Industry Support, Bike Sharing Systems are Taking Over Cities” we noted how cities and urban planners continue to struggle with the “last mile issue” facing their...more

Fueled by Auto Industry Support, Bike Sharing Systems are Taking Over Cities

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

Back in November 2017 we discussed the “last mile” issue facing cities and urban planners around the globe. At that time we noted that “… transit options often fail at providing a solution of getting people to their final...more

NHTSA and Motor Vehicle Safety

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

The closing years of the Obama administration saw a whirlwind of regulatory activity from NHTSA, including multiple consent orders, record penalties, and soaring recall numbers. The more aggressive enforcement posture, hailed...more

Truck "Platooning" and the Vehicle to Vehicle Network - A Chance To Glimpse the Future of Vehicle Cybersecurity in Action

According to most in the automotive industry, a world where self-driving cars and fully automated trucks begin to fill our intersections and highways is still at least a decade or so away. Creative theories abound for how...more

The Technology to Expect in Level 5 Autonomous Cars

by Howard Ankin on

Human drivers will no longer be necessary in the future thanks to advanced technology that enables Level-5 Autonomous Cars to take the wheel in all types of conditions. This new breed of vehicles is equipped with technology...more

Legal Issues Related to the Development of Automated, Autonomous, and Connected Cars

by Jones Day on

As interest in autonomous vehicles accelerates, and as the related technologies evolve, the vehicles' manufacturers and their suppliers are preparing to encounter a broad range of legal issues. This Jones Day White Paper...more

Cities Need Autonomous Vehicles Just as Much as Autonomous Vehicles Need Roads to Drive Down

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

Slowly, in the background of our day-to-day lives, cities and their suburban counterparts have been gaining intelligence. Stoplights are timed and monitored by a suite of cameras and sensors; traffic patterns are tracked and...more

FTC and NHTSA Navigate Privacy and Security Issues at “Connected Cars” Workshop

by WilmerHale on

The majority of new cars today come with a variety of so-called “connected” features, such as the ability to communicate with one another, Internet-connected features and video content, and even the ability to drive...more

V2V Communications: Motor Vehicle Safety Guidelines

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

NHTSA believes vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communications will serve as a complementary necessity to fully realizing the safety benefits of automated vehicle technologies. As such, establishing safety guidelines around this...more

Global Privacy & Cybersecurity Update Vol. 13

by Jones Day on

On December 28, 2016, the New York Department of Financial Services ("DFS") released a revised version of a proposed regulation that would require banks, insurance companies, and other financial services institutions...more

Cybersecurity: Yes, They Will Hack Your Car

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

Auto manufacturers are increasingly equipping vehicles with rapidly advancing technologies, raising concerns regarding how the public will be affected by these changes. Manufacturers are beginning to implement automated...more

Connected Cars are Coming. Quickly

by Hogan Lovells on

One of the highlights at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) was the parade of new connected vehicle technologies.  Automakers and their suppliers rolled out a number of innovative capabilities that promise to shape...more

Proposed Rule Would Mandate Vehicle-To-Vehicle Communication On Light Vehicles

by King & Spalding on

The U.S. Department of Transportation (“DOT”) issued a proposed rule on Tuesday, December 13, 2016, that would advance the deployment of connected vehicle technologies throughout the U.S. light vehicle fleet. The aim of the...more

Autonomous Vehicles - How Will Regulators Keep Up With The Technology?

by Farella Braun + Martel LLP on

On December 16, 2015, the California Department of Motor Vehicles (CA DMV) issued draft regulations for the deployment (not just testing) of autonomous vehicles. When adopted, they may be the first such regulations in the...more

Automakers receive request for information letters about vehicle-to-vehicle communications’ privacy

This week, Senator Ed Markey and Senator Richard Blumenthal sent letters to 18 automakers requesting an update on vehicle-to-vehicle communications’ (V2V) privacy and security. The Senators are seeking information on each...more

Vehicle to Infrastructure Technologies

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

This post is provided by Swad Komanduri, Manager, Market Analysis (VFA), at NextEnergy, where he is responsible for developing, aggregating and synthesizing market intelligence across NextEnergy’s target sectors. With...more

Follow-up cognitive study looks at voice in-vehicle systems

by Howard Ankin on

The American Automobile Association’s Foundation for Traffic Safety has recently been involved in a series of studies aimed at determining the effects of cognitive, or mental, distraction on motorists....more

Proceed with Caution: Vehicle to Vehicle Communication Technology

by Moore & Van Allen PLLC on

Will the brave new world of automobiles include talking vehicles? According to a plan by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), the answer is yes. NHTSA has provided advanced notice that it intends to...more

The Auto Industry: The Next "Big" Target for Hackers?

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

Given the exponential rise in security breaches and hacking activity in past few years and the almost constant headlines in the press of yet another major security breach, information security should be a front burner issue...more

Connected cars are privacy and security threats?

by DLA Piper on

The recent report from the US Senator Ed Markey raises issues on the future of connected cars because of the privacy issues and the potential cybercrimes that might affect the security of vehicles.  ...more

What Are the Barriers to Autonomous Vehicles? The Answers May Surprise You…

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

Foley hosted Drive Forward: The Future of Telematics on January 14 and undoubtedly, our speakers agreed – the connected car is here to stay with technology rapidly advancing towards the integration of autonomous vehicles....more

What's Next for NHTSA and Automotive Safety?

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

This past year, we witnessed the GM Ignition Switch investigation, which involved massive recalls, multiple Congressional hearings, and civil penalties; the ongoing Takata airbag inflator investigation and recalls (and more...more

Top Legal Issues Facing Automotive Suppliers in 2015

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

Foley’s Automotive Industry Team has prepared this overview of the major trends we see affecting automotive suppliers this year. While not all legal risk can be anticipated, companies that are aware of litigation,...more

Considering the Impact of Driverless Cars

by Carlton Fields on

Driverless cars, also called autonomous cars, auto-pilot cars, robo-cars, automated cars, connected cars, self-driving cars, or driver-free cars, can navigate and sense the surrounding environment without human input during...more

Top 5 Internet of Things predictions for 2015

by DLA Piper on

Internet of Things has been the centre of the attention of the global market during 2014 and everyone is curious to see what will happen in 2015. Here is my personal list of predictions relating to legal issues that will...more

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