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U.S. regulators want public"s view on cars with no steering wheel, brakes

U.S. regulators will ask the public if robotic cars should be allowed on streets without steering wheels or brake pedals as they try to set the first legal boundaries for their design in the world's second vehicle largest market......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 15th, 2019

GM faces pushback on U.S. self-driving vehicle plan

General Motors Co faces pushback over its request that U.S. regulators waive some automobile safety standards to make it possible to deploy a ride-sharing fleet of driverless cars without steering wheels or other human controls......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 22nd, 2019

U.S. seeks input on GM petition to deploy cars without steering wheels

The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Friday it was seeking public comment on General Motors' 15-month-old petition seeking approval to deploy a limited number vehicles on U.S. roads without steering wheels or other human controls......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 15th, 2019

Self-Driving Cars and Humans Are On a Collision Course | Opinion

For human drivers, vision is king. But what drivers see depends on how they move the car: Braking, accelerating and steering change the car’s position and thereby the driver’s view......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 28th, 2018

Volvo Extends CEO"s Contract as It Hits Brakes on IPO

Volvo Cars has extended the contract of its chief executive for two years amid growing uncertainties over plans by the company’s Chinese owner to take the Swedish premium car brand public......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 10th, 2018

Quarterly reports here for at least the near term: SEC chairman

It’s unlikely that regulators will let public companies switch to six- from three-month reporting periods, Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Jay Clayton said, despite President Donald... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 12th, 2018

Driverless Cars

The steering wheel may be about to come out of the car. When it does, will passengers get in? Autonomous cars are no longer a technological fantasy. The first robo-taxis with no human minder are scheduled to start rolling through Phoenix befor.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 26th, 2018

Alphabet"s Waymo first to test driverless cars in California without human drivers

Alphabet Inc.'s driverless-car unit Waymo has been granted the first permit to test autonomous cars on California public roads without drivers behind the wheel, the state's D.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 30th, 2018

Judge hits brakes on for-hire-car surcharge in Manhattan

A state Supreme Court judge hearing a lawsuit brought by a group of taxi owners and drivers has delayed the implementation of a surcharge on for-hire cars traveling in much of Manhattan that was... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 20th, 2018

Subaru Shuts Factories Over a Steering Part Defect

Separately, Volvo recalls 200,000 cars. A single power-steering part has put the brakes on Subaru’.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 23rd, 2019

Bad welds are latest woe for NYC’s newest subway cars

Tena…; are planning a major rally at the state Capitol to encourage lawmakers to strengthen across the state. Organizers of Tuesday's event say they expect thousands of people to attend. The rally... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 17th, 2019

Trump Tower is now one of NYC’s least-desirable luxury buildings

While some corners of Trump’s business empire have thrived, such as his Washington D.C. hotel, others have suffered from his high unpopularity. Rounds of golf are down at his public course in New... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 17th, 2019

Good business plan: Licenses for undocumented

For many New Yorkers, cars help us stay connected in our communities. Being able to drive puts more—and often better—options for almost every service and necessity, from jobs to schools to health... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 17th, 2019

Spurned staffer claims public advocate"s old council seat

Jumaane Williams may be a heartbeat away from Gracie Mansion, but he's got problems back home in Brooklyn. The new public advocate's favored candidate to succeed him in the City Council, nonprofit... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 17th, 2019

NY regulators reject Williams pipeline

Mayor Bill de Blasio revealed Thursday he would force his six-foot-five frame into the overcrowded subway car that is the Democratic presidential primary—a move that elicited groans and not a few... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 17th, 2019

Wall Street pay proposal being negotiated by SEC, bank regulator

The latest effort to impose restrictions on is advancing as key regulators review a draft of new limits, according to Joseph Otting, head of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. Otting... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 17th, 2019

Lawmakers, advocates fight to restore public health funding

said last month when he presented the city's executive budget for fiscal 2020 that the $92.5 billion plan covers $59 million in state cuts to city public health funding. Lawmakers…; and advocates... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 17th, 2019

Google, Xcel get Minnesota OK for wind-powered data center

Minnesota regulators on Tuesday OK'd a plan to build a $600 million Google data center that would be powered by two Xcel Energy Inc. wind farms dedicated to the project. Minnesota Public Radio reports on the decision by the Minnesota Public Utiliti.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 15th, 2019

Mexico"s rising oil nationalism faces debt-rating crisis

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador took office in December vowing to revive state-owned energy company Pemex and put the brakes on foreign investment to give the public a bigger cut of the country's oil wealth......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 14th, 2019

Beep, beep: Steering clear of Uber

ICON Advisers president Craig Callahan explains to Reuters' Fred Katayama why his family of funds won't touch Uber, which went public Friday......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersMay 10th, 2019

Ride-hailing drivers in New York to strike ahead of Uber IPO

Uber Technologies Inc's drivers in New York will go on strike next week shortly before the ride-hailing company goes public to protest what they view as unfair employment conditions, a taxi union said on Friday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 3rd, 2019