Policymakers need to prioritize the policy initiatives that will have the greatest impact in advancing self-driving technology and speed up what has been a very slow and arduous process if we are not to fall behind other countries.
May 18, 2020
What's Holding up Self-Driving Cars?
It’s 2020, the year pundits predicted self-driving cars would be mainstream. But those predictions have proved premature. What happened?
December 20, 2017
Exciting Road Ahead for Self-Driving Cars
Americans overwhelmingly are excited about the benefits of self-driving vehicles (SDVs) and driver- assist technology. Last year, a CTA research study found that 70 percent of U.S. consumers want to test a self-driving car.
July 24, 2019
How will Self-Driving Cars Impact Cities?
Today, cars and cities are inextricably linked, and this will continue as the future is dominated by self-driving vehicles. But the tie-up means both will have to evolve in unison, say experts steeped in autonomous vehicles, smart city technologies and urban studies. To wit: self-driving vehicles must learn to navigate complex environments filled with pedestrians and other obstacles while cities become modified to accommodate them.
November 19, 2019
Health Sensing in Cars
To enable future self-driving cars and today’s advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), automakers have been outfitting vehicles with a growing set of sensors as well as embedded cloud connectivity.
July 25, 2019
Transportation Tech Enhances Safety
Not only will self-driving vehicles save lives, they’ll also provide new mobility opportunities to seniors and people with disabilities. Many CTA members are developing self-driving technologies and components, in addition to aftermarket solutions to increase auto safety.
September 06, 2017
House Passage of SELF DRIVE Act Will Help Unlock Full Potential of Self-Driving Cars
"The growing patchwork of legislation and rules across the country is a significant barrier to testing the full potential of self-driving vehicles. We appreciate the leadership of the House, especially Chairmen Greg Walden (R-OR) and Bob Latta (R-OH), Ranking Members Frank Pallone (D-NJ) and Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), and Debbie Dingell (D-MI), in establishing a clear direction about the proper roles of state and federal governments in regulating self-driving cars.