Tag: Autonomous Vehicles

Florida establishes a legal framework for self-driving vehicles

It’s official: Florida state law no longer mandates that companies testing driverless cars on public roads retain a human safety driver behind the wheel. On Thursday, Florida governor Ron DeSantis signed into law a bill that establishes a legal framework for autonomous cars — one that places the onus on companies to ensure their technology […]

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Florida Governor Signs Bill Allowing AVs Without Human Safety Drivers

<img data-attachment-id="1677574" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/florida-av-bill-at-suntrax.jpg" data-orig-size="2304,1536" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="florida av bill at suntrax" data-image-description=" Florida Governor’s Press Office ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/florida-av-bill-at-suntrax-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/florida-av-bill-at-suntrax-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1677574″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/florida-av-bill-at-suntrax-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/florida-av-bill-at-suntrax-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/florida-av-bill-at-suntrax-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/florida-av-bill-at-suntrax-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/florida-av-bill-at-suntrax-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/florida-av-bill-at-suntrax-120×80.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed CS/HB 311: Autonomous Vehicles into law on Thursday, claiming the state […]

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Emphasis on Safety: Uber, Volvo Launch Next Generation of Autonomous SUVs

<img data-attachment-id="1677402" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/254701_Volvo_Cars_and_Uber_present_production_vehicle_ready_for_self-driving-e1560363547868.jpg" data-orig-size="3525,2649" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"Volvo Cars and Uber present production vehicle ready for self-driving","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"Volvo Cars and Uber present production vehicle ready for self-driving","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Volvo Cars and Uber present production vehicle ready for self-driving" data-image-description=" Volvo ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/254701_Volvo_Cars_and_Uber_present_production_vehicle_ready_for_self-driving-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/254701_Volvo_Cars_and_Uber_present_production_vehicle_ready_for_self-driving-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1677402″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/254701_Volvo_Cars_and_Uber_present_production_vehicle_ready_for_self-driving-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″> Uber Advanced Technologies unveiled the next generation of […]

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Fiat Chrysler Teams Up With Aurora to (Eventually) Leave Steering Wheels Behind

<img data-attachment-id="1515577" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/2017-Ram-ProMaster-City-white.jpg" data-orig-size="1400,933" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"4.5","credit":"A.J. Mueller","camera":"Canon EOS 5D Mark III","caption":"2017 Ram ProMaster City Tradesman SLT","created_timestamp":"1418578632","copyright":"","focal_length":"63","iso":"160","shutter_speed":"0.04","title":"2017 Ram ProMaster City Tradesman SLT","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="2017 Ram ProMaster City Tradesman SLT" data-image-description=" Image: FCA ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/2017-Ram-ProMaster-City-white-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/2017-Ram-ProMaster-City-white-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1515577 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/2017-Ram-ProMaster-City-white-610×407.jpg” alt=”2017 Ram ProMaster City Tradesman SLT – Image: FCA” width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/2017-Ram-ProMaster-City-white-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/2017-Ram-ProMaster-City-white-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/2017-Ram-ProMaster-City-white-450×300.jpg 450w, […]

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GM’s First Self-driving Car May Keep Manual Controls

<img data-attachment-id="1646506" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Cruise-AV-General-Motors-e1543532480563.png" data-orig-size="808,468" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Cruise AV General Motors" data-image-description=" GM ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Cruise-AV-General-Motors-e1543532480563-450×261.png” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Cruise-AV-General-Motors-e1543532480563-610×353.png” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1646506″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Cruise-AV-General-Motors-e1543532480563-610×353.png” alt width=”610″ height=”353″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Cruise-AV-General-Motors-e1543532480563-610×353.png 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Cruise-AV-General-Motors-e1543532480563-75×43.png 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Cruise-AV-General-Motors-e1543532480563-450×261.png 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Cruise-AV-General-Motors-e1543532480563-768×445.png 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Cruise-AV-General-Motors-e1543532480563-120×70.png 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Cruise-AV-General-Motors-e1543532480563.png 808w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> This time last year, we were under the impression that General Motors’ first attempt at an […]

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