This Week in AVs: California’s 2018 AV Disengagements Revealed; U.S. Slips in AV Readiness; and More
SAFE's weekly roundup of the top news in autonomous vehicle innovation and deployment.
The Electrification Coalition's recently released Zero Emissions Vehicles (ZEV) Scorecard evaluates the effects of strategies used by ZEV states to encourage EV adoption.
With EV sales continuing to rise and more fleet operators seeing the economic benefits of electrification, governments are increasing their public charging infrastructure investments.
Hosts of the Mobility Podcast discuss autonomous vehicle safety in the aftermath of the tragic accident in Arizona and driverless regulations in California.
New data from California shows advancement in the volume and quality of AV activity, but disengagement reports are an imperfect measure and the reporting does not include activities on private roads and outside the state.
Opening Area 1002—a small part of the Alaskan National Wildlife Refuge—to oil exploration and development can reduce U.S. foreign import dependence.
Public officials and a number of businesses touted their efforts to diversify the transportation sector and reduce demand for petroleum at this year's ACT Expo.
Although some states like Michigan have adopted policies to advance autonomous vehicles, it’s clear that a patchwork of regulations could emerge, reinforcing the need for leadership at the federal level.
Oil markets are closely watching production levels at key shale formations, but output at thousands of stripper wells throughout the United States is at risk.
California’s proposed rules will prevent the full scope of benefits of autonomous vehicle technology, in both safety and fuel savings, from being realized.