A 2017 Tesla Model S sedan on autopilot mode suddenly began to accelerate on its own as it headed toward a highway offramp, ran off the road and crashed into a tree, according to a lawsuit filed by the driver.
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February 22, 2022 - 10am PT / 1pm EST
As municipalities emerge from shutdowns, slowdowns and travel restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the transportation sector’s role in supporting the recovery is becoming more apparent.
Maximizing Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) Grants to Advance Transportation Modernization
The null, signed into law on Nov. 15, 2021, infuses historic amounts of funding into our nation’s transportation infrastructure. Applying for grants can seem daunting, but it doesn’t have to be.
The Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles develops an omnichannel customer service strategy on the cloud.
Intelligent transportation technologies, fiber-optic networks and data help governments and motorists keep traffic moving.
The acquisition, with a value up to $14.5 million, will give Rekor both vast amounts of data to feed its intelligent traffic solutions as well as access to long-standing customer relationships across the country.
The Israel-based company has raised $260 million in total, with new funding coming amid a product release and international expansion. Earlier this year, Optibus increased its North American footprint via acquisition.
It was a historic day in Los Angeles on Saturday, May 14, with the unveiling of the local fire department's newest addition to its fleet of vehicles — the country's first all-electric fire engine.
The city is considering another bout of regulation around the on-demand devices, citing safety concerns. But experts are divided over whether or not the popular transportation option needs more rules.
The new Owensboro electric bus is adorned with a colorful green-and-blue wrap that features images of city employees, with the city crest emblazoned at the rear of the bus, and it’s scheduled to start routes on May 23.
The city of Racine, Wis., has switched 25 percent of its bus fleet to electric power and announced a new feature in its smartphone app that shares real-time data on bus location, along with arrival and departure times.
A connected vehicle project with vehicle-to-everything technology in Georgia will continue a trend in the transportation sector that merges traditional highway infrastructure with digitally connected vehicles.
The state of Michigan and the National Park Service will be partnering on a number of transportation projects to address issues like congestion and parking, as well as increase electric vehicle charging infrastructure.
The pilot program that is under consideration is for 12 months, with a 12-month extension option, and is with Bird Rides, a Santa Monica-based company that provides electric bicycles and scooters.
New Mexico's proposed clean-car rule, which received a public hearing yesterday, would require electric vehicles to account for 7 percent of new car sales starting in January 2025.
State and local officials promised EV maker Rivian nearly $1.5 billion in tax breaks and other incentives to build a factory near Atlanta, the most lucrative package of inducements Georgia has ever offered.
A pilot project that installed a pair of portable charging stations to help power the growing number of zero-emissions vehicles in the city of San Diego's fleet has received positive reviews from city officials.
The "Tesla bill" would allow electric-vehicle manufacturers to sell to Connecticut consumers without having a dealership with a maintenance and service center. The bill faces too much opposition to pass this year.
The Pittsburgh Robotics Network is made up of about 140 organizations, which includes more than 90 commercial robotics businesses, securing the region as a central hub for robotics research and development.
In a vote along party lines, the Connecticut Legislature has passed a bill that would require state agencies to switch to electric vehicles. The bill also expands the state's existing EV rebate program.