Forget HOV lanes, get ready for self-driving vehicle lanes

16 Nov
Prototype for Nissan and Infiniti’s ProPilot self-driving systemNow, with the dawn of the autonomous vehicle well within sight and plans for its Wisconsin plant progressing at full speed, Foxconn, which is perhaps best known as Apple's iPhone supplier, has suggested creating interstate lanes specifically for self-driving vehicles. Taiwan-based Foxconn made headlines earlier this year when it first announced...

What if the EPA dialed back emissions rules, but only on trucks?

15 Aug
EPA administrator Scott Pruitt  [photo from 2014]Back in March, Donald Trump authorized a review of current U.S. emissions regulations. Those regulations cover vehicles through the 2025 model year and were hastily finalized by the Environmental Protection Agency in the days leading up to Trump's inauguration. The review alarmed environmental activists, not to mention California's Air Resources...