Feds loosen safety guidance that impedes self-driving car development

5 Oct
GM Cruise Automation self-driving Bolt EVThe U.S. Department of Transportation released an 80-page update of NHTSA guidance dubbed “Automated Vehicles 3.0” on Thursday in an effort to make self-driving car development easier. Currently, NHTSA regulations require automakers to meet nearly 75 different safety standards, all of which were drafted with the assumption that a...