Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers

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Name: Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Rail transportation issues discussed in meetings

Source: Edited from National Association of Wheat Growers  |  Updated: 09/11/2014The U.S. Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee this week held a hearing to discuss the widespread delays in freight rail shipments facing multiple industries, ... [Published AgProfessional - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Lawmakers fault rail sector for slow service

Rail backups in the Midwest are particularly acute with farmers expected to harvest record large corn and soybean crops over the next two months and move much of that grain to market.“The railroad shipment delays that farmers and grain elevator operators ... [Published Jamestown Sun - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 2 reports

Poor rail service threatens economy, shippers tell lawmakers

WASHINGTON — Rail service backups from Chicago to the Pacific Northwest have the potential to slow the entire economy, several train-reliant industries told lawmakers Wednesday.Representatives from grain producers and chemical and automobile manufacturers ... [Published Star-Telegram - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Senate Holding Hearings To Determine How To Give NHTSA More Bark And Bite

A Senate panel will hold a hearing next week on the future of the government’s auto safety agency and how it handled General Motors Co. ’s ignition switch complaints.Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., will chair a Senate Commerce subcommittee hearing Sept. ... [Published Autospies - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Feds want automakers to share cybersecurity threats

A National Highway Traffic Safety Administration official wants automakers to establish by next year a system that would allow them to share information about cybersecurity threats to data used in vehicles of today and tomorrow.David Friedman, acting ... [Published Detroit News - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

NHTSA moves forward V2V communications technology implementation

In August, the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) released an advance notice of proposed rulemaking with a goal of requiring vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communication capability for light vehicles – passenger cars and light truck ... [Published Search-autoparts.com - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Daimler chief urges U.S., EU to finalize free trade deal

Vance, Ala. — Daimler chairman Dieter Zetsche on Friday urged negotiators to reach a deal to create a free trade agreement between the United States and the European Union.Since July 2013, negotiators have held six rounds of talks on reaching a deal that ... [Published Detroit News - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Auto Alliance Releases Consumer Survey

The Auto Alliance reported that its latest Auto Index consumer survey found Americans still mostly pass the time on long road trips by looking out the window and taking in the scenery, much like they did in their childhood. The Auto Alliance noted, in ... [Published Individual.com - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Google Self-Driving Car Still Has Plenty Of Technical Hiccups

Google's self-driving car is being heralded as a massive step forward for automotive technology, but a computer-guided victory lap might be premature.MIT Technology Review attempted to separate facts from the hype, and found that the Google car still ... [Published AOL.com - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Awareness of Children Dying in Hot Cars Rises Dramatically Over Warm Weather Months, New Survey Finds

WASHINGTON, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new national survey released today shows that public awareness of the dangers of leaving young children alone in hot vehicles has risen dramatically -- by nearly 25 percent -- since the start of the ... [Published Nation's Restaurant News - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Traffic cybersecurity gets a red light

Critical Infrastructure By Aug 28, 2014Cybersecurity vulnerabilities in autonomous motor vehicles have worried federal researchers and automakers for years, but a new study warns that the traffic light infrastructure already offers easy pickings for ... [Published Federal Computer Week - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

On The Road Again: A Look at How Consumers Take Road Trips

WASHINGTON , Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Who can forget the Griswold's famous cross-country station wagon trip in "National Lampoon's Vacation"?  While the 31-year-old movie was made long before the days of in-car movies, and the only "portable electronics" ... [Published Minyanville - Aug 28 2014]

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"Agriculture producers depend on reliable freight rail as a critical component in their overall supply chain," said Klobuchar. "As projections show more traffic on freight rail corridors in the coming years, the need to ensure reliable freight rail service can’t be just an afterthought. It must be a priority."
"It seems the old fashioned road trip, with everyone piled into the car on the way to a summer destination, remains a memorable experience for the entire family" said Mitch Bainwol, CEO of the Auto Alliance
"I think the Google technology is great stuff. But I just don't see a quick pathway to the market" David Alexander, a senior analyst with Navigant Research who specializes in autonomous vehicles, told AOL Autos in March when Google announced they were...

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Rail transportation issues discussed in meetings [Published AgProfessional - Sep 12 2014]
Lawmakers fault rail sector for slow service [Published Jamestown Sun - Sep 12 2014]
Senate committee hearing zeroed in on rail serv... [Published Progressive Rail Roading - Sep 11 2014]
Poor rail service threatens economy, shippers t... [Published Star-Telegram - Sep 11 2014]
UPDATE 1-U.S. lawmakers fault rail sector for s... [Published Reuters - Sep 11 2014]
Senate Holding Hearings To Determine How To Giv... [Published Autospies - Sep 10 2014]
Feds want automakers to share cybersecurity thr... [Published Detroit News - Sep 10 2014]
NHTSA boss: It's time to worry about keeping ca... [Published Detroit Free Press - Sep 10 2014]
Senate to hold hearing on NHTSA auto safety eff... [Published Detroit News - Sep 09 2014]
Deaths of Children In Hot Cars Not An Issue of ... [Published Autobody News - Sep 08 2014]
NHTSA moves forward V2V communications technolo... [Published Search-autoparts.com - Sep 08 2014]
Don’t Fear the Dealer: Embracing Tesla’s Sales ... [Published Wards Auto.com - Sep 08 2014]
Daimler chief urges U.S., EU to finalize free t... [Published Detroit News - Sep 05 2014]
Auto Alliance Releases Consumer Survey [Published Individual.com - Sep 03 2014]
Google Self-Driving Car Still Has Plenty Of Tec... [Published AOL.com - Sep 02 2014]
Political Scene: Former R.I. lawmaker Jon Brien... [Published Providence Journal - Sep 01 2014]
Hacking vehicles a growing threat [Published Toledoblade.com - Aug 31 2014]
Awareness of Children Dying in Hot Cars Rises D... [Published Nation's Restaurant News - Aug 28 2014]
Traffic cybersecurity gets a red light [Published Federal Computer Week - Aug 28 2014]
R.I. Senate president taps lobbyist Thomas Papa... [Published Providence Journal - Aug 28 2014]
On The Road Again: A Look at How Consumers Take... [Published Minyanville - Aug 28 2014]
NHTSA Moves Forward with V2V Communications [Published BodyShop Business - Aug 26 2014]
NHTSA 2016 V2V Proposal Open For Public Comment [Published The Truth About Cars - Aug 22 2014]
NHTSA Promotes Two Connected-Car Technologies t... [Published Government Fleet - Aug 20 2014]
NHTSA takes next step on national crash-avoidan... [Published Federal Computer Week - Aug 19 2014]
Feds Say Requiring Car-to-Car Technology Could ... [Published Recode - Aug 18 2014]
Car hacking is the new car jacking [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Aug 18 2014]
Tesla gets legal go-ahead to sell EVs in Pennsy... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 12 2014]
Report: Tesla gets legal go-ahead to sell EVs i... [Published Autoblog Green - Aug 11 2014]
Dan Hartzell: Gen Y generates jump in car sales [Published Morning Call - Aug 11 2014]
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Report: Tesla gets legal go-ahead to sell EVs i... [Published Autoblog Green - Aug 11 2014]
Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Tesla Motors , Legislation and Policy , North America , USA Tesla Motors has been fighting to sell cars in many states, but has come up against laws prohibiting the electric automaker to exercise its direct-to-consumer ...
Report: Pennsylvania, Tesla approach five-store... [Published Autoblog Green - Jun 27 2014]
Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Tesla Motors In the Keystone State, the compromise number between zero and unlimited is five, apparently. Pennsylvania's Senate applied that math in an attempt to resolve the issue of allowing Tesla Motors to operate company-owned ...
Spectrum legislation could put connected cars i... [Published SiliconANGLE - Jun 23 2014]
This week’s Smart Living roundup features a legislative proposal that could potentially hinder vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communication, a collaboration effort to make unified charging stations for electric vehicles (EVs), and a mobile operator’s push ...
Regulators, Manufacturers, Dealers, And Mechani... [Published The Consumerist - Jun 17 2014]
( John Hanley ) The thirteen-year-long mess of the GM ignition switch recall was, in part, a failure to see and identify patterns in the data. Over the course of a decade, individual consumers lodged complaints that, put together, could have revealed ...
Report: 'Pro-Tesla' bill in Pennsylvania gets A... [Published Autoblog Green - Jun 12 2014]
Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Tesla Motors Unlike dealership groups all over the country, one automaker group isn't taking issue with Tesla Motors being able to sell its electric vehicles through company-owned stores in Pennsylvania. But the idea of ...
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