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Auto industry concerned about state regulatory encroachment on autonomous cars

October 11, 2017 |
Joshua Higgins
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Representatives of the automotive industry say state governments are beginning to encroach on federal regulators’ turf by regulating vehicle design and performance of connected and self-driving cars, while highlighting the need to collaborate on mitigating cyber vulnerabilities in automobiles.

Paul Scullion, senior manager of vehicle safety and connected automation at the Association of Global Automakers, said Tuesday during Forum Global’s Internet of Things Summit in Washington, DC, that industry has been working to address state regulators’ advances into mandating design...

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