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Lawmakers continue negotiations on self-driving car bill with cyber components

November 09, 2017 |
Joshua Higgins
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Senate Commerce Chairman John Thune (R-SD) says House and Senate negotiators have “resolved most of the issues” in proposed autonomous vehicle legislation requiring automakers to draft cybersecurity plans for self-driving cars, though talks are ongoing.

Thune said Wednesday that the Senate’s AV START Act was crafted to get enough votes to pass in that chamber, while the House approach in the so-called SELF DRIVE Act “would be hard to pass” in the Senate.

The House has passed its bill while...

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