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The U.S. Department of Transportation has released its updated version of its autonomous vehicle policy: Ensuring American Leadership in Automated Vehicle Technologies: Automated Vehicles 4.0.  The update builds upon Preparing for the Future of Transportation: Automated Vehicles 3.0 and unifies efforts in automated vehicles across 38 Federal departments, independent agencies, commissions, and executive offices

Steven Kramer, member-in-charge of the Eckert Seamans White Plains office, was recently appointed chair of the Product Liability Advisory Council’s Autonomous Vehicles and Products Action Group. He is also a member of PLAC’s Conference Planning Committee.
Steve plans to move away from concentration on vehicles to capture a larger net of products that rely on AI/machine learning.

Photo Credit: UberThe National Transportation and Safety Board (NTSB) held a board meeting yesterday to discuss its investigation of the March 18, 2018, fatal car accident in Tempe, Arizona, involving an automated test vehicle, a 2017 Volvo XC90, modified and operated by the Advanced Technologies Group of Uber Technologies, Inc. (Uber ATG).  A more detailed

Please join me next week at the Pennsylvania Automated Vehicle Summit.  This is the premier AV event in Pennsylvania and is the largest dedicated Automated Vehicle conference in the Northeast region, bringing together both public and private industries. The conference’s subject matter experts and diverse group of attendees come together to discuss and engage with

Tomorrow, May 1, 2019, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will officially publish in the Federal Register a Request for Information (Docket Number: 190312229-9229-01) seeking comments on development of Artificial Intelligence (AI) Standards.  Pursuant to the Executive Order on Maintaining American Leadership in Artificial Intelligence (signed on February 11, 2019), NIST was

The blog is now maintaining a Google Calendar featuring upcoming notable artificial intelligence events. (If you would like to submit an event for inclusion, please contact Jodi Oley at
The calendar will be updated on an ongoing basis, so check back or sync with your own calendar to stay in the loop. Here’s a