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Big News For Small Mobility: Germany Opens Up To E-Scooters
Germany is about to pass a new law that will officially allow e-scooters on public roads. The new law, adopted today, will give people more choices for transportation and allow for modern, green and clean mobility in cities.
United States
31 May 2019
U.S. DOT Revamps Federal Guidance On Automated Vehicle Development And Rollout
Updating and building on guidance issued one year ago, the U.S. Department of Transportation published a new federal guidance document entitled Preparing for the Future of Transportation: Automated Vehicles 3.0 ("AV 3.0").
United States
12 Oct 2018
CPSC Gives Kids' Meals A Boost—New Mandatory Standard For Booster Seats
Safety standards for booster seats will no longer be a polite suggestion. On June 26, 2018, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)
United States
2 Aug 2018
California Opens The Road To Fully Driverless Cars; Federal Policymaking Slowly Rolls Forward
On February 26, 2018, the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) announced new regulations allowing fully driverless cars to be tested on California roads as of April 2, 2018.
United States
5 Mar 2018
Wheels Are Turning On Federal Self-Driving Policy
One year ago, the federal government test drove its first set of self-driving policies with a four-part announcement from the U.S. Department of Transportation.
United States
28 Sep 2017
USDOT Seeks To Remove "Speedbumps" For Transportation Infrastructure Projects, Opens A Revamped Grant Program To Accelerate Public-Private Infrastructure Investment
President Trump recently debuted his "Plan to Rebuild America's Infrastructure," which describes his vision for overhauling the nation's infrastructure.
United States
21 Jul 2017
Snapchat Clocks Section 230 Win In Speed Filter Case
We have been monitoring a trend of cases narrowing the immunity provided to website operators under Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (CDA).
United States
21 Feb 2017
CARB Issues Midterm Review Of Its Advanced Clean Cars Program And Invites Comments On The Program's Future
On January 12, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) released a Midterm Review of California's Advanced Clean Cars program, which established Low-Emission Vehicle III...
United States
20 Feb 2017
Fuel Economy And Greenhouse Gas Emission Standards For Automobiles: EPA Announces That No Adjustments To The Standards For Model Years 2022-2025 Will Be Made
The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA or Agency) yesterday announced its proposed determination that greenhouse gas (GHG) emission standards for light-duty vehicles (LDVs)...
United States
7 Dec 2016
Autonomous Vehicles: USDOT Issues New Policy On Development And Deployment Of Automated Vehicle Technologies
The U.S. Department of Transportation released a new policy designed to expedite the development and deployment of autonomous vehicle technologies in the United States while protecting public safety.
United States
21 Sep 2016
CFPB Refers Another Auto Finance Company To DOJ On Disparate Impact Allegations
Like Honda and Ally Financial, Santander is alleged to have engaged in discriminatory auto loan pricing stemming from the company's discretionary pricing and dealer compensation practices...
United States
17 Aug 2015
CFPB Brings First ECOA Disparate Impact Action Post-Inclusive Communities
Just over 18 months after bringing a disparate impact-based ECOA case against Ally Financial for discriminatory auto loan pricing, the CFPB has struck again—this time taking action against American Honda Finance Corporation.
United States
17 Jul 2015
CFPB Issues Final Rule Regarding Nonbank Auto Finance Companies – Vespa Dealers Breathe Sigh Of Relief
Today the CFPB issued its long-awaited final rule regarding larger participants in the nonbank auto finance market that will allow the Bureau to supervise larger nonbank auto finance companies for the first time.
United States
15 Jun 2015
Laying The Groundwork For Natural Gas Vehicles
America’s shale gas revolution is making waves in transportation technology.
United States
23 May 2014
China Law Bulletin - November 2004
In this issue - Reform of Investment System, Trade and Commerce, CEPA, Securities, Finance, Internet, Transportation, Miscellaneous.
11 Nov 2004
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