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U.S. Regulators Propose Rules for Self-Driving Cars for the First Time


Autonomous vehicles won’t have to have steering wheels, among other changes

Safety advocates think that before easing any rules, federal regulators should insist that a company's self-driving technology has proven safety benefits backed by extensive testing that's shared with the public.read more »

Diesel Brothers Ordered To Pay $848,000 For Air Pollution Violations


The tuning firm also gets a “lifetime ban” on further emissions violations.

U.S. District Judge Robert Shelby has ruled that the tuning company, which also stars in a Discovery Channel show of the same name, must pay no less than $848,000 for modifying, marketing, and selling diesel trucks with removed emission control systems and for violating emissions standards. read more »