The German Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA) and the Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) recently signed an administrative agreement for cross-departmental cooperation to facilitate and accelerate the safe development of automated and networked driving.

“Anyone who buys a new car today assumes that they will receive a safe vehicle. Modern cars are moving high-performance

U.S Rep. Bob Latta (R-Ohio), ranking member of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology. has re-introduced the “Safely Ensuring Lives Future Deployment and Research In Vehicle Evolution Act’’ or the ‘‘SELF DRIVE Act’’ to regulate autonomous vehicles.

The legislation includes:

  • Detailed cybersecurity plan requirements
  • Detailed privacy plan requirements
  • The

In a detailed report titled “Ethics of Connected and Automated Vehicles,” the European Commission sets out key data protection recommendations

Connected and Automated Vehicles (CAVs) are vehicles that are both connected and automated and display one of the five levels of automation according to SAE International’s standard J3016, combined with the capacity to receive and/or

The Data Protection Authority of Lower Saxony, Germany, has offered guidance on protecting data collected in the course of autonomous vehicle training.

  • Training recordings may be processing of personal data if the pictures include faces or license plates which are recognizable.
  • In order to effectively train the autonomous vehicle systems you need to collect training

Connected vehicles process a lot of data. Some of it is personal data under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The European Data Protection Board has issued draft guidelines for handling that data.

  • What data is personal data?
  • Who are the stakeholders?
  • What is the legal basis?
  • How do you operationalize transparency?
  • How do you

A Massachusetts ballot question asks voters if they would like to impose requirements on vehicle telematics systems.

“Ballot Question 1 in Massachusetts, if passed in November, would require car manufacturers that sell cars equipped with telematics systems to install a standardized, open data platform beginning with model year 2022.

Such a system would allow the

Acting Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chairman Maureen K. Ohlhausen made it clear that she expects the FTC’s enforcement role in protecting privacy and security to encompass automated and connected vehicles. In her opening remarks at a June 28, 2017 workshop hosted by the FTC and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), she said the FTC