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Emerging Automotive Technologies Program -- May 22, 2018

Connected Cars
Please join us Foley’s Technology Industry Team for Emerging Automotive Technologies: Tomorrow’s Trends Today. TUESDAY, May 22, 2018 Lunch 12:30 p.m. — 1:30 p.m. Program 1:30 p.m. — 5:00 p.m. Reception 5:00 p.m. We will be joined by industry leaders, venture capitalists, and legal professionals who will discuss opportunities across the automotive ecosystem. REGISTER TODAY … Continue reading this entry

Drinking and Driving: How Driverless Cars Will Overturn South Dakota v. Dole to Push the Drinking Age Back to 18

The drinking age in the United States has historically teetered between 18 and 21.  Under pressure surrounding the Vietnam War, Congress rolled back the minimum drinking age from 21 to 18 to reflect the draft age.  Proponents of this rollback would argue that if draftees were old enough to fight for their countries, they should … Continue reading this entry

Fatal Accident Put Autonomous Vehicle Programs Under Scrutiny

ride hailing
High profile accidents related to autonomous vehicles are impacting the planned expansion of existing autonomous vehicle pilot programs.  In 2016, a driver in Florida died while using autopilot mode on his vehicle. Then, on March 18, 2018, a pedestrian was struck and killed in Tempe, Arizona by a Volvo XC90 sport utility vehicle, fitted with … Continue reading this entry

Foley’s 2017 Connected Cars & Autonomous Vehicles Survey

Connected Cars
We’re in the midst of a rapid evolution not only in the way drivers operate their vehicles, but also in the operations, compliance, go-to-market strategy and cyber preparedness of the entire automotive industry. More than 70 million connected cars will be on the road by 2023, as predicted by IHS Markit, and autonomous vehicles aren’t … Continue reading this entry

Tech Startups Play Critical Role in Development of Self-Driving Cars, According to Foley Survey

tech startups
Automakers and suppliers have been joined by a growing list of early-stage and established technology companies from outside the traditional automotive supply base in the race to build a truly connected car, and ultimately the first completely autonomous vehicle.… Continue reading this entry