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It's happened 7 times in 10 years, with no fix in sight

Speed cameras have dipped below the surface of the news cycle, yet the programs often remain a nuisance. New Orleans resident Donald Schultz provides the latest example of municipal malfeasance: A speed camera has issued at least ten speeding citations since 2011 to the Nissan Frontier that Schultz parks in front of his house. A car doing more than the posted 35-mph limit triggers the camera, located in the median of Canal Boulevard, but the camera reads the stationary Frontier's license plate i

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"Safety is not a zero-sum game."

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao says AV competition "should not be a zero-sum game."

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'As I said to Elon after, I think what you heard was 'verbal government excitement.''

Musk's 'verbal' approval for Hyperloop tunnels appear to have come from White House panel on regulatory reform.

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Watershed in funding unlikely

West Virginia next month will add $100 annual fees for plug-in hybrids, $200 for battery-electric vehicles.

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The program runs through franchise dealers.

Texas had discontinued the state-funded electric vehicle perk in 2015.

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Standards are part of broader emissions-reduction effort.

Canada government sets 2018 to outline mandate for electric vehicles, plug-in hybrids, and fuel cell cars.

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Michigan site raises more cash, California raises more objections.

Michigan raises another $15 million for its self-driving testing plant in Ypsilanti, while automakers push California regulators to ease autonomous testing regulations.

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Golden State has the largest US contingent of plug-in vehicle owners

California looks to raise money for road repairs by enacting both one-time and annual fees for plug-in vehicles.

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Vehicle costs may be $1,800 higher by 2025.

Automakers' compliance with CAFE may cost 150,000 jobs.

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Tesla, Waymo, and Uber are not (yet) part of the effort.

GM, Toyota, Lyft, and Volvo are among entities decrying what they say is a patchwork of state-by-state regulations governing how to legally test and deploy autonomous vehicles.

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This latest settlement will cost VW $1.2 billion alone.

VW will either fix or buy back about 78,000 Volkswagens, Audis, and Porsches with V6 diesel engines.

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The electric-vehicle maker currently has one store in the state.

This is the second bill seeking to cut short Tesla's efforts to sell its electric vehicles directly to the Indiana public.

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US DOT picks sites the day before new administration is sworn in.

The US Department of Energy chooses the 10 sites, including two in California and others in Michigan, Iowa and Pennsylvania, where testing of autonomous vehicles can take place.

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Tesla, BYD will benefit if charging-time mandate removed

Country's rule necessitating 10-hour maximum charging time may be eliminated next year.

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Test finds double the NOx, but Audi says A3 has been independently tested to comply with legal levels.

European Union arm tests Audi's A3 diesels and finds double the legal limit of nitrogen oxides were emitted.

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South Korea, Porsche are pulled further into the fray.

Regulators around the world question oversight over emissions-testing policies that failed to stop 11 million VW diesels from being programmed to rig the system.

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The three-stage plan involves a massive increase in charging infrastructure.

No one told VW that taking recommendations from the Internet is a bad idea.

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Athens, Madrid mayors also join the effort to reduce emissions via car mandate.

Mayors at C40 Summit in Mexico City look to do their part to reduce the number of annual deaths from transportation pollution.

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California is making moves to direct more clean-vehicle rebates to disadvantaged communities.

Have money, get money.

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Automaker is engaged in a similar fight in Texas, Michigan, and Missouri.

Once more, to the courts.

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