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Is the Bowling Ball Test Real

Is the Bowling Ball Test Real

It doesn’t matter how you feel politically about the current President, when he stands in front of a crowd and speaks about a bowling ball test for vehicles, you’re going to turn and pay attention to what he’s got to say. After a recent visit to Japan, the President spoke about the testing he feels is being done in Japan regarding American-made vehicles. The statements made left the crowd with a great deal of confusion and certainly caused automaker in Japan to feel they needed to defend the claims that were being made.

Halting Production in the Largest Market

Halting Production in the Largest Market

There are more vehicles sold in the Chinese market than in any other in the world and over the years that has led to something that every market appears to face. In many areas of the world, air pollution and smog has become a serious problem. When you consider the fact that China is responsible for a larger segment of the population than any other country in the world, these pollution troubles are only magnified to be worse in this area than any other, which means the government needs to take some decisive action.

Guidelines on the Way to Legislation

Guidelines on the Way to Legislation

With new bills being considered by the Legislative Branch of the government that have autonomous driving as their subject, the march toward self-driving cars is moving forward. For the past couple of years we’ve discussed the amount of money being invested by automakers in this technology and the possibilities, but always with a caveat that legislation could arise that would slow things down. Recently, we’ve found out that the government doesn’t want to get in the way of progress in this area and with bills being passed that will allow testing and driving on all roads in the country, autonomy may be here sooner than you would expect.