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Automated Vehicle Communications

As part of the 2019 Automated Vehicle Symposium, U.S. DOT convened over 50 leaders representing consumer advocacy organizations, automotive original equipment manufacturers, Automated Driving System (ADS) developers, industry associations, and government partners to discuss current issues around terminology and language regarding driving automation and how they influence consumer perception of these innovative technologies. The proceedings of this event can be found here.

Last updated: Tuesday, November 19, 2019