Can U.S. Highways Handle the New Mobility?

The advent of self-driving vehicles brings about many challenges, particularly with regulations and insurance companies. PVMI Director John Paul MacDuffie points out in the Philadelphia Inquirer that many of these challenges arise from the lack of unified tech standards across different automakers and between automakers and software companies.Read More

The Takata Recall: What’s at Stake for Automakers, Regulators and Consumers

The 2014 recalls by Japanese supplier Takata have had massive repercussions for automakers, suppliers, regulators, and consumers alike. In particular, PVMI Director John Paul MacDuffie suggests that the episode marks an opportunity for policymakers to reevaluate the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s safety standards, regulations, and budget choices.Read More