The IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) is working on The Ethics Certification Program for Autonomous and Intelligent Systems (ECPAIS). They are tackling the question of what is deemed “safe” or “trusted” for products such as autonomous vehicles. One of the difficulties is the varying ethics among the human beings who are programming or riding in these vehicles.
The California Air Resources Board voted to mandate that all transit agencies in California operate 100% zero-emission transit buses by 2040, and to use this transition to invest in workforce development training programs in manufacturing, infrastructure installation, and maintenance.
Cyber hacks might cost the auto industry roughly $24 billion within five years, according to a new study by Upstream Security, which specializes in cloud-based security protection. The study details how suppliers and fleets could be affected by threats from cybercriminals.