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Autonomous vehicle legislation needed to clarify division of regulatory responsibilities, US DOT head says

By Xu Yuan
  • 03 May 2022 20:42
  • 03 May 2022 20:42
A national regulatory framework for autonomous vehicles is needed to clarify the authorities of federal and state regulators, US Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg told Congress today.

Buttigieg was asked by several members of the Senate Commerce Committee about his department’s efforts in boosting the development of autonomous vehicles (AVs) at a

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Xu Yuan

Senior Correspondent

Xu Yuan has worked for MLex for seven years, all of them based in Hong Kong. She has reported on a wide range of regulatory topics, including antitrust, cybersecurity and data security, in mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. She has broken numerous stories on policymaking and enforcement involving international companies doing business in the region and done substantial court reporting in Hong Kong. She is currently specializing in covering regulatory issues related to future mobility, including connected vehicles. She previously worked for US TV network NBC in Beijing. She received her undergraduate degree in English Literature and Linguistics from Peking University and a master’s degree from the Journalism and Media Studies Centre at The University of Hong Kong.

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