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Kansas autonomous vehicle law ‘rushed through’ despite objection, union says

By Xu Yuan
  • 17 May 2022 23:59
  • 18 May 2022 00:17
A recently enacted Kansas law that will allow driverless cars on public roads was rushed through the state legislature, despite opposition from both political parties, a labor group said today.
Governor Laura Kelly last Friday signed the bill on the use and regulation of autonomous motor vehicles and establishment of

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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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