DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 15: Mary Barra, Chairman and CEO of General Motors, speaks during a General Motors press conference at the Renaissance Center on December 15, 2016 in Detroit, Michigan. General Motors announced it will soon begin autonomous vehicle testing on Michigan's public roads and start manufacturing the next generation of autonomous vehicles at the Orion assembly plant, Michigan in 2017.   (Photo by Rachel Woolf/Getty Images) The U.S. regulatory agency overseeing transportation at the federal level has announced a new official committee on automation, be it autonomous driving, drones or other self-guided modes of getting around. The committee is designed to help the Department of Transportation (DOT) learn from industry experts regarding how it should be shaping policy and research in these emerging fields. Members… Read More

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