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Title Obama Earmarks $4B for Vehicle Automation Projects
Date Posted 1/28/2016
Description U.S Department of Transportation's Secretary Anthony Foxx made the announcement that U.S. President Barack Obama's fiscal 2017 budget request will include nearly $4 billion over a decade for the development of automated vehicles through pilot projects. Foxx also disclosed policy guidance that updates the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA) 2013 preliminary policy statement on autonomous vehicles. The new guidance, released on January 14th, alludes to the reality that the widespread deployment of fully autonomous vehicles is now feasible.

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