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Elon Musk’s Hyperloop Could Scoop Up Federal Funding

US Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx held out the possibility of federal funding for a game-changing new mode of transportation called Hyperloop.

Hyperloop a "Very Solid Idea," Says US Transportation Secretary

This weekend, over a thousand high school and college students from all over the world have congregated at Texas A&M University to pitch their prototype design ideas for Elon Musk’s Hyperloop. And apparently US Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx is totally onboard. Read more...

Sec. of Transportation: US Has a 'Responsibility' to Support Hyperloop Research

'I think we should lean into it,' US Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx says.

Contracts Awarded for U.S. National Defense Reserve Fleet

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced that DOT has awarded contracts with a total award value of $1.96 billion over eight years to seven U.

Government to invest $4 billion in fully autonomous cars

The federal government will be allocating $4 billion over the next 10 years to help speed up the development and adoption of fully autonomous cars, according to a press release. US Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony FoxxShow More Summary

UK Transport Deputy Chief to Discuss Flight Resumption to Sharm el-Sheikh

UK Parliamentary Under Secretary for Transport Tariq Ahmad, who is responsible for aviation security, arrived in Cairo for a three-day visit and will discuss resumption of flights to Egypt’s Red Sea resort Sharm el-Sheikh, according to Egyptian media

DOT Unveils 10-Year, $4-Billion Plan for Development Of Autonomous Vehicles

New car announcements weren't the only news made at the Detroit Auto Show. In a press conference at the show, the United States Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx revealed part of President Obama's plan to invest in 21st century transportation systems. Specifically, Foxx announced a nearly $4 billion investment over the next 10 years into...

Why Is The Government Investing in Self-Driving Cars?

2 weeks agoNews : Newsweek: US

This article first appeared on the Cato Institute site. As part of his 2017 budget proposal, Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx proposes to spend $4 billion on self-driving vehicle technology. This proposal comes late to the game,...Show More Summary

U.S. Transportation Department Seeks $4B For Future Autonomous Cars

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx on Thursday said his department would seek nearly $4 billion over the next 10 years to standardize rules for self-driving cars and make it easier for carmakers to offer more autonomous vehicles. Show More Summary

U.S. Proposes Spending $4 Billion on Self-Driving Cars

3 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Wheels

A proposal announced by the transportation secretary is meant to accelerate development of autonomous vehicles and remove hurdles for automakers.

Big Brother Wants to Run Your Self-Driving Car

Randal O'Toole As part of his 2017 budget proposal, Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx proposes to spend $4 billion on self-driving vehicle technology. This proposal comes late to the game, as private companies and university researchers have already developed that technology without government help. Show More Summary

Department of Transportation spending $4 billion to test connected cars

DETROIT — On the floor of the North American International Auto Show, Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx pledged $4 billion over the next 10 years will be spent testing connected vehicle systems in designated corridors...Show More Summary

U.S. Proposes Spending $4 Billion on Self-Driving Cars

3 weeks agoNews : NYTimes: News

A proposal announced by the transportation secretary is meant to accelerate development of autonomous vehicles and remove hurdles for automakers.

US government to spend $5.7 billion on autonomous car research

3 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

Today, the secretary of the US’ Department of Transport, Anthony Foxx, announced at the 2016 Detroit auto show that the government plans to invest US$4 billion ($5.7 billion) into autonomous vehicle research, as well as introduce unified nationwide rules regarding autonomous vehicles. Foxx’s announcement today follows on from President Obama’s final State of the Union […]

President Obama wants to spend $4 billion self driving cars

The Obama administration plans to spend $4 billion on the development of autonomous cars,Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx said today in Detroit. The President's proposal will see the money spent over a 10-year period on a variety...Show More Summary

Obama Administration Is Investing $4 Billion in Self-Driving Cars

The Obama administration is taking a $4 billion gamble on self-driving cars as the vehicles of the future. This past Thursday at the Detroit Auto Show, Department of Transportation secretary Anthony Foxx unveiled a plan to develop a legal framework for autonomous driving technology that would encourage consistent rules across all 50 states. Show More Summary

President Obama proposes spending $4B over 10 years for self-driving cars

The Obama Administration has announced that the United States Department of Transportation will be making it easier for companies to innovate around driverless vehicles. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said that the president proposed spending nearly $4 billion over the next decade to make autonomous cars safer. “We are on the cusp of a new era […]

United States wants to spend $4 billion to develop autonomous cars

The United States wants to spend $4 billion over the next decade to accelerate the development of autonomous cars. US Transportation Department Secretary Anthony Foxx made the announcement in Detroit on Thursday. Continue reading United...Show More Summary

Obama Administration To Announce Self-Driving Car Initiative

Move will speed development of driverless cars. A new proposal to be unveiled by Obama administration officials on Thursday will speed the development of self-driving cars, according to Reuters. Transportation Secretary Anthony FoxxShow More Summary

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