Audi of America statement on U.S. House of Representatives passage of Self Drive Act

HERNDON, Virginia, September 6, 2017 – Following today’s unanimous vote in favor of self-driving legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives, Audi of America issued the following statement from Brad Stertz, Director of Audi Government Affairs:

“Today, the U.S. House of Representatives took a decisive step to create a new automated vehicle framework aimed at unlocking mobility options for generations to come,” said Brad Stertz, Director of Audi Government Affairs in Washington, D.C.

“With the overwhelming passage of the Self Drive Act and legislation under consideration in the U.S. Senate, Congress is taking the initiative to ensure America remains the leading innovator of technologies that can positively transform our cities, benefit the disadvantaged and – most important of all – ensure greater safety on our roads,” Stertz said.




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