Volkswagen Group/Audi statement on updated U.S. Department of Transportation automated vehicle policy

HERNDON, Virginia, September 12, 2017 – Following today’s release of the updated U.S. Department of Transportation automated vehicle policy, Volkswagen Group of America and Audi of America issued the following statement from David Geanacopoulos, Volkswagen Group of America senior executive vice president public affairs and policy:

“Today’s updated U.S. Department of Transportation automated vehicle policy offers the flexibility and guidelines essential for innovators, legislators and regulators to keep progress coming in the reduction of highway fatalities. Volkswagen Group and Audi together look forward to aligning the future’s promising technologies with this DOT national framework and forthcoming legislation from Congress,” said David Geanacopoulos, Volkswagen Group of America senior executive vice president public affairs and policy.

 

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