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Trump's EPA Rattles Self-Driving Car Industry By Picking 'Winners And Losers,' Critics Claim

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Washington Examiner cited CEI's Senior Fellow Marc Scribner on technology neutrality pledge of USDOT

Other manufacturers such Tesla and Mercedes-Benz raised concerns over the technology's security vulnerabilities, however, and critics of the EPA proposal say the Department of Transportation, which encompasses the traffic safety administration and has repeatedly stressed that it would take a technology-neutral approach to regulating self-driving vehicles, is reneging on its commitment.

“If they were to go forward with this, this would violate the [agency’s] pledge to technology neutrality,” Marc Scribner, senior fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, told the Washington Examiner. “What they are doing is picking technology winners and losers."

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