In a case of interest to auto industry companies, the U.S. Supreme Court has granted a petition for a writ of certiorari in a case that will result in the high court’s first opinion interpreting Exemption 4 to the federal Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”)—the exemption companies use...
Starting around 2010, China introduced a series of electric vehicle subsidies aimed at greatly improving the adoption of EVs throughout the country.  The generous subsidies, which are provided by both the central and local governments, amount to RMB 66,000, which is approximately $10,000.  The subsidies have had immense...
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John Stuart Mill once said that “very great movement must experience three stages: Ridicule, discussion, adoption”. What matters to modern industry stakeholders isn’t how they approach each of these stages, but how actively they evaluate each “great movement” before it becomes a disruption they can’t overcome. Disruption isn’t some...
Despite last minute efforts to address concerns of various groups who opposed the bill, Members of the 115th Congress ultimately failed to pass the American Vision for Safer Transportation through Advancement of Revolutionary Technologies Act (AV Start Act), before the end of their session on the last week...
Home > Business > As Detroit Auto Show Approaches, Auto Fans Await the Big RevealsEach year, the Detroit Auto Show includes spectacular “reveals” by automakers- new vehicles, concept cars, and new advances in technology.  This year is shaping up to include some exciting new releases for fans of...
“Brexit” – the United Kingdom’s (“UK”) 2016 voter referendum to exit the European Union (“EU”) has grown from a nagging itch in many people’s sides to a full-blown feeding frenzy. There is now virtually blow-by-blow news coverage of daily developments. Pundits issue editorial warnings of dire economic consequences...
Recently, Thomson Reuters Legal Executive Institute, along with co-sponsors Foley & Lardner LLP and Ballard Spahr LLP, hosted the “Concordant Crossroads” summit in New York City.  The esteemed keynote speaker, panelists and moderators provided deep insights into the unique and wide-ranging disruptive forces shaping the modern mobility industry. During...
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The Chinese automotive industry is suffering its first sustained downturn in at least two decades.  As previewed in our July update, sales in China started to turn over the summer.  After a 4.8% increase in June, sales fell by 4% in July and 3.8% in August.  In September,...