The US Federal Government has given the Google self-driving AI system the nod, allowing computers and software operating the self-driving cars to be considered the 'driver', raising further concerns around liability.
Karan Bilimoria weathered many storms on his way to creating the world-beating Cobra Beer brand. Now, as Lord Bilimoria, he is taking on a government with which he has profound differences. Victory in this battle is not quite so certain, as he told Nick Peters.
US cigarette company Philip Morris has been unsuccessful in its challenge of Australia’s plain packaging laws after an international arbitral tribunal dismissed the multinational’s claims that plain packaging was in breach of the Australia-Hong Kong bilateral investment treaty signed in 1993.
US automotive startup Elio Motors set an equity crowdfunding precedent after the Securities
and Exchange Commission (SEC) last week qualified the automaker to launch a $25m stock sale
under Regulation A+.
The Volkswagen AG (VW) diesel-emissions scandal has raised industry-wide questions surrounding testing and the German automotive manufacturer is set to face more than 11 million vehicle recalls and billions of dollars in fines.