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Self-Driving Coalition Congratulates Pete Buttigieg On His Nomination For Transportation Secretary

Washington D.C. - Today, the Self-Driving Coalition released the following statement from counsel Ariel Wolf ahead of Pete Buttigieg’s confirmation hearing to be U.S. Secretary of Transportation:

 “The Self-Driving Coalition congratulates The Honorable Pete Buttigieg on his nomination to become the next Secretary of Transportation. Autonomous vehicles (AVs) offer an opportunity to significantly increase safety on our roads and highways for all Americans. In addition to enhancing mobility and efficiency to help support America’s economy, AV fleets are poised to help a larger societal shift to decarbonize the transportation sector. We appreciate the former Mayor’s recognition of these benefits, and we look forward to working with him to fulfill self-driving technology’s vision for the American people.”