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World’s first driverless taxi system comes to Singapore
“Self-driving car start-up nuTonomy will help Singapore develop autonomous vehicle capabilities which will reduce greenhouse gas emissions and ease traffic congestion”
New centre for testing and research on driverless vehicles
"A new centre for the testing and research of autonomous vehicles was launched yesterday at a business park adjacent to the Nanyang Technological University (NTU). .... Research at Cetran, which will be operational by the fourth quarter this year, will be led by NTU. The centre will have about 30 researchers working on programming and virtual simulation for autonomous vehicles, said Professor Subodh Mhaisalkar, executive director of the Energy Research Institute at NTU, which is spearheading research efforts at the university. He said cyber security was also a concern, and researchers would work to ensure that the vehicles' systems could not be hacked."
** They should take note of the concerns (in the same month) of the US car industry
(US) Government to issue cybersecurity guidelines for automakers soon
JUL 25, 2016
“July 23--U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said on Friday the U.S. government plans to release a set of guidelines on cybersecurity best practices for the automotive industry in coming weeks.”
In the meantime …
Auto Industry ISAC Releases Best Practices For Connected Vehicle Cybersecurity
Goal is to provide car manufactures with guidelines for protecting modern vehicles against emerging cyber threats
“The Automotive Information Sharing and Analysis Center (Auto-ISAC) has released a set of cybersecurity best practices for connected vehicles.
The document, developed over the course of five months by a group of more than 50 cybersecurity experts from the auto industry, is designed to demonstrate the collective commitment by automakers to make modern cars safer against emerging cyber threats.”