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California may limit liability of self-driving carmakers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California regulators are embracing a General Motors recommendation that would help makers of self-driving cars avoid paying for accidents and other trouble, raising concerns that the proposal will put an unfair burden on vehicle owners.

If adopted, the regulations drafted by the California Department of Motor Vehicles would protect these carmakers from lawsuits in cases where vehicles haven’t been maintained according to manufacturer specifications.

California Fines Anthem $5 Million For Failing To Address Consumer Grievances

California Fines Anthem $5 Million For Failing To Address Consumer Grievances

By Chad Terhune, LOS ANGELES TIMES

November 15, 2017

http://beta.latimes.com/business/la-fi-anthem-fined-20171115-story.html

California's managed-care regulator has fined insurance giant Anthem Blue Cross $5 million for repeatedly failing to resolve consumer grievances in a timely manner.

California May Limit Liability Of Self-Driving Carmakers

California May Limit Liability Of Self-Driving Carmakers

By Michael Liedtke, ASSOCIATED PRESS

November 15, 2017

https://apnews.com/39a98dfb5bd442698de0c31126db5ae0

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California regulators are embracing a General Motors recommendation that would help makers of self-driving cars avoid paying for accidents and other trouble, raising concerns that the proposal will put an unfair burden on vehicle owners.