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  1. Legal news
    01 September 2020
    Developments in the UK's approach to the regulation of driverless vehicles
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/uk/developments-in-the-uks-approach-to-the-regulation-of-driverless-vehicles

    This update provides a summary of two recent developments in the UK's approach to the regulation of connected and automated vehicles (or 'CAVs'): first, the launch of a new Government consultation on 'automated lane ...

  2. Legal news
    29 November 2018
    Legal Alert: New consultation paper issued on the legal regulation of driverless vehicles
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2018/uk/legal-alert-new-consultation-paper-issued-on-the-legal-regulation-of-driverless-vehicles

    On 8 November 2018, the Law Commission issued a new consultation paper on the legal and regulatory framework for automated vehicles.

  3. Legal news
    17 September 2018
    Brexit: potential implications for the automotive sector
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2017/uk/brexit-potential-implications-for-the-automotive-sector

    As 2016 drew to a close, British car manufacturing achieved a 17 year high point, as almost 1.7 million cars rolled off production lines. Approximately 1.35 million of these vehicles were destined for more than 100 ...

  4. Legal news
    29 August 2018
    Brexit update: potential impact for the automotive sector
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2018/uk/brexit-update-potential-impact-for-the-automotive-sector

    Just over a year on from our last look at the possible impact of Brexit on the automotive industry and with almost 7 months to go until the UK formally withdraws from the EU, we revisit the potential implications for ...

  5. Legal news
    29 March 2021
    Connected vehicles – Finalised guidelines from the EDPB
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/uk/connected-vehicles--finalised-guidelines-from-the-edpb

    In January 2020, the European Data Protection Board (“EDPB”) issued draft guidelines on connected vehicles. We summarised and commented on these draft guidelines and you can access our previous article here. On 9 March ...

  6. Legal news
    08 May 2018
    Cyber risks in the automotive industry
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2018/global/cyber-risks-in-the-automotive-industry

    The Network and Information Systems (NIS) Directive, which aims to increase the security of network and information systems across the EU, becomes law in each Member State on 9 May 2018.

  7. Legal news
    06 April 2020
    Post-Coronavirus Crisis Challenges facing Automobile Equipment Suppliers
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/post-coronavirus-crisis-challenges-facing-automobile-equipment-suppliers

    Automobile equipment makers have been under stress since supply chain interruptions began in January. The COVID-19 pandemic led initially to lock down in China creating for certain suppliers force majeure and hardship ...

  8. Legal news
    11 July 2019
    New European vehicle CO2 emissions performance standards and opportunities for manufacturers of electric vehicles
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/new-european-vehicle-co2-emissions-performance-standards-and-opportunities-for-manufacturers

    Lawrence Freeman (Senior Counsel, Bird & Bird, Brussels and previously the European Counsel of Tesla, Inc.) reviews the new European vehicle CO2 emissions performance standards and the opportunities for manufacturers of ...

  9. Legal news
    03 June 2019
    Reports of Trade Mark Cases for CIPA - May 2019
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/uk/reports-of-trade-mark-cases-for-cipa-may-2019

    In this month's report, we look at the UK High Court's recent guidance to the Intellectual Property Office on bad faith applications in Trump International Ltd v DTTM Operations LLC [2019] EWHC 769 (Ch).