Engineer hand using tablet with machine real time monitoring system software. Automation robot arm machine in smart factory automotive industrial Industry 4th iot , digital manufacturing operation.Our colleagues Patricia Doersch and Callan Smith recently penned an expert analysis for Law360 looking at how the Biden Administration, and the could be soon confirmed nominee for Secretary of the Department of Transportation (DOT) Pete Buttigieg, would fulfill their roles as safety regulators. They posed the questions, “Will Biden’s DOT assume a more active role in setting federal vehicle safety standards? How might DOT reinstate Obama-era fuel economy standards in an effort to reduce U.S. carbon emissions and address climate change? Should the automotive industry anticipate more robust safety enforcement? And lastly, how can manufacturers best position themselves to succeed in a regulatory environment that may look quite different from the past four years?” They answered these questions in detail here.