AEV LAW Blog

HELLO AEV WORLD!

Welcome to the the TGC Automated and Electric Vehicle Law blog! We (Alex Glassbrook and Emma Northey) are delighted to be editing the TGC AEV Law blog, and to have the opportunity to introduce...

ADVANCED, AUTOMATED AND ELECTRIC VEHICLE LAW

You are cordially invited On the evening of Wednesday 27 March, Temple Garden Chambers will be holding a launch event in London to celebrate the publication of Alex Glassbrook’s new book, Advanced, Automated and...

THE AUTOMATED VEHICLES BILL 2023-2024

The Automated Vehicles Bill 2023-24 has had its first reading in Parliament (with its announcement in the House of Lords as HL Bill 1 on 8 November 2023) and is expected to pass into...

E-SCOOTERS AND E-SCOOTER LITIGATION

As an AEV law blog, we have covered a number of developments in automated vehicle law, and even remote driving. This article focuses on the ‘E’ in AEV. It summarises the history of the...

MOT CHANGES TO COVER AUTOMATED AND ELECTRIC VEHICLES

On 18 January 2023 the Department for Transport launched a consultation on changes to the MOT test, with proposals to update testing requirements to cover electric and automated vehicles. The MOT test was introduced...

THE ROAD AHEAD: COULD UK INSURERS’ CLAIMS AGAINST AUTOMATED VEHICLE MANUFACTURERS BENEFIT FROM A REGIME AKIN TO THE NEW EU PRODUCT LIABILITY DIRECTIVE?

Guest contributor Daniel West (Partner and Head of Product Liability at HF) considers how the European Commission’s revised Product Liability Directive could change how insurers approach claims against automated vehicle manufacturers if we were...

CAM 2025: THE SHAPE OF THE TRANSPORT BILL

“What safeguard remains? Apparently only day-to-day – or perhaps year-to-year – opportunistic measures, a long sequence of small, correct decisions.” John von Neumann, Can We Survive Technology? (1955) Results Day The announcement, when it...