As cars collect more data, lawmakers pursue privacy guardrails

Data privacy bills aimed at automakers were introduced in California, Tennessee and Wisconsin.
The interior of a Jeep Wrangler is shown at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2023. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

State lawmakers are proposing to regulate how automakers collect and use driver and passenger data, as cars get more sophisticated and connected.

The push for stricter rules of the road for automobile data represents an emerging frontier in an ongoing state-level effort to give consumers more control over their personal information.

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