Global Automakers submitted comments to NHTSA with regard to NHTSA’s October 10, 2018, advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) on the development of a potential pilot program for collaborative research on motor vehicles with high or full driving automation.  The comments noted that the agency’s efforts in this area are timely, relevant, and necessary to ensure the potential life-saving benefits of this technology can be realized. The comments addressed the questions highlighted in the NHTSA ANPRM and included recommendations for how the agency should consider next steps with respect to the development of a potential pilot program.