Would you let a self-driving car drive for you? Should they be permitted on the road at all? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) will host the second of two public forums concerning the future of the self-driving car at Stanford University today, in an effort to seek input with regard to the “safe... Show More Summary
The US government is publicly shaming drivers who brag about texting and driving on Twitter. Yes, Big Brother is watching you from the account of the the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, which is using the hashtag #justdrive...Show More Summary
Technically Incorrect: The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration roots out those who admit texting and driving and gives them a severe scolding.
In February, we reported hat the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration was looking into certain Fiat Chrysler electronic shifters, which seemed to cause cars to roll away after they were parked. Well, now it looks like Fiat Chrysler has decided to recall 1.1 million vehicles to prevent such a vehicular runaway. Read more...
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is requesting details from Mitsubishi to check whether the fuel economy issue affects US models. Japanese media claim more models there might have false fuel economy ratings than just the current micro cars. Show More Summary
As vehicles become more connected, cybersecurity is critical - (source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) Since 2012, Ann Arbor, Mich. has been the site of the world’s largest real-world test of vehicle-to-external (V2X) communications through the Safety Pilot Model Deployment (SPMD) run by the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI). [...]
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is in the midst of crafting regulations to manage the arrival of auto-pilot features in automobiles. Some are acting surprised that the traditional automakers are urging the government...Show More Summary
Fully self-driving cars may be the future of the automotive industry, but they aren't yet up to the demands of real-world driving, several people told the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration during a public meeting Friday. A...Show More Summary
(Reuters) - Hyundai Motor Co will recall 173,000 model year 2011 Sonata cars in the U.S. market for a potentially defective power steering system, U.S. safety officials said in a filing on Friday. The National Highway Traffic SafetyShow More Summary
Drowsy driving may be responsible for 1.2 million car accidents every year, according to a new estimate from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Yet the problem flies largely under the radar among the American driving public. A new campaign from Arianna Huffington and Change.org hopes to change that. Show More Summary
AxleGeeks used data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to identify the brands with the fewest vehicles recalled since Jan. 1, 2015.
While it will take some time until fully autonomous cars become widely available, some of the technology will soon find its way in most cars within the next few years. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Insurance...Show More Summary
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the National Highway Traffic Safety (NHTSA ) have issued a stern warning that all modern vehicles are “vulnerable” to hacking. This blanket warning was not meant for any one particular car model or recall, but to warn all consumers that new vehicles can be hacked as easily as... Show More Summary
The potential for vehicle hacking has long been a thought in the technology era, but now the FBI, U.S. Department of Transportation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration are all on board to warn us of just how dangerous the act can get—and how increasingly vulnerable our vehicles are. Read more...
The biggest car manufacturers in the world reached an agreement with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to use automatic emergency braking as standard for vehicles by 2022.
The FBI and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration are jointly warning that modern cars are vulnerable to hacking.
More proof that all devices in the modern world are just computers in fancy cases: the FBI's joint warning issued with the DoT and the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration tells drivers that they're at risk of local and remote hack-attacks against their cars, and tells them they have to keep their cars' patch-levels current or they'll be in serious danger. (more…)
The FBI has teamed up with the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to make a public service announcement warning about the growing cybersecurity threats posed by connected vehicles. It’s not a shock development but what’s...Show More Summary
The FBI and U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Thursday warned vehicle owners and automakers of possible hacking. A joint statement by the two agencies said that motor vehicles are “increasingly vulnerable” to hacking. The bulletin said criminals are likely to make use of...
Offers tips to keep your car safe. The FBI, together with the Department of Transportation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, has issued a public service announcement warning drivers that car hacking is a real and serious threat, which should be taken seriously. Read Full Story