National Highway Traffic Safety Administration delays a mandate that would require electric vehicles to cater to the visually impaired.
(Reuters) - Hyundai Motor Co will recall nearly 305,000 vehicles in the United States to replace the brake pedal stopper pad, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Hyundai will recall certain model year 2011-2012 Sonata vehicles manufactured between Dec. Show More Summary
More than a year after opening a probe into why the door latches on certain Ford vehicles refused to stay shut, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration closed the door (horrible pun) on the investigation after determining a recall initiated by the carmaker fixed the problem. NHTSA announced in new filings [PDF] that it had closed its year-long …
The dangers of texting while driving are obvious, yet distracted drivers still account for far too many car wrecks — especially among teens. A report from the U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration...Show More Summary
Most school buses in this country don’t have seat belts, a startling fact when you realize that every year, four children die in crashes. Now, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is trying to change that. After years of denying the necessity of seat belts in buses, the NHTSA wants every single one in... Show More Summary
With Japanese auto parts maker Takata facing a $70 million fine from federal regulators, and car manufacturers ditching the company’s airbags, lawmakers urged the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to ensure the company is...Show More Summary
Takata, a company that supplies airbag systems, was recently fined $70 million by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration because it failed to disclose defects in its airbags. This is a serious matter given that airbags can be the difference between life and death in the case of an accident. Show More Summary
Though an amendment by U.S. Representative Michael C. Burgess (R-TX) to the transportation funding bill, the House voted in favor of dialing back planned budget increases for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Thursday, Automotive News reported. Show More Summary
Volkswagen of America informed the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Wednesday morning that it will voluntarily recall 91,800 vehicles in the U.S. over engine camshaft failures that can cause a loss of braking power...Show More Summary
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration cited ammonium nitrate as a factor that caused seven deaths.
Earlier today the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issued two orders it said are “designed to protect the traveling public from defective Takata air bag inflators.” The agency...Show More Summary
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced Tuesday it would fine auto supplier Takata $70 million for its defective airbags that have caused seven deaths and nearly 100 injuries. Regulators announced that an additional...Show More Summary
Unless you are a skydiver or bungee jumper, getting into a car is almost surely the riskiest thing you regularly do. The data bear this out. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that in 2013, people in the...Show More Summary
Takata also faces an additional $130 million in fines if it violates the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration settlement.
Calling it the largest fine in the history of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx says his agency is imposing a civil penalty of $200 million.
Takata also faces an additional $130 million in fines if it violates the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration settlement, the newspaper said. Reuters earlier reported that the Transportation Department would announce its decision and enforcement action related to its investigation of the company on Tuesday. Show More Summary
Last month it was reported that Volkswagen may have skirted rules that require car manufacturers to report death and injury claims to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. A new analysis of the regulator’s database andShow More Summary
Hyundai and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have issued a recall for 65,000 units of the Sonata sedan in order to update software that may not illuminate the ABS warning light in case of a malfunction. Continue reading...Show More Summary
Massachusetts Sen. Edward Markey on Thursday sent a letter to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration asking the agency to re-evaluate millions of fuel economy credits awarded to the automaker by the agency for cheating diesel cars. Show More Summary
As vehicles become more connected, cybersecurity is critical - (source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) Over the 17 years since its passage, the Digital Millennium Copyright Act has become one of the most abused laws on the books in the United States. This is due in large part to a provision [...]