As governments at all levels scramble to develop rules for self-driving cars, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) now says it won’t overrule state regulations. This has left some industry pundits fearing further...Show More Summary
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recently examined the suspension of the Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S after receiving a number of complaints about parts breaking. The CEO of the electric car company Elon Musk revealed in a Twitter post on Friday that NHTSA determined there’s no safety concern with the Model S suspension...
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is examining suspension components on Tesla Motors’ [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S sedan after receiving dozens of complaints of parts breaking. According to The New York Times, NHTSA received 33 complaints, including one where a suspension ball joint experienced high levels of rust causing it to come...
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has also warned Tesla Motors to refrain from encouraging Model S drivers not to report safety concerns.
America’s auto safety watchdog, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, slammed Tesla Motors today for apparently asking customers to sign nondisclosure agreements after repairs that seemingly bar them from discussing potentially serious safety issues with regulators, Automotive News reported. Read more...
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is reviewing customer complaints over faulty suspension on the Tesla Model S. SEE ALSO: Acura is going racing with its all-electric, all-wheel drive NSX racecar Citing a months-longShow More Summary
U.S. auto-safety regulators said Thursday they’re reviewing possible suspension problems with Tesla Motors Inc.’s mainstay electric car, the Model S. Bryan Thomas, a spokesman for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, said in a statement that the agency was “examining a potential...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. auto safety investigators are reviewing reports of suspension problems in Tesla Motors Inc Model S cars, a government spokesman said on Thursday. Bryan Thomas, a spokesman for the National Highway TrafficShow More Summary
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is reviewing reports of suspension problems on Tesla Model S electric sedans. According to NHTSA spokesperson Bryan Thomas, the agency is looking into the issue and seeking additional...Show More Summary
The US government is preparing to regulate self-driving cars more stringently, with new rules coming next month. Mark Rosekind, who oversees the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), took the opportunity to remind us...Show More Summary
National Highway Traffic Safety (NTHSA) administrator Mark Rosekind said today that the US needs to be more nimble in its legislation for self-driving cars. “[A slow-moving regulatory climate] will not work for this area,” Rosekind said. Show More Summary
With the rise in popularity of ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft comes an unusual consequence: More people are sitting in the back seat of cars. This, says the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, is a good reason to amp up back seat safety research. For now, NHTSA's testing only covers front-seat passengers, but that will all...
After an investigation by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, an Arizona dealership promised it won’t sell recalled vehicles sans repair. Sands Chevrolet LLC of Phoenix agreed to pay a $40,000 civil penalty and will shore up its sales procedure in the wake of the probe. Show More Summary
Rear-seat crash-test dummies are about to become a real thing after the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration revealed plans to begin using these dummies in back seats beginning in 2019. The move comes in the wake of increased emphasis being put on the safety of back-seat passengers, including children sitting in car seats. Show More Summary
Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. is expanding a recall, based on recent information from Takata and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, involving Takata front passenger air bag inflators. According to Takata, a safety defect may arise in a particular type of front passenger air bag inflator due to propellant degradation occurring after prolonged exposure […]
Self-Driving Uber, Shenzhen for Startups, Share FDA Docs, and Hackable Ethereum Contracts Uber has Self-Driving Car on Pittsburgh Streets -- The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has said it could have self-driving car guidelines ready by July. Show More Summary
By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. auto safety regulators will oversee General Motors Co's decision-making about potential vehicle safety issues for another year, until May 2017, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) told the automaker in a letter made public on Tuesday. Show More Summary
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.