In a potential setback for China’s accelerating autonomous vehicle industry, the government has banned such cars from testing on the nation’s highways. A Bloomberg report via Motortrend that revealed Chinese automobile regulators decided to block self-driving cars from undergoing tests on public highways. Show More Summary
CLEVELAND—A total of 5,500 police officers were brought in from all across the country to protect the consitutents and participants of the Republican National Convention. A California Highway Patrol officer told Slate's Seth Stevenson his team was 300 strong here. Show More Summary
(Tom Toles, Washington Post, Sept 2, 2012) This week the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) released a very positive report regarding the historic federal greenhouse gas and fuel economy standards. Show More Summary
Experts at AxleGeeks used data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to determine the biggest auto recalls of 2016 so far.
Both National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board are currently investigating a fatal crash hat killed Joshua D. Brown back in May, where Brown’s Tesla Model S was cruising in semi-autonomous Autopilot mode. We don’t know what the exact outcome of those will be just yet, but we already know the Feds’ attitude: meh. Read more...
Taiwanese media reports say 26 people were killed after a tour bus burst into flames on a busy highway. The official Central News Agency says the accident took place shortly after noon on Tuesday on the No. 2 national highway in Taoyuan county, south of the capital, Taipei. Media reports said those...
It used to be that automakers had to (that’s a soft “had to”) meet a corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) goal of 54.5 mpg by 2025, but now it seems that the EPA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and California Air Resources Board (CARB) are rethinking that number. Read more...
Business is about to get much more expensive for automakers with thirsty fleets. The penalties leveled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration against automakers who miss their annual corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) standards are about to go up in August. Show More Summary
1954 Carrera Panamericana-winning Lincoln Capri. Photos courtesy National Automobile Museum (The Harrah Collection), unless otherwise noted. Intended to publicize the completion of the Pan-American Highway through Mexico, the Carrera Panamericana was a grueling multi-day race that stretched for 2,000-plus miles across all types of terrain. Show More Summary
(Photo credit: Roman Adrianowycz) July 12th was National Cow day: How did you celebrate it? I may be a dog expert but the cow truly calls to me. Whether I'm taking a dog to visit a local herd or passing a farm along the highway I aways reflect upon the cow's peaceful nature. Show More Summary
Right now, my 24-year-old daughter and a companion are somewhere along the Blue Ridge Parkway, perhaps at a campground in Great Smokey National Park. I envision the two comely young Sarah Lawrence film school graduates barricaded behind...Show More Summary
Tesla CEO says Autopilot will remain active in cars so equipped despite a current investigation by the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration. Continue reading Musk: Tesla won't disable Autopilot despite investigation Musk:...Show More Summary
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is zeroing in on a specific question about the Tesla Model S that was involved in a fatal crash in May, while the vehicle was operating in Autopilot semi-self-driving mode. According...Show More Summary
As the ‘Black Lives Matter’ movement continues to sweep the nation following more events of police brutality and the execution-style murders of black men, more and more celebrities are trying to take active stances in hope for change. Show More Summary
The National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration is currently investigating Tesla for a number of high-profile crashes recently, most prominently the fatal crash of Joshua Brown behind the wheel of his Model S on Autopilot. And NHTSA has published everything it wants Tesla to tell it. Read more...
The request from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration comes as the government is increasing its scrutiny after a Model S owner died in May.
Federal investigators from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have demanded automaker Tesla hand over details about a fatal May crash that occurred while a car was in "autopilot" mode. NHTSA, in a letter sent Friday to the car company, asked for all documentation related to the crash which killed Joshua David Brown, 40, of Canton, Ohio, […]
Federal safety investigators are asking electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc. for details on how its Autopilot system works and why it failed to detect a tractor-trailer that crossed its path in a Florida crash. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in a letter to Tesla posted Tuesday,...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) sent Tesla Motors Inc a detailed list of questions regarding its Autopilot feature and a May 7 fatal crash in Florida in which the system was in use. Show More Summary
Tesla notified the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration after its first fatal crash involving Autopilot mode but it didn't bother telling investors about the May 7 crash, and that could land the company in hot water. Sources tell the Wall Street Journal that the Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating...