While some see a recent string of three battery fires involving Tesla Motors' [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S electric sedan as nothing more than unfortunate happenstance, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is delving deeper into the matter, seeking detailed records from the two fires that occurred in the United States. On the other...
The United States National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says that it has the legal authority to regulate cellphones that interact with cars and trucks. At a Congressional hearing last week, NHTSA Administrator David Strickland said the agency plans to issue voluntary guidelines for smartphones in vehicles next year that will be broader in scope than ones issued […]
Back in April, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released voluntary guidelines covering the use of in-car infotainment and communications in the hopes that automakers would reconfigure their systems to make them safer. Show More Summary
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration takes a formal look into Tesla's recent fires.
A U.S. automotive safety agency adjusted its guidelines on how manufacturers may reference safety ratings. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced Wednesday that companies may no longer tout safety ratings with decimal points or ratings above five stars. Show More Summary
Liberals have several ways of making it difficult for us to drive. They deliberately inflate the price of gasoline, by restricting domestic drilling and preventing oil from being piped from Canada. They make cars more expensive and less safe with absurd fuel efficiency mandates. Show More Summary
The Tesla Model S is being investigated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration after three of the models caught fire; two of the electric cars impacted debris on the road, and one was involved in a single-car accident....Show More Summary
Tesla has been under fire lately as rumors spread of a possible recall related to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's investigation into recent Model S fires. Here's why none of that matters.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said today it opened a formal investigation into two battery fires in Tesla Model S electric cars, according to a USA Today report. Yesterday, though, Elon Musk said everyone shouldShow More Summary
After three recorded Model S electric car fires, The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is opening an investigation. Last month, the NHTSA said it would not investigate the fires, so what's changed? This time, Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] asked the agency to look into the matter. A Tesla blog post maintained that incidence of fires...
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced on Tuesday that the agency is opening an investigation into two recent Tesla Model S Sedan battery fires that occurred in Washington and Tennessee when the cars hit debris on the road. In a blog
In a blog post today, Elon Musk addressed the three recent Tesla Model S fires, saying Tesla had "requested that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration [NHTSA] conduct a full investigation as soon as possible into the fire...Show More Summary
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said it would launch a formal investigation into recent fires that destroyed two Tesla Motors Inc. Model S electric cars that had run over metal debris.
After three Tesla model S owners reported battery fires that occured after collisions, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating the incidents.
The old adage "ask and you shall receive" is ringing true for one billionaire entrepreneur. Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors, asked the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to investigate his company after several of its Model S electric cars caught fire during accidents. Show More Summary
Tesla is facing more scrutiny following three car fires in six weeks. First, investors launched a lawsuit; now, the government is getting involved, USA Today reports. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is now investigating two of the fires, both of which occurred after Model S undercarriages hit debris on...
The smell of car batteries roasting in the flickering flames has reached the nose of he National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, which aid it’s opened a formal probe into the safety of the Tesla Model S electric car after reports of two fires caused by cars hitting debris in the road. In other words, Elon Musk is probably not … [More]
The federal auto safety regulator announced Tuesday that it is investigating battery fires in the luxury — and top safety rated — Tesla Model S electric cars following a series of fires. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration...Show More Summary
US safety agency opens investigation into Tesla Model S electric car fires DETROIT (AP) — U.S. safety regulators are investigating fires in Tesla Model S electric cars. The National Highway Traffic Administration says fires broke out in two of the cars' batteries after the undercarriage hit road debris. Show More Summary
According to a report released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), highway deaths in the United States increased in 2012 by more than 1,000 fatalities compared to 2011. Show More Summary