NHTSA issues nonbinding guidance on auto cybersecurityMon, 24, Oct 2016
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released new guidance for how automakers should approach cybersecurity amid growing scrutiny prompted by high-profile vehicle hacks and the spread of car connectivity technologies.
Welcome skepticism on autonomous carsMon, 17, Oct 2016
Spending money now on such things would move the goal posts for justifying Level 4 and Level 5 autonomous vehicles against human drivers even further into the future.
NHTSA chief to return to World CongressMon, 10, Oct 2016
Mark Rosekind, head of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, will speak at the Automotive News World Congress on Jan. 10.
VW recalls 281,500 vehicles in U.S. due to fuel leaksFri, 07, Oct 2016
Volkswagen AG is recalling about 281,500 Volkswagen and Audi brand vehicles in the U.S. in three separate recalls, each due to fuel leaks but with different causes, according to a regulatory filing today.
NHTSA probes inadvertent airbag deployments on Nissan VersaWed, 05, Oct 2016
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened a preliminary investigation into 252,756 Nissan Versa vehicles after complaints of inadvertent airbag deployments.
U.S. transport chief says automakers will back self-driving car oversightTue, 04, Oct 2016
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said he expects automakers and tech companies will comply with voluntary guidelines his department issued last month for autonomous vehicles.
Newer Ford F-150s being probed by U.S. for brake issuesTue, 04, Oct 2016
U.S. vehicle safety regulators have opened an investigation into complaints of brake problems in an estimated 282,000 recent model year Ford F-150 pickup trucks, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said on its website.
Ford vehicles being probed by U.S. over door latch lights, steering issuesMon, 03, Oct 2016
U.S. auto safety regulators said they are opening two new preliminary investigations into 642,000 Ford SUVs and cars over door latch warning light and steering issues.