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.
Volkswagen pressured by EU to show damaged cars will be fixedMon, 24, Oct 2016
Volkswagen is facing renewed pressure to repair the damage caused by its diesel emissions scandal, with the European Union calling on the carmaker to start compensating affected consumers and show clear proof that vehicles will be fixed within the coming year.
EPA scrutiny bogs down new dieselsMon, 24, Oct 2016
Only two automakers have received EPA clearance to sell 2017 diesels in the U.S. Other automakers' plans remain in limbo as the EPA continues the rigorous diesel testing regime it implemented in response to VW's emissions violations.
11th U.S. death related to Takata airbags reported by HondaThu, 20, Oct 2016
U.S. regulators and American Honda have confirmed the 11th U.S. fatality linked to a ruptured Takata airbag inflator.
Maybe the car sales rules should changeMon, 24, Oct 2016
Keith Crain's role of white knight in calling out Tesla is misguided.
Volkswagen diesel scandal under Canadian government scrutinyMon, 17, Oct 2016
Volkswagen Canada is being investigated under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act for importing vehicles with software intended to defeat emissions testing.
Tesla told by German gov't not to use 'Autopilot' in advertisingSun, 16, Oct 2016
German Transport Minister Alexander Dobrindt has asked Tesla to stop advertising its vehicles as having an Autopilot function because this might suggest drivers' attention is not needed.
Election outcome pivotal for auto agendaMon, 17, Oct 2016
In the coming years, lawmakers will weigh in on the midterm evaluation of the Obama administration's signature 2025 fuel economy regulations and whether auto safety regulations need new fundamental changes for the safe deployment of autonomous vehicles, underscoring the stakes for the industry when the mix of red and blue on Capitol Hill is decided on Nov. 8.
Don't risk public safety in quest for self-driving carsMon, 17, Oct 2016
The rush is on to get autonomous vehicles on the market and on U.S. roads. But progress must not come while putting the public at risk.
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.
Dealer's recall policy proves his integrityMon, 17, Oct 2016
I am glad to see that Stewart's policy is shown as a "best practice" and hope other dealers will follow suit.
Germany sends Tesla drivers Autopilot warning letterFri, 14, Oct 2016
Germany is warning owners of Tesla vehicles that the use of the Autopilot function in their electric cars requires the driver's unrestricted attention at all times.