National Transportation Safety Board
Operational limits played key role in Tesla crash on Autopilot, board saysSept. 12
NTSB finds Tesla Autopilot contributed to fatal crash, report saysSept. 11
The National Transportation Safety Board is expected to find that Tesla's Autopilot system was a contributing factor in a May 2016 Model S crash that killed a man in Florida while using the car's semi-autonomous driving system, Reuters reported, citing people briefed on the matter.
U.S. streamlines autonomous vehicle guidelinesSept. 11
The new Transportation Department policy is expected to offer the lighter regulatory touch that automakers have pushed for. For example, automakers will not have to seek approval from regulators before putting self-driving vehicles on the road.
Proponents of driverless cars will need to answer these questionsOct. 24, 2016
Takata truck blast revives concerns over airbag propellantSept. 1, 2016
Critics of embattled airbag manufacturer Takata Corp. said last week's deadly explosion of a truck carrying parts to its Mexican factory underscores questions about the safety of the chemical compound at the center of the largest automotive recall in U.S. history.
Takata parts in truck explosion were shipped properly, NTSB saysAug. 31, 2016
U.S. senators seek federal probe of Takata-linked explosionAug. 31, 2016
Two U.S. senators on Wednesday called on the National Transportation Safety Board to investigate the Aug. 22 crash and explosion of a truck carrying Takata Corp. airbag parts that killed a woman and injured four others.
Tesla working with suppliers to improve AutopilotJuly 18, 2016
NTSB to scrutinize driver automation with probe of Tesla crashJuly 8, 2016
While NHTSA conducts a review of a fatal May 7 accident involving a Tesla Model S operating in AutoPilot mode, the National Transportation Safety Board signaled Friday it wants to take a more comprehensive look at whether the crash reveals any systemic issues with driverless car technology.
There may be a way to zero deaths But is there a will?May 23, 2016
The auto industry is on the cusp of a startling prospect: What if nobody died in traffic accidents? It's a huge leap from the stance acceptance that road fatalities are regrettable but inevitable to an attitude closer to the commercial aviation standard: Any death is extraordinary and requires immediate remedial action. Such a shift wouldn't be easy.
Airlines to share safety ideas with automakersApril 14, 2016
U.S. auto safety and aviation regulators have invited automakers to a joint summit in Washington on April 22 to examine whether airline industry safety practices can be adapted to help improve light-vehicle safety on the road.
NHTSA to decide soon on steps to speed Takata airbag repairsOct. 22, 2015
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said it will decide by Thanksgiving whether to order additional measures to speed up the recalls of more than 19 million U.S. vehicles with Takata airbag inflators that may explode in a crash.