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Lack of legal cohesion is hindering the development of autonomous vehicles.

​Laws that govern self-driving car operations need to be consistent across the country, or else the United States could lose its status as a leader in autonomous development.

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Maserati is calling in over 28,000 Quattroporte and Ghibli sedans for unintended acceleration.

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A problem with a relay in the brake booster freezing over in cold temperatures has prompted Nissan to recall 46,859 Leaf EVs for an ECU refresh.

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The bolder autonomous vehicles face bigger regulatory headaches, says a new report.

Manufacturers that choose to build self-driving cars that hew closely to the design of traditional vehicles will enjoy a ride in the fast lane, while manufacturers that push for more unconventional designs face roadblocks.

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Safety watchdog details dangers children face due to 'seatback collapse.'

Have parents unknowingly been putting their kids in the wrong seat all along?

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Despite efforts to eliminate fatalities, they're instead increasing at historic rates.

Pedestrian deaths are increasing at the fastest rate recorded since record keeping began more than four decades ago. Researchers project a 10-percent year-over-year increase in pedestrian deaths in 2015.

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A problem with the rear seatbelts in some examples of the 2015-16 Transit van has prompted Ford and the NHTSA to issue a recall for 48,990 vehicles in the United States.

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NHTSA is investigating the 2013 and 2014 Ford F-150 with 3.5-liter engines after receiving over 30 reports of brake failure. Over 420k trucks could be affected.

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The Independent Testing Coalition, which includes investigators from 10 automakers, has found three specific flaws with Takata's rupturing airbag inflators.

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And people are getting hurt because of it.

NHTSA is investigating 853,000 Fiat-Chrysler cars because of confusing gear selectors. Perhaps a return to simple shifters is in order.

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NHTSA Encourages Motorists To Get Defective Cars Fixed

Automakers issued more recalls than ever last year. But even as the number of defects in cars mushroomed, many motorists ignored the safety defects lurking under their hoods.

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NHTSA grants BMW an exemption to bring Park Assistant Plus to the US.

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Starting in February Hyundai will recall 155,000 Elantras from the 2011 and 2012 model years for a malfunctioning yaw sensor in the ESC system.

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Maserati recalls 33 examples of the 2016 Granturismo and Granturismo Convertible for an issue with the main fuel line.

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NHTSA Reissues Reclassify Vehicle As A Car, Impose More Safety Standards

High MPG trike maker may be derailed by new federal government ruling.

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It's Unclear Why The 13-Year-Old Took His Relative's Honda Accord In The Wee Hours Of The Morning

A teen boy who wasn't wearing a seat belt and who didn't have a driver's license became the eighth Takata airbag victim in July, federal officials say.

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The civil penalty concerns 2014 and 2015 Minis that were not recalled soon enough after failing to meet U.S. side-impact crash protection standards.

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Pennsylvania Driver Was Likely Killed By Faulty Airbag, NHTSA Says

Another motorist has died as a result of injuries caused by a shrapnel-spewing Takata airbag, according to federal officials.

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Mitsubishi is recalling 25,185 units of the Mirage due to snow and salt corroding a connector that could delay deployment of the front airbags.

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Safety Advocates Trying To Thwart Drunks Before Start Of Holiday Season

Forget the new Star Wars movie. The Force awakening today might be law enforcement. Federal officials announced a renewed attempt Thursday to crack down on drunk drivers throughout the holiday season.

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Every Parent Should Know About This Potentially Fatal Problem

If kids are leaving the house and getting into a car, wearing a coat may be a mistake that holds potentially fatal consequences.

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