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The proposed speed limit could save over $1 billion in fuel each year.

Mazda will address earlier models registered in snowy northern states first.

Mazda will replace both front lower control arms at no cost to owners. It's unknown if there are any crashes, injuries, or deaths related to the issue.

You don’t need to buy a new car to enjoy new automotive technology. Rearview backup cameras are safe and convenient and they will be required by law on all new vehicles starting in 2018.

The new standards go into effect in 2021 for trucks and vans.

The problem boils down to inadequate welding.

ARC Automotive's airbags are blamed for two injuries and one death.

Hopefully we aren't looking at the start of the Takata saga's sequel.

But what if no-one listens?

Only to be dismissed by CEO Elon Musk.

NHTSA'S Rosekind: the car business "cannot wait for perfect" - people have to be "desperate" for any technology that could save lives.

Mark Rosekind didn't explicitly mention the death of Joshua Brown in his speech.

"If we wait for perfect, we'll be waiting for a very, very long time."

NHTSA tweeted fake Pokemon Go images to highlight the dangers of playing while driving.

The auto industry doesn't like where this is headed.

A jump from $5.50 to $14 for each missed 1/10th of an MPG really adds up.

Affected vehicles have locks that work too well.

British automaker Aston Martin is recalling 6,076 vehicles for locks that work a little too well.

A wiring harness connector in the 2016 Nissan Leaf and Sentra may disconnect the passenger airbag, which may cause the airbag to not deploy in the case of an accident.

Automakers are on board, but what about the lawmakers?

Developing cars for different markets is very costly, and finding a way to unify regulations could dramatically reduce those costs.

Tesla CEO says Autopilot will remain active in cars so equipped despite a current investigation by the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration.

Prius, Prime get five stars from NHTSA, best-ever rating from IIHS.

Toyota Prius, Prime hybrid models get top crash-test ratings by safety and insurance regulators.

This one happened in Pennsylvania.

The NHTSA is collecting information from police, the driver, and Tesla to learn more about the Autopilot situation in a recent crash in Pennsylvania.

There have been over 150 complaints from owners of the 2011 to 2015 Explorer.

Police found a portable DVD player in the wrecked EV.

Joshua Brown's fatal accident may be the fault of a problem with Tesla's AutoPilot system, but distracted driving could also be a contributing factor.

NHTSA warns of 'grave danger,' urges immediate fix.

New test data from the NHTSA reveals 2001-2003 Honda and Acura cars with Takata airbags inflators have a higher risk of ruptures during airbag deployment.

219,800 examples of the Kia Sedona and another 81,000 of the Hyundai Tuscon are being recalled in two separate campaigns to fix their secondary hood latches.

Meanwhile, US considers new governmental entity for autonomous cars.

General Motors gears up for autonomous-driving development in Canada, while US regulators prepare more laws on self-driving cars.

Quattroporte and Ghibli affected.

Maserati has discovered bolts may have not been tightened properly in the rear suspension of its Quattroporte and Ghibli sedans, so it's launching a recall to address the issue.

Ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft spawn new interest in back-seat safety.

Is the back seat the safest place for passengers? We may soon find out.

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