National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Customers have experienced Ford pickup tailgates opening while on the road, causing damage.
NHTSA investigating hundreds of fires and one death.
It's not the first time Tesla has embellished government crash tests.
Its 75 auto safety standards assume someone's in the driver's seat
Takata Corp's defective airbags have been linked to 278 injuries across the United States, according to updated figures released by U.S. Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson of Florida, in advance of a hearing next week on the nomination of Heidi King to head the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
A U.S. traffic safety regulator on Wednesday contradicted Tesla's claim that the agency had found that its Autopilot technology significantly reduced crashes, saying that regulators "did not assess" the system's effectiveness in a 2017 report.
The White House said late Thursday that President Donald Trump intends to nominate a top auto-safety agency official to run the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration as regulators debate reducing planned fuel efficiency increases through 202 and deal with contentious issues such as the Takata recall and autonomous vehicles.
At higher speeds, tire noise, wind resistance, and other factors eliminate the need for a separate alert sound, regulators say.
He talks around the topic while there's plenty of evidence Apple has something in the works.
Timeliness and scope of recalls in question.
A drastic reaction to a reasonable request.
Only to be dismissed by CEO Elon Musk.
High MPG trike maker may be derailed by new federal government ruling.
Volkswagen's emissions cheating will have ramifications for the entire auto industry when it comes to dealing with regulators, says federal safety official.
Drunk drivers kill approximately 11,000 people every year in the United States, a level of carnage that remains stubbornly high despite enormous resources expended by law enforcement officers and safety advocates intent on stopping them. One possible solution now lies in the palms of their hands.
Jeep is still working to install trailer hitches on recalled 1993-1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee and 2002-2007 Jeep Liberty to make them safer in rear collisions. The company says it is working to notify owners in new ways to get them to bring their vehicles in, but fix rates are reportedly low and deaths are still being reported in unrepaired recalled vehicles.