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ETC
The tech already exists to electronically enforce speed limits on new cars

Big Brother is out there, but so far he's only watching

Big Brother is out there, but so far he's only watching.

ETC
The government has an unexpected ally in 68 mph truck speed limit push

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

Recalls
FCA recalls Ram dualie chassis cabs to recalibrate top speed

A miscalibrated speed limiter has caused Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to recall a small number of Ram 4500 and 5500 chassis cabs with dualie axles and Hemi V8s, along with a second recall for Dodge Challengers to have their airbags rebolted.

Podcast
Autoblog Podcast #348

DCAutogeek, speed limiters in Europe, Jaguar C-X17, ignition interlocks, text liability

Ford MyKey now allows parents to block Howard Stern, Playboy Radio [w/video]

Ford's upgraded MyKey for 2011 – Click above for high-res image gallery

Bill to limit Canadian cars to 93 mph seems stuck in neutral

When it comes to cars, they do things a bit differently in Canada. While our neighbor to the north has long been considered more progressive than the U.S., it was the United States that introduced pollution controls, and until recently, Canada never actually had any rules requiring them. The same goes for fuel efficiency standards. A couple of years ago, the government of Ontario passed a law that could result in automatic confiscation of your car if you exceeded a speed limit by more than 50 km

UK tests 'Intelligent Speed Adaptation' tech that automatically regulates vehicle speeds

Transport for London plans to begin a six-month trial of a new technology that will artificially limit the top speeds of taxis, buses and government fleet vehicles. Called Intelligent Speed Adaptation (ISA), the system will keep track of speed limits all over London and prevent operators from accelerating past that legal limit. The device is capable of slowing the vehicle down regardless of the driver's wishes.

London begins testing GPS-enabled speed limiters

Transport for London has just begun testing a new technology that will artificially limit the top speeds of taxis, buses and government fleet vehicles. Called Intelligent Speed Adaptation (ISA), the system will keep track of speed limits all over London and will prevent operators from accelerating past that legal limit. The device is capable of slowing the vehicle down regardless of the driver's wishes.

UK government commission calls for mandatory speed limiters

More government regulation to protect people from themselves...whee! The UK's camera-infested roads haven't been the most blissful place for driving enthusiasts in the last few years, and now there's a push to fit speed limiters to cars.

Nissan GT-R recognizes tracks via GPS, removes speed limiter

We know that the Nissan GT-R's ECU wizardry is impressive, but this little tidbit left us in awe. According to our friends over at the GTChannel, the GT-R's integrated computer limits the vehicle's speed in Japan to 111 mph (180 km/h), but once the GPS