An accident involving a Tesla Model S and a Honda Civic left two passengers dead took place on December 29 and will be investigated by the federal government.
Vineeth Joel Patel2020-01-04 06:00 PT
Roughly a few years after introducing a petition to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, General Motors is close to getting an answer to self-driving cars without steering wheels or backup drivers.
Vineeth Joel Patel2019-12-28 07:00 PT
General Motors announced on Wednesday it was recalling 3.46 million U.S. pickup trucks and SUVs to address a vacuum pump issue that could make braking more difficult and that has been linked to 113 accidents and 13 injuries.
Eric Walz2019-09-11 11:45 PT
Two U.S. agencies are preparing to submit for final White House regulatory review a plan to revoke California’s authority to set its own vehicle greenhouse gas standards.
FutureCar Staff 2019-09-05 09:00 PT
On Thursday, Waymo urged the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to “promptly” remove regulatory barriers for cars without steering wheels and brake pedals. General Motors is also seeking permission to sell car without human controls.
Eric Walz2019-08-29 19:00 PT
Last October, Tesla received a cease-and-desist letter last year from regulators for making “misleading statements” over crash ratings for the Model 3 sedan, as well as two subpoenas related to crashes involving its cars.
Eric Walz2019-08-07 10:05 PT
GM requested that U.S. regulators waive some automobile safety standards, including deploying autonomous vehicles without a steering wheel or pedals, to make it possible to deploy a ride-sharing fleet of driverless cars.
Eric Walz2019-05-22 17:03 PT
After a fatal accident in Florida involving a Tesla Model S operating in “Autopilot” mode, the National Highway Safety Board (NHSB) launched an investigation. The preliminary report determined that the driver engaged Autopilot around 10 seconds before crashing.
FutureCar Staff 2019-05-16 15:00 PT
After dozens of fatal accidents a decade ago involving Toyota and Lexus vehicles that were initially blamed on faulty electronics leading to "unintended acceleration", the NHTSA proposed regulations that would have required that all motor vehicles have a brake pedal that can override the accelerator pedal in emergency situations. On Monday, the NHTSA said that since automakers have voluntarily installed these systems on all new vehicles, it's dropping plans mandate it.
Eric Walz2019-05-13 14:58 PT
Chinese automaker Kandi Technologies is bringing two electric model to the U.S. Kandi announced it has received approval from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to import two models to the United States—the Kandi Model EX3 compact SUV and compact Model K22. Both vehicles are fully-electric.
FutureCar Staff 2019-02-20 17:29 PT
As the self-driving sector continues to mature, so does the guidelines surrounding various aspects of development.
Michael Cheng2018-10-10 11:15 PT
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said on Wednesday that it was sending a team to investigate the crash of a Tesla Model S in Utah last week.
Eric Walz2018-05-16 17:28 PT
A federal court in New York on Monday blocked the Trump administration’s decision to delay a rule that would raise penalties for automakers who do not meet federal fuel efficiency requirements.
Jacky Ho2018-04-23 17:22 PT
Since all of the data that’s stored on Tesla’s is in a proprietary format, only the automaker can access the information, making it difficult for investigators to get at the root cause of the incident.
Vineeth Joel Patel2018-04-12 10:30 PT
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