Feds Order Automakers Including Tesla To Report Automated Vehicle CrashesThe U.S. government's highway safety agency has ordered automakers to report any crashes involving fully autonomous vehicles or partially automated driver assist systems.
Tesla Pulls Radar From 2 Models; Consumer Reports, NHTSA Pull Safety RankingsTwo key groups that offer automobile safety ratings have yanked their top endorsements of some Tesla vehicles because the Bay Area-based automaker has stopped using radar on its safety systems.
2 US Agencies Send Teams To Probe Tesla Crash With No DriverTwo federal agencies are sending teams to investigate the fatal crash of a Tesla near Houston in which local authorities say no one was behind the wheel.
NHTSA Investigators Sent To Investigate 2 Tesla Crashes In MichiganFor the second time this week, the U.S. government’s road safety agency is sending a team to investigate a Tesla crash in Michigan.
Tesla Balks At Recalling 159,000 Vehicles Over Touchscreen Issues; NHTSA Takes ActionTesla Inc. is balking at recalling about 159,000 vehicles with potentially defective touch screens, so U.S. safety regulators are moving to force the Bay Area-based electric car company to take action.
Mountain View-Based Autonomous Vehicle Allowed To Bypass Human-Driver Safety RulesFor the first time, the U.S. government's highway safety agency has approved a company's request to deploy a self-driving vehicle that doesn't meet federal safety standards that apply to cars and trucks driven by humans.
Tesla Says Unintentional Acceleration Complaints 'Completely False' As U.S. Agency ExaminesA Berkeley man petitioned the U.S. government's auto safety agency to look into allegations that all three of Tesla's electric vehicle models can suddenly accelerate on their own.
NHTSA Examining Tesla Unintended Acceleration ComplaintThe U.S. government's auto safety agency is looking into allegations that all three of Tesla's electric vehicles can suddenly accelerate on their own.
NHTSA Gathering Info On Tesla 'Smart Summon' Parking Feature After Problems SurfaceThe U.S. government’s highway safety agency is gathering information on reports of malfunctions with a Tesla feature that lets drivers summon their cars in parking lots.
Complaints Of Possible Airbag Malfunction In Subaru Foresters Prompt Federal InvestigationThe National Highway Safety Administration is investigating complaints of malfunctions with the front passenger air bag sensors in more than a half-million Subaru Foresters.
Feds Demanded Tesla To Stop Claiming Model 3 Safest Vehicle Ever Tested, Letter RevealsA federal safety regulator demanded last fall that Tesla stop claiming the Model 3 is the safest car ever tested. But Tesla has stood by the claim.
Device To Trick Tesla Autopilot Banned From Sale In USAutopilot Buddy, a simple device designed to fool Tesla's Autopilot into thinking the drivers' hands are on the wheel, is unsafe, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Tuesday.
Feds Investigates Ford Fusion Steering Wheels That May DetachFederal regulators are investigating complaints that steering wheels can come loose or fall off in the Ford Fusion midsize sedan.
NHTSA Wants You To Complain About Cars MoreGovernment officials want more people to complain about auto safety problems. The NHTSA is proposing a rule requiring automakers put labels on sun visors of new vehicles with instructions on how to file safety complaints.
Government Wants More Complaints On Auto Safety From U.S. DriversThe U.S. government wants more people to complain about auto safety problems.