Takata failed to report 2003 airbag rupture to NHTSAFri, 23, Sep 2016
Japanese airbag supplier Takata said it failed to inform the U.S. auto safety agency of a 2003 rupture of one of its airbag inflators in Switzerland, according to an internal Takata report released by U.S. regulators on Friday.
ALONG FOR THE RIDESun, 25, Sep 2016
For the first time, the auto industry has a clear path ahead of it for the development and deployment of self-driving cars. But federal regulators will be right with them, just one lane over.
With a new president, a shift in winds of regulation?Mon, 26, Sep 2016
Key pieces of President Barack Obama's regulatory and policy agenda will soon be handed over to a new administration. And where they go from there could have big implications for the auto industry.
Self-driving input: Put safety firstMon, 26, Sep 2016
Here's how other some key stakeholders are reacting to the regulators' approach.
Why does politics leave this industry so tongue-tied?Mon, 26, Sep 2016
For the third consecutive presidential election cycle, the automotive industry and its business practices have been thrust into the middle of a political fight.
GOP lawmakers challenge CAFE standardWed, 21, Sep 2016
Republican lawmakers pushed back against the Obama administration's signature plan to boost the average new vehicle's fuel economy to more than 50 mpg by 2025, with a Texas congressman saying the plan should be repealed.
Robot rides may force error-prone human motorists off the roadThu, 22, Sep 2016
New rules of the road for robot cars coming out of Washington this week could lead to the eventual extinction of one of the defining archetypes of the past century: the human driver.
Fuel-economy rules threaten 1 million-plus U.S. jobs, study saysWed, 21, Sep 2016
More than 1.1 million U.S. workers would lose their jobs because of tougher fuel-economy regulations coming next decade if prices at the gasoline pump remain low in America, a new study found.
What the auto world is saying about new U.S. policy on self-driving carsTue, 20, Sep 2016
Here's how officials, executives and others are reacting to the Department of Transportation's new policy for safe testing and deployment of autonomous vehicles, announced today
16-year-olds are terrible driversMon, 12, Sep 2016
Keith Crain's call for better driver training is laudable if misguided.
Obama administration set to release self-driving car guidelinesMon, 19, Sep 2016
The Obama administration today plans to unveil a policy framework to govern the development of self-driving cars, including new ways for automakers to share information on emerging technology with the government, people familiar with the announcement told Bloomberg.
Lear's cyber cop is on high alert for flawsSun, 18, Sep 2016
Cybersecurity jumped to the top of the auto industry's agenda last year when two professional hackers took control of a 2014 Jeep Cherokee as it was driven by a journalist. The hackers exploited a vulnerability in some versions of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' Uconnect infotainment system.