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The great promise of automated vehicles is that they will be safer than human-driven ones, but finding the metrics to measure this is a complicated task that has no easy benchmarks.
U.S. auto safety regulators are moving to allow a new generation of brighter, self-dimming headlights that won't blind other drivers on the road ahead.
Cadillac outscored Tesla in a new ranking of partially automated driving systems tested by Consumer Reports. The organization has been testing several automated driving systems in recent years.
Deaths on American roads fell by nearly 2 percent last year, blunting two years of increases that had troubled regulators and safety advocates.
A new report by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety shows that many drivers are still unaware of the limitations of safety technologies in their vehicles.
The Tesla Model 3 sedan has been awarded five stars in all crash tests conducted by NHTSA.
A federal judge in New York dismissed a criminal case brought against General Motors in 2015 over the company's handling of an ignition-switch defect linked to 124 deaths.
Chevrolet launched a smartphone app called Call Me Out to help remind drivers to put their phones down to minimize distractions while driving.
Some autonomous car technologists say the problem isn't that self-driving cars don't work, it's that people act unpredictably.
Driver assistance systems that can accelerate, brake and steer automatically do not perform well enough to substitute for human drivers, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
Employees of Carl Cannon Chevrolet-Buick-GMC-Cadillac, of Jasper, Ala., were using a flammable brake wash to scrub the service pit floor at the time of a flash fire in the dealership in June 2017.
The framework for auto safety regulations should be coming from auto industry insiders, an industry lawyer contends.
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