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Ruling Finalized: All U.S. Vehicles Required to have Backup Cameras by May 2018
Mar 31, 2014 ΞComments Off on Ruling Finalized: All U.S. Vehicles Required to have Backup Cameras by May 2018

Ruling Finalized: All U.S. Vehicles Required to have Backup Cameras by May 2018

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration finalized a rule to require all vehicles to have backup cameras by May 2018. The long-delayed ruling by the NHTSA had mixed feelings among  Full Article »

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Mandatory Rearview Cameras Shelved – For Now
Jan 3, 2013 ΞComments Off on Mandatory Rearview Cameras Shelved – For Now

Mandatory Rearview Cameras Shelved – For Now

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) missed a December 31 deadline to establish rules requiring rear vision camera systems for all new cars. Congress approved a plan to set  Full Article »

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NHTSA Wants To Mandate Brake-Throttle Override Systems
Apr 13, 2012 ΞComments Off on NHTSA Wants To Mandate Brake-Throttle Override Systems

NHTSA Wants To Mandate Brake-Throttle Override Systems

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On paper, at least, it sounds like a good idea. Under a new proposal (a PDF link, on which you can comment here), the NHTSA is looking to mandate Brake-Throttle  Full Article »

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NHTSA Investigating Chevy Cruze, Jeep Wrangler Engine Fires
Apr 2, 2012 ΞComments Off on NHTSA Investigating Chevy Cruze, Jeep Wrangler Engine Fires

NHTSA Investigating Chevy Cruze, Jeep Wrangler Engine Fires

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating two separate vehicles with one common (potential) fault: the risk of spontaneous engine fires. First, the agency is looking into the 2011  Full Article »

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Good News, Supercar Fans: Airbags For Pagani’s Huayra In Process
Aug 11, 2011 ΞComments Off on Good News, Supercar Fans: Airbags For Pagani’s Huayra In Process

Good News, Supercar Fans: Airbags For Pagani’s Huayra In Process

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Earlier this week it looked like Pagani’s Huayra would be excluded from sales in the U.S. after all. The reason was an NHTSA ruling that required all cars built after  Full Article »

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NHTSA Investigates 2011-12 Ford Mustangs
Aug 8, 2011 ΞComments Off on NHTSA Investigates 2011-12 Ford Mustangs

NHTSA Investigates 2011-12 Ford Mustangs

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating 2011 and 2012 Ford Mustangs equipped with a manual transmission, as the agency has received 32 complaints about the cars not going  Full Article »

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Are You Ready For Black Boxes In Cars?

Are You Ready For Black Boxes In Cars?

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has been pushing for the implementation of event data recorders, known informally as “black boxes”, for quite some time. Next month the agency is  Full Article »

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