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NHTSA tests show Model S safest car

Tesla released data about crash tests, showing that it not only earned 5-star ratings from NHTSA in every category, but proved to be safer than any other car on the road.

By August 19, 2013

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NHTSA pulls back from driver distraction regulation

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released guidelines today for automakers to build nondistracting electronics into cars, but fell short of passing regulations.

By April 23, 2013

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To prevent unintended acceleration, NHTSA proposes new standard

A proposed NHTSA safety standard will require a brake-throttle override system on all vehicles.

By April 12, 2012

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Chevy Volt poses no elevated fire risk, NHTSA says

The Chevy Volt and other electric vehicles are still safe to drive, says the NHTSA after a side collision test with the Volt sparked concerns.

By January 23, 2012

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NHTSA studies Ford floor mats

Automotive News reports on a potential safety problem with Ford floor mats.

By June 9, 2010

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US requiring back-up cameras in cars by 2018

A new rule passed today by the US Department of Transportation mandates rear-view cameras in all cars built from May 1, 2018.

By March 31, 2014

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Google to profit from self-driving cars by decade's end -- analyst

Self-driving cars represent a $200 billion opportunity, says analyst Gene Munster, and Google will be a major beneficiary.

By July 9, 2013

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Tesla Model S fire stokes electric car fears

Video of a burning Tesla Model S was posted online today, causing the company's stock price to drop.

By October 2, 2013

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Fed driver distraction guidelines make navigation unusable

The recently issued National Highway Transportation Safety Agency guidelines for automakers to minimize distraction for in-vehicle electronics included few surprises, except for the proposal to freeze maps on navigation systems.

By March 21, 2012

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Look, no hands: Feds urge safety measures for self-driving cars

Does the thought of giving up your steering wheel and letting a computer take control make you nervous? You're not alone.

By May 30, 2013