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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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Even limited to 25 mph, Google's car will arrive faster than you think

Google's new self-driving car prototype surprised even robo-car experts and suggests the company is further along than expected.

By May 29, 2014

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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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US to push for mandatory car-to-car wireless communications

The government believes vehicle-to-vehicle data links will help improve driver safety, and will push for legislation requiring it in "a future year."

By February 3, 2014

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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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Google joins with GM, Honda, Audi for Android-powered cars

An expected auto alliance backing Google's OS is unexpectedly broad with the arrival of the world's largest carmaker. The first Android vehicles will arrive this year.

By January 6, 2014

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Man in Tesla Model S fire: 'I'd buy another one'

In a blog post on the company's site, a Tennessee man whose Tesla Model S caught fire explains that he ran over a trailer hitch and never felt in danger at any time.

By November 9, 2013

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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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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