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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is the nation's authority on vehicle-related safety. NHTSA 's SaferCar app provides important...
Starting with the 2019 model year, the feds will add new tests and new testing procedures, pending public approval.
In a letter to Google, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration determined that the computer piloting Google's self-driving cars can be considered a driver, for purposes of the car's control placement.
According to NHTSA head Mark Rosekind, 2015 set the record for having the highest number of recalled vehicles.
This news reported by Reuters arrives in the wake of the 10th death allegedly linked to faulty Takata components.
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.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released guidelines today for automakers to build nondistracting electronics into cars, but fell short of passing regulations.
A proposed NHTSA safety standard will require a brake-throttle override system on all vehicles.
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.
Automotive News reports on a potential safety problem with Ford floor mats.
After a preliminary NHTSA study showed a fire in a crash-tested Volt was caused by coolant leakage, GM begins a program to reinforce the Volt's battery pack.