A business coalition that includes General Mills, Patagonia and Ben & Jerry’s, told the EPA and NHTSA that the nation needs strict standards to slash trucking industry fuel expenses and carbon emissions.
Prompted by a Center for Auto Safety lawsuit, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will make manufacturer bulletins and communications to dealers about vehicle defects available to the public.
NHTSA responds to Google's request for interpretation of safety rules by saying that under some circumstances a computer could be considered the official driver of an autonomous vehicle.
An estimated 16,225 people died in motor vehicle traffic crashes during the first six months of 2015 — up 8.1 percent compared to the same period in 2014.
Ten major automakers have agreed to include AEB technology as standard on all new vehicles.
Federal regulators are hearing testimony to figure out how best to implement the emissions rules in order to reduce pollution and save fleets money.
Members of the American Trucking Associations want the federal government to pick up the pace regarding a proposal to place electronic speed limiters on the country’s big rigs.