Federal Agency Sends Team To Investigate Tesla Crash That Killed 3The U.S. government's road safety agency has dispatched a team to investigate the possibility that a Tesla involved in a California crash that killed three people was operating on a partially automated driving system.
US Agency Opens Probe Into Electric Vehicle BatteriesU.S. safety regulators have opened an investigation into electric and hybrid vehicle batteries after five automakers issued recalls due to possible defects that could cause fires or stalling.
New Vehicles Must Average 40 Mpg By 2026, Up From 24 MpgNew vehicles sold in the United States will have to travel an average of at least 40 miles per gallon of gasoline in 2026 under new rules unveiled Friday by the government.
US Investigating Autonomous Vehicle Company's Crash ReportA small maker of autonomous vehicle systems could be in hot water with U.S. highway safety regulators over how much time elapsed before it reported the crash of one of its test vehicles last fall.
General Motors Recalls 740K SUVs Due To Overly Bright HeadlightsGeneral Motors is recalling more than 740,000 small SUVs in the U.S. because the headlight beams can be too bright and cause glare for oncoming drivers.
BMW Recalls Vehicles For 3rd Time Due To Engine Fire RiskThe recall covers many 3 Series, 5 Series, 1 Series, X5, X3, and Z4 vehicles from the 2006 through 2013 model years.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Lawyer Escalate Fight With Securities RegulatorsElon Musk and his lawyers are escalating their fight with U.S. securities regulators, with a lawyer accusing them of leaking investigative information, and the Tesla CEO alleging on Twitter that government corruption is being exposed.
US Steps Up Investigation Into Hyundai-Kia Engine Failures, FiresU.S. auto safety regulators have stepped up a series of investigations into engine fires that have plagued Hyundai and Kia vehicles for more than six years.
Tesla Agrees To Stop Allowing Video Games On Screens In Moving CarsUnder pressure from U.S. auto safety regulators, Tesla has agreed to stop allowing video games to be played on center touch screens while its vehicles are moving.
US Regulators Investigate Tesla Driver's Complaint Of 'Full Self-Driving' Software Causing CrashU.S. auto safety regulators are looking into a complaint from a Tesla driver that the company’s “Full Self-Driving” software caused a crash.
US Decides Not To Open Formal Probe Of Tesla Battery FiresU.S. automobile safety regulators have denied a petition seeking an investigation into Tesla software updates, saying it's unlikely a probe would find a safety defect.
Hyundai, Kia Recall 600K Vehicles To Fix Trunk Latch ProblemHyundai and Kia are recalling more than 600,000 vehicles in the U.S. because damage to the trunk latches can stop them from being opened from the inside.
US Probes Whether Ford Was Slow To Recall Backup CamerasU.S. highway safety regulators are investigating whether Ford acted quickly enough when it recalled more than 620,000 vehicles last year to fix faulty rear-view cameras.
US Probes Overheating Brakes That Cause Fires In 500K SemisU.S. highway safety regulators have opened an investigation into about a half-million semis with brakes that can catch fire.
US Agency Orders Automated Vehicle Makers To Report CrashesThe U.S. government's highway safety agency has ordered automakers to report any crashes involving fully autonomous vehicles or partially automated driver-assist systems.