NHTSA

GM to pay $145.8 million fee for excess emissions

General Motors (GM) has been ordered to pay a fee of $145.8 million by U.S. regulators, after a multi-year investigation…

NHTSA adds incidents to preliminary probe into Waymo

The top U.S. safety regulator has widened its preliminary investigation into the self-driving software from Waymo, after the agency initially…

Regulators open follow-up recall query into VW ID.4 door issue

The top U.S. auto safety regulator has opened a recall query into Volkswagen's electric ID.4 units this week, after complaints…

Regulators open probe into Amazon self-driving unit Zoox after accidents

U.S. regulators have opened an investigation into the Amazon self-driving subsidiary Zoox, following reports of two separate accidents with the…

Here’s what the NHTSA wants to know about how Tesla’s Autopilot monitors drivers

Last week, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) closed an investigation on Tesla Autopilot but simultaneously opened a Recall…

NHTSA closes investigation into Tesla rearview camera loss

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has closed its second investigation on Tesla vehicles in a week after it…

NHTSA releases AEB system requirements to be implemented by 2029

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently released automatic emergency braking (AEB) system requirements that will be required in…

Tesla Autopilot investigation closed by NHTSA — but now a recall query looms

Tesla Autopilot is getting further scrutiny from the National Highway Traffic Safety Adminsitration (NHTSA) as the agency has opened a…

NHTSA launches investigation into Cadillac LYRIQ electronic brake failures

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) has launched an investigation into 2023 Cadillac LYRIQ electric vehicles following several reports…

Fatal traffic incidents dropped in the U.S. in 2023: NHTSA

Fatal traffic incidents dropped in the U.S. last year, according to a U.S. safety regulator who reported initial 2023 estimates…

This petition urges the NHTSA to stop calling OTA updates ‘recalls’

One Tesla shareholder has launched a new petition encouraging the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to change the language…

Fisker faces federal probes and potential delisting from stock exchange

Fisker has had a tough time getting its first battery-electric vehicle (BEV) product off the ground, and now the startup…

Tesla fans call for recall terminology update, but the NHTSA isn’t convinced it’s needed

Tesla fans have been calling for an update in recall terminology ever since Over-the-Air updates became more popular in resolving…

Tesla Model 3/Y power steering probe upgraded to engineering analysis

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has escalated an investigation into Tesla's Model 3 and Model Y to an…

Fisker braking complaints trigger NHTSA probe

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration initiated a probe on 2023 Fisker Ocean vehicles after receiving 9 complaints about the…

NHTSA head who led Tesla Autopilot investigation to step down

After overseeing the investigation into Tesla's Autopilot system over the past couple of years, the acting chief of the National…

Tesla Cybertruck crash test rating situation revealed by NHTSA, IIHS

Tesla performed its in-house crash testing of the Cybertruck, and because it was in compliance with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety…

Tesla recalls dropped from the millions to the thousands this year

After Tesla fixed another recall from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) with a software update last week, some…

Tesla rolls out software update – labeled ‘recall’ – to 55k Model X vehicles

Tesla rolled out an over-the-air (OTA) software update to almost 55,000 Model X units this week, due to an issue…

Tesla wants the U.S. to enact stricter fuel efficiency standards

Tesla has called on the Biden administration to enact stricter fuel efficiency standards through 2032 than those recently proposed by…