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Shame on you Bentley for the Bentayga recall…

Shame on you Bentley for the Bentayga recall…

Even in the world of stratospheric prices can occur slip-ups – for example Bentley has recently decided to order a recall of their posh Bentayga SUV for loose seat and instrument panel. Bentley is well known for creating some of the best automobiles in the world – but even experts […]

NHTSA looks to improve rear-seat safety

NHTSA looks to improve rear-seat safety

The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will start testing cars with crash-test dummies on the back seats from 2019. The regulators alongside the automakers have always made efforts to increase passengers’ safety, especially for those riding in front. However, safety measures for back seats have not undergone huge improvement […]

US says legal hurdles still delay the deployment of self-driving cars

US says legal hurdles still delay the deployment of self-driving cars

The US auto regulators said there were still some regulatory hurdles to pass before self-driving cars could be offered to customers. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said it would hold some public meetings this spring to gather input as it developed guidelines for the safe deployment of autonomous technologies, […]

NHTSA says Google’s autonomous systems could replace the driver

NHTSA says Google’s autonomous systems could replace the driver

In a response to a letter send be Google to the US regulators towards clarifying safety standards, NHTSA said that the self-driving software would be interpreted as a driver. After US regulators tightened the safety rules for autonomous testing, the Transportation Department said last month it may give up on […]

US: Auto recalls hit another record in 2015, NHTSA says

US: Auto recalls hit another record in 2015, NHTSA says

Last year was the second one in a row in which automakers recalled a record number of cars in the United States, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said. 2015 was an all-time high in terms of automotive recalls in the US, as more than more than 51 million vehicles […]

NHTSA wants improved safety procedures

NHTSA wants improved safety procedures

The US auto regulators are prompting the auto industry for more safety procedures and plans a meeting with major automakers for a voluntary agreement on taking this step. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration urges the world’s largest automakers to do more on safety procedures by improving recall completion rates, […]