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NHTSA Affirms Right to Repair Support; Disagreement Remains

Aftermarket associations say a short-range wireless protocol is insufficient to provide customers with repair choice.

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US Senators Call Out NHTSA On Vehicle Hacking Risks

Senators question agency’s response to threat of hacking in internet-connected vehicles.

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NTSB: NHTSA Data on ADAS Systems Should be Standardized

The NTSB has long called for better and more retrievable data in investigating crashes involving vehicles with ADAS and ADS.

Replica Car Companies Rejoice

NHTSA’s replica car provision is historic, creating streamlined regulatory requirements for small automakers.

Veoneer Board Member Becomes Senior Advisor At NHTSA

Dr. Mary Louise Cummings joins the Biden administration as senior advisor for safety at NHTSA.

NHTSA Launches Interactive, Searchable Recall Dashboard

Website makes over 50 years of recall data easily available to the public.

NHTSA Orders Crash Reporting for Vehicles Equipped with ADAS

This action will enable NHTSA to collect information necessary to play its role in keeping Americans safe on the roadways.

New NHTSA Rule To Modernize Driverless Vehicle Standards

Historic step removes unnecessary barriers to motor vehicles equipped with automated driving systems.

NHTSA’s New Odometer Disclosure Requirements Start Jan. 1

The U.S. fleet of vehicles is, on average, older than ever, and NHTSA finalized this rule late last year to address an increase in odometer fraud involving older vehicles.

US Senators Call Out NHTSA On Risks Of Internet Connected Cars

The Senators are calling out the agency’s “dangerously reactive approach to cybersecurity” in Internet connected cars.

NHTSA Issues Draft Replica Car Rule In Response To SEMA Lawsuit

Prior to enactment of the replica car law, the U.S. had just one system for regulating automobiles, which was established in the 1960s and designed for companies that mass-produce millions of vehicles.

US DOT Holds Conference On Traffic Safety And The 5.9 GHz Spectrum

NHTSA’s Heidi King said using the 5.9 GHz spectrum to incorporate vehicle-to-everything technologies within the U.S. infrastructure will promote enhanced safety to all Americans.