Automatic emergency braking systems will be standard on all new cars within 6 six years, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Insurance Institute for Highway Safety announce.
Self-driving cars may be in the hands of the average American in about 10 years.
The feds are going to update car-crash tests to give consumers better information and to encourage automakers to build safer cars.
NHTSA has imposed the largest civil penalty in history for safety violations of Takata air bags.
Auto parts supplier Takata acknowledged that a defect exists its air bag inflators installed in 34 million cars.
Again? Feds fumble consumer air bag recall site, echoing last fall’s Obamacare digital disaster.
Chrysler has refused a request by the NHTSA to recall about 2.7 million Jeep models, saying they are safe.