Tag: NHTSA

android-auto-2-0
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Fight Ensues Over Portable Devices in Cars

Just after the Fed issued new guidelines Wednesday for bringing aftermarket devices like cellphones in cars, the Consumer...

Jeep Cherokee radio
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Harman Radios Under Investigation by Fed

Updated! Harman radios are being examined by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in the wake of...

drunken driver
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Prototype Factory Alcohol Interlock Due Next Year

Cars with factory-included advanced and more reliable alcohol interlock systems could be on the market by 2018. The...

V2V DOT
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Fed Aims to Require Cars “Talk” to Eachother

The Obama administration plans to propose a mandate that would require cars be able to “talk” to one...

backup cameras
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New Backup Camera Action Taken by Fed

A federal agency said yesterday it will recommend that new cars include backup camera systems but it fell...

alcoholi ignition interlock device
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Fed Seeks Consumer Input on In-Car Alcohol Detection Devices

Last week, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced it will conduct a  survey to find out...

NHTSA Distracted Driving
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Car Devices Get Federal Safety Rules

  The U.S. government issued rules Tuesday to guide the design of navigation and other devices in new...

backup cameras
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Backup Camera Law Gets New Push

You may remember a mandate to require backup cameras in new cars by 2014 has been approved by...

Fed May Target Voice Controlled Car Radios

Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, said at a press conference yesterday that the Feds will “examine voice commands for...

Feb 29 is D-Day for Backup Cameras

February 29 could prove a critical day for aftermarket sellers of backup cameras. Unless there are further delays...

Fed Proposes Limits on Car Navigation

The Fed proposed Thursday that auto makers produce connected car radios that require the car is in park...

Fed Loosening up on Driver Distraction:WSJ

The Fed is changing its tune on calling for a full ban on cellphone use in the car,...

U.S. to Test Talking Cars

The notion of cars communicating with one another is about to go real world as the National Highway...

A Few “Talking” Cars Could Prevent a Jam

It doesn’t take much to reduce traffic. In fact, if only 5 cars in a thousand had new...

Ford Demos Car to Car WiFi to Prevent Accidents

Ford is demonstrating a car to car communication system based on WiFi and GPS that can alert the...

In-Car Device Safety Investigated by Feds

In-car devices of many types are being investigated by the National Highway Transportation Secretary Administration (NHTSA) to see...

Ford Prototype Car Talks to Other Cars

Ford is building a prototype car that “talks” to other cars through WiFi to warn if the cars...