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NHTSA Suspends Recall Updates During Federal Shutdown
Autonomous Vehicle Coalition Forms to Educate Public

Autonomous Vehicle Coalition Forms to Educate Public

A diverse group of automakers, non-profits and other industry stakeholders have launched PAVE — a new coalition dedicated to educating the public and policymakers about the safety benefits of advanced vehicle technologies and self-driving vehicles.

January 7, 2019

UK Anti-Terrorism Program Created for Rental Car Companies

UK Anti-Terrorism Program Created for Rental Car Companies

The voluntary scheme requires companies to follow a 10-point code of conduct that includes a commitment to reporting suspicious behavior, sharing data with law enforcement, and taking an electronic form of payment for at least a part of the transaction.

December 13, 2018

Senators Make Final Attempt to Pass Autonomous Vehicle Bill
China Fines Didi Chuxing, Cracks Down on Ride-Hailing

China Fines Didi Chuxing, Cracks Down on Ride-Hailing

During an investigation into Didi Chuxing's operations, China's Ministry of Transport found Didi violated multiple safety rules, including failing to flag "high risk drivers and improperly handling deposits."

November 29, 2018

NHTSA Reminds Fleets to Check Recalls

NHTSA Reminds Fleets to Check Recalls

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is reminding vehicle owners and drivers, as well as fleet managers, to check for open recalls on their vehicles. Recalls that remain unaddressed are a safety risk, according to the agency.

November 2, 2018

Washington D.C. Creates Dedicated Ride-Hailing, Delivery Zones
Too Soon to Regulate Autonomous Vehicles: NHTSA

Too Soon to Regulate Autonomous Vehicles: NHTSA

As regulators, public safety advocates and automakers grapple with how to create a federal legal framework for the deployment of autonomous vehicles, the nation's top auto safety official has said it's premature to regulate self-driving vehicles.

July 18, 2018

Ford Agrees to $299M Takata Settlement

Ford Agrees to $299M Takata Settlement

Ford Motor Co. has agreed to pay $299.1 million to settle consumer economic-loss claims linked to faulty air bags manufactured by Takata Corp. The settlement covers diverse forms of economic damages linked to Takata air-bag inflators.

July 16, 2018

Autonomous Vehicles Will Test Public Safety

Autonomous Vehicles Will Test Public Safety

Ensuring driver and pedestrian safety and regulating a still nascent technology are among the top issues of concern covered in a new report about autonomous vehicles from the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices.

July 6, 2018

London Officials Grant Uber Probationary License
Uber's Self-Driving Vehicles Rely on Humans to Brake in Emergencies
Uber CEO Apologizes for Loss of London License

Safe Rental Car Act Effective Today

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), starting today rental car agencies must fix any and all open safety defects before renting out vehicles to customers.

June 1, 2016

The Challenge to Comply

The Challenge to Comply

Before the enactment of the Safe Rental Car Act, our industry needs guidance on the ambiguous areas of the law, and NHTSA needs to enact common sense fixes to allow our industry to fully comply and protect the public.

March 15, 2016