EAST LIBERTY, OH – A robot may be in the driver’s seat when the National Highway Traffic Safety Admin. performs its new dynamic rollover test, but Toyota Motor Corp.’s fingerprints are all over the steering wheel. Since 2000, when Congress mandated the development of a vehicle rating system based on a methodology that simulates real-world rollover risk, NHTSA considered several test maneuvers. They included a closed-loop, double lane change procedure put forward by Ford Motor Co. Then ...
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