National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53334/more en Volkswagen to Recall Vehicles Over Camshaft Defect http://wardsauto.com/volkswagen-recall-vehicles-over-camshaft-defect <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">A notice to dealers from VW says it will recall certain vehicles with 1.8L and 2.0L gasoline engines in December because their camshaft lobes may break off, reducing engine and brake power.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/volkswagen-recall-vehicles-over-camshaft-defect" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America Industry Canada Engines U.S. Safety Technology Technology Miscellaneous Engines National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Safety Wed, 04 Nov 2015 03:52:00 +0000 1391291 at http://wardsauto.com Reports Say U.S. Settles With Takata Over Airbags http://wardsauto.com/reports-say-us-settles-takata-over-airbags <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">A Japanese newspaper reports the auto supplier will pay $70 million to U.S. regulators and car owners in a settlement stemming from defective airbags blamed for several deaths</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/reports-say-us-settles-takata-over-airbags" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Management & Strategy Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America Industry U.S. Safety Technology Technology Miscellaneous Airbags Finance National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Safety Tue, 03 Nov 2015 16:52:00 +0000 1390431 at http://wardsauto.com U.S. Lags in Adoption of Driver-Assistance Technologies http://wardsauto.com/technology/us-lags-adoption-driver-assistance-technologies <div class="node-body article-body">“In the U.S., the motivation is high,” says Boston Consulting Group executive Xavier Mosquet. “The question is how we will move the ball beyond that.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/technology/us-lags-adoption-driver-assistance-technologies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/technology/us-lags-adoption-driver-assistance-technologies#comments Public Auto Makers Politics Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America Industry Autonomous Vehicles U.S. Safety Technology Technology Miscellaneous Politics Automatic Braking Autonomous Vehicles Blindspot Detection Lane-Departure Warning National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Safety Tue, 29 Sep 2015 17:45:00 +0000 1359051 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>ADAS could save U.S. billions of dollars, thousands of lives, Boston Consulting Group study shows.</strong></p> Volkswagen Scandal Puts Regulators on High Alert http://wardsauto.com/industry/volkswagen-scandal-puts-regulators-high-alert <div class="node-body article-body">“Question assumptions,” NHTSA Administrator Mark Rosekind says. “They tell you one thing, you question it. We’re questioning everything now.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/volkswagen-scandal-puts-regulators-high-alert" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/volkswagen-scandal-puts-regulators-high-alert#comments Public Auto Makers Politics Vehicles & Technology North America Industry Engines U.S. Safety Technology Technology Miscellaneous Audi Volkswagen Politics Emissions Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Fuel Economy Laws/Law Enforcement National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Safety Tue, 22 Sep 2015 17:08:00 +0000 1353311 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>NHTSA&rsquo;s Rosekind to challenge automaker test reports in wake of VW emissions case. &ndash; <em>Getty Images</em></strong></p> Self-Driving Cars: A View From 2025 http://wardsauto.com/ideaxchange/self-driving-cars-view-2025 <div class="field-byline"> Hilary Rowen </div> <div class="field-deck"> <font color="800517">INDUSTRY VOICES</font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">All of the main human-error causes of accidents involve functions that automated cars likely will perform significantly better than humans. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/ideaxchange/self-driving-cars-view-2025" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/ideaxchange/self-driving-cars-view-2025#comments Public Industry Voices Dealers Vehicles & Technology North America Industry Autonomous Vehicles Retail U.S. Safety Technology Technology Dealer IdeaXChange Miscellaneous Retail Autonomous Vehicles National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Safety Tue, 22 Sep 2015 11:07:00 +0000 1342581 at http://wardsauto.com U.S. Regulators Study Failure of Takata Airbag in New VW http://wardsauto.com/us-regulators-study-failure-takata-airbag-new-vw <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The NHTSA investigators have asked Takata and VW for information about a side airbag in a '15 Tiguan that ruptured in June, an incident apparently unrelated to defects in Takata airbag inflators.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/us-regulators-study-failure-takata-airbag-new-vw" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America Industry U.S. Safety Technology Technology Miscellaneous Airbags National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) OE-Supplier Relations Safety Mon, 17 Aug 2015 20:25:00 +0000 1333151 at http://wardsauto.com ARC Automotive Airbag Inflators Probed http://wardsauto.com/arc-automotive-airbag-inflators-probed <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's investigation follows two complaints about ARC airbag inflators received since December, and the agency says two known injuries are linked to the incidents. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/arc-automotive-airbag-inflators-probed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America Industry U.S. Safety Technology Technology Miscellaneous Airbags National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Safety Supply Chain Tue, 14 Jul 2015 13:56:00 +0000 1313551 at http://wardsauto.com The Future of Autonomous Technology http://wardsauto.com/technology/future-autonomous-technology <div class="node-body gallery-body">Mega supplier Continental details technology and gives roadmap of global rules for implementation of autonomous tech through 2020. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/technology/future-autonomous-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/technology/future-autonomous-technology#comments Public Management & Strategy Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America Industry Autonomous Vehicles U.S. Safety Technology Technology Miscellaneous Auto Makers Continental Autonomous Vehicles Design Future Products National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Product Development Safety Mon, 29 Jun 2015 13:59:00 +0000 1302441 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Sales of components related to autonomous driver assist technologies set to soar.</strong></p> Will Hare or Tortoise Win Autonomous Car Race? http://wardsauto.com/industry/will-hare-or-tortoise-win-autonomous-car-race <div class="node-body article-body">Vision Zero mandates will create the proverbial hockey stick growth chart for ADAS systems beginning this year, resulting in an $11.4 billion (€10 billion) market by 2020.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/will-hare-or-tortoise-win-autonomous-car-race" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/will-hare-or-tortoise-win-autonomous-car-race#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America Industry U.S. Safety Technology Technology Miscellaneous Auto Makers Continental National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Product Development Safety Mon, 29 Jun 2015 10:00:00 +0000 1302481 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Ford Focus with automatic emergency braking easily avoids hitting child dummy.</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> U.S. Recall of 72,000 Subaru Vehicles Focuses on Brakes http://wardsauto.com/us-recall-72000-subaru-vehicles-focuses-brakes <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The recall covers '15- and '16-model year vehicles with potentially defective switches that could fail to activate the cars' automatic pre-collision braking system. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/us-recall-72000-subaru-vehicles-focuses-brakes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America Industry U.S. Safety Technology Vehicle Architecture/Chassis Technology Technology Miscellaneous Automatic Braking Brakes National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Safety Thu, 25 Jun 2015 12:34:00 +0000 1304371 at http://wardsauto.com