US says carmakers must tell buyers about recorders

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By John Crawley WASHINGTON, Aug 21 (Reuters) - The U.S. government will not require recorders in autos but said on Monday that car makers must tell consumers when technology that tracks speed, braking and other measurements is in the new vehicles they buy. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration regulation standardizes recorder content and sets guidelines for how the information should be disclosed. It also requires recorders to be more durable. Privacy experts complained ...

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