Tag Archives: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

$600 In Auto Safety Features Could Save Up To $202 Billion In Crash Costs

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University say widespread adoption of some of the building-block technologies needed for fully autonomous vehicles, short of the artificial intelligence, steering controls and advanced sensors they also use, can meaningfully and affordably reduce collisions and road fatalities. In particular, three partially automated crash avoidance features – blind spot monitoring, lane departure warning and forward collision-warning systems

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SEC Investigating Tesla for Possible Securities-Law Breach

The Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating whether Tesla Motors Inc. breached securities laws by failing to disclose to investors a fatal crash in May involving an electric car that was driving itself, a person familiar with the matter said, heightening scrutiny of how the company handled the information. The May 7 accident killed the driver, Joshua Brown, a 40-year-old

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