National Highway Safety Administration News

US Investigates Fire Reports in Chevy Bolt Electric Vehicles

DETROIT — The U.S. government’s road safety agency is investigating complaints that the Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicle can catch fire. The probe by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration covers nearly 78,000 Bolts made by General Motors from the 2017 …

Tesla Sent Incomplete Injury Reports, California Regulator Says

For years, Tesla Inc. has refuted concerns about worker safety at its main assembly plant by describing reviews from a California regulator as vindication. But new documents and statements from the agency contradict those claims. Tesla omitted hundreds of injuries …

U.S. to Test Mirrorless, Camera-Based Systems in Autos

WASHINGTON — The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration plans to test how drivers could use cameras to replace traditional rearview mirrors in automobiles, a technology already allowed in other countries, the agency said on Tuesday. The planned test by …

FCC Taking ‘Fresh Look’ at Opening Key Spectrum Band for Automakers

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Federal Communications Commission plans to vote in June on launching a new review of a key spectrum band reserved for automakers that could boost Wi-Fi use, a person briefed on the matter said on Tuesday. In …