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Administration to release final rule on mileage rollback

President Donald Trump is poised to roll back ambitious Obama-era vehicle mileage standards and raise the ceiling on damaging fossil fuel emissions for years to come, gutting one of the United States’ biggest efforts against climate change. The change — ...

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U.S. lets autonomous vehicle bypass human-driver safety rules

For the first time, the U.S. government’s highway safety agency has approved a company’s request to deploy a self-driving vehicle that doesn’t meet federal safety standards that apply to cars and trucks driven by humans. The National Highway Traffic Safety ...

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U.S. lets autonomous vehicle bypass human-driver safety rules

For the first time, the U.S. government’s highway safety agency has approved a company’s request to deploy a self-driving vehicle that doesn’t meet federal safety standards that apply to cars and trucks driven by humans. The National Highway Traffic Safety ...

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US agency examining Tesla unintended acceleration complaint

The U.S. government’s auto safety agency is looking into allegations that all three of Tesla’s electric vehicle models can suddenly accelerate on their own. Brian Sparks of Berkeley, California, petitioned the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration asking for an investigation. ...

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US agency examining Tesla unintended acceleration complaint

The U.S. government’s auto safety agency is looking into allegations that all three of Tesla’s electric vehicle models can suddenly accelerate on their own. Brian Sparks of Berkeley, California, petitioned the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration asking for an investigation. ...

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US probes 4 automakers in new Takata air bag recall

The U.S. government’s highway safety agency has launched an investigation into four automakers that have a potentially deadly type of Takata air bag inflator in their vehicles but have yet to recall them. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said ...

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US probes 4 automakers in new Takata air bag recall

The U.S. government’s highway safety agency has launched an investigation into four automakers that have a potentially deadly type of Takata air bag inflator in their vehicles but have yet to recall them. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said ...

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US highway deaths fall in 2018 for second straight year

The U.S. government’s road safety agency says traffic deaths fell by a small amount for the second straight year. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration attributed the 2.4 percent drop partially to technology in newer vehicles that can prevent crashes. ...

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US highway deaths fall in 2018 for second straight year

The U.S. government’s road safety agency says traffic deaths fell by a small amount for the second straight year. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration attributed the 2.4 percent drop partially to technology in newer vehicles that can prevent crashes. ...

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23 states sue Trump to keep California’s auto emission rules

California and 22 other states sued Friday to stop the Trump administration from revoking the authority of the nation’s most populous state to set emission standards for cars and trucks. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra sued the National Highway Traffic ...

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GM seeks to avoid Takata recalls for fourth straight year

General Motors is trying to avoid recalling potentially deadly Takata air bag inflators in thousands of full-size pickup trucks and SUVs for the fourth straight year, leaving owners to wonder if vehicles are safe to drive. The automaker petitioned the ...

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