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US highway safety agency looking into malfunction of Tesla's parking lot feature
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US highway safety agency looking into malfunction of Tesla's parking lot feature

Tesla’s website cautions that drivers who use “Smart Summon” are responsible for the car.

US auto safety agency probes 675,000 Nissan SUVs over unexpected braking
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US auto safety agency probes 675,000 Nissan SUVs over unexpected braking

The agency will look at reports of the vehicles' automatic emergency braking system engaging .

Uber confirms hiring of US auto safety official for handling its self-driving cars
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Uber confirms hiring of US auto safety official for handling its self-driving cars

Uber has said it will resume testing with two employees in the front seat and monitor safety employees.

Aston Martin will recall over 5,500 vehicles in the US due to various safety issues
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Aston Martin will recall over 5,500 vehicles in the US due to various safety issues

The documents on the NHTSA website say Aston Martin is recalling 3,493 DB9, DBS, Rapide, Virage and Vanquish models that were made between 2009 and 2016.

US House votes to boost self-driving car deployment by exempting them from inapplicable standards
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US House votes to boost self-driving car deployment by exempting them from inapplicable standards

The House voted to permit deployment of up to 100,000 of the self-driving vehicles annually over the next several years.

Tesla driver denies Autopilot system caused Minnesota crash
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Tesla driver denies Autopilot system caused Minnesota crash

Tesla shares fell in trading on 17 July after the crash was reported.

USA auto safety authority opens probe into 6,42,000 Ford SUVs and cars
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USA auto safety authority opens probe into 6,42,000 Ford SUVs and cars

U.S. auto safety regulators said Monday they are opening two new preliminary investigations into 642,000 Ford sport utility vehicles and cars over door latch warning light and steering issues.

California working on a draft to give more freedom to companies for test self-driving cars
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California working on a draft to give more freedom to companies for test self-driving cars

California will allow companies more leeway in testing self-driving cars on public roads while restricting how the nascent technology is advertised under revised draft regulations released on Friday.

Tesla is boosting Radar in its electric cars to improve Autopilot
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Tesla is boosting Radar in its electric cars to improve Autopilot

Tesla CEO Elon Musk says the electric car company is making major improvements to the Autopilot system used by its vehicles, which will dramatically reduce the number and severity of crashes in which they are involved.

Tesla ponders over two theories to explain 'Autopilot' crash
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Tesla ponders over two theories to explain 'Autopilot' crash

Tesla Motors Inc told US Senate Commerce Committee staff it is considering two theories that may help explain what led to the 7 May fatal crash that killed a Florida man.

Mercedes insist that their self-driving car ads are not 'misleading'
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Mercedes insist that their self-driving car ads are not 'misleading'

Mercedes-Benz has defended an advertising campaign for its new E-Class against allegations that consumers were being misled about the car's self-driving capabilities, the latest backlash by consumer groups in the wake of a fatal Tesla accident.

US vehicle safety regulator backs self-driving cars
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US vehicle safety regulator backs self-driving cars

The top U.S. auto safety regulator said the government will not abandon efforts to speed the development of self-driving cars, despite a fatal accident involving a Tesla Model S operating on an autopilot system.

Tesla Model X crash on July 1 being probed by US regulator
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Tesla Model X crash on July 1 being probed by US regulator

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is investigating a July 1 crash in Pennsylvania of a Tesla Model X to determine whether automated functions were in use at the time of the accident, the agency said on Wednesday.

Timeline- Tesla Autopilot crash
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Timeline- Tesla Autopilot crash

Tesla Motors Inc began investigating a fatal crash in a Tesla Model S in Florida soon after the May 7 incident and informed federal safety regulators on May 16.

Tesla reports Autopilot crash after 9 days; CEO Elon Musk lashes out at critics
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Tesla reports Autopilot crash after 9 days; CEO Elon Musk lashes out at critics

Tesla Motors alerted regulators to a fatality in one of its electric cars in partial self-driving Autopilot mode nine days after it crashed, the company said on Tuesday, defending its decision not to make the accident public before a federal investigation was announced.

Volkswagen recalls 5,600 electric vehicles in the United States
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Volkswagen recalls 5,600 electric vehicles in the United States

The carmaker has said that the recall is to fix a battery issue which can cause stalling

Google self-driving car's crash details sought by U.S. highway safety regulator
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Google self-driving car's crash details sought by U.S. highway safety regulator

NHTSA wants to get a more detailed understanding of what exactly happened

Self-driving cars: Computers can be considered drivers just like humans says US
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Self-driving cars: Computers can be considered drivers just like humans says US

Computers that control cars of the future can be considered drivers just like humans, the federal government's highway safety agency has decided.

US regulators want electric cars to make some noise; but those plans just got delayed
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US regulators want electric cars to make some noise; but those plans just got delayed

U.S. regulators are delaying rules proposed by the NHTSA that would require hybrid and electric cars to alert sight-impaired pedestrians and bicyclists until at least mid-March.

Triumph Motorcycles USA fined $ 2.9 million by NHTSA
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Triumph Motorcycles USA fined $ 2.9 million by NHTSA

The company was fined for violating the Safety Act’s reporting requirements and also failing to respond to communications from the department