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Improper Window Glass Tempering Recall Might Impact Your Customers

There is a new recall you should be aware of, courtesy of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Certain Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) 2019 Crosstrek vehicles have been found to have issues that impact the industry. According to … Continue reading

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NHTSA Drops International Window Safety Standards

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced its plans to forgo its 2012 proposal regarding the harmonization between U.S. vehicle window safety standards with international rules. “NHTSA withdraws its June 21, 2012 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM), which proposed … Continue reading

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NHTSA Asked to Exclude One Vehicle from Safety Standards

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has been asked to exclude a certain low-speed vehicle from certain Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS). The Administration will make its decision following a public comment period where members of the community … Continue reading

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New Recall Affects Polaris

Polaris owners and auto shops have a new recall to keep an eye out for. Polaris Industries Inc. released a recall on its 2015 and 2016 Slingshot models that have a backup camera. More than eleven thousand vehicle owners will … Continue reading

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Volkswagen Recalls Tiguan for Insufficient Back-Up Lighting

Volkswagen Group of America has issued a recall for certain 2018 Tiguan vehicles. The recall is for the vehicle’s back-up lights which may not be bright enough, increasing the risk of an accident. The company issued the recall on October … Continue reading

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NHTSA Proposes New FMVSS for Bus Glazing

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) plans to establish a new Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) to require the installation of advanced glazing in buses. The new standard would require impactor testing of glazing material. Continue reading

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Do Self-Driving Vehicles Need Rear-View Mirrors? NHTSA Weighs In

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) chief counsel recently interpreted a number of provisions in the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS) as they would apply to Google’s self-driving vehicles (SDV). The tech giant asked NHTSA for its feedback on a variety of topics, including rear-view mirrors and the need for windshields wipers, among others. Continue reading

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NHTSA: Glazing FMVSS Could Pose Obstacle for Autonomous Vehicles

When it comes to the development of autonomous vehicles, the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS) could be an obstacle. This is according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, which released an initial report that identifies which areas of the FMVSS could prove to be an issue and glazing is one of those spotlighted. Continue reading

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