Passenger car manufacturers are hoping that a rule requiring rear-facing cameras on vehicles will eliminate the need for rearview mirrors.
All new cars, light trucks, and buses sold in the US will be required to have rearview cameras by May 2018 in an effort to save lives. Backover accidents claim 210 victims a year, the US says.
General Motors did not share key information that would have helped identify a defect that is now linked to at least 13 deaths and a recall of 2.6 million General Motors cars, the head of the NHTSA said in defense of his agency.
Tesla has been absolved of blame in incidents where three of its Model S battery packs caught fire when hit with road debris. The NHTSA closed its investigation into Tesla after the car's safety was improved and no initial defect was found.
Ford Mustang for 2015 is yet to reach showrooms, but the people at Whipple Superchargers have already developed a 700-horsepower upgrade for it, according to a leaked press release. The Ford Mustang upgrade includes an air-to-water intercooler, high-flow fuel injectors, and a high flow intake and exhaust system.
Zenos said it will bring its E10 to American shores beginning next year. Aimed at owners inclined to turn their own wrenches, the basic car doesn't include an engine or transmission.
Ford reportedly sold more than 13,000 of its Explorer crossover vehicles to police departments across the US, outselling cop cars built by competing automaker Dodge.