The top U.S. auto-safety regulator will step down, as his agency investigates fires in Tesla Motors Inc. electric cars and is behind schedule on implementing a rule requiring backup cameras in new cars.
The delayed rule that would require backup cameras in new cars remains “very much” on the table, National Highway Traffic Safety Administrator David Strickland said.
Toyota Motor Corp. vehicles that were properly repaired for unintended acceleration show no evidence of flaws to warrant another defect probe, U.S. auto-safety regulator David Strickland said today.
SAIC Motor Corp., China’s largest domestic carmaker, is among “a number” of Chinese companies keen to sell their models in the U.S., the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said.
U.S. regulators may relax some auto- safety requirements on manufacturers that voluntarily install technology preventing cars from starting unless occupants are wearing seat belts.
David Strickland, a U.S. Senate staff member, is President Barack Obama’s nominee to head the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
"Her experience gives her tremendous understanding of the regulatory, legislative and policy making processes driving oversight of our nation's consumer safety laws."
- David Strickland on Jun 24, 2014