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Friday, 23 February 2018 21:27

NHTSA’s Approach to Autonomous Vehicles Taking Form

Written by Christopher H. Grigorian and R. Nicholas Englund, WardsAuto

The closing years of the Obama administration saw a whirlwind of regulatory activity from NHTSA, including multiple consent orders, record penalties and soaring recall numbers.

UPS recently announced it plans to deploy 50 plug-in electric delivery trucks that will be comparable in acquisition cost to conventionally fueled trucks without any subsidies---an industry first that is breaking a key barrier to large-scale fleet adoption.

Friday, 23 February 2018 00:04

Audi Integrates Toll Payments Into Car

Written by Chuck Martin, MediaPost

Aside from all the announcements about autonomous driving tests and driverless ridesharing services coming down the road, some automakers are moving one small step at a time toward connecting cars for practical reasons for drivers.

Did you know you can read all five regional editions of Autobody News before they appear in print?

Thursday, 22 February 2018 23:03

Rising Cost of Parts Fuels Interest of Car Thieves

Written by Staff, National Insurance Crime Bureau

If you own a late model car or truck, and you’ve been in a wreck, you may still be shaking your head over the repair bill.

The IIHS has released a rebuttal of sorts to the reported crash tests on the Honda Fit.

The Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) has released a video from a 2017 Repairer Driven Education (RDE) session led by attorney Todd Tracy, lead counsel for the plaintiffs in Seebachan v. John Eagle Collision.

Thursday, 22 February 2018 17:17

Olympics Run on Self-Driving Cars, Electric Buses

Written by Jin Eun-Soo, Korea JoongAng Daily

Attendees of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics will have a chance to ride vehicles of the future, including shuttle buses powered by electricity and cars that drive themselves.

Wednesday, 21 February 2018 19:14

How to Avoid Dips, Damage in Your Daily Drive

As the snow and ice melt, potholes are popping up in the pavement faster than the early spring flowers.

The Auto Care Association has joined the national conversation taking place as the Trump administration and Congress moved to accomplish the President’s next agenda item of an infrastructure spending bill.

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