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Trump to tap No. 2 official to run NHTSA

The White House said late Thursday that President Donald Trump intends to nominate a top auto-safety agency official to run the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration as regulators debate reducing planned fuel efficiency increases…

NHTSA asks automakers for Kobe disclosures

WASHINGTON -- A U.S. auto regulator asked 29 carmakers to disclose if the safety of any of their vehicles or engines containing products supplied by Kobe Steel could be affected by data cheating, according to a letter seen by…

AutoNews Now: An empty seat atop NHTSA

An empty seat atop NHTSA; U.S. Army to enlist GM fuel-cell tech?; Denso makes $ 1B bet on EVs; Toyota coupe, crossover concepts; Rival disputes Tesla autonomous-car claims. Automotive News Supplier News Feed

NHTSA urged to accelerate Takata recall work

Changes for ChinaIn a letter to Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao, Sens. John Thune and Bill Nelson asked for an update by July 7 in 7 areas, including:Number of vehicles affected by Takata airbag recalls that have not been repaired,…