Posts Tagged ‘National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’

Federal NHTSA Cranks up the Noise


Monday January 14th, 2013   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 9:31am PDT   •   1 Comment

The federal National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is proposing minimum sound requirements for electric cars, hybrids and other vehicles in order to warn pedestrians, cyclists and the sight-impaired. The rule is based on a 2009 NHTSA study of state-level accident data finding that 77 of 8,387 hybrid vehicles (.9 percent) were involved in…
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Another U.S. Government “Green” Corporate-Welfare Failure, This Time via Finland


Saturday December 31st, 2011   •   Posted by David Theroux at 6:39pm PDT   •   9 Comments

Christopher Jensen reports in the New York Times on yet another disaster from the massive U.S. corporate-welfare (i.e., pork) for “green”┬ácars, this time luxury vehicles for the uber-rich: Fisker Automotive is recalling all 239 of its 2012 Karma luxury plug-in hybrid cars because of a fire hazard, according to a report filed with the…
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