As the ongoing investigation of Toyota by the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration of suddenly accelerating vehicles continues, a new piece of information has come to light. In fact, it comes straight from the mouth of the automaker’s executive vice president of research and development, Takeshi Uchiyamada. According to Automotive News, Uchiyamada has announced that Read on! →


The federal government is set to require all automakers to install an event data recorder or EDR, also known as a “black box,” in all cars, though in most cars, black boxes are already there. Despite various objections, the devices will become mandatory standard equipment starting September 1. NHTSA declines delay for cars black boxes Read on! →


Since an on-board event data recorder (EDR) was first used by the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration in 1991 to determine the details surrounding an automotive crash, the automotive industry knew it was the wave of the future. Today, an automotive computer captures a great deal of data regarding your driving habits within its crash Read on! →