The Automotive Recall Landscape in the US

December 2022
Region: Americas

As automotive technologies evolve, particularly in regard to autonomous vehicles (AVs), legislators struggle to keep pace. The lack of a binding legislative framework for AVs leaves regulators on their own in determining if and how to establish new safety standards. Here, we provide a general overview of recent legislative efforts, the National Highway Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) current regulatory approach for AVs and anticipated rulemakings, and strategies to reduce compliance risk while producing innovative automotive technologies.