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Car of the Future Weekly Roundup for July 11, 2018

Car of the Future Weekly Roundup for July 11, 2018

In this week’s Car of the Future Weekly Roundup –Senate Driverless Car Bill appears to be stalled— –San Fran says Uber and Lyft are hoarding transit data— –Detroit Auto Show aims for June 2020—  Click on the colored title to see the full story NMA Car of the Future Stories of the Week  Bill Allowing […]

4 Common Signs to Look Out for in a Failing Engine Control Unit

4 Common Signs to Look Out for in a Failing Engine Control Unit

The engine control unit (ECU), also known as the engine control module (ECM) is among the most important components found on all modern vehicles. The ECU functions as the main computer for many of the vehicle’s engine performance and drivability purposes. As a vital part of the car, The ECU takes data from the engine’s […]

Stolen Valor 4×4

Stolen Valor 4×4

Have you heard about Stolen Valor? It’s when a guy who spent a year or two working as The Army Guy in a Village People cover band claims he did “three tours” as a Navy SEAL. There’s a similar thing going on in the car world. You may have noticed. Light-duty, car-based crossover SUVs with […]

A Refresher Course on Ticket-Fighting Part 1

A Refresher Course on Ticket-Fighting Part 1

Editor’s Note: The NMA encourages all motorists to fight every ticket.  Here is part 1 of a 2 part refresher course from our newsletter series on how to Fight Your Ticket from 2015. Information is still pertinent.  A Refresher Course on Ticket-Fighting Part 1: NMA E-Newsletter #336 Helping NMA members fight traffic tickets is foundational […]

NMA Driving News Weekly Roundup for June 29, 2018

NMA Driving News Weekly Roundup for June 29, 2018

In this week’s Driving News Roundup: –US Tariffs will cost thousands of jobs say Automakers— –MD DOT study shows how Cam Studies are Gamed by Researchers— –Microtransit Programs are a Failure— –Trump Nominee to head NHTSA headed for full Senate Vote– Click on the color headline to read the full story. NMA Driving News Stories […]