The outgoing head of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says he expects to announce in coming days the agency’s plans on vehicle-to-vehicle communications and advanced braking systems.

NHTSA Administrator David Strickland on Tuesday declined to say if the agency will pursue requirements that all vehicles eventually have automatic braking or be able to communicate with other vehicles. Strickland recently told his staff he plans to step down soon.

Some automakers think NHTSA may simply propose adding automatic braking to the advanced features it highlights in its New Car Assessment program.


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