Alan Levin and Ryan Beene

Government, Business, Equipment, Safety

Senator Slams FAA’s ‘Deliberate’ Attempt to Stymie 737 Max Probe

The nose of a Boeing 737 Max 9 jetliner sits during production at the company's manufacturing facility in Renton, Wash., in 2017. The nose of a Boeing 737 Max 9 jetliner sits during production at the company's manufacturing facility in Renton, Wash., in 2017. (David Ryder/Bloomberg News)

A Senate committee chairman sharply criticized the Federal Aviation Administration on June 17 for what he alleged were repeated failures to respond to a committee’s investigation into two crashes of Boeing Co.’s 737 Max.

Alan Levin and Ryan Beene | Bloomberg News
June 17, 2020
Government, Business, Equipment, Safety

Boeing Max Disasters Spur Senate Bid to Toughen New-Jet Rules

A Boeing 737 Max airplane performs a flying display in the U.K. in July 2016. A Boeing 737 Max airplane performs a flying display in the U.K. in July 2016. (Simon Dawson/Bloomberg News)

A Senate bill introduced June 16 calls for more government oversight of aircraft certification in reaction to a pair of Boeing Co. 737 Max crashes.

Alan Levin and Ryan Beene | Bloomberg News
June 16, 2020
Business, Technology, Safety, Autonomous

Tesla Autopilot Is Found Partly to Blame for 2018 Freeway Crash

Tesla car with autopolit engaged A Tesla car with the autopilot feature engaged. (Christopher Goodney/Bloomberg News)

U.S. transportation safety investigators found Tesla Inc.’s design of its automated driver-assist system was partly to blame for a crash in which an inattentive driver slammed into a fire truck parked on a freeway near Los Angeles in 2018.

Alan Levin and Ryan Beene | Bloomberg News
September 4, 2019