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  • Honda recalls nearly 10,000 new Civic models over pinched tires

     
    Filed under: Convertible, Coupe, Budget, Sedan, Recalls, Safety, Honda Honda is recalling some 9,816 Civic LX coupes and sedans from the 2014 model year due to a potential tire problem. According to a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration notice,...
  • After years of delays, NHTSA issues backup camera rules

     
    Filed under: Government/Legal, Safety, Technology Cars being sold in the United States must come equipped with a backup camera by May 2018. Federal safety regulators finalized a rule requiring the installation of rear-view cameras Monday morning after...
  • Documents portray 'unsettling picture' of responses to GM ignition-switch problem

     
    Filed under: Sedan, Government/Legal, Recalls, Safety, Hatchback, Chevrolet, Saturn A senior investigator within the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration wanted to open an investigation into defective Chevrolet Cobalt and Saturn Ion models in...
  • U.S. orders rear cameras for new cars

    After years of delays, U.S. safety regulators have announced that backup cameras will be required in new U.S. vehicles by May 2018. The move comes just a day before a court of appeals was to hear arguments in a lawsuit brought against the government...
  • NHTSA chief says GM had information that would have helped ID defect

    NHTSA chief says GM had information that would have helped ID defect
    WASHINGTON -- A top federal official said General Motors Co. had "critical information" about a faulty ignition switch that would have helped regulators determine the part was defective and could have triggered recalls years before they began in February....
  • Regulator says it lacked key information on GM defect

    WASHINGTON The nation's top auto regulator on Tuesday will defend his agency's handling of General Motors Co.'s recall of more than 2 million vehicles, telling congressional investigators it could have acted sooner if GM had provided data linking bad...
  • Backup cameras to be required in all new vehicles, starting in 2018

    Backup cameras to be required in all new vehicles, starting in 2018
    After years of delays and on the eve of a lawsuit against the government, U.S. safety regulators have announced that backup cameras will be required in all vehicles built in and after May 2018. The Department of Transportation and its National Highway...
  • Rear-view cameras to be required on vehicles in 2018

    Rear-view cameras to be required on vehicles in 2018
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Monday announced that as of Spring 2018, all new vehicles must have rear-view cameras. The new rule will help reduce “the risk of fatalities and serious injuries caused by backover accidents,&...
  • General Motors mysteriously halts sales of some Chevy Cruze models

    General Motors mysteriously halts sales of some Chevy Cruze models
    General Motors Co. told its dealers to stop selling any Chevrolet Cruze cars equipped with 1.4-liter turbo engines on their lots. The automaker did not provide any information why it issued the order. Automakers typically halt sales of a car if they...
  • Tesla to retrofit 16,000 cars to reduce the risk of a fire in a crash

    Tesla Motors Inc. has announced plans to reinforce the undercarriage of about 16,000 cars with high-strength shields to reduce the risk of damage from a crash starting a fire. Elon Musk, the electric car company's chief executive, outlined the...
  • 'Pattern' of problems seen in GM cars, but regulators declined to act

    'Pattern' of problems seen in GM cars, but regulators declined to act
    WASHINGTON — Federal regulators twice declined to investigate faulty ignition switches in General Motors Co. cars that led to 13 deaths — even though one official found "a pattern" of problems, according to a new congressional report. The...