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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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  • Fixing the recall system

    Fixing the recall system
    Leann Darrow has been waiting on her General Motors dealership for more than a month to get the defective ignition switch on her 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt replaced. She has been nervous about driving the car, but as of last week, she was still waiting for...
  • Recall Alert: 2013 Honda Fit

     
    Vehicles Affected: Approximately 1,038 model-year 2013 Honda Fit hatchbacks manufactured May 24 through July 5, 2013, and equipped with a manual transmission The Problem: Due to a manufacturing error, the passenger-side driveshaft may break. If this...
  • New Florida law requires car seats through age 5, making boosters a state mandate

    New Florida law requires car seats through age 5, making boosters a state mandate
    Until this week, Florida was one of only two states in the nation that didn't have a law requiring car seats for kids who'd outgrown baby seats but were still too small for seat belts. But a law -- pushed by advocates for more than a decade -- signed by...
  • Obama honors NASCAR champ Jimmie Johnson at White House

    WASHINGTON As a Chicagoan and die-hard basketball fan, President Barack Obama described Jimmie Johnson on Wednesday the only way he knew how: He's the Michael Jordan of NASCAR. Obama welcomed Johnson, a six-time champion in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series,...
  • Petition seeks to block CarMax sales of unrepaired recalled cars

    Nearly a dozen car-safety groups and a U.S. senator are asking the Federal Trade Commission to investigate CarMax, the biggest seller of used cars nationally. In a petition filed with the FTC Tuesday, the groups allege that CarMax engages in deceptive...
  • Honda, Mazda and Nissan Join Airbag Recall Expansion

     
    Three Japanese automakers are recalling millions more vehicles worldwide ??? including more than a million in the U.S. ??? due to an inflator defect in airbags manufactured by Japan's Takata Corp., NBC reported. This latest announcement by Honda, Mazda...
  • Recall Alert: 2013 Lexus GS 350

     
    Vehicles Affected: Approximately 10,462 model-year 2013 Lexus GS 350 sedans manufactured June 8 through Dec. 26, 2012 The Problem: The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is reporting that the switch that senses the amount of pressure that...
  • How to Safely Wear Your Seat Belt When Pregnant

     
    With many moms and dads on the Cars.com Editorial staff, we talk a lot about the importance of child-safety seats, but in reality, a baby takes its first car ride months before he or she is born. Before birth, a......
  • More Details on GM's Latest Ignition-Related Recall

     
    On June 16, GM issued its second major ignition-switch recall, which affects 3.16 million larger cars in the U.S. ??? the 2005-2009 Buick LaCrosse, 2006-2011 Lucerne and 2005 Regal; the 2000-2005 Cadillac DeVille and 2004-2011 DTS; and the 2006-2008...
  • Five questions for Michael Pecht, reliability detective

    Michael Pecht feels like Sherlock Holmes sometimes, and not just because he plays violin on the side. He's a reliability engineer by trade. He runs a 120-person team at the University of Maryland, where the workload includes digging into the mystery of...
  • Feds investigate 1.2-million Chrysler vehicles for faulty ignitions

    Feds investigate 1.2-million Chrysler vehicles for faulty ignitions
    More than 1.2-million Chrysler vehicles are the subject of two federal investigations into whether faulty ignition switches can lead to the failure of safety features such as airbags, power steering and brakes. The National Highway Traffic Safety...