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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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  • GM's legal team targeted in federal probe of faulty ignition switches

    GM's legal team targeted in federal probe of faulty ignition switches
    The Department of Justice is investigating whether the legal department of General Motors Co. concealed evidence from safety regulators about defective ignition switches that have been linked to at least 13 deaths and more than 50 crashes. General...
  • Failing grades for school bus safety [Editorial]

    Failing grades for school bus safety  [Editorial]
    This week, youngsters across Maryland will board the "big yellow cheese wagon," as it's sometimes called, and head back to school. And chances are high (aside perhaps from those teary-eyed moms and dads waving good-bye to their kindergartners for the...
  • Volkswagen Issues Stop Sale Order for 2015 Golf, GTI

     
    Volkswagen's redesigned compact hatchback just went on sale, but dealers are being told to hold inventory until a safety defect is addressed. VW issued a stop sale order for the 2015 GTI and Golf in the U.S. because of an......
  • Recall Alert: 2005-2008 Ford Escape, 2006-2008 Mercury Mariner Hybrids

     
    Vehicles Affected: More than 70,000 hybrid crossovers, including model-year 2005-08 Ford Escape hybrids manufactured between Oct. 13, 2003, and June 20, 2008, and 2006-08 Mercury Mariner hybrids manufactured between June 10, 2005, and June 20, 2008 The...
  • Recall Alert: 2008-2014 Toyota FJ Cruiser, Tacoma

     
    Vehicles Affected: About 20,000 model-year 2008-14 Toyota FJ Cruiser SUVs and Tacoma pickup trucks equipped with accessory wheels and tires installed by Toyota or dealers before the vehicles' first sale. The Problem: The vehicles may incorrectly list...
  • New York Times: NHTSA Has 'Record of Missteps'

     
    A New York Times investigation into the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration alleges that the nation's top auto safety regulator spent the past decade stumbling over recalls and withholding its legal powers to regulate an auto industry with...
  • Child Passenger Safety Week: Protect That Precious Cargo

     
    Child-safety seats are an important part of keeping your child safe in your car. To be effective, however, they must be installed correctly. This is harder than it sounds; 3 out of 4 children aren't as safe in a car......
  • Recall Alert: 2013-2014 Toyota Tundra

     
    Vehicles Affected: More than 16,200 model-year 2013-14 Toyota Tundra pickup trucks modified by Gulf States Toyota Inc. as part of certain vehicle packages to be equipped with a combination of non-Toyota-brand 20-inch alloy wheels and chrome-plated lug...
  • Recall Alert: 124,000 GM Cars, Crossovers

     
    Vehicles Affected: More than 124,000 GM vehicles, including model-year 2013-14 Buick Encore crossovers and Cadillac ATS cars; 2014 Cadillac CTS and ELR cars; 2014 Chevrolet Caprice and SS cars; and 2014-15 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickup...
  • Recall Alert: 2010-2013 Suzuki Kizashi

     
    Vehicles Affected: More than 19,000 model-year 2010-13 Suzuki Kizashi sedans manufactured between October 2009 and July 2012 The Problem: Spiders may weave a web in the evaporative canister vent hose, blocking it and causing the fuel tank to have an......
  • Recall Alert: 2010-2015 Land Rover LR2, 2012-2013 Range Rover Evoque

     
    Vehicles Affected: Nearly 41,000 model-year 2010-15 Land Rover LR2 and model-year 2012-13 Range Rover Evoque small luxury SUVs The Problem: A component within the occupant classification system electronic control unit may fail, resulting in the front...