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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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  • DMV Urges Parents To Pick Teens' Cars Wisely

    When parents help teenagers shop for a used car, they should focus heavily on safety, worry less about style and avoid the lure of high horsepower, Connecticut's top motor vehicles official says. The Department of Motor Vehicles is promoting a new report...
  • 2014 Kia Soul recalled for loss of steering risk

    2014 Kia Soul recalled for loss of steering risk
    Vehicles Affected: More than 51,600 model-year 2014 Kia Soul cars manufactured between July 21, 2013, and Jan. 17, 2014 The Problem: The plug that secures the pinion gear to the steering gear assembly may loosen due to an improper application of thread-...
  • Subaru, Mitsubishi join other car makers in air bag recall

    Subaru and Mitsubishi are the latest car companies to be hit by the expanding air bag recall crisis. The two Japanese automakers announced independently late last week that some of their cars are equipped with faulty air bags that could explode upon...
  • Exclusive: GM says it has no fix yet for some recalled Cadillacs with switch issues

    DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co has ordered Cadillac dealers to stop selling some versions of the CTS model-range because the automaker does not have a fix yet for cars recalled in late June over an issue where engines can be shut off if the driver'...
  • Many vehicles stolen in Baltimore are left running, police say

    Many vehicles stolen in Baltimore are left running, police say
    During a June meeting of leaders from Baltimore's law enforcement and judicial circles, city police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts gave a report on crime that included a surprising statistic. Half of all cars stolen in Baltimore had their keys left in the...
  • GM admits more problems with mislabeling of ignition switch parts

    DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co in 2003 and 2004 made changes to redesigned ignition switch parts on four models but did not ensure that older, potentially faulty parts were taken out of circulation, the automaker said in a filing with U.S. safety...
  • Mitsubishi recalls Lancer sedans with Takata air bags

    DETROIT (Reuters) - Mitsubishi Motors Corp is recalling cars made with Takata Corp air bags in Florida, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Mitsubishi is one of nine automakers to say it will conduct a recall that includes those areas. In...
  • Kia recalls over 50k new Soul compacts over steering issue

     
    Filed under: Budget, Wagon, Recalls, Safety, Hatchback, Kia Kia is recalling certain 2014 models of its adorable Soul due to a bad adhesive used in the steering system. According to the bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the...
  • Recall Alert: 2014 Kia Soul

     
    Vehicles Affected: More than 51,600 model-year 2014 Kia Soul cars manufactured between July 21, 2013, and Jan. 17, 2014 The Problem: The plug that secures the pinion gear to the steering gear assembly may loosen due to an improper application......
  • How a Vehicle Safety Complaint Becomes a Recall

     
    It's pretty much impossible to go a day without yet another vehicle safety recall; GM's wide-spread ignition defect woes and the ever-expanding, multi-automaker Takata airbag recall continue to grab headlines. With so much recall news, it's easy to get...
  • New Study Breaks Down Traffic Fatalities State by State

     
    When it comes to U.S. traffic fatalities, coastal states have the lowest rates, according to a new study by the University of Michigan's Transportation Research Institute. By contrast, Montana, North Dakota and a number of Southern states have the...