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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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  • Connecticut Senators Ask For More Resources To Prevent Child Deaths In Hot Cars

    A string of recent cases involving children left sweltering in unattended vehicles – one of which resulted in the death of a Ridgefield baby last Monday – has prompted Connecticut's two U.S. Senators to ask a national agency for resources to...
  • Recall Alert: 2011-2014 Dodge Durango, Jeep Grand Cherokee

     
    Vehicles Affected: More than 651,000 model-year 2011-14 Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee SUVs manufactured between Jan. 5, 2010, and Dec. 11, 2013 The Problem: Wiring for the vanity lamp in the sun visor could short circuit after a service......
  • NHTSA and Ford investigating steering issues in Crown Vic, Grand Marquis and Marauder

     
    Filed under: Sedan, Safety, Ford, Mercury There may be more steering woes for the Ford Crown Victoria. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened a preliminary evaluation into the Crown Vic and Mercury Grand Marquis from the 2004 to...
  • 2014 Mercedes SL and SLK add small expansion to Takata airbag recall

     
    Filed under: Convertible, Performance, Recalls, Safety, Mercedes-Benz, Luxury Mercedes-Benz is the latest automaker to be affected by Takata's massive airbag recall. The company has announced a voluntary recall campaign on a small number of model-year...
  • NHTSA continues to investigate Evenflo and Graco car seat buckles

     
    Filed under: Government/Legal, Recalls, SafetyInvestigators at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration continue to take a heightened interest in car-seat buckles that are potentially defective. Earlier this week, the Office of Defects...
  • Dodge and Jeep recalling 895k SUVs for possibility of headliner fires

     
    Filed under: SUV, Recalls, Safety, Dodge, Jeep Dodge and Jeep are announcing recalls of a total of 895,000 Durango and Grand Cherokee models worldwide from the 2011 through 2014 model years. There's a possibility that the wiring in the sun visor can short...
  • Chrysler to recall 900,000 SUVs to fix mirror wiring

    Chrysler to recall 900,000 SUVs to fix mirror wiring
    (Reuters) - Chrysler Group LLC [CHRY.UL] will recall about 900,000 sport utility vehicles (SUVs), its largest recall this year, weeks before a shareholder meeting called by its parent Fiat SpA to seek approval for their merger. Chrysler said some 2011-...
  • Ford says 500,000 vehicles under NHTSA investigation

    (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co said about 500,000 of its vehicles were being investigated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for steering problems. The vehicles include Ford's Crown Victoria, Grand Marquis and Marauder from model years 2004...
  • Chrysler llama a revisión 900.000 vehículos para arreglar cableado en espejo

    (Reuters) - Chrysler Group LLC llamará a revisión a unos 900.000 vehículos utilitarios deportivos (SUV), en la mayor acción de este tipo que se realiza este año en la industria y que se produce semanas antes de una asamblea de accionistas convocada por su...
  • Motoring Q&A: Opening your car door in a crisis

    QUESTION: I was shocked to see a news broadcast of a man whose car caught fire and he couldn't get out because the electric door locks were inoperative. He was saved because someone was able to bend the top of the door and break the glass to pull him out....
  • 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......