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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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  • Faulty air bags prompt massive alert

    Faulty air bags prompt massive alert
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued a rare alert to the drivers of more than 4.7 million vehicles with faulty air bags, which may fail to deploy in a crash or explode before any collision. The federal agency asked owners of the...
  • 'This pipeline is not a done deal'

    'This pipeline is not a done deal'
    More than 100 people, concerned about a proposed natural gas pipline that would run through Northampton County, packed a meeting to ask representatives of several environmental groups questions about their property rights, the health risks of living...
  • U.S. House panel seeks NHTSA briefing on Takata air bag defects

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee has asked a federal regulator to provide a briefing on its investigation into automobile air bags manufactured by Takata Corp., a committee aide said on Tuesday. The aide also said...
  • Toyota recalls 247,000 vehicles in U.S. over Takata air bags

    DETROIT (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp recalled 247,000 cars, SUVs and pickup trucks in the United States on Monday because of potentially defective front passenger air bag inflators from Japan's Takata Corp that can rupture and spray metal shrapnel,...
  • Recall Alert: 2015 Acura TLX

     
    Vehicles Affected: Nearly 200 model-year 2015 Acura TLX sedans manufactured between Aug. 26 and Sept. 20, and equipped with all-wheel drive The Problem: Incorrect values for the gross vehicle weight rating and gross axle weight rating, front and rear,...
  • Recall Alert: 2013-2014 GM Sedans, SUVs, Pickup Trucks, Vans

     
    Vehicles Affected: Nearly 100,000 model-year 2013-14 GM vehicles, including Cadillac CTS sedans, Escalade and Escalade ESV SUVs; Chevrolet Suburban and Tahoe SUVs, Express vans, Impala sedans, Silverado heavy-duty pickup trucks and Traverse crossovers;...
  • Recall Alert: 2008 Mazda Tribute Hybrid

     
    Vehicles Affected: More than 400 model-year 2008 Mazda Tribute Hybrid crossovers manufactured between Oct. 10, 2006, and May 23, 2008 The Problem: The coolant pump for the hybrid system may fail, resulting in the hybrid electronics overheating. This could...
  • Exclusive: Takata engineers struggled to maintain air bag quality, documents reveal

    MEXICO CITY/DETROIT/TOKYO (Reuters) - Manufacturing problems with Takata Corp air bags go beyond what the Tokyo-based company has disclosed to U.S. safety regulators about why the devices are at risk of exploding with dangerous force, according to...
  • Recall Alert: 2011-2013 Jeep Wrangler

     
    Vehicles Affected: More than 313,000 model-year 2011-13 Jeep Wrangler SUVs manufactured between Feb. 16, 2010, and July 19, 2013 The Problem: Corrosion in the exterior heated power mirror electrical connector may result in an electrical short,...
  • Recall Alert: 2011-2014 Chrysler Sedans; Dodge Sedans and SUVs, Jeep SUVs

     
    Vehicles Affected: Nearly 435,000 model-year 2011-14 Chrysler 300 sedans, Dodge Charger and Challenger sedans, and Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee SUVs, all manufactured between June 17, 2010, and Dec. 23, 2013, and equipped with a 3.6-liter...
  • Detectives blame woman's mysterious death on car's air bag

    Detectives blame woman's mysterious death on car's air bag
    A week after Hien Tran died earlier this month following a mysterious crash, the Orlando woman's family received a recall notice from Honda to replace her 2001 Accord sedan's air bag, according to the Orange County Sheriff's Office. Homicide...