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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...
  • Lake County deputies enforcing ban on texting and driving next week

    Lake County deputies enforcing ban on texting and driving next week
    Starting on Sunday, anyone who decides to take their eyes off the road while they’re driving and instead check their text messages needs to be prepared to suffer the consequences in Lake County. Texting and driving is a motor vehicle violation...
  • Embattled General Motors general counsel Millikin to retire

    General Motors said its general counsel, Michael Millikin, will retire early next year. Millikin, the top legal officer at the automaker, has come under intense scrutiny for the way his department handled death and injury claims for a defective ignition...
  • Chrysler recalls more than 900,000 Jeep Wrangler, SUVs, sedans

    Chrysler recalls more than 900,000 Jeep Wrangler, SUVs, sedans
    DETROIT (Reuters) - Chrysler Group on Thursday announced two global recalls of more than 900,000 cars and SUVs combined for problems that could cause fires. Chrysler, a unit of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles , is recalling about 470,000 cars and SUVs globally...
  • Kia Sedona del 2015

    Kia Sedona del 2015
    Este año se cumple el 20 aniversario de Kia Motors en el mercado de Estados Unidos, y la automotriz Coreana lo ha celebrado con varios lanzamientos. Uno de ellos, el Kia Sedona, ya en su tercera generación, busca reforzar el nivel del minivan y...
  • Heads up: Sunflower seeds could help drivers stay alert

    Heads up: Sunflower seeds could help drivers stay alert
    Q: I've read in your column that some people eat sunflower seeds to stay awake when they drive. This works, and I have proved it. I was a researcher at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for 20 years, studying drowsy driving, among other...
  • Nissan recalls 238,000 Altimas because the hood can flip open

    Nissan recalls 238,000 Altimas because the hood can flip open
    DETROIT (Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co is recalling about 238,000 Altima sedans from the 2013 model year because a secondary hood latch may not hold, increasing the risk of a crash, U.S safety regulators and the company said on Friday. Altima is the most...
  • Mitsubishi recalling nearly 166,000 vehicles for stalling issue

    Mitsubishi recalling nearly 166,000 vehicles for stalling issue
    Mitsubishi is recalling nearly 166,000 vehicles in the U.S. to correct a defect that can cause stalling. The recall affects Lancer, Lancer Evolution and Outlander models from 2008-11, Lancer Sportback models from 2009-11, and the 2011 Outlander Sport,...
  • Nissan will recall 220,000 Altimas because hoods could fly open

    Nissan will recall 220,000 Altimas because hoods could fly open
    The hoods of 2013 Nissan Altima sedans can fly open while driving, the automaker disclosed in a notice to federal regulators saying that it plans to recall more than 220,000 cars. According to documents from the National Highway Traffic Safety...
  • Model D: Tesla expected to announce all-wheel-drive Model S

    Model D: Tesla expected to announce all-wheel-drive Model S
    Electric carmaker Tesla will commandeer the Hawthorne airport tonight, and much of the Internet's attention, to reveal ... something. Exactly what, neither the company nor its media-savvy chief Elon Musk is saying, other than it will involve the...
  • Auto phone systems, Apple Siri distract drivers, studies say

    Auto phone systems, Apple Siri distract drivers, studies say
    In many cars, making a hands-free phone call can be more distracting than picking up your phone, according to a new study from AAA and the University of Utah. In-dash phone systems are overly complicated and prone to errors, the study found, and the...