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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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  • NHTSA investigating Ford sedans for steering defect

    NHTSA investigating Ford sedans for steering defect
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation into safety issues regarding steering shafts on about 500,000 Ford vehicles. The government auto safety agency said it is concerned that heat shields on certain Fords may...
  • GM car owner felt steered into danger

    General Motors has talked a lot lately about how sorry it is for being slow to recall vehicles for potentially deadly defects and how concerned it is about customer safety. Yet until the Watchdog drove onto the scene, Jeniffer Montero couldn't get a...
  • Infographic: Sobering Stats on Summer Driving Dangers

     
    With a population of nearly 13 million people, Illinois is the fifth-largest state in the U.S., but according to figures from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, if those who admitted in surveys to driving drunk ??? all 17 million......
  • Exclusive: GM recalled some cars with problematic switches; others deemed safe

    DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co last month recalled millions of vehicles with three different designs of ignition switches that could accidentally turn off the engine and disable air bags in a crash. But the automaker has concluded that more than...
  • 2015 Hyundai Sonata already recalled for bad wiring harnesses

     
    Filed under: Sedan, Recalls, Safety, Hyundai It's barely arrived in dealerships, and already, Hyundai is recalling its 2015 Sonata. A total of 2,138 vehicles are facing issues with a wiring harness that could limit the amount of power steering help and in...
  • Recall Alert: 2015 Hyundai Sonata

     
    Vehicles Affected: Approximately 2,100 model-year 2015 Sonata sedans manufactured from May 2 through May 23, 2014 The Problem: The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is reporting that a wiring harness problem could interfere with the power-...
  • Safest used cars for teens rated by Insurance Institute

    Safest used cars for teens rated by Insurance Institute
    Many teens are driving cars that are poorly matched to their driving skills, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The institute released its first list of recommended used vehicles for teens Wednesday after finding in a survey of 500...
  • BMW to replace air bags on 3-series cars

    BMW to replace air bags on 3-series cars
    The automobile airbag crisis continues. BMW expanded a May 2013 recall announcement, calling back all of its 3-series cars built between 2000 and 2006. The recall affects as many as 1.6 million vehicles worldwide, 574,000 of them in the United States....
  • BMW to recall 1.6 million cars on concerns over Takata air bags

    BMW to recall 1.6 million cars on concerns over Takata air bags
    DETROIT (Reuters) - German automaker BMW said on Wednesday it is recalling about 1.6 million cars worldwide to replace passenger-side front air bags made by Takata Corp because the inflators could break apart during deployment and injure passengers....
  • GM llama a revisión algunos coches con interruptores defectuosos, juzga seguros a otros

    DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co llamó a revisión el mes pasado a millones de vehículos con tres diseños diferentes de interruptores de encendido que podrían apagar accidentalmente el motor y desactivar las bolsas de aire en caso de accidente, pero...
  • Recalled Jeeps can be made safer by March, rather than by 2018: Chrysler

    DETROIT (Reuters) - Chrysler Group LLC told U.S. safety regulators it could add trailer hitches to recalled Jeep SUVs by March, much sooner than the several years estimated by regulators who had urged the automaker to quicken its pace for fixing the...