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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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  • GM ignition switch scandal unlikely to spur safety reforms

    GM ignition switch scandal unlikely to spur safety reforms
    General Motors Chief Executive Mary Barra has made several trips to testify before Congress, most recently this month, about her company's defective ignition switches. The biggest headline-grabbing moment was her apology for the company's apparent 10-year...
  • Megabus launching service to Orlando, Tampa

    Megabus launching service to Orlando, Tampa
    Megabus.com, the bus company known for its $1 one-way fares, plans its first stop in Greater Fort Lauderdale. Megabus will offer daily service from Hollywood to Orlando and Tampa beginning Aug. 7 — about four hours to Orlando and about five...
  • Recall Alert: 226,000 Nissan, Infiniti Sedans and SUVs

     
    Vehicles Affected: More than 226,000 model-year 2002-03 Nissan Maxima sedans and Pathfinder SUVs, and Infiniti I35 sedans and QX4 SUVs, as well as 2002-04 Nissan Sentra sedans and 2003 Infiniti FX crossovers The Problem: A defect in the passenger-side...
  • NHTSA investigating more than 300k Chevy Impala sedans for airbags

     
    Filed under: Sedan, Safety, Chevrolet, GM The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating vehicles from General Motors (if we had a nickel for every time we've written that this year). This time around, 320,000 Chevrolet Impala...
  • Chrysler recalls nearly 800,000 more SUVs for ignition switch issue

    Chrysler recalls nearly 800,000 more SUVs for ignition switch issue
    Chrysler Group is recalling 792,300 SUVs for a faulty ignition switch in the 2006 to 2007 Jeep Commander and the 2005 to 2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee. “Engineers are working to develop a remedy and Chrysler is committing now to conduct a recall out of...
  • 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...
  • Recall Alert: 2003-04 Mazda6, 2004 RX-8

     
    Vehicles Affected: More than 18,000 model-year 2003-04 Mazda6 cars and model-year 2004 RX-8 sports cars The Problem: A defect in the passenger side frontal airbag may produce excessive internal pressure, causing the inflator to rupture upon deployment...
  • 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-...
  • Recall Alert: 2015 Volkswagen Golf, GTI

     
    Vehicles Affected: More than 2,000 model-year 2015 Volkswagen Golf and GTI hatchbacks manufactured between Jan. 27, 2014, and May 12, 2014 The Problem: The stabilizer link fasteners may come loose and possibly interfere with steering, requiring additional...
  • Chrysler recalling hundreds of thousands of Jeep Grand Cherokee and Commander SUVs

     
    Filed under: SUV, Recalls, Chrysler, Jeep, Ram The public might associated ignition switch recalls with General Motors - and with good cause - but that's not the only automaker calling its vehicles back in to fix that sort of issue. Last month we reported...