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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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  • Recall Alert: 2015 Subaru Outback

     
    Vehicles Affected: Nearly 60 model-year 2015 Subaru Outback wagons manufactured between Jan. 22 and Aug. 18, and equipped with a Subaru accessory trailer hitch assembly The Problem: During installation, the trailer hitch mounting nuts may have been...
  • Recall Alert: 2009-2011 Mitsubishi Sedans, Hatchbacks and SUVs

     
    Vehicles Affected: Nearly 166,000 model-year 2008-11 Mitsubishi Lancer and Lancer Evolution performance sedans and Outlander SUVs, model-year 2009-11 Lancer Sportback performance hatchbacks and model-year 2011 Outlander Sport crossovers, all equipped with...
  • Recall Alert: 2013 Nissan Altima

     
    Vehicles Affected: More than 220,000 model-year 2013 Nissan Altima sedans manufactured between March 6, 2012, and Feb. 28, 2013 The Problem: Interference between the hood inner panel and the secondary latch lever, in combination with debris and corrosion,...
  • 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...
  • Recall Alert: 2014 Toyota FJ Cruiser

     
    Vehicles Affected: Nearly 1,800 model-year 2014 FJ Cruiser SUVs equipped with the optional Trail Teams Ultimate Edition Package in which the front shock absorbers and springs were replaced at vehicle processing centers The Problem: The two bolts that...
  • 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...
  • Inquiry launched in possible Ford Fusion, Lincoln MKZ steering defect

    Inquiry launched in possible Ford Fusion, Lincoln MKZ steering defect
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation into a potential steering defect in Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ vehicles from the 2010 through 2012 model years. The inquiry covers about 940,000 cars, including the...
  • Recall Alert: 2014 Ford Focus, Escape and 2015 Lincoln MKC

     
    Vehicles Affected: More than 300 model-year 2014 Ford Focus compact cars manufactured between May 1 and May 24, and Escape compact crossovers manufactured on June 6, and model-year 2015 Lincoln MKC luxury compact crossovers manufactured between June 4 and...