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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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  • Recall Alert: 2013-2015 Cadillac XTS, 2014-2015 Chevrolet Impala

     
    Vehicles Affected: More than 130,000 model-year 2013-15 Cadillac XTS sedans manufactured between Feb. 14, 2012, and Aug. 22, 2014, and model-year 2014-15 Chevrolet Impala sedans manufactured between Jan. 15, 2013, and Aug. 22, 2014 The Problem: The...
  • Don't be a water death statistic -- you can survive a canal crash

    Don't be a water death statistic -- you can survive a canal crash
    Waterways are everywhere in South Florida, and many don't have barriers that will keep a car from sliding or crashing into them.  On Sept. 18, a 78-year-old man was rescued after his Honda minivan sank in a Florida City development's pond and the...
  • State Must Cut Down On Motorcycle Carnage

    State Must Cut Down On Motorcycle Carnage
    On Friday morning, a Harwinton man was killed when his motorcycle crashed into a tree. Later in the day, the Life Star helicopter was dispatched to Vernon to bring a man injured in a motorcycle accident to Hartford Hospital. On Saturday night, a Meriden...
  • Recall Alert: 2011 Dodge Durango, Jeep Grand Cherokee

     
    Vehicles Affected: Nearly 190,000 model-year 2011 Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee SUVs manufactured between Jan. 5, 2010, and July 20, 2011, and equipped with either a 3.6-liter or 5.7-liter engine The Problem: The fuel pump relay inside the...
  • GM recalls new model Cadillac XTS and Chevy Impala over parking brake fire risk

    GM recalls new model Cadillac XTS and Chevy Impala over parking brake fire risk
    General Motors Co is recalling hundreds of thousands of cars over a defect in the parking brake that could cause a fire, a letter by the top U.S. auto safety regulator showed. The problem occurred with GM's 2013-2015 Cadillac XTS and the 2014-2015...
  • Should you use the Apple Watch in your car?

    Should you use the Apple Watch in your car?
    Apple just took the wraps off its new iPhone 6, which ships on Sept. 19 for a contract-tethered starting price of $199. Along with the phone came a new — and much-anticipated¬†— device from the Cupertino, Calif., company: the Apple Watch....
  • Exclusive: U.S. safety chief raps GM's 'flawed' culture on recalls

    (This Sept. 15 story corrects title in second paragraph to deputy administrator from acting administrator) (Reuters) - The top U.S. auto safety regulator harshly criticized General Motors Co for not promptly reporting and recalling cars now linked to...
  • Cars that drive themselves starting to chat with each other

    Cars that drive themselves starting to chat with each other
    DETROIT (Reuters) - An Acura RLX sedan demonstrated an unusual way to tow another car this week: the vehicles were not physically attached. The second car drove itself, following instructions beamed over by the first in a feat of technology that indicates...
  • Recall Alert: 2014 BMW i3, Mini Cooper Hardtop

     
    Vehicles Affected: Nearly 30 model-year 2014 BMW i3 electric vehicles manufactured March 31, 2014, and Mini Cooper Hardtop cars manufactured between Feb. 2 and May 30, 2014 The Problem: The airbag inflator may not have been assembled correctly, preventing...
  • Recall Alert: 2005-2008 Ford Escape, 2006-2008 Mercury Mariner Hybrids

     
    Vehicles Affected: More than 70,000 hybrid crossovers, including model-year 2005-08 Ford Escape hybrids manufactured between Oct. 13, 2003, and June 20, 2008, and 2006-08 Mercury Mariner hybrids manufactured between June 10, 2005, and June 20, 2008 The...
  • Should You Use the Apple Watch in Your Car?

     
    Apple just took the wraps off its new iPhone 6, which ships on Sept. 19 for a contract-tethered starting price of $199. Along with the phone came a new ??? and much-anticipated ??? device from the Cupertino, Calif., company: the......