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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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  • 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: 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?

    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....
  • 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...
  • 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......
  • Chrysler minivans under investigation for stalling after fuel refill

     
    Filed under: Minivan/Van, Safety, Chrysler, Dodge According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, at least one man has reported that his 2007 Dodge Grand Caravan stalled unexpectedly on the highway shortly after being refueled. The...
  • U.S. NHTSA to probe engine stalls on 2007 Chrysler minivans

    DETROIT (Reuters) - U.S. safety regulators are investigating about 160,000 Dodge Caravan minivans following reports of engine stalling. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Tuesday said its Office of Defects Investigation is assessing...
  • Cadillac Preps Self-Driving Tech for 2017

     
    In the not-too-distant future, your Cadillac could know that another car is approaching from a blind corner and warn you before you or the other car could see or detect the danger. Related: Feds: Car-to-Car Tech Can Save Lives That's......
  • Weekend DUI patrol yields arrests

    Weekend DUI patrol yields arrests
    Four motorists were arrested during a DUI saturation patrol over the weekend that saw additional officers deployed to look for impaired drivers. The patrol was conducted from 6 p.m. Friday through 2 a.m. Monday, said Glendale Police Sgt. Harout...
  • Recall Alert: 2011-2012 Mercedes-Benz S-Class

     
    Vehicles Affected: More than 150 model-year 2011-12 Mercedes-Benz S-Class luxury sedans, including the S550, S550 4matic, S63, S600, S65 AMG and S400 Hybrid, all manufactured between March 3 and July 30, 2011 The Problem: The tire pressure monitoring...
  • Recall Alert: 2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK350, GLK350 4matic

     
    Vehicles Affected: More than 200 model-year 2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK350 and GLK350 4matic luxury crossovers manufactured between May 31 and Aug. 2, 2012 The Problem: Voltage in the parking lamp circuit exceeds the maximum allowable value. The higher...