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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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  • 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...
  • Recall Alert: 2013-2014 Dodge SRT Viper

     
    Vehicles Affected: More than 1,600 model-year 2013-14 Dodge SRT Viper supercars manufactured between Nov. 28, 2012, and June 26, 2014 The Problem: Due to inaccurate seat position sensors, the frontal airbags may deploy with a lower velocity than...
  • Recall Alert: 2013-2015 Chevrolet Spark

     
    Vehicles Affected: Nearly 90,000 model-year 2013-15 Chevrolet Spark subcompact hatchbacks manufactured between Jan. 17, 2012, and July 29, 2014 The Problem: The secondary hood latch may prematurely corrode at the latch pivot, causing the striker to get...
  • Travelers Safety Executive: Don't Bank On Driver-Free Cars Soon

    WINDSOR — Despite this summer's buzz about hands-free driving and even driver-free driving, Travelers Risk Control safety executive Chris Hayes says motorists should plan to keep their eyes on the road for many years. "New technology will help...
  • Recall Alert: 2005-2011 Toyota Tacoma

     
    Vehicles Affected: Nearly 700,000 model-year 2005-11 Toyota Tacoma PreRunner and 4x4 pickup trucks manufactured between Sept. 14, 2009, and Oct. 11, 2010 The Problem: One of the leaf springs may fracture due to stress or corrosion. While being driven,...
  • Recall Alert: 2010-2014 Mitsubishi i-MiEV

     
    Vehicles Affected: More than 1,800 model-year 2010-14 Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric vehicles manufactured Sept. 15, 2009, through March 25, 2014 The Problem: Either because of software programming or corrosion caused by road salt, the brake vacuum pump might...
  • Ex-Des Plaines cop gets 6 months in prison for faking DUI arrest tally

    Ex-Des Plaines cop gets 6 months in prison for faking DUI arrest tally
    A former Des Plaines police commander who padded DUI arrest records so the department could get federal grant money was sentenced today to six months in prison. Timothy Veit, 57, apologized in Chicago's Dirksen U.S. Courthouse for his role in defrauding...
  • NHTSA: 5 Million Chrysler Vehicles Under Scrutiny for Stalling Problem

     
    Earlier this month, Cars.com reported that Chrysler was recalling nearly 190,000 model-year 2011 Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee SUVs due to a problem with the Totally Integrated Power Module that could cause the vehicles to stall suddenly. Today,...
  • Safety group petitions NHTSA to probe 4.9 million Chrysler pickups, SUVs and minivans

    Safety group petitions NHTSA to probe 4.9 million Chrysler pickups, SUVs and minivans
    DETROIT (Reuters) - A safety advocate group has petitioned U.S. regulators to open an investigation into an estimated 4.9 million Chrysler vehicles for issues that could lead to engine stalls and other problems, according to documents posted online by the...
  • NHTSA reviewing new Toyota Corolla unintended-acceleration claims

    Federal safety regulators are looking into complaints that Toyota Corollas can surge unexpectedly even when a driver is pressing the brake pedal. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said it is examining 163 complaints from drivers of...
  • Safety agency studying Toyota acceleration problem

    A U.S. safety agency is looking into a consumer's petition alleging that older Toyota Corollas can accelerate unexpectedly at low speeds and cause crashes. The inquiry by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration covers about 1.69 million of...