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  • GM llama a revisión algunos coches con interruptores defectuosos, juzga seguros a otros

    DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co llamó a revisión el mes pasado a millones de vehículos con tres diseños diferentes de interruptores de encendido que podrían apagar accidentalmente el motor y desactivar las bolsas de aire en caso de accidente, pero...
  • Recalled Jeeps can be made safer by March, rather than by 2018: Chrysler

    DETROIT (Reuters) - Chrysler Group LLC told U.S. safety regulators it could add trailer hitches to recalled Jeep SUVs by March, much sooner than the several years estimated by regulators who had urged the automaker to quicken its pace for fixing the...
  • GM deems faulty ignition switch safe in some cars, problematic in others

    GM deems faulty ignition switch safe in some cars, problematic in others
    DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co last month recalled millions of vehicles with three different designs of ignition switches that could accidentally turn off the engine and disable air bags in a crash. But the automaker has concluded that more than...
  • Hyundai recalls 58,000 Elantra Touring models over side-airbag concern

     
    Filed under: Budget, Wagon, Recalls, Hyundai, Canada Hyundai is recalling 58,000 Elantra Touring wagons, after it was discovered that a metal support bracket in the headliner could become dislodged when the side-curtain airbag deploys. If this happens,...
  • BMW to replace air bags on 3-series cars

    BMW to replace air bags on 3-series cars
    The automobile airbag crisis continues. BMW expanded a May 2013 recall announcement, calling back all of its 3-series cars built between 2000 and 2006. The recall affects as many as 1.6 million vehicles worldwide, 574,000 of them in the United States....
  • BMW to recall 1.6 million cars on concerns over Takata air bags

    BMW to recall 1.6 million cars on concerns over Takata air bags
    DETROIT (Reuters) - German automaker BMW said on Wednesday it is recalling about 1.6 million cars worldwide to replace passenger-side front air bags made by Takata Corp because the inflators could break apart during deployment and injure passengers....
  • NHTSA investigating Ford sedans for steering defect

    NHTSA investigating Ford sedans for steering defect
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation into safety issues regarding steering shafts on about 500,000 Ford vehicles. The government auto safety agency said it is concerned that heat shields on certain Fords may...
  • GM car owner felt steered into danger

    General Motors has talked a lot lately about how sorry it is for being slow to recall vehicles for potentially deadly defects and how concerned it is about customer safety. Yet until the Watchdog drove onto the scene, Jeniffer Montero couldn't get a...
  • Recall Alert: 2014 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class and SLK-Class

     
    Vehicles Affected: Approximately 300 model-year 2014 versions of the SLK250, SLK350, SLK55 AMG, SL550, SL63 AMG and SL65 AMG vehicles manufactured March 19 through May 5, 2014 The Problem: The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is reporting...
  • New Study Breaks Down Traffic Fatalities State by State

     
    When it comes to U.S. traffic fatalities, coastal states have the lowest rates, according to a new study by the University of Michigan's Transportation Research Institute. By contrast, Montana, North Dakota and a number of Southern states have the...
  • Infographic: Sobering Stats on Summer Driving Dangers

     
    With a population of nearly 13 million people, Illinois is the fifth-largest state in the U.S., but according to figures from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, if those who admitted in surveys to driving drunk ??? all 17 million......