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  • 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,...
  • States look for ways to cut traffic deaths, cheaply

    In 2008, South Carolina transportation officials were itching to do something innovative to cut the number of serious traffic crashes in their state. The federal government already had designated South Carolina as one of the states with the highest...
  • 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...
  • Chrysler recalls cargo vans due to inadvertent airbag deployments

    DETROIT (Reuters) - Chrysler Group LLC said on Tuesday it is recalling about 22,100 small cargo vans because of inadvertent side air bag deployments, the company and U.S. safety regulators said. Chrysler told the National Highway Traffic Safety...
  • 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...
  • GM recalling Chevrolet Caprice police patrol vehicles

    General Motors is recalling 7,601 police patrol vehicles that were built in Australia and imported to North America for problems relating to its transmission. The automaker told the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that it is recalling...
  • U.S. regulators probe steering in estimated 938,000 Ford vehicles

    DETROIT (Reuters) - U.S. safety regulators have opened a probe of an estimated 938,000 Ford Motor Co mid-sized sedans due to complaints about steering issues. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration initiated what is called a preliminary...
  • 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...