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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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  • 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...
  • 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 reviewing new Toyota Corolla unintended-acceleration claims

    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...
  • Emissions Deadline Extended For G.M. Cars Subject To Recall

    Emissions Deadline Extended For G.M. Cars Subject To Recall
    Owners of General Motors cars under recall for ignition problems will have the due date for their emissions test extended under a plan announced by the Malloy administration on Wednesday. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Department of Motor Vehicles...
  • NHTSA fines GM for not turning over information for recall probe

    NHTSA fines GM for not turning over information for recall probe
    Federal regulators have fined General Motors Co. $28,000 for missing a deadline to turn over key information about a faulty ignition switch linked to 13 deaths and the recall of 2.6 million vehicles globally. Regulators will continue to fine the...
  • Automobile recalls are on pace to break recent highs

    Automakers are on a torrid recall pace this year. Car companies have recalled about 11 million vehicles in the U.S. so far this year. General Motors Co. has called back the most: 6 million, including more than 2 million for an ignition switch issue...
  • 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...
  • Toyota recalling 690,000 Tacoma trucks for fire risk

    Toyota recalling 690,000 Tacoma trucks for fire risk
    Toyota is recalling 690,000 of its popular Tacoma pickup trucks due to a potential fire risk, the automaker announced Monday. The recall affects Tacoma 4x4 and Pre-Runner models from 2005-11. A leaf in the rear suspension of these models can corrode and...
  • Recall Alert: 2013 Audi Q7

     
    Vehicles Affected: More than 1,800 model-year 2013 Audi Q7 luxury crossovers manufactured between June 5 and Nov. 29, 2012, and equipped with a 3.0-liter diesel engine The Problem: A check valve in the engine may become contaminated with plastic debris......