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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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  • 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,...
  • Don't be a water death statistic -- you can survive a canal crash

    Don't be a water death statistic -- you can survive a canal crash
    Waterways are everywhere in South Florida, and many don't have barriers that will keep a car from sliding or crashing into them.  On Sept. 18, a 78-year-old man was rescued after his Honda minivan sank in a Florida City development's pond and the...
  • Police to hold DUI checkpoint

    The Laguna Beach Police Department will be conducting a DUI checkpoint to stop and arrest alcohol- and drug-impaired drivers this weekend, according to a news release. Officers will patrol areas with high frequencies of past DUI collisions and/or...
  • 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...
  • 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......
  • Recall Alert: 2014 Toyota Tundra

     
    Vehicles Affected: More than 130,000 model-year 2014 Toyota Tundra CrewMax and double-cab pickup trucks manufactured between July 29, 2013, and Aug. 22, 2014 The Problem: Due to the possible incorrect installation of the B-pillar interior trim's upper...
  • Recall Alert: 2010-2014 Ferrari Italia F458, Spider

     
    Vehicles Affected: More than 3,000 model-year 2010-14 Ferrari Italia F458 and F458 Spider sports cars manufactured between March 5, 2010, and May 20, 2013 The Problem: The secondary latch for the front trunk storage compartment may not release when the......
  • Graco expands recall to include 1.9 million infant car seats

    Under pressure from U.S. safety regulators, Graco Children's Products is recalling 1.9 million infant car seats in what is now the largest seat recall in American history.  Graco announced the recall Tuesday, ending a five-month battle between the...