| Aug 13, 2014
| 9:13 AM
A national crackdown on impaired begins today and lasts through the Labor Day holiday on Monday, Sept. 1.
Local participating agencies in the "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" effort include @SunrisePoliceFL, @MiramarPD and Plantation Police. ...
| Oct 10, 2014
Vehicles Affected: More than 220,000 model-year 2013 Nissan Altima sedans manufactured between March 6, 2012, and Feb. 28, 2013 The Problem: Interference between the hood inner panel and the secondary latch lever, in combination with debris and corrosion,...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 11:30 AM
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...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 4:30 AM
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...
| Oct 6, 2014
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...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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...
| May 27, 2014
| 12:52 PM
General Motors should be prepared to acknowledge that more than 13 people died as a result of faulty ignition switches installed in its vehicles, the head of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said.
The company was aware of problems with...
| May 29, 2014
| 10:35 AM
Motor vehicle crashes in the U.S. every year have an economic toll of almost $1 trillion.
That includes $277 billion in actual cost, and an estimated $594 billion in "harm from the loss of life and the pain and decreased quality of life due to injuries,...
| May 29, 2014
| 11:33 AM
DETROIT (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co said on Thursday it is recalling a total of 1.1 million SUVs in North America for the possible loss of power steering.
Ford said 195,527 Explorer SUVs in North America from the 2011 to 2013 model years are to be...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 7:43 AM
A rash of high-profile heat-related deaths of children left in hot cars has prompted the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to launch the “Where’s baby? Look before you lock” public education campaign to highlight the dangers...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 8:38 AM
Automakers posted one of the best months in years for auto sales in July, with General Motors, Ford, Chrysler, Toyota and Nissan all reporting big gains.
By the time all the numbers are tallied Friday, automakers are expected to have sold around 1.5...