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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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  • GM recalls new model Cadillac XTS and Chevy Impala over parking brake fire risk

    GM recalls new model Cadillac XTS and Chevy Impala over parking brake fire risk
    General Motors Co is recalling hundreds of thousands of cars over a defect in the parking brake that could cause a fire, a letter by the top U.S. auto safety regulator showed. The problem occurred with GM's 2013-2015 Cadillac XTS and the 2014-2015...
  • GM ignition-switch death toll hits 19, may grow, Feinberg says

    GM ignition-switch death toll hits 19, may grow, Feinberg says
    The number of people killed in crashes caused by a faulty ignition switch in older General Motors cars now stands at 19, almost 50% higher than the automaker’s previous estimate, and could rise to well over 100. That is according to the first...
  • Recall Alert: 2011-2014 Chevrolet Express, GMC Savana

     
    Vehicles Affected: More than 3,000 GM full-size cargo vans from the 2011-14 model years that run on compressed natural gas, including Chevrolet Express vans manufactured between Sept. 10, 2010, and April 28, 2014, and GMC Savana CNG vans manufactured...
  • 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......
  • Recall Alert: 2015 Honda Fit

     
    Vehicles Affected: More than 6,000 model-year 2015 Honda Fit hatchbacks manufactured between April 11 and June 9, 2014 The Problem: The vehicles may have been assembled with an A-pillar interior cover designed for vehicles without side curtain airbags....
  • Recall Alert: 2014 Ford Focus, C-Max

     
    Vehicles Affected: More than 500 model-year 2014 Ford Focus compact cars and C-Max hybrids manufactured between Aug. 8 and Aug. 15, 2014 The Problem: Incorrectly assembled steering gears could cause impaired steering, including a loss of steering control,...
  • Recall Alert: 2014 Aston Martin DB9, Rapide S

     
    Vehicles Affected: Nearly 450 model-year 2014 Aston Martin DB9 and Rapide S high-performance luxury sports cars manufactured between June 2013 and July 2014 The Problem: Due to a faulty circuit board, the transmissions in the affected vehicles may...
  • How to check if your car was recalled but not fixed

    Car owners and buyers will be able to look up whether a vehicle has been recalled and fixed under a new federal program launched late Tuesday. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has developed an online search tool where drivers can...
  • Honda will fix Fits after crash test prompts redesign of bumper

    Honda will fix Fits after crash test prompts redesign of bumper
    Honda is going to replace the front bumpers on about 12,000 Fits it has already sold because the small car scored poorly in a key crash test. The automaker announced the free program Thursday, at the same time the influential Insurance Institute for...
  • Ridgefield Infant Car Death Ruled Homicide; No Charges Filed

    Ridgefield Infant Car Death Ruled Homicide; No Charges Filed
    RIDGEFIELD — The death of a 15-month-old Ridgefield child left in a car last month has been ruled a homicide, and police and prosecutors met Thursday to decide whether anyone should be arrested. The child, identified as Benjamin Seitz, was left...
  • 54.5 mpg: Why our measure of fuel economy is wrong

    54.5 mpg: Why our measure of fuel economy is wrong
    54.5 miles per gallon. That is the target fuel efficiency for all light-duty vehicles by model year 2025. Yet if you’ve gone car shopping lately, you’ve noticed that the combined mpg is nowhere near that target. The average fuel economy of all...