| Apr 8, 2014
| 3:50 PM
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is fining General Motors Co. $7,000 per day until it responds to all questions the agency submitted to it last month regarding an ignition switch defect.
NHTSA said Tuesday it would levy the fine after...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 3:55 PM
On Friday morning, a Harwinton man was killed when his motorcycle crashed into a tree. Later in the day, the Life Star helicopter was dispatched to Vernon to bring a man injured in a motorcycle accident to Hartford Hospital. On Saturday night, a Meriden...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 8:22 AM
Chrysler Group is recalling almost 650,000 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango sport utility vehicles sold in the U.S. during the the 2011-14 model years to fix a problem with the brakes.
It will recall another 200,000 of the vehicles sold in other...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 1:37 PM
General Motors CEO Mary Barra said Tuesday she wants to find out if GM engineering employees executed a coverup or were merely incompetent in failing to recall a defective part linked to 13 deaths.
In testimony before a House Energy and Commerce...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 7:25 PM
As General Motors Co. heads into congressional hearings examining its failure to fix a deadly safety defect, the automaker has moved swiftly to burnish its safety credentials by recalling millions of vehicles.
GM said Monday that it will set aside...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 3:29 PM
As General Motors Co. heads into key congressional hearings Tuesday over a safety defect linked to 13 deaths, the automaker announced it would recall an additional 1.5 million vehicles globally and take a $750-million charge against its first-quarter...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 11:51 AM
General Motors announced Thursday it will take a $1.3-billion write-down to cover the cost of repairs related to faulty ignition switch recalls, and placed two engineers at the center of the recall scandal on paid leave.
The company also said it will...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 1:06 PM
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...
| 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. ...
| Aug 6, 2014
In statistics provided by the Children's Services Council, 17 children have died from heatstroke while unattended in vehicles, including two in Florida. The state continues to be second in the nation in heatstroke fatalities with at least 68 children...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 7:43 AM
Most drivers know that underinflated tires are a safety hazard. But many don’t recognize the dashboard warning light that signals a problem with a tire.
A national survey by Schrader International, considered the inventor of the pneumatic tire...