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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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  • Recall Alert: 2013-2014 Jaguar XF

     
    Vehicles Affected: More than 80 model-year 2013-14 Jaguar XF luxury sedans, including XFR-S variants, manufactured between July 2, 2013, and April 11, 2014 The Problem: A component within the power assist steering system may collapse and restrict fluid...
  • US government moves to mandate car connectivity [w/video]

     
    Filed under: Government/Legal, Safety, Technology, Videos The federal government is inching closer to mandating cars have the ability to communicate with each other, in a move regulators say could reduce crashes while still protecting motorists'...
  • Honda to Retrofit Early 2015 Fit Hatchbacks to Match IIHS Top Safety Pick Rating

     
    Thanks to structural modifications to improve crashworthiness, the 2015 Honda Fit earned a Top Safety Pick from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Honda will reach out to those who already bought a 2015 Fit and modify the bumper structure......
  • Recall Alert: 2014 Jeep Cherokee and Ram 1500, 2015 Chrysler 200

     
    Vehicles Affected: Nearly 16,000 model-year 2014 Jeep Cherokee crossovers and Ram 1500s, and 2015 Chrysler 200 sedans The Problem: Due to an insufficient weld, the rear shocks may detach from the vehicle at one end and possibly damage other chassis......
  • 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...
  • Recall Alert: 39,000 Recaro ProSport Car Seats

     
    Car Seats Affected: More than 39,000 Recaro ProSport model 385 car seats manufactured between June 16, 2010, and Jan. 31, 2013 The Problem: When the seat is installed with the lower Latch anchors only, without the top tether, the child???s......
  • Connecticut Children's Medical Center Receives Grant To Raise Awareness About Dangers Of Kids in Hot Cars

    HARTFORD - Leaving a child alone in a car is unforgivable abuse, Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Monday at the launch of a public awareness campaign called "Look Before You Lock." Blumenthal emphasized the fact that children dying in cars is preventable and...
  • Morgan Three-Wheeler puts on the brakes for new recall

     
    Filed under: Convertible, Performance, Recalls, Motorcycle The Morgan Three-Wheeler certainly isn't the fastest performance vehicle money can buy, but it might be one of the coolest. With its V-twin engine hanging out front and styling like nothing else...
  • Hyundai fined $17.35 million for delayed Genesis recall

    Hyundai fined $17.35 million for delayed Genesis recall
    Hyundai Motor Co will pay a fine of $17.35 million for failing to report a brake defect in timely fashion to U.S. safety regulators, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said on Thursday. NHTSA said the South Korean automaker delayed a...
  • Recall Alert: 2013-2014 Toyota Tundra

     
    Vehicles Affected: More than 16,200 model-year 2013-14 Toyota Tundra pickup trucks modified by Gulf States Toyota Inc. as part of certain vehicle packages to be equipped with a combination of non-Toyota-brand 20-inch alloy wheels and chrome-plated lug...
  • Recall Alert: 124,000 GM Cars, Crossovers

     
    Vehicles Affected: More than 124,000 GM vehicles, including model-year 2013-14 Buick Encore crossovers and Cadillac ATS cars; 2014 Cadillac CTS and ELR cars; 2014 Chevrolet Caprice and SS cars; and 2014-15 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickup...