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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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  • Airbag recall widens to include BMW, Chrysler, Ford and Toyota

     
    Filed under: Recalls, Safety, Acura, BMW, Chrysler, Ford, Honda, Infiniti, Lexus, Mazda, Nissan, Toyota The recall of faulty airbag inflators supplied by Takata has exploded today to grow to seven automakers. In most cases, only models in certain high-...
  • Honda, Nissan and Mazda recalling 3 million vehicles for airbag inflators [UPDATE]

     
    Filed under: Recalls, Safety, Honda, Mazda, Nissan, Toyota UPDATE: Honda, Mazda and Nissan have all issued statements about the airbag issue, which you can now find below. Interestingly, only Honda is actually using the word "recall" in its statement,...
  • Honda, Mazda and Nissan Join Airbag Recall Expansion

     
    Three Japanese automakers are recalling millions more vehicles worldwide ??? including more than a million in the U.S. ??? due to an inflator defect in airbags manufactured by Japan's Takata Corp., NBC reported. This latest announcement by Honda, Mazda...
  • Recall Alert: 2013 Lexus GS 350

     
    Vehicles Affected: Approximately 10,462 model-year 2013 Lexus GS 350 sedans manufactured June 8 through Dec. 26, 2012 The Problem: The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is reporting that the switch that senses the amount of pressure that...
  • How to Safely Wear Your Seat Belt When Pregnant

     
    With many moms and dads on the Cars.com Editorial staff, we talk a lot about the importance of child-safety seats, but in reality, a baby takes its first car ride months before he or she is born. Before birth, a......
  • More Details on GM's Latest Ignition-Related Recall

     
    On June 16, GM issued its second major ignition-switch recall, which affects 3.16 million larger cars in the U.S. ??? the 2005-2009 Buick LaCrosse, 2006-2011 Lucerne and 2005 Regal; the 2000-2005 Cadillac DeVille and 2004-2011 DTS; and the 2006-2008...
  • Accident costs hit home [Editorial]

    We are a society built on wheels, so it isn't surprising that vehicle crashes each year take a heavy toll on us, but data released last week by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show just how important it is to exercise caution every time...
  • GM recalling nearly 3.4 million more cars for ignition problems

    GM recalling nearly 3.4 million more cars for ignition problems
    General Motors Co recalled three million more cars for ignition switch issues on Monday, roughly doubling the number of GM vehicles with known switch problems in a crisis that has defined the automaker and new Chief Executive Mary Barra this year. GM...
  • Fixing the recall system

    Fixing the recall system
    Leann Darrow has been waiting on her General Motors dealership for more than a month to get the defective ignition switch on her 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt replaced. She has been nervous about driving the car, but as of last week, she was still waiting for...
  • Ignition-switch investigation extended to Chrysler

    Ignition-switch investigation extended to Chrysler
    DETROIT/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. safety regulators are investigating about 1.2 million Chrysler vehicles for potential ignition-switch problems, expanding a probe beyond General Motors Co to another Detroit automaker. Chrysler is the subject of two...
  • Father charged with murder in toddler's death

    MARIETTA, Ga. The father of a 22-month-old boy left all day in an SUV has been charged with murder, according to Cobb County police. Justin Ross Harris, 33, of Marietta, was also charged with cruelty to children in the first degree, according to his...
  • Auto accidents biggest killer of teens; lack of safety belts, inexperience to blame

    Auto accidents biggest killer of teens; lack of safety belts, inexperience to blame
    Auto accidents kill more U.S. teenagers than any other cause, and summer is known as the "100 deadliest days for teen drivers," according to the National Safety Council (NSC).  The main culprit for the fatalities is not texting and driving. It’s...