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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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  • Kevin Hunt: GM Recalls Monte Carlo, But Not Hers Despite Ignition Failure

    Kevin Hunt: GM Recalls Monte Carlo, But Not Hers Despite Ignition Failure
    General Motors has recalled more than 15 million vehicles worldwide this year for ignition-related defects, but Shelley Hansen still doesn't understand why it hasn't recalled her (VIN) number yet. GM's massive recalls began in February with 2.6...
  • Campaign launched to prevent heatstroke deaths of children left in cars

    Campaign launched to prevent heatstroke deaths of children left in cars
    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...
  • Prices of six car models recalled by GM for switch defect plunge

    Prices of six car models recalled by GM for switch defect plunge
    While General Motors appears to have weathered the biggest safety and recall crisis in its history – staying profitable and selling more cars – the prices of used cars linked to the defect behind the scandal have plunged. iSeeCars.com, a...
  • Social Media Campaign Aims to Prevent Child Deaths in Hot Cars

     
    Children dying in hot cars are gruesome headlines we're unfortunately confronted with every summer. Just a week ago, according to the Los Angeles Times, the 18th child this year in the U.S., a 10-month-old girl in Kansas, died after being......
  • Honda asking used-car buyers to sign liability document [w/poll]

     
    Filed under: Car Buying, Government/Legal, Recalls, Safety, Honda New cars under recall must be repaired before a dealer can sell them but used cars are under no such mandate. When it comes to informing the car-buying public about potential safety...
  • Consumer Reports calls on Toyota to recall older Camry Hybrid models

     
    Filed under: Hybrid, Sedan, Safety, Toyota Consumer Reports is calling on Toyota to issue an official recall of 178,000 Camry Hybrid sedans from model years 2007 to 2011, claiming that a pair of issues affecting the brakes are so dire they demand a more...
  • U.S. proposes new safety standards for large buses

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Wednesday proposed new safety standards to protect passengers on large buses in rollover crashes. NHTSA, part of the Transportation Department, said the proposal aims to...
  • Chrysler recalls Fiat 500L on knee air bag issue

    DETROIT (Reuters) - Chrysler Group LLC will recall about 29,500 Fiat 500L compact cars because knee air bags may not work properly if a driver is not wearing a seat belt, the company said on Wednesday. Testing by Chrysler and the National Highway Traffic...
  • Recall Alert: 2013-2014 Chevrolet Caprice, 2014 Chevrolet SS

     
    Vehicles Affected: Nearly 5,000 model-year 2013-14 Chevrolet Caprice police vehicles manufactured between June 7, 2013, and May 29, 2014, and model-year 2014 SS sedans manufactured between Sept. 13, 2013, and March 4, 2014 The Problem: The windshield...
  • Recall Alert: 2011-14 Hyundai Sonata

     
    Vehicles Affected: More than 880,000 model-year 2011-14 Hyundai Sonata sedans manufactured between Dec. 11, 2009, and May 29, 2014 The Problem: The transmission shift cable may detach from the shift lever pin; if this happens, the transmission gear...
  • Nissan recalls 226k vehicles over airbag inflators

     
    Filed under: Sedan, SUV, Recalls, Safety, Crossover, Infiniti, Nissan, Luxury Nissan and Infiniti are the latest automakers to issue recalls involving faulty airbag inflators from Takata. The Japanese automakers have announced campaigns covering about...
  • Suzuki calls in 26,000 Daewoo-built Veronas for overheating lights

     
    Filed under: Sedan, Recalls, Safety, Suzuki Suzuki is recalling yet another Daewoo-built model due to possible problems with the daytime running light module in the instrument panel. This time it covers about 25,899 units of the Suzuki Verona from the...