As a comic who goes to a lot of open mics, I’ve heard just about every “women are bad drivers” joke there is. And now, thanks to information from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, we know that those jokes aren’t just hacky, they’re also factually inaccurate. Read more...
Last week, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced that Takata will declare 33.8 million vehicles defective because they are equipped with airbags that can explode and spray occupants with shards of metal. "U.S.Show More Summary
Since taking the helm of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in January, Mark Rosekind has made his intention to hold automakers responsible for safety issues well known. This week, the agency continued tightening theShow More Summary
Earlier this month, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) was undecided whether it would require GM to continue monthly safety issue disclosure meetings. However, in a letter obtained by The Detroit News, the NHTSA has decided to extend parts of the agreement for another year. Show More Summary
Post by Suzee Skwiot. After more than six months after the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration called for the recalls of Takata airbags, the company has expanded its recalls to include a total of 33.8 million vehicles, made by 11 different automakers. Show More Summary
Australia has seen three wide-reaching airbag recalls in the past week, and now the manufacturer has finally admitted that its product is faulty. Japanese parts supplier Takata has agreed to a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) request in the US to effectively double the number of vehicles recalled worldwide over the issue. Show More Summary
The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration confirmed on Tuesday that the Japanese airbag manufacturer Takata will declare 33.8 million cars unsafe due to airbag defects. The move would double the company’s previous recall of 17 million vehicles. Continue reading ? The post Japanese manufacturer Takata expands defective airbag recall appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Top officials at the U.S. Department of Transportation and its National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have made an announcement related to Takata Corp's air bag recalls. Takata will declare 33.8 million vehicles defective because...Show More Summary
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating 20 recalls covering more than 10 million vehicles.
Federal regulators are once again expressing their displeasure with Fiat Chrysler’s slow-moving response to fixing millions of Jeeps that can explode following low-speed rear-end collisions. Today, the National Highway Traffic Safety...Show More Summary
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is none-to-pleased about Fiat Chrysler’s handling of some 20 recalls affecting over 10 million vehicles, and it’s holding a public hearing on July 2 to aid in the investigation of how the automaker has handled the recalls. In short, NHTSA is pissed and now it’s taking serious action. Read more...
Today's cars are, without a doubt, safer than they've ever been. But with ever-increasing congestion—along with seemingly infinite distractions—the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is looking to speed implementation of vehicle-to-vehicle technology (V2V), which would focus on drivers avoiding crashes, rather than simply...
Following months of investigation, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has decided not to launch a deeper analysis or recall of 2006-2010 Toyota Corolla for alleged unintended acceleration. Continue reading Toyota won't...Show More Summary
Toyota will not face another probe regarding unintended acceleration in its vehicles, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced over the weekend. The Agency denied a consumer’s petition for an investigation into low-speed...Show More Summary
Ford Motor Company is expanding a safety recall regarding door latches at the behest of the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration. The recall covers door latches that may contain a broken pawl spring tab, preventing the door from totally latching. There is potential for the door to come ajar while moving, increasing the risk […]
Mark R. Rosekind, head of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, took aim at lingering safety problems in Jeep S.U.V.s and with airbags made by Takata.
Just days after Ford bit the bullet and recalled nearly 400,000 vehicles under investigation by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for a door latch issue, the automaker is at it again, issuing four recalls covering nearly...Show More Summary
Nearly seven months after the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration first opened an investigation into thousands of Ford vehicles that may contain malfunctioning door latches, the car manufacturer has issued a recall of nearly...Show More Summary
Disclosure: I own Ford shares Ford’s (NYSE:F) 2015 F-150 SuperCrew model received the highest 5-Star score endorsement for Overall Safety from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). That’s certainly good news for Ford, as it tries to transition from heavier steel tracks to lighter aluminum trucks, to improve fuel efficiency without compromising [...]
Agency Moves to Preserve Automobile Recalled Inflators The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is taking Takata to task for reportedly failing to provide agency-requested information related to an airbag default in vehicles that has been linked to possibly six deaths and hundreds of injuries. Show More Summary