Even the most opulent vehicles sometimes can't avoid a recall. Case in point: the Bugatti Chiron. The National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration announced a recall for 2017 and 2018 model year Chirons in late November due to faulty seat recliners. In total, the NHTSA said the faulty seat recliners potentially affect 47 Chirons in total...
An auto safety group is asking the government for a recall of Chrysler Pacifica minivans over complaints that the engines can stall without warning. The Center for Auto Safety petitioned the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Monday, asking for an investigation and a recall of 150,000...
Hyundai Mobis has unveiled the world’s first sunroof airbag, designed to stop occupants being thrown from their cars in a rollover. According to the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 260 people were thrown from the sunroof of their cars in rollover accidents between 2010 and 2016. The company said the global market for sunroofs was […]
Perhaps more than any other vehicle component, a steering wheel must function properly for the safe operation of a car or truck. Without it, you’re just along for the ride. That’s why the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is taking three reports of steering wheels detaching from the column in late-model Ford Fusions so seriously. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Friday it is funding a pilot program that will notify drivers in the state of Maryland if they have open uncompleted recalls at the time they register their vehicles. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
Halloween is coming up and Kia is getting into the spirit of things by harvesting a few Souls. Over 300,000 of them, to be exact. According to a report by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, a pinion gear in certain 2014...Show More Summary
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Diono today announced a voluntary recall of about 519,052 Radian R100, Radian R120, Radian RXT, Olympia, Pacifica, and Rainier convertible and booster car seats because The post RECALL 519,052 Diono Convertible and Booster Car Seats Due To Injury Risk With Lap Belt appeared first on Growing Your Baby.
Last week brought quite a flurry of excitement for eager Jeep Wrangler aficionados. The long-awaited next-generation JL model has steadily revealed its secrets in dribs and drabs, but last week’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration...Show More Summary
Last week, we discussed how the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration had some staffing gaps that needed shoring up. While it remains shy one administrative head, the White House saw fit to officially appoint a new deputy administrator — effectively replacing acting deputy administrator Jack Danielson’s interim leadership. Show More Summary
Our resident document digger, Bozi Tatarevic, stumbled upon a document submitted to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that may confirm at least some details about the next Jeep Wrangler. The docs appear to confirm that...Show More Summary
Patrick J. Michaels The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has asked for public comments on “determining the scope of considerations to be addressed in the EIS [environmental impact statement] and for identifyingShow More Summary
The US Department of Transportation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) have released new voluntary guidelines for self-driving vehicle and systems testing and use, seemingly paving the way to a rapid deployment...Show More Summary
The US Department of Transportation (DOT), in conjuction with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), yesterday released an updated set of voluntary guidelines for driverless cars. The document, “Automated Driving...Show More Summary
The morning commute and the afternoon grind. When bumper to bumper traffic creates gridlock for miles, it can be a recipe for disaster. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, road rage comprises of following too closely, excessive speeding, and weaving through traffic among other irresponsible actions. “The operation of a motor vehicle in […]
It’s the same safety issue that saddled Ford’s Pinto with a notorious legacy that continues to this day, and Jeep can’t seem to put it in its rear-view. In 2013, at the urging of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Fiat...Show More Summary
Dodge is recalling Charger and Challenger Hellcats due to faulty engine oil cooler lines which may result in a rapid, catastrophic loss of fluids. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration filed a recall request earlier this month, saying 1,207 vehicles assembled between February and May of 2017 may be affected. Show More Summary
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has upgraded a probe into potential carbon monoxide poisoning being caused by Ford Explorers. The NHTSA said it is aware of 2,700 complaints and three crashes potentially linked to carbon...Show More Summary
The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has moved to expand its probe into reports that exhaust and carbon monoxide leakage into the cabins of Ford Explorer SUVs and those leaks may be linked to numerous car crashes. Show More Summary
The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is inching its way toward what could be a massive recall of Ford Explorers. An initial probe kicked off in 2016 after owners entered numerous complaints of an unpleasant exhaust smell in the cabin into the NHTSA database. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is upgrading and expanding a probe into 1.33 million Ford Explorer SUVs over reports of exhaust odors in vehicle compartments and exposure to carbon monoxide that may be linked to crashes and injuries.