The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened an investigation into a series of deadly crashes in which airbags in Hyundai and Kia cars failed to inflate.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened a probe into two older-model Kia and Hyundai vehicles in the wake of six head-on collisions, hoping to discover why the vehicles’ airbags failed to deploy. Included in the investigation is the 2011 Hyundai Sonata and Kia Fortes from the 2012 and 2013 model years. Show More Summary
Air bags in some Hyundai and Kia cars failed to inflate in crashes and four people are dead. Now the U.S. government's road safety agency wants to know why. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it's investigating problems that affect an estimated 425,000 cars made by the Korean...
Last year, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration embraced autonomous technology by redefining how it categorized cars. Spurred by automakers and tech companies, the government has opened its eyes to this new technology and seen it as a way to potentially save lives by reducing the number of roadway accidents caused by human error. Show More Summary
Back in January, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration listed crash test ratings for the 2018 Mazda 6 in two distinctive flavors: the front-wheel model and the… all-wheel-drive variant? Wait a minute, Mazda isn’t making an AWD drive version of the sedan. Show More Summary
(University of British Columbia) US drivers are more likely to be in a fatal traffic crash during the annual April 20 cannabis celebration. Twenty-five years' worth of data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration shows...Show More Summary
We told you recently of the tsunami of complaints from Ford Focus RS owners swamping the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration — and other agencies — with minor gripes like, say, their brand new car burning engine coolant. Well, there’s a fix afoot. Show More Summary
U.S. safety regulators have released models from 14 different automakers that are being recalled to replace potentially deadly Takata air bag inflators. Documents posted Thursday by the National Highway Traffic … Click to Continue »
After what feels like an eternity, the Trump Administration finally feels confident in releasing its alternative to efficiency rules created under former President Barack Obama. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will provide the details on the new fuel economy standards for cars and light trucks sometime before the end of March. Show More Summary
GM is asking the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for permission to commercially deploy up to 2,500 Cruise AVs in ride-hailing fleets in 2019, probably starting in San Francisco, where most of its testing to date has taken place.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said today that owners of 2006 Ford Ranger pickup trucks should stop driving them after the agency confirmed a second Takata airbag-related deat...
Only around 19% of new 2017 model year vehicles sold in the US featured automatic emergency braking systems, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has revealed
According to documents filed by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Aston Martin will be recalling thousands of vehicles due to safety issues. Read more...
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.