The timeliness of a recall of Hyundai and Kia vehicles equipped with Theta II four-cylinder engines is the focus of a formal National Highway Traffic Safety Administration investigation revealed today. Metal engine debris resulting from...Show More Summary
By 2020, an estimated 75 percent of cars will be internet-connected worldwide, according to estimates from the FBI, Department of Transportation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. That connectivity will allow drivers to tap into life-saving safety features and make self-driving cars a reality. Show More Summary
Volkswagen Group is adding another 292,000 Porsche and Audi vehicles to an earlier recall relating to a fuel-pump defect that could result in fires. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued an alert concerning specific models of the Porsche Macan, Audi Q5 and Audi Q7 sport-utility vehicles. Show More Summary
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling more than 1 million Ram pickups from the 2013 to 2016 model years. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that a software glitch could prevent some of the trucks' airbags...Show More Summary
Following a raft of complaints, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has once again turned its attention to the headlights of pre-bankruptcy era General Motors vehicles. Apparently, the first two recalls for the exact same problem might not have culled all of the automaker’s wonky low beams. Show More Summary
Hyundai and its South Korean sibling, Kia, are recalling nearly 1.2 million cars and crossovers from the 2011 to 2014 model years. Documents from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that the engines in some of those vehicles may have an increased likelihood of stalling, which could dramatically increase the risk of accidents. Show More Summary
Randal O'Toole The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s proposed rule to mandate vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communications for new light vehicles is expensive, risky, and likely to inhibit the development of superior technologies that can accomplish the same goals at a far lower cost. Show More Summary
Hyundai and Kia have submitted a plan to the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to recall their vehicles in the country over faulty engines.
Comments on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s proposed vehicle-to-vehicle communications mandate are due next on Wednesday, April 12. This is one of the rules that was published just before President Trump was inaugurated. If...Show More Summary
Zoox, an enigmatic startup developing self-driving cars, has tapped former National Highway Traffic Safety Administration official Mark Rosekind as its chief safety innovation officer as it looks to differentiate itself from competitors.
(American Geriatrics Society) With support from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the American Geriatrics Society's (AGS's) Health in Aging Foundation today announced the start of a public information campaign focused on helping older adults and caregivers access resources for safely navigating the open road.
The California DMV has apparently changed its mind as regards self-driving vehicle testing without human drivers, following the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's announcement that the computers inside self-driving vehicles...Show More Summary
Mercedes-Benz has issued a massive recall affecting more than 354,000 vehicles from the 2015, 2016, and 2017 model years. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those cars may be at risk of catchingShow More Summary
If cars are becoming safer as they incorporate self-driving features—the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration last month confirmed Tesla's first-gen Autopilot reduced Tesla vehicles' crash rate by 40%—consumers and experts alike are wondering when auto insurers will slash rates to reflect the minimized risk. Tesla CEO Elon Musk...
A recall report issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will have some owners of Aventador and Veneno models donning their flame retardant suits before hopping behind the wheel. A large number of Lamborghini Aventador...Show More Summary
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, America’s auto safety regulator, issued a recall of Lamborghinis earlier this month because a faulty fuel system could potentially lead to a fire. In other news, water is wet and the earth is round. Read more...
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration launched a probe after 154 complaints.
Safety complaints come in all forms, some of them frivolous, but minor annoyances usually fail to make the attention of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. When all safety complaints leveled against a model are weighed...Show More Summary
Just who is to blame for a highly publicized fatal car crash involving a self-driving Tesla Model S and a tractor-trailer in May 2016? The driver, certainly, as a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration review made clear late last month. Show More Summary
Maserati is recalling roughly 40,000 Ghibli, Levante, and Quattroporte models in the United States after uncovering two defects that could lead to fires. According to U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration records, adjusting...Show More Summary