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NHTSA Ramps Up Investigation Of Mercedes C-Class Taillight Failures & Fires

NHTSA Ramps Up Investigation Of Mercedes C-Class Taillight Failures & Fires

Back in July, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration began a preliminary investigation of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class. At the time, the agency had received 21 consumer complaints about taillight failures in those vehicles from the 2008 and 2009 model-years. According to Detroit News, the... read more

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2011 Subaru Outback

Subaru Recalls More Than 600,000 Vehicles For Lighting Defect

Subaru is recalling more than 600,000 cars--including some Legacy, Outback, Tribeca, and Forester models--for a defect in door lights that may short circuit and lead to a... read more January 3, 2013 by 


 
2011 Hyundai Santa Fe

2011 Hyundai Santa Fe Studied For Faulty Steering Columns

Just days after the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) opened a preliminary investigation into alleged shattering sunroofs in the 2012 Hyundai Veloster... read more October 15, 2012 by 


 
2011 Honda Element

2007-2011 Honda Element Recalled For Wiring Flaw

Honda has issued a recall for Element vehicles from the 2007 - 2011 model years. However, not all Elements are affected -- only those that shipped with the trailer hitch... read more September 14, 2012 by 


 
2011 Toyota RAV4

Toyota Recalling 2006-2011 RAV4, 2010 Lexus HS 250h For Rear Suspension Failure

Toyota has just announced it will conduct a voluntary safety recall involving certain 2006 to early 2011 model year RAV4 compact SUVs and 2010 model year Lexus HS 250h... read more August 2, 2012 by 


 
2011 Hyundai Elantra

Hyundai Sued Over Elantra 40-MPG Ad Claims

With gas mileage a much higher new-car purchase consideration these days, it isn’t surprising to see yet another lawsuit filed over purportedly misleading advertising... read more July 10, 2012 by  11


 
2011 Nissan Leaf

Curious About Electric Cars? Try Renting One First

When hybrids like the Toyota Prius became commonplace earlier this century, they generated a lot of buzz. And so, Enterprise Holdings added hybrids to its fleets at Alamo... read more June 29, 2012 by  1


 
2011 Chrysler 200 Convertible

NHTSA Investigates 2011 Chrysler 200 & 2011 Ford Explorer

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has begun "Preliminary Evaluations" of two popular 2011 models: the 2011 Chrysler 200 and the 2011 Ford Explorer. The... read more June 25, 2012 by 


 
2010 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited

2010 Jeep Wrangler, 2011-2012 Chevrolet Cruze Investigated For Engine Fires (UPDATED)

UPDATED: See below The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced investigations of the 2010 Jeep Wrangler and the 2011 Chevrolet Cruze. According to... read more May 24, 2012 by  3


 
2011 BMW 5-Series Gran Turismo M Sport Package

BMW, Rolls Royce Vehicles Recalled For A Very Familiar Problem

BMW and its subsidiary, Rolls-Royce, have issued recalls for a wide range of vehicles, including: 2011 BMW 5-Series 2011 BMW 5-Series Gran Turismo 2012 BMW 6-Series 2012 BMW... read more April 16, 2012 by 


 
Toddler in car seat

IIHS: Rear Seats Make It Tough To Fit Child Seats

If you’re a parent having a hard time getting your child’s car seat installed the right way, it might not be entirely your fault, and you’re not alone. A... read more April 12, 2012 by 


 
2011 Toyota Camry LE

Lojack: Honda Accord, Toyota Camry Among Most Stolen

Lojack is in the business of keeping your car in your driveway, and the vehicle tracking company recently released its third-annual vehicle theft report. In 2011, the company... read more March 20, 2012 by 


 
2012 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

2011-2012 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Recalled For Seat Belt Flaw; Hyundai Balks

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced a recall of 2011 and 2012 models of the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid. But this recall is a little different from the... read more March 16, 2012 by  1


 
2011 Toyota RAV4

2011 Toyota RAV4: Recall Alert

Toyota is conducting a voluntary safety recall of certain 2011 model year RAV4 compact SUVs over concerns about a defect in curtain shield airbags. A notice on the National... read more February 6, 2012 by 


 
2011 Toyota RAV4

2011 Toyota RAV4 Recalled For Airbag Flaw

Toyota has issued a recall of its 2011 Toyota RAV4 crossover over airbag concerns. According to a bulletin issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration... read more February 6, 2012 by 


 
2011 MINI Cooper

BMW Recalls Nearly 89,000 MINIs from 2007-2011 For Fire Hazard

BMW has issued a recall for a wide range of MINI vehicles from the 2007 - 2011 model years. The problem with those units seems to lie in the electronic circuit board that... read more January 16, 2012 by  2


 
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