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Feds Say Fiat Chrysler Uconnect Radios Were The Only Ones Vulnerable To Hackers (This Time)

Feds Say Fiat Chrysler Uconnect Radios Were The Only Ones Vulnerable To Hackers (This Time)

Last summer, two good-guy hackers wrote some very clever code that allowed them to take control of a Jeep Cherokee. After an extensive investigation, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has determined that the vulnerabilities those hackers exploited are found only on Fiat Chrysler... read more

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2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Investigated For Over-Eager Automatic Braking

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation of the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee. According to documents from the Office of Defects... read more June 9, 2015 by


 
2010 Nissan Versa

2008-2010 Nissan Versa Probed For Suspension Problem Leading To Tire Punctures, Failed Brakes

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched another investigation of the Nissan Versa* -- this time, focused on model-years 2008 to 2010. According to a... read more May 20, 2015 by


 
2005 Chrysler Crossfire Limited

2005 Chrysler Crossfire May Be Investigated For Loose & Detached Back Windows

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation of the 2005 Chrysler Crossfire convertible. According to an agency bulletin (PDF), the rear... read more April 22, 2015 by


 
2012 Subaru Impreza

2012 Subaru Impreza Investigated For Deactivated Airbags

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation of the 2012 Subaru Impreza. According to government documents (PDF), the sensor that... read more April 15, 2015 by


 
Aerial view of massive traffic snarl during Atlanta's 2014 snow storm, via NBC Charlotte @wcnc

NHTSA Ends Investigation Of GM Trucks & SUVs But Warns Northern Drivers About Salt & Corrosion

Over four years ago, in January of 2011, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration launched an investigation of GM trucks and SUVs from model years 1999 to 2003... read more April 9, 2015 by


 
2011 Ford Escape Hybrid

2008-2011 Ford Escape, Mercury Mariner May Suffer From Lingering Power Steering Flaw

In May of last year, Ford Motor Company recalled more than 900,000 Ford Escape and Mercury Mariner models for a power steering flaw. Unfortunately, Ford's fix for the problem... read more April 7, 2015 by


 
2014 Nissan Versa Note

2013-2015 Nissan Versa Investigation Inches Closer To Recall

Last summer, we told you about an investigation of the 2012-2014 Nissan Versa, including the Versa hatchback, sedan, and Note. The National Highway Traffic Safety... read more April 7, 2015 by


 
2013 Ford Fusion

Probe Of Door Latch Failures On 2011-2013 Ford Fiesta Now Includes 2013 Ford Fusion, Lincoln MKZ

Back in September, we told you about an investigation of the 2011-2013 Ford Fiesta being conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. That investigation... read more March 4, 2015 by


 
Inflated airbag

NHTSA Ramps Up Its Investigation Of Takata, Inching Toward Forced Recall

UPDATE: See below Here's a short list of places you won't want to work in 2015: Radio Shack MySpace (it still exists!) The Kremlin Takata The first three don't need much... read more February 26, 2015 by


 
2015 Nissan Leaf

2013-2015 Nissan Leaf Owners Report Brake Problems, Canada Investigates [UPDATE]

In the U.S., numerous complaints about the braking system on the Nissan Leaf have been filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. According to Detroit... read more February 25, 2015 by


 
2011 Ford Explorer Police Interceptor

Feds End Investigation Of 2013 Ford Explorer With No Recall

After evaluating 20 complaints about brake problems in the 2013 Ford Explorer Police Interceptor, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opted to close its... read more February 9, 2015 by


 
Gavel. Image: Brian Turner

Hyundai & Kia Fined $360 Million For Faulty MPG Claims (None Of Which Will Fund Electric Cars)

Hyundai and Kia have agreed to a massive $360 million fine, following a two-year-long investigation of the Korean automakers by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency... read more January 22, 2015 by


 
2013 Honda Accord sedan

2013 Honda Accord, 2008 Infiniti EX35 Investigated For Steering Problems

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched two separate investigations into reports of steering troubles on Honda and Infiniti vehicles. By far, the... read more November 10, 2014 by


 
2008 Dodge Ram 1500 ST

Chrysler Investigated For 'Slow Execution Of Recall Campaigns' & 'Poor Communications' With NHTSA

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation of Chrysler's handling of two recent recalls of the Ram pickup truck. According to an agency... read more October 27, 2014 by


 
2012 Ford Fusion Hybrid

2010-2012 Ford Fusion, Lincoln MKZ, 2011 Mercury Milan Investigated For Power Steering Loss

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation of five recent Ford, Lincoln, and Mercury models. According to a bulletin posted to the... read more October 7, 2014 by


 

 
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