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2014-2015 Fiat 500L Recalled To Fix Faulty Airbags (No, They Weren't Made By Takata)

2014-2015 Fiat 500L Recalled To Fix Faulty Airbags (No, They Weren't Made By Takata)

Chrysler has issued a recall for select 2014 and 2015 models of the Fiat 500L. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles may contain faulty airbags. Specifically, the company that manufactured the driver's knee airbag folded the bag... read more

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2005 Dodge Grand Caravan

2007 Dodge Grand Caravan Investigated For Stalling

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation of the 2007 Dodge Grand Caravan (similar to the 2005 model pictured above). According to an... read more September 9, 2014 by 


 
2012 Hyundai Genesis

Hyundai Slapped With $17.35 Million Fine For Delayed Recall Of The 2009-2012 Genesis

Last fall, South Korean automaker Hyundai recalled Genesis vehicles from the 2009-2012 model years. Unfortunately for Hyundai, the recall was long overdue, and now the... read more August 8, 2014 by 


 
Breathalyzer

Why Can't Cars Tell When A Driver Is Drunk? NHTSA's Working On That

We have smartphone apps that can adjust thermostats from thousands of miles away. We have bracelets to track our movement and our vital statistics. So why don't we have... read more August 5, 2014 by 


 
Inflated airbag

2008 Honda Accord Investigation Upgraded Following Accidental Airbag Deployments

On January 31, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration launched an investigation of the 2008 Honda Accord sedan. At the time, the agency had received a total of 28... read more August 4, 2014 by 


 
2012 Dodge Charger SRT8

NHTSA Investigates 2008 Chevrolet Impala, 2011-2012 Dodge Charger, 2006-2008 Hyundai Sonata

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched three unrelated investigations of the 2008 Chevrolet Impala, the 2011-2012 Dodge Charger, and the 2006-2008... read more July 28, 2014 by 


 
Safety Seat

NHTSA: 628 Children Have Died In Hot Cars Since 1998; Technology To Protect Kids "Isn't There Yet"

Senior officials from the Department of Transportation held a press conference yesterday in Washington, D.C., and the news they shared wasn't much comfort to parents and... read more July 25, 2014 by 


 
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx

No One At NHTSA Has Been Fired Over GM's Ignition Switch Fiasco. Should They Be?

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx made an appearance at the National Press Club yesterday. According to Detroit News, he told the assembled crowd that no one at... read more July 22, 2014 by 


 
Honda Logo

Honda Adds 1,000,000 California Vehicles To Airbag Recall: Accord, Civic, CR-V, Acura MDX, More

Today, Brazil's World Cup team is no doubt feeling down in the dumps. But if you're reading this, guys, take heart: it could be worse. You could work for Takata. Takata's... read more July 9, 2014 by 


 
2007 Jeep Liberty Limited

We Asked, Now NHTSA Asks: What's Taking So Long For The Jeep Grand Cherokee & Liberty Fix?

A lot has happened in the past year. GM recalled millions of automobiles. Americans became interested in soccer (briefly). And grandmothers from coast to coast learned about... read more July 7, 2014 by 


 
2014 Nissan Versa Note

2012-2014 Nissan Versa Investigated For Snagged Shoes & Unwanted Acceleration

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation of the Nissan Versa from the 2012, 2013, and 2014 model years. The probe includes all three... read more June 30, 2014 by 


 
2014 Chevrolet Cruze RS

2013-2014 Chevrolet Cruze Recalled For Faulty Airbags Made By Takata

General Motors has issued a recall for 2013 and 2014 models of the Chevrolet Cruze. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the... read more June 27, 2014 by 


 
2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT-8

Jeep Grand Cherokee, Dodge Grand Caravan, And Other Chrysler Models Investigated For Ignition Flaw

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation of five vehicles in response to complaints that keys in the ignition switch can be knocked... read more June 19, 2014 by 


 
2004 Toyota Corolla XRS

Toyota Corolla, Matrix, Sequoia, Tundra, Lexus SC, Pontiac Vibe Recalled For Faulty Airbags (Again)

Earlier this week, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration launched an investigation of airbags made by the Takata company. Now, Toyota has issued a recall for... read more June 13, 2014 by 


 
2007 Jeep Liberty Limited

One Year Later, Still No Fix For Recalled 1993-2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee, 2002-2007 Jeep Liberty

One year ago, we reported on an unusual showdown between Chrysler and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration over a proposed recall of the Jeep Grand Cherokee and... read more June 4, 2014 by 


 
2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited

NHTSA Investigates Chrysler Recall Of 2002-2003 Jeep Liberty & 2002-2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee

In November 2012, Chrysler recalled nearly 745,000 Jeep vehicles: the 2002-2003 Jeep Liberty and the 2002-2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee. The problem? A glitch in the Occupant... read more June 2, 2014 by 


 
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