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Mitsubishi Lancer, Lancer Evolution, Outlander recalled for corrosion

Mitsubishi Lancer, Lancer Evolution, Outlander recalled for corrosion

Mitsubishi is recalling nearly 175,000 vehicles from the 2002-2013 model years to address a potential corrosion problem. The issue affects the front lower control arms, which help control a vehicle's direction. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says that in some vehicles, the... read more

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2016 Nissan Sentra

2016 Nissan Sentra, Leaf recalled to fix faulty airbags

Nissan is recalling more than 4,000 Leaf and Sentra vehicles from the 2016 model year. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles... read more July 13, 2016 by


 
Tesla Model S Autopilot system

Tesla Autopilot probe widens to include the SEC: Can Musk's secret plan fix this?

Less than two weeks ago, we reported on a fatal crash in Florida involving a Tesla Model S sedan in self-driving, Autopilot mode. The National Highway Traffic Safety... read more July 12, 2016 by


 
2017 Chrysler Pacifica

2017 Chrysler Pacifica recalled for seatbelt flaw: 3,500 U.S. minivans affected

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling select 2017 Chrysler Pacifica minivans. More than 3,500 vehicles in America are affected. According to a bulletin from the National... read more July 11, 2016 by


 
Tesla Autopilot sensor system

NTSB gets involved in Tesla Autopilot probe

When it comes to auto-related investigations, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is usually the first--and often, only--agency on the scene. Consumers... read more July 11, 2016 by


 
Pro Trailer Backup Assist  -  in 2016 Ford F-150

Is it time to get rid of rear-view and side-view mirrors?

For several years, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has been working on a plan that would require all new cars to come with backup cameras--the kind that... read more July 7, 2016 by


 
Toy car accident

Traffic deaths may have soared last year, as did miles driven

The figures aren't yet official, but the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's early estimates suggest that 35,200 motorists, passengers, cyclists, and pedestrians... read more July 5, 2016 by


 
gas pump

Automakers want to dial down EPA's 2025 goals, but energy advocates & consumers push back

In 2011, the Environmental Protection Agency unveiled bold, new fuel economy standards for the year 2025. With less than a decade to go before that deadline, automakers are... read more June 30, 2016 by


 
2009 Audi Q5

2008-2009 Audi A4, A5, Q5 recalled to fix failing airbags

There have been plenty of airbag-recalls recently due to Takata's exploding inflators, but today's recall of the 2008 and 2009 Audi A4, A5, and Q5 is a little bit different... read more June 30, 2016 by


 
2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT

2014-2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee gets a software update to stop rollaways

In April of this year, following an investigation by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles recalled more than 1.1 million vehicles to... read more June 23, 2016 by


 
2012 Kia Sedona

2006-2012 Kia Sedona recalled for corrosion troubles--again

The Kia Sedona is having a no-good, very-bad week. On Tuesday, nearly 220,000 Sedonas from 2006-2014 were recalled to fix a corrosion problem affecting a hood latch. Today... read more June 17, 2016 by


 
2016 BMW X3

BMW X3, X4, X5, X6 recalled: over 210,000 vehicles affected

Earlier today, BMW issued two recalls affecting more than 210,000 crossovers in the U.S. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, one recall stems... read more June 15, 2016 by


 
2016 Hyundai Tucson

2006-2014 Kia Sedona, 2016 Hyundai Tucson, 2013 Kia Forte recalled: 306,000 vehicles affected

Hyundai and its sibling, Kia, have issued three recalls affecting roughly 306,000 vehicles in the U.S.: RECALL #1: 2006-2014 Kia Sedona UNITS AFFECTED: 219,900 RECALL #2... read more June 14, 2016 by


 
2016 Toyota 4Runner

Toyota orders dealers to disclose Takata airbags on new models

A little over a week ago, we told you that Takata was still producing airbag inflators using potentially deadly ammonium nitrate, and that those devices were still being... read more June 13, 2016 by


 
Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk at Tesla Store opening in Westfield Mall, London, Oct 2013

Under pressure, Tesla updates its 'Goodwill Agreement'

On Friday, the auto world once again turned its attention to Tesla Motors and its outspoken CEO, Elon Musk. This time, however, we weren't waiting for an unveiling or news of... read more June 13, 2016 by


 
2016 Tesla Model S

Tesla Model S investigated for suspension problems (and Tesla isn't happy about it)

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has begun investigating complaints about suspension problems on the Tesla Model S. The agency is also looking into reports... read more June 10, 2016 by


 

 
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