National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)

2011-2013 Ford Edge investigated for persistent 'door ajar' warning
2011-2013 Ford Edge investigated for persistent 'door ajar' warning

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation of Ford Edge vehicles from the 2011, 2012, and 2013 model years. The agency has received some 1,560 complaints from owners who say that the Edge's "door ajar" warning light remains on, even when the crossover's doors...Read More»

2015 Mazda Mazda3
2014-2016 Mazda Mazda3 recalled for potential fuel leak & fire risk

This morning, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration published two recalls for the Mazda Mazda3--one covering a group of 2014-2016 model-year vehicles, and a second that only includes cars from 2016. Though the recalls are slightly different, both stem from problems with the Mazda3's...Read More»

2012 Nissan Versa four-door sedan
2012 Nissan Versa investigated following sudden airbag deployments

If you own a 2012 Nissan Versa, you might want to be a bit more careful when exiting the vehicle. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation of the Versa following complaints that the car's airbags deployed when the doors were shut. To date, NHTSA has received...Read More»

2016 Ford F-150
2015-2016 Ford F-150 may have brake problems, too: NHTSA opens probe

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation of the 2015 and 2016 Ford F-150, following at least 25 reports of problems with the pickup's brakes. Sound familiar? It should: in May of this year, Ford recalled roughly 271,000 F-150 pickups from the 2013 and 2014...Read More»

2014 Subaru Outback
Nearly 600,000 Subaru Legacy, Outback vehicles recalled for potential fire hazard

Subaru is recalling nearly 600,000 Legacy and Outback vehicles from the 2010 to 2014 model-years. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the windshield wiper motor cover on some of those vehicles may not have been properly manufactured. The component was...Read More»

2016 Volvo XC90
2016-2017 Volvo XC90 and S90 recalled: nearly 44,000 U.S. vehicles affected

Volvo has announced a recall of 2016 and 2017 models of its XC90 crossover and S90 sedan. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says that some of those vehicles could experience a range of electrical problems. Those problems stem from a drain hose for the vehicles' air-conditioning...Read More»

2017 Audi Q7
2017 Audi Q7 recalled for moving seat

Yesterday, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced a recall of the Audi Q7 crossover to fix a problem with the vehicle's exterior lighting system. Today, NHTSA published another recall for the Q7 because of a faulty part that could increase the risk of injury to passengers...Read More»

2008 Hyundai Azera GLS
2007-2008 Hyundai Azera recalled for electrical problem

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that Hyundai will recall nearly 10,000 Azera vehicles to fix a problem with their power-adjustable driver's seats. The problem stems from a dodgy switch supplied by Duck Il Industries in South Korea. During the manufacturing process, those...Read More»

2017 Audi Q7
Audi recalls A3, A3 e-tron, A4, Q3, Q7, TT for lighting problem: nearly 80,000 cars affected

Volkswagen is recalling nearly 80,000 Audi vehicles from the 2015, 2016, and 2017 model years. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that some of those vehicles may suffer from a software glitch that could affect their lighting systems. ALSO SEE: Cadillac weeds out smaller...Read More»

2013 Audi A8 3.0T
2010-2013 Audi A8 recalled over potential stalling

Volkswagen is recalling the 2010-2013 Audi A8 sedan to address a problem that could cause the vehicle to stall in traffic. More than 9,000 vehicles in the U.S. are affected. The recall stems from a dodgy valve in the coolant system that was manufactured by Austria's MSG-Mechatronic Systems...Read More»

2015 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque Autobiography
2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport, 2014-2015 Range Rover Evoque recalled for transmission problem

Jaguar Land Rover has announced a recall of more than 22,000 Discovery Sport and Range Rover Evoque vehicles in the U.S. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles may suffer from a transmission problem that could boost their risk of crashing. The...Read More»

Ford Fusion Hybrid Autonomous Vehicle
Coming today: the government's new rules for autonomous cars

There's good news ahead for the makers of autonomous cars. Today the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will roll our new rules for approving those vehicles, and they're designed to provide guidance for automakers, not penalize them down the road. ALSO SEE: IIHS calls 2017 Chrysler...Read More»

Kenworth big rig (photo by Raymond Clarke Images via Flickr)
Should big-rigs be speed-limited?

For over two years, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has been considering new rules that would require speed-limiters on future trucks and buses over 26,000 pounds. Unsurprisingly, many truckers dislike the proposal. NHTSA says that between 2004 and 2013, over 1,000 people died...Read More»

2016 Hyundai Tucson
2016 Hyundai Tucson recalled for software problem: 41,000 U.S. vehicles affected

Hyundai has announced a recall of the 2016 Hyundai Tucson to fix a software problem that could disable acceleration. The recall affects 41,000 vehicles registered in the U.S. Documents from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration say that the issue is rooted in the Tucson's transmission...Read More»

2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport, yellow
GM recalls 3.64 million Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC vehicles for airbag issue: full list

General Motors is recalling more than 3.64 million Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, and GMC vehicles registered in the U.S. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the software that controls the airbags on those vehicles may not deploy the devices during collisions. The problem...Read More»

2016 Nissan Maxima
2016-2017 Nissan Maxima, 2015-2017 Murano, 2015-2016 Murano Hybrid recalled for fire risk

Nissan has announced a recall of more than 120,000 cars and crossovers from the 2015, 2016, and 2017 model years. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that some of those vehicles may be prone to catch fire. The problem stems from an anti-lock braking system actuator pump...Read More»

2015 Hyundai Sonata
2016 Hyundai Sonata investigated for suddenly locking brakes

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation of the 2016 Hyundai Sonata. According to agency documents, at least four owners have reported driving the Sonata when its rear brakes locked. More alarmingly, these incidents allegedly occurred without the drivers...Read More»

2010 Mazda Mazda6
2009-2010 Mazda Mazda6 recalled for airbag problem

Mazda is recalling nearly 42,000 Mazda6 sedans to fix a potential problem with their airbag systems. Tests show that the issue may prevent airbags from deploying during collisions. The components were supplied by Continental Automotive Systems, which notified Mazda of the problem in January...Read More»

2015 Hyundai Genesis
2015 Hyundai Genesis recalled to fix glitchy instrument cluster

Hyundai is recalling over 3,000 Genesis sedans from the 2015 model year to fix a software problem that could pose a safety risk. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says that the software glitch affects the Genesis' LCD instrument cluster, which was supplied by Continental...Read More»

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