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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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2010 Hyundai Elantra Touring

NHTSA May Launch Investigation Of 2009-2012 Hyundai Elantra Touring

In May of 2012, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration launched an investigation of the 2012 Hyundai Elantra Sedan. The agency had received a complaint from an... read more December 11, 2013 by 


 
2014 Toyota Tacoma

2013-2014 Toyota Tacoma Pickup Recalled For Engine Flaw

Toyota has issued a recall for select 2013 and 2014 models of its popular Tacoma pickup. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some... read more December 11, 2013 by 


 
2013 Ford Escape

2013 Ford Escape Subject Of Two (More) Recalls Related To Engine Compartment Fires

When the covers came off the 2013 Ford Escape at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show, car fans went a little crazy. Gone was the awkward, boxy little sister of the mature Ford... read more November 26, 2013 by 


 
2008 Hyundai Entourage Limited

2007-2008 Hyundai Entourage Recalled For Corrosion Problem

As fall slips into winter, cities, counties, and states across the northern U.S. begin readying their stockpiles of salts for icy roads. During cold weather, salts and other... read more November 25, 2013 by 


 
2012 Kia Sedona

2006-2012 Kia Sedona Recalled For Corrosion Problem

Kia Motors has issued a recall for select 2006 - 2012 Kia Sedona minivans. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those... read more November 22, 2013 by 


 
NHTSA Tesla Model S crash test (Image: crashnet1 Youtube screen grab)

Tesla Gets Creative With Model S Safety Rating & Ruins It For Everyone

Over the summer, Tesla tried to create a new safety ratings system for its Model S sedan. In case you missed it, the automaker issued a press release that said: NHTSA does... read more November 21, 2013 by 


 
Blind driver Steve Mahan in Google's Self-Driving Toyota Prius, March 2012

NHTSA Attorney Calls Autonomous Cars "Premature"

Autonomous cars are on the fast track: Toyota has promised to launch early versions of self-driving vehicles by the mid-2010s, with other automakers to follow. But at least... read more November 21, 2013 by 


 
Third Tesla Model S catches fire after hitting road debris. Photo via Twitter user @NASHVILLAIN_

NHTSA Launches Formal Investigation Of Tesla Model S Fires

The last few weeks haven't been good for Tesla. There was that disappointing earnings call that caused the company's stock price to fall (further). Workers were injured in an... read more November 19, 2013 by 


 
2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Recalled For Electrical & Software Flaws

Chrysler is recalling 2014 models of the Jeep Grand Cherokee -- specifically, those vehicles manufactured between January 8, 2013 and August 20, 2013. The recall stems from... read more November 7, 2013 by 


 
2012 Hyundai Genesis

2009-2012 Hyundai Genesis Recalled For Braking Problem, 43,500 Vehicles Affected

Brake problems seem to be going around. Last week, Nissan recalled the Armada and Titan because of a dodgy brake master cylinder, and just yesterday, Honda recalled over... read more November 5, 2013 by 


 
Toy car accident

NHTSA: Traffic Fatalities Down 4.2% In The First Half Of 2013

Highway fatalities have been on the decline in the U.S., reaching an all-time low in 2011. Unfortunately, that trend reversed course last year: when all the dust from 2012... read more November 4, 2013 by 


 
2013 Nissan Titan

2013 Nissan Titan, Armada Recalled For Brake Problem

Nissan North America has issued a recall for select models of the 2013 Armada and 2013 Titan. The recall stems from a problem with the vehicles' braking system, which could... read more October 31, 2013 by 


 
2014 Chevrolet Camaro SS

2013-2014 Chevrolet Camaro Recalled For Missing Airbag Labels

General Motors has issued a recall for 2013 and 2014 models of the Chevrolet Camaro -- specifically, the Camaro Coupe. The recall affects 18,941 vehicles manufactured between... read more October 31, 2013 by 


 
2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution GSR

2008-2013 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Recalled For Clutch Failure

Mitsubishi is recalling a number of Lancer Evolution vehicles from the 2008-2013 model years. The recall targets cars built between December 12, 2007 and March 5, 2013... read more October 30, 2013 by 


 
2013 Ford Focus Electric

2012-2013 Ford Focus Electric, 2013 Ford C-Max Recalled For Software Glitch

Ford Motor Company has issued a recall for certain models of the Ford Focus Electric and Ford C-Max. The recall stems from a software flaw that could allow thieves to drive... read more October 28, 2013 by 


 

 
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