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2015 Dodge Challenger Tested By Feds, Earns Lower Rating Than Before

2015 Dodge Challenger Tested By Feds, Earns Lower Rating Than Before

The federal government has released updated crash-test results for the 2015 Dodge Challenger, and the results are mostly good for this big performance-oriented coupe lineup, which includes the 707-horsepower Challenger Hellcat. The five-star overall rating, the automaker claims, is the highest... read more

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2015 BMW X5

2015 BMW X5 Earns Five-Star Sweep In Federal Crash Tests

The 2015 BMW X5 has been run through the full set of crash tests overseen by the federal government, and it’s emerged with top-tier ratings. ALSO SEE: North American... read more December 9, 2014 by 


 
2014 Nissan Juke

133,592 Nissan Juke, Infiniti M56, QX56, Q70, QX80 Models Recalled For Potential Fire Hazard

Nissan has expanded a 2012 recall of the Nissan Juke, Infiniti M, and Infiniti Q to include more than 130,000 late-model versions of those vehicles. According to documents... read more December 9, 2014 by 


 
2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDI

2013-2015 Volkswagen Beetle Recalled To Fix Shattering Sunroof

Volkswagen Group of America is recalling select Volkswagen Beetles from the 2013-2015 model years. According to a letter from the National Highway Traffic Safety... read more December 8, 2014 by 


 
2015 Toyota Camry Hybrid

2015 Toyota Camry: Five-Star Safety, But Short Of The Top Tier

A full slate of U.S. crash-test safety ratings are in for the 2015 Toyota Camry, and the results are mostly top-notch. With federal New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) test... read more December 4, 2014 by 


 
Takata logo (photo by Flickr user jo.schz)

The Takata Airbag Recall Just Became Far More Confusing: Here's What You Need To Know

Yesterday morning, we were optimistic. Rumors suggested that the confusing web of Takata airbag recalls would soon become simpler and more streamlined. If things went as... read more December 3, 2014 by 


 
Inflated airbag

Brace Yourselves: Takata May Agree To Nationwide Recall Of Faulty Airbags

The Takata airbag recall is a complicated thing -- too complicated for many consumers and more than a few legislators. According to Auto News, though, the process could soon... read more December 2, 2014 by 


 
U.S. Capitol

Feds Get Tough On Airbag Recalls, Demand Full Report From Takata By Tuesday

Recently, several U.S. legislators announced that they wanted a nationwide recall of Takata airbags instead of the regional one that U.S. automakers have implemented... read more November 30, 2014 by 


 
2015 Mazda Mazda6

2014-2015 Mazda Mazda6 Recalled To Fix Tire Pressure System

Mazda is recalling nearly 100,000 Mazda6 sedans from the 2014 and 2015 model years. According to documents from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (PDF), some... read more November 25, 2014 by 


 
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Honda Failed To Report 1,729 Death & Injury Claims To U.S. Regulators, $35 Million Fine Possible

Last month, we told you that The Center for Auto Safety had accused Honda of under-reporting Takata airbag failures in its vehicles (allegedly because Honda and Takata have... read more November 25, 2014 by 


 
2015 Ford Transit Connect Wagon

2015 Ford Transit Connect Wagon Earns Five-Star Safety Rating

The federal government has crash-tested the 2015 Ford Transit Connect Wagon, and the news is good—with this seven-passenger model achieving top five-star results... read more November 24, 2014 by 


 
2014 BMW Z4

2012-2014 BMW 3-Series, 4-Series, X1, X3, Z4 Recalled To Repair Braking System

BMW has issued a recall for select 3-Series, 4-Series, X1, X3, and Z4 vehicles from the 2012, 2013, and 2014 model years. According to documents from the National Highway... read more November 24, 2014 by 


 
2011 Lexus IS 350 F Sport

Toyota Recalls 2006-2011 Lexus Models To Fix Potential Fire Hazard; 422,509 Vehicles Affected

Toyota has announced an extensive recall of Lexus vehicles from the 2006 to 2011 model years. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration... read more November 21, 2014 by 


 
U.S. Capitol

Legislators Want Nationwide Recall Of Takata Airbags, Introduce New Whistleblower Protections

By almost any metric, the long, drawn-out, still-evolving Takata airbag recall has been a disaster. But a push to simplify the patchwork of recalls and protect auto industry... read more November 20, 2014 by 


 
2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible

Volkswagen Beetle, Jetta Recalled For Suspension Problems: 442,000 Vehicles Affected

Volkswagen is recalling select models of the 2011-2013 Volkswagen Jetta and the 2012-2013 Volkswagen Beetle. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety... read more November 19, 2014 by 


 
2005 Ford Ranger Reg Cab 112" WB Edge Angular Front Exterior View

Ford Widens Takata Recall To Include Driver Airbags On 2004-2005 Ranger Pickup

The bad news for Takata keeps on coming: according to Detroit News, Ford Motor Company has expanded its existing recall for the 2004-2005 Ranger pickup truck. The number of... read more November 17, 2014 by 


 
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