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NHTSA Says, If You're Waiting For Mandatory Back-Up Cameras, Keep Waiting

NHTSA Says, If You're Waiting For Mandatory Back-Up Cameras, Keep Waiting

Last year, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced that, beginning in 2014, all cars sold in the U.S. will be required to have rearview cameras. The goal of NHTSA's new regulation is to reduce the number of deaths caused by backovers -- the kind that often occur when children... read more

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2013 Lincoln MKZ

2013 Lincoln MKZ Recalled For Electrical Shock Risk

Ford is conducting a voluntary safety recall of certain 2013 model year Lincoln MKZ luxury cars to fix an issue with electrical cords that could result in electrical shock. A... read more June 11, 2013 by  1


 
2013 Ford Fusion

2013 Ford Fusion Recalled For Steering Clip Flaw

Ford is recalling about 20 of its mid-size 2013 Ford Fusion sedans to fix a defect in the steering clip. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration... read more June 11, 2013 by  0


 
The founders of Google and one of their autonomous Toyota Prius hybrids

NHTSA Lays Out Groundrules For Autonomous Vehicles

You know it, we know it, and apparently the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration knows it, too: autonomous vehicles are a-comin'. That's why NHTSA has crafted a set... read more June 7, 2013 by  0


 
2012 Jeep Patriot

2010-2012 Jeep Patriot, Compass Recalled For Airbag Defect

Chrysler is conducting a voluntary safety recall of certain 2010 through 2012 model year Jeep Patriot and Jeep Compass crossovers to fix a potential airbag defect. A notice... read more June 6, 2013 by  0


 
2013 Jeep Wrangler

2012-2013 Jeep Wrangler Recalled For Transmission Problem

Chrysler is conducting a voluntary safety recall of certain 2012 and 2013 model year Jeep Wrangler SUVs for potential transmission fluid leaks. A notice on the National... read more June 6, 2013 by  0


 
2013 Cadillac ATS

2013 Cadillac ATS, XTS, 2014 Chevy Impala Recalled

General Motors is recalling certain 2013 Cadillac ATS and XTS luxury sedans and certain 2014 Chevrolet Impala sedans for a problem with flickering brake lights. A notice on... read more June 5, 2013 by  0


 
2013 Ford Explorer Sport

Ford Recalls 390,783 Vehicles For Potential Fuel Leaks

Ford is recalling a total of 390,783 Ford and Lincoln vehicles in the U.S. and federalized territories for potential fuel leaks. Worldwide, the number of vehicles affected is... read more June 4, 2013 by  0


 
2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited

Feds Request A Recall Of 2.7M Jeep Vehicles, Chrysler Pushes Back

Do some model years of the Jeep Grand Cherokee and Jeep Liberty pose a higher fire risk to their occupants in a crash? And is it because of a safety-related defect? The... read more June 4, 2013 by  1


 
Bluetooth headset concept by Ilshat Garipov

More Proof That Hands-Free Devices Are Distracting

If you enjoy using Bluetooth headsets or making calls through your dashboard, we have some bad news: a recent study suggests that using hands-free devices can be a major... read more May 29, 2013 by  0


 
Ford F-150 EcoBoost Engine Teardown

In Wake Of Lawsuits, NHTSA Investigates Ford EcoBoost Engine

Earlier this month, we told you about three Ohio motorists who are suing Ford over its six-cylinder EcoBoost engine. As with a similar lawsuit filed in Louisiana, the drivers... read more May 28, 2013 by  0


 
2013 Cadillac SRX

2013 Cadillac SRX Recalled Due To Loose Wheel Nuts

General Motors is recalling certain 2013 Cadillac SRX luxury crossovers for a problem with wheel nuts that may be loose. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety... read more May 28, 2013 by  0


 
Car accident

Younger Women Drivers More Likely To Die In Crashes Than Younger Men: Study

An analysis of 50 years of crash data by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) finds that younger women drivers, aged 21-30, are 25.9 percent more likely... read more May 28, 2013 by  0


 
2013 Subaru Outback

2013 Subaru Outback, Legacy Recalled For Steering Flaw

Subaru is recalling certain 2013 model year Outback wagons and Legacy sedans for a potential steering flaw that could cause loss of steering control. A notice on the National... read more May 17, 2013 by  0


 
Trinity, professional hacker [from The Matrix]

Who Can Protect Our Cars From Hackers? NHTSA Can!

Fully autonomous cars are still years away from hitting the roads, and the U.S. probably won't be the first to receive them. But that hasn't stopped car fans from thinking... read more May 17, 2013 by  0


 
Full Auto Brake with Pedestrian Detection  -  2011 Volvo S60

Brake-Assist May Become Mandatory In Near Future

Generally speaking, America's roads are safer than ever. Traffic fatality rates have hit historic lows, and that's due in part to the vehicles we drive -- vehicles that may... read more May 17, 2013 by  0


 

 
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