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Chrysler Will Replace Takata Airbags On Chrysler, Dodge, Ram Vehicles In December
Chrysler Will Replace Takata Airbags On Chrysler, Dodge, Ram Vehicles In December

If you've been wondering when Chrysler would begin replacing airbags on vehicles affected by the ever-widening Takata airbag recall, wonder no more: according to Auto News, fixes will begin next month. ALSO SEE: GM Scrambled To Get Ignition Switches Two Months Before Official Recall Announcement...Read More»

2013 Honda Accord sedan
2013 Honda Accord, 2008 Infiniti EX35 Investigated For Steering Problems

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched two separate investigations into reports of steering troubles on Honda and Infiniti vehicles. By far, the larger of the probes involves the 2013 Honda Accord. According to NHTSA (PDF), there have been at least 24 complaints of power...Read More»

2006 Nissan Sentra
Nissan Pathfinder, Sentra; Infiniti FX35, FX45, I35, M35, M45 Added To Takata Airbag Recall

The ever-growing Takata airbag recall has grown again -- this time, courtesy of Nissan. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (PDF), the automaker has added nearly 53,000 Nissan and Infiniti vehicles to its recall roster. As Detroit News points out, these vehicles were...Read More»

2014 Infiniti Q50 leaked photos
2014 Infiniti Q50, Q70 Recalled For Software Glitch

Nissan has issued a recall for select Infiniti Q50 and Q70 hybrid vehicles from the 2014 model year. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles may suffer from a software flaw that could cause the vehicles to lose power in traffic. ALSO SEE: Eight...Read More»

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT
2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee, Dodge Durango Recalled Again -- This Time, For Loss Of Stability Control

The 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango have been recalled again -- this time, to repair a software glitch that could disable the vehicles' Electronic Stability Control system and potentially cause an accident. ALSO SEE: Today's Infotainment Systems Are Terrible (Especially On American Cars)...Read More»

2008 Dodge Ram 1500 ST
Chrysler Investigated For 'Slow Execution Of Recall Campaigns' & 'Poor Communications' With NHTSA

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation of Chrysler's handling of two recent recalls of the Ram pickup truck. According to an agency bulletin (PDF), Chrysler is accused of "[s]low execution of recall campaigns, coupled with poor communications with the...Read More»

2015 Chrysler 200
2015 Chrysler 200: With Safety Ratings All In, It Tops Honda Accord

If you're shopping for the safest mid-size sedan, above all else, and you don't have a luxury-car budget, the 2015 Chrysler 200 is likely your best pick, based on the latest information from U.S. safety agencies. The 200 has just been put through the battery of New Car Assessment (NCAP) tests from...Read More»

25 years of the airbag
NHTSA Expands Takata Airbag Recall: Here's An Updated List Of Every U.S. Car Affected

This is not a good time for Takata. Faulty propellant has caused the Japanese company's airbags to rip upon deployment, spraying passengers with shrapnel. That's led to a years-long series of recalls affecting more than 12 million vehicles around the world -- a number that ticked up by 247,000...Read More»

2004 Toyota Corolla XRS
Toyota Corolla, Matrix, Sequoia, Tundra; Lexus SC; Pontiac Vibe Recalled To Replace Takata Airbags

The number of vehicles affected by faulty Takata-brand airbags has just grown by 247,000, thanks to a new recall from Toyota. The recall affects five Toyota and Lexus models, and even one from Pontiac. Over the past few years, automakers around the globe have recalled more than 12 million vehicles...Read More»

2015 Cadillac ATS
2015 Cadillac ATS Crash-Tested, Five-Star Safety Confirmed

The 2015 Cadillac ATS remains one of the best-rated sport sedans for safety, as confirmed by the latest set of New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) crash tests overseen by the federal government. ALSO SEE: Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Vs. Dodge SRT Viper: Compare Cars Although the feds had already...Read More»

2012 Ford Fusion Hybrid
2010-2012 Ford Fusion, Lincoln MKZ, 2011 Mercury Milan Investigated For Power Steering Loss

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation of five recent Ford, Lincoln, and Mercury models. According to a bulletin posted to the agency's website (PDF), more than 500 owners have complained that these vehicles have lost power steering, and a few allege that...Read More»

2013 Audi Q7 TDI S Line
2013 Audi Q7 Recalled For Oil Leak

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. has issued a recall for select 2013 models of the Audi Q7 crossover. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (PDF), some of those vehicles may suffer from an oil leak, which could set off a series of unfortunate events that...Read More»

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited
2011 Dodge Durango And Jeep Grand Cherokee Recalled To Replace Fuel Pump Relay

Chrysler is issuing a recall for select 2011 models of the Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee. According to documents filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles may suffer from a fault in their fuel pump system, which could cause the vehicle to stall...Read More»

2015 Fiat 500L
2014-2015 Fiat 500L Recalled To Fix Faulty Airbags (No, They Weren't Made By Takata)

Chrysler has issued a recall for select 2014 and 2015 models of the Fiat 500L. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles may contain faulty airbags. Specifically, the company that manufactured the driver's knee airbag folded the bag...Read More»

2013 Ford Fiesta
2011-2013 Ford Fiesta Investigated For Faulty Door Latches

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation of Ford Fiesta vehicles from the 2011-2013 model years. According to consumer complaints, some of those vehicles may have been built with faulty door latches, which could allow the doors to open while the vehicle is in...Read More»

David Friedman testifying before the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce (via Flickr)
Monday Read: New York Times Previews What's Likely To Happen At Tomorrow's NHTSA Hearing In D.C.

Tomorrow, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's acting administrator, David Friedman, returns to capitol hill to testify before the Senate's consumer protection subcommittee. If you want a preview of how his appearance might go, check out the New York Times. That's not because the...Read More»

2008 Ford Escape Hybrid
2005-2008 Ford Escape Hybrid, 2006-2008 Mercury Mariner Hybrid Recalled For Stalling

Ford Motor Company has issued a recall for select models of the Ford Escape Hybrid and Mercury Mariner Hybrid SUV. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the vehicles could suffer from stall-like conditions, increasing the risk of an accident. ALSO SEE...Read More»

2005 Dodge Grand Caravan
2007 Dodge Grand Caravan Investigated For Stalling

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation of the 2007 Dodge Grand Caravan (similar to the 2005 model pictured above). According to an agency bulletin, several owners have reported incidents of stalling in the minivan. MUST READ: GMC Sierra Vs. Ram 1500...Read More»

2015 Hyundai Sonata Eco
One Of The Safest: 2015 Hyundai Sonata Earns Five-Star Rating

The redesigned 2015 Hyundai Sonata has now secured a place in the top tier of affordable mid-size sedans for safety-conscious shoppers. It's been tested by the federal government, and in ratings recently released has earned an excellent five stars both overall and in frontal and side-impact...Read More»

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