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2013-14 Nissan Sentra & Versa Investigated For Brake Problems

2013-14 Nissan Sentra & Versa Investigated For Brake Problems

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administrations' Office of Defects Investigation has launched a probe of the 2013 and 2014 Nissan Sentra and Nissan Versa. According to a bulletin posted to the NHTSA website (PDF), the agency has received a total of eight complaints about the brakes in those... read more

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2014 Chevrolet Malibu

Huge GM Recall: Chevrolet Corvette, Malibu, Silverado, Tahoe, Cadillac CTS, GMC Sierra, More

Early this morning, General Motors announced five separate recalls, affecting roughly 2.7 million Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Pontiac, and Saturn vehicles from the 2004 to 2015... read more May 15, 2014 by


 
2015 Chevrolet Tahoe

2015 Chevrolet Tahoe, GMC Yukon Earn Top Crash-Test Ratings

The 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe, Chevy Suburban, and GMC Tahoe remain among the safest full-size SUVs on the market. That's a fair assessment based on a set of new ratings and... read more May 13, 2014 by


 
2007 Nissan Quest

2007 Nissan Quest Investigated For Gas Gauge Glitch

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation of the 2007 Nissan Quest minivan. According to a bulletin posted at NHTSA's website, the... read more May 12, 2014 by


 
Semi trailer

Speed Limiters May Be Mandated On 18-Wheelers, Could Cut Top Speed To 68 MPH

Federal officials have a slew of new auto regulations in the works, including backup cameras, data recorders, and -- further down the line -- autonomous car standards. But... read more May 6, 2014 by


 
Car seats - Graco Smart Seat

NHTSA May Sue Graco To Recall Faulty Rear-Facing Car Seats

Back in March, we reported that child-seat manufacturer Graco was resisting pressure from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to recall more than 1.83 million... read more May 6, 2014 by


 
2014 Chevrolet Traverse

2014 Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse, GMC Acadia Recalled For Fuel Gauge Glitch

General Motors is recalling 2014 models of the Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse, and GMC Acadia. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety... read more May 5, 2014 by


 
2013 Cadillac SRX

2013 Cadillac SRX Recalled For Transmission Lag, 50,000+ Vehicles Affected

General Motors has issued a recall for the 2013 Cadillac SRX. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some SRX vehicles may suffer... read more May 1, 2014 by


 
2014 Jaguar XJR

2013-2014 Jaguar XF, XJ, XK Recalled (Plus Two 2014 Range Rover Evoques)

JAGUAR RECALL Jaguar Land Rover North America has issued a recall for select 2013 and 2014 models of the Jaguar XJ, XF and XK. According to a bulletin from the National... read more April 23, 2014 by


 
General Motors Renaissance Center, Detroit, Michigan

General Motors Fined $28,000 For Failure To Cooperate, Fee Could Go Much Higher

Blood has been drawn in the battle between safety regulators and General Motors: according to the New York Times, the automaker has been fined $28,000 for its failure to... read more April 9, 2014 by


 
'Manifesto' anti-texting ad from NHTSA

NHTSA Gets It Right: New Anti-Texting Ad Will Give You A Heart Attack

It's Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and to mark the occasion, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has created a public service announcement that will... read more April 8, 2014 by


 
GM logo, with cash

Could GM's Recall Problem Have Been Avoided With More Funding For NHTSA?

Along the road to the massive recall known as "Switchgate", many, many things went wrong at General Motors. Perhaps most importantly, we now know that GM was aware of... read more April 4, 2014 by


 
Tesla Model X

Rearview Cameras Required By 2018; Will Sideview Mirrors Go Away After That?

In February 2008, Congress passed the Cameron Gulbransen Kids Transportation Safety Act, which was intended to make cars safer for kids. Among other things, the new law... read more April 2, 2014 by


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

NHTSA Closes Safety Probe Of Model S After Tesla Adds Upgrades

Last week, Tesla announced a series of safety upgrades to existing and future Model S vehicles. Apparently, those improvements were enough to assuage investigators at the... read more March 31, 2014 by


 
2013 Nissan Altima

989,701 Nissan Vehicles Recalled: Altima, Leaf, Pathfinder, Sentra, & Infiniti JX35, Q50, QX60

Nissan North America has issued a massive recall for Nissan and Inifiniti vehicles due to a software glitch that could prevent certain airbags from deploying during... read more March 26, 2014 by


 
Mary Barra

Switchgate Update: GM On Trial & On Capitol Hill

If you follow the news, you've heard about General Motors' current recall fiasco -- the one dubbed "Switchgate" in the media because of the faulty Chevrolet, Pontiac, and... read more March 25, 2014 by


 

 
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