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Your Car May Soon Be Required To 'Talk' (To Other Cars, Anyway)

Your Car May Soon Be Required To 'Talk' (To Other Cars, Anyway)

Vehicle-to-vehicle communications systems will make automotive travel dramatically safer and more efficient. So, what's the big holdup? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, which has yet to determine when V2V will be required on new passenger vehicles. At long last, however, the... read more

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2013 Ford Edge

2012-2013 Ford Edge Recalled For Fire Risk Again -- Even For Vehicles Fixed The First Time

In 2012, Ford recalled 5,499 Edge crossovers because of a problem with the model's fuel line. Now, the automaker has expanded that recall to include 2013 models, bringing the... read more January 16, 2014 by 


 
2013 Tesla Model S

2013 Tesla Model S Recalled, But You Don't Have To Take It In For Repairs

Tesla Motors has issued a recall for the all-electric 2013 Model S sedan. That's the bad news. The good news is that owners won't have to take their cars to mechanics for... read more January 15, 2014 by 


 
2014 Acura RLX

2014 Acura RLX Recalled For Suspension Flaw

The brand-new 2014 Acura RLX is barely out of the gate, but it's already the subject of a nationwide recall. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety... read more January 9, 2014 by 


 
2014 Volkswagen Jetta

2014 Volkswagen Jetta Steps Up To Five-Star Safety

The Volkswagen Jetta has earned a higher rating from the federal government. Thanks to an improved side-impact result, the 2014 Jetta now gets a five-star Overall rating... read more January 7, 2014 by 


 
2013 Land Rover Range Rover

2013-2014 Land Rover Range Rover Recalled For Airbag System Flaw

Jaguar Land Rover has issued a recall for Range Rover SUVs from the 2013 and 2014 model years. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety... read more January 6, 2014 by 


 
2011 Volvo S60

2011-2012 Volvo S60 Recalled For Oil-Pressure Problem

Volvo has launched a recall of S60 sedans from the 2011 and 2012 model years. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, many of those... read more December 30, 2013 by 


 
2014 Tesla Model S

Tesla Keeps High Safety Rating Despite NHTSA Investigation Of Battery Fires

Back in August, Tesla [NASDAQ: TSLA] boasted that the Model S was so safe, it broke the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's testing equipment. In fact, Tesla was... read more December 26, 2013 by 


 
2010 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

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... read more December 26, 2013 by 


 
2014 Kia Soul

2014 Kia Soul Earns NHTSA Five-Star Rating

The redesigned 2014 Kia Soul hatchback has earned a five-star overall safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Association (NHTSA). The five-star rating is the... read more December 22, 2013 by 


 
Breathalyzer ignition interlock

NHTSA: Ignition Interlocks Should Be Required For All Drunk Drivers, Even First-Timers

'Tis the season to be jolly -- occasionally, too jolly. With the eggnog and wassail a-flowin', the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration figured now is a perfect... read more December 18, 2013 by 


 
2014 Kia Sedona

2014 Kia Sedona Gets NHTSA Five-Star Rating

The 2014 Kia Sedona minivan has earned the coveted five-star overall safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The 2014 Sedona, mildly... read more December 16, 2013 by 


 
2007 BMW 335i Convertible

BMW Recalls Over 76,000 Vehicles From 2006 & 2007 Due To Air Bag Flaw

BMW has issued a recall for a wide range of vehicles from the 2006 and 2007 model-years. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration... read more December 16, 2013 by 


 
2014 Acura MDX

2014 Acura MDX Recalled For Loose Bolts

Honda is recalling certain 2014 Acura MDX sport-utility vehicles equipped with all-wheel drive, for a potential problem involving loose bolts. A notice on the National... read more December 16, 2013 by 


 
2014 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid

2013-2014 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid, 2009-2011 Tiguan Recalled For Powertrain & Electrical Flaws

Volkswagen has issued unrelated recalls for the 2013-2014 Jetta Hybrid and the 2009-2011 Tiguan. The former suffers from a problem with its gearbox, which could cause the... read more December 13, 2013 by 


 
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 


 
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