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2015 Ford Edge Earns Mostly Good IIHS Scores, Five-Star NCAP Rating
2015 Ford Edge Earns Mostly Good IIHS Scores, Five-Star NCAP Rating

Safety-minded families now have one more reason to consider the much-improved 2015 Ford Edge: It’s achieved a batch of (mostly) top-tier crash-test ratings. In Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) testing, the 2015 Edge earned top 'good' ratings in four out of five IIHS tests, with...Read More»

2015 Dodge Dart
2013-2015 Dodge Dart Recalled For Transmission Problem

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling more than 26,000 Dodge Dart vehicles from the 2013, 2014, and 2015 model years. Documents from FCA and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration confirm that some of those cars may experience transmission problems that could increase the risk of an...Read More»

Audi adaptive cruise control with Audi braking guard
Audi, BMW, Ford, GM, Mercedes, Tesla, Toyota, And Others Agree: Automated Braking Should Be Standard

Of all the autonomous car features headed our way, automatic emergency braking, or AEB, is perhaps the one that has safety regulators -- and consumers -- most excited. AEB consists of sensors and software that warn drivers of approaching obstacles and apply the brakes automatically, if necessary --...Read More»

2015 BMW 3-Series
2012-2015 BMW 3-Series Recalled To Fix Exterior Lighting Software Glitch

BMW is recalling more than 7,500 U.S.-registered 3-Series vehicles from model years 2012 to 2015. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those cars may suffer from a software glitch that could decrease their visibility at night, in fog, or at other...Read More»

2007 Pontiac Grand Prix
2005 Buick LaCrosse, 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix Recalled For Possible Headlight Failure

General Motors has issued a recall for select 2005 Buick LaCrosse and 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix vehicles. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, a faulty component could prevent the cars' headlights and daytime running lights from turning on, causing serious...Read More»

2015 Ram 1500
Over 1.3 Million 2012-2015 Ram Pickups Recalled Over Air Bag Issues, Welding Woes

Early this morning, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles issued three separate recalls covering a range of Ram trucks from the 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 model years. Together, they affect well over 1.3 million pickups in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and in other countries around the globe. RECALL #1: 2012-2014...Read More»

2015 Nissan Versa Note SR
Nissan Recalls 300,000 Versa, Versa Note, Armada Vehicles From 2012-2015

This morning, Nissan issued two recalls affecting more than 300,000 late-model Nissan Versa, Versa Note, and Armada vehicles. The Versa and Versa note are being recalled to fix a design flaw that could prevent drivers from hitting their brakes, while the Armada recall stems from a problem with the...Read More»

2016 Nissan Maxima
2016 Nissan Maxima Earns Five-Star Safety Ratings

The federal government recently posted its safety ratings for the 2016 Nissan Maxima, and in New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) testing this fully redesigned sporty sedan earned perfect five-star occupant safety scores in all areas—including the frontal crash, side crash, and rollover...Read More»

Early Estimate of Motor Vehicle Traffic Fatalities for the First Quarter of 2015 (NHTSA)
NHTSA Says 2015 Is Shaping Up To Be A Deadly Year For Drivers

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued some very early traffic fatality stats for 2015, and we hate to break it to you, but they don't look so good. In fact, they're pretty darned depressing. Official numbers for 2015 won't be available for a while -- likely, the end of 2016...Read More»

2015 Subaru Outback
2015-2016 Subaru Legacy, Outback Recalled For Fire Risk

Subaru is recalling nearly 2,900 Subaru Legacy sedans and Outback crossovers from the 2015 and 2016 model years. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that some of those vehicles may be at risk of catching fire. ALSO SEE: Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Vs. Dodge Viper SRT: Compare...Read More»

2016 Honda HR-V
2016 Honda HR-V Achieves (Mostly) Five-Star Safety Scores

The 2016 Honda HR-V has earned a five-star rating, overall, in federal New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) crash-testing. However its results aren’t quite top-tier. In frontal crash testing (35 mph into a fixed barrier), the HR-V was able to achieve just four stars for both male-size occupants...Read More»

2016 Volvo XC90
2016 Volvo XC90 Recalled To Fix Airbag Flaw

Volvo is recalling nearly 4,000 U.S.-registered XC90 crossovers from the 2016 model year According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, those vehicles may suffer from a design flaw that could prevent some airbags from deploying during collisions. ALSO SEE: Good Grief: Widows Pay...Read More»

2015 Chevrolet Impala
2014-2015 Chevrolet Impala Recalled For Possible Airbag Flaw

General Motors has issued a recall for select Chevrolet Impala vehicles from the 2014 and 2015 model years. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administrations, some of those vehicles may have a problem with their occupant detection systems that could increase the risk of injury to...Read More»

2016 Honda HR-V
2016 Honda HR-V Gets Its First Recall: Missing Tire Labels

If your high school was anything like ours, new tennis shoes were a Pretty Big Deal. The proud owners would strut across campus, eager to show off their pristine sneaks, but also wary of getting them dirty. Before the day was through, though, they'd inevitably scuff them in the gym, or some yutz...Read More»

2016 Nissan Maxima
2016 Nissan Maxima Recalled For Fire Risk (And More May Be Added To The List)

Nissan has issued a recall for nearly 5,500 Nissan Maxima sedans from the 2016 model year. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles may suffer from a manufacturing flaw that could result in a fuel leak. ALSO SEE: Honda Accord Vs. Nissan...Read More»

2014 Volkswagen Golf (European spec)
Volkswagen Jetta, Golf, GTI, CC, Eos, Passat, Tiguan, Jetta Sportwagen Recalled To Fix Airbag Flaw

Volkswagen has issued a massive recall for 420,000 CC, Eos, Golf, GTI, Jetta, Jetta Sportwagen, Passat, and Tiguan vehicles registered in the U.S. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those models could suffer from a flawed component that may prevent a...Read More»

Tire fire from The Simpsons
Discount Tire Recalls Nearly 80,000 Tires For Possible Tread Separation & Loss Of Pressure

Discount Tire has issued a recall for nearly 80,000 tires manufactured between 2013 and 2015. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those tires may have been improperly constructed, making them more susceptible to rupture and, ultimately, loss of...Read More»

2015 Nissan Sentra
2015 Nissan Rogue, Sentra, Versa Note Recalled To Fix Faulty Door Latches

Latches seem to be a thing this year -- at least as far as recalls are concerned. Since January, Ford has recalled more than half a million vehicles because of dodgy door latches, Fiat Chrysler recalled the 2013-2014 Dodge Viper for similar problems, and back in May, Nissan recalled some 625,000...Read More»

2014 Mazda CX-9
2007-2014 Mazda CX-9 Recalled For Corrosion Problem: Over 193,000 Owners Affected

Mazda has issued a recall for nearly 200,000 Mazda CX-9 crossovers from the 2007 to 2014 model years. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles could suffer from a suspension flaw, which could increase the likelihood of a crash. ALSO...Read More»

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