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2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek, Hybrid: (Mostly) Top Safety Scores From Feds

2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek, Hybrid: (Mostly) Top Safety Scores From Feds

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released full crash-test results and safety scores for the 2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek—and for the most part they're good, with top five-star Overall results as well as five stars for side impact. These results extend to the 2014... read more

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2008 Honda Accord Coupe

2008 Honda Accord Investigated For Accidental Airbag Deployment

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation of the 2008 Honda Accord. According to a bulletin from NHTSA's Office of Defects... read more February 6, 2014 by 


 
2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2011-2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee, Dodge Durango Investigated For Fire Risk

Two popular Chrysler models -- the Jeep Grand Cherokee and the Dodge Durango -- are being investigated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration after more than... read more February 6, 2014 by 


 
Overweight driver buckling seatbelt

With Obesity On The Rise, Do Seat Belts Need To Be Longer?

Waistline creep has become quite a bit more prevalent in the last decade--so much so, in fact, that one-third of the American population is obese and another third is... read more February 6, 2014 by 


 
David Hasselhoff and KITT from Knight Rider

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... read more February 4, 2014 by 


 
Car seats - proper installation-toddler, NHTSA

Feds Propose New Side-Impact Crash Test Rules For Child Car Seats

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is seeking to upgrade standards for child car seats for children weighing up to 40 pounds to include a new test... read more January 24, 2014 by 


 
2014 Chevrolet Malibu

2014 Chevrolet Malibu Earns NHTSA Five-Star Safety Rating

The mid-size 2014 Chevrolet Malibu sedan has earned an overall five-star safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The five-star rating... read more January 22, 2014 by 


 
2007 Jeep Liberty Limited

Chrysler Finally Cleared For Curious Fix Of 2002-2007 Jeep Liberty, 1993-1998 Grand Cherokee

If you own a 2002-2007 Jeep Liberty or a 1993-1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee, you may have been driving on pins and needles for the past few months, waiting for a recall notice to... read more January 20, 2014 by 


 
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 


 

 
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