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2014-2015 Honda Accord Hybrid Recalled For Electrical Problem, Disabling Of Gas Engine
2014-2015 Honda Accord Hybrid Recalled For Electrical Problem, Disabling Of Gas Engine

Honda is recalling nearly 6,800 Honda Accord Hybrids from the 2014 and 2015 model years. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles may suffer from an electrical flaw that could disable the car's gasoline engine, leaving the vehicles to travel on battery...Read More»

2015 Honda Fit
2014-2015 Honda Civic, 2015 Honda Fit Recalled To Fix Transmission Software Flaw

Honda is recalling nearly 144,000 U.S.-registered vehicles to fix a software flaw associated with the cars' continuously variable transmission system. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the glitch could cause serious mechanical problems, increasing the risk of an...Read More»

2016 Volvo V60
2016 Volvo S60, V60, V60CC, XC60, XC70, S80 Recalled For Stop/Start Problem

Volvo has issued a recall for more than 7,800 vehicles from the 2016 model-year, including the Volvo S60, V60, V60CC, XC60, XC70, and S80. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles may suffer from an electrical problem that could cause...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Sonata
2011-2012 Hyundai Sonata, 2009-2011 Hyundai Accent Recalled: 570,000 U.S. Vehicles Affected

Hyundai has issued back-to-back recalls this morning, affecting nearly 570,000 U.S. vehicles. According to bulletins from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the 2011-2012 Hyundai Sonata may suffer from a major engine problem, while the 2009-2011 Hyundai Accent has issues with its...Read More»

2015 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution
2014-2015 Mitsubishi Lancer Recalled For Fuel Leak, Fire Risk

Mitsubishi Motors is recalling nearly 1,500 Lancer Evolution and Lancer Ralliart vehicles from the 2014 and 2015 model years. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles may be at risk of leaking fuel and catching fire. ALSO SEE: Volkswagen's Very Bad...Read More»

Red pill or blue pill? (from The Matrix)
NHTSA: We Don't Even Know What's Real Anymore

The "dieselgate" scandal at Volkswagen continues to widen, and based on what we've seen at other companies in crisis, things are going to get a whole lot worse for VW before they get better. Things could also get worse at other car companies. In the classic tradition of one cheater ruining things...Read More»

2015 Ford Edge
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»

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