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Three thousand examples of the 2015 Lexus NX 200t are facing a recall because a part of the ABS actuator might be damaged, and could cause a stability problem if the anti-lock brakes are activated.

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Ford is issuing two recalls that cover a total of 442,300 vehicles in North America. One is for 422,814 cars for a possible power steering fault, and the other is for 19,486 units of the 2015 Mustang with the 2.3-liter EcoBoost for high underbody temperatures.

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But Teens Still Have High Crash Rates, Pose Danger To Others

Teen drivers are far less likely to be involved in fatal car accidents today than at any other point over the past two decades.

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A new round of stats from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reveals that men have higher fatality rates, while women have higher injury rates.

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NHTSA is opening a preliminary evaluation into the 22-inch wheels on the 2014 Ford Edge Sport. This comes after a report of them breaking into two pieces while driving.

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Study Shows Only 56 Percent Of Motorists Get Their Recalled Cars Fixed

News accounts may be filled with grisly details about car accidents caused by dangerous defects, Congressional investigations into the inaction of carmakers, and a record number of recalls, but little of it is impacting the way people shop or care for cars.

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Pollutants Could Hinder Cognitive Function Through Smell

Air pollution doesn't only harm lungs. It could also impair brain function.

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Porsche is recalling the 918 Spyder to correct a problem with a wiring harness that can be damaged by a carbon fiber component.

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Mazda, Mitsubishi, and Subaru are expanding their global Takata inflator recalls by 715k. Many of these models are in Japan.

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Sergio Marchionne says that the next Jeep Wrangler is not fully aluminum, which might keep production in Toledo, OH. Also, the company is working with NHTSA to fully comply with the agency's requests for the upcoming public hearing.

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The US Department of Transportation has decided to extend its regulatory supervision over General Motors for an additional year. The government agency believes that the oversight is a proactive way to address possible safety defects.

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Fatalities among motorcyclists are projected to fall to 4,584 once all of the 2014 numbers are tallied, marking the second consecutive year deaths have decreased.

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Three unnamed insiders have revealed that Takata changed its airbag inflator propellant in 2008 following a recall by Honda. The company's internal testing of inflators from recalled models shows hundreds of ruptures, as well.

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NHTSA and the US Department of Transportation are holding a public hearing on July 2 into FCA US' response to 20 recalls from between 2013 and 2015. The Feds are also requiring the automaker to submit detailed documents about each of these campaigns by June 1.

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James Hinchcliffe suffered serious injuries in practice for the Indianapolis 500 when a suspension failure caused his car to crash into the wall. After undergoing surgery, he's now in stable condition.

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It's One Way To Make The Driver Engage

To make its auto-passing system work with insurance liability in the real world, Tesla might force drivers to switch on their turn signal to activate the autonomous tech.

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Takata is launching a huge expansion of its inflator recall in the US to cover an estimated 33.8 million vehicles.

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Ed Carpenter, Josef Newgarden and Helio Castroneves all had their racecars flip during practice for the Indianapolis 500. The crashes forced rules changes from officials for the event's qualifying.

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Nissan is recalling 326,000 vehicles in the US and Canada to replace their passenger side Takata airbag inflators. The campaign includes the 2004-2006 Sentra, 2004 Pathfinder, and 2005-2006 X-Trail.

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Honda and Daihatsu are adding 5 million vehicles that need their Takata airbag inflators replaced, but none of these are in the United States or Canada. It brings the grand total of affected vehicles in these campaigns since 2008 to about 36 million automobiles.

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The Aeromobil flying car crashed during a test flight in Slovakia. The pilot was able to open the plane's parachute and keep damage to a minimum. He was also uninjured.

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