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    Recalls: Graco adding 403K carseats to recall, NHTSA pushing for 1.8 million

    Graco, the carseat manufacturer that recalled 3.8 million toddler and booster seats back in February has just added an extra 403,000 seats to its recall. That's arguably not the big news, though - the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration wants a further 1.8 million infant seats added to ...

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    NHTSA in hot seat after troubling baby car seat test found - Part II

    Earlier this week, we reported that the NHTSA was in the hot seat when it failed to report infant seat failures. Our post stemmed from a report in the Chicago Tribune following its investigation through thousands of buried National Highway Traffic Safety Administration test reports. The Tribune ...

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    PSA: Evenflo recalls 1,000,000 Discovery car seats

    Evenflo has announced a voluntary recall of 1 million of its Discovery car seats. Discovery seats with the model numbers 390, 391, 534 and 552 manufactured between April 2005 and January 29, 2008 are affected. If you currently own and/or use an Evenflo Discovery, you are advised to check the white ...

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    Evenflo recalls 450,000 car seats for defective handle

    Evenflo Company Inc. in conjunction with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced a recall of 450,000 units of its Embrace Infant car seat/carriers. The defect has to do with the carrier's handle, which may unexpectedly release ...

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    All Mazda's CX-7 wants to do is Zoom-Zoom, but it poom-pooms?

    Remember that horribly infectious song, "Rump Shaker" by one-hit wonders Wreckx-N-Effect? Apparently that's how the new Mazda CX-7 struck writer Warren Brown's family, butt not in a good way. While the reviewer enjoyed the crossover and its 2.3-liter, 244-horsepower turbocharged four-cylinder, and ...

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    Britney Spears giving her all to promote child seat safety

    Pop star Britney Spears is doing more for the promotion of child car seat safety than the industry could have ever possibly hoped for, and yet she hasn't earned a dime. The starlet recently committed her second child seat faux pas when she put son Sean Preston in a car seat facing forwards in ...

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    Volkswagen integrated child seat

    The German automaker is now offering a child seat for its Passat and Passat Estate vehicles. The new seat, designed for children ages two to twelve, integrates into the regular rear seating on its own or as a pair (parents of two children or twins take note.) Side head restraints reduce impact on ...


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