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Honda is recalling about 6,800 examples of the 2014-2015 Accord hybrid because a problem with a voltage sensor can put them into fail-safe EV mode. The issue can eventually cause them to stall.


Nissan is recalling about 320,000 examples of the 2007-2012 Versa in North America because the salt on the roads could lead to their front suspension coil springs breaking.


Feds Seek Assistance From Some Experts, Ignore Help From Other Ones

Cars have become hacking targets, but documents show the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is struggling to address automotive cyber threats.


Honda is recalling over 143,000 examples of the 2014-2015 Civic and 2015 Fit to fix a problem that could lead to the CVT's drive pulley shaft breaking.


With Marijuana's Rise, More States Find Firm Answers Are Hard to Come By

As more states consider rescinding bans on recreational marijuana use, lawmakers, police officers and transportation officials are urging each other to prepare for an increase in drugged drivers. Exactly how should they brace for a siege of stoned drivers? No one is quite sure.


Like The EPA, DOT Officials Chill Hope For Protections In Copyright Law

Independent researchers have uncovered major cyber-security weaknesses and emissions scams, but the government agencies that benefit most don't appreciate the help.


NHTSA says that flaws in the FCA US Early Warning Report data resulted in under-reported death and injury claims. The automaker says that it told the regulator as soon as the problem came to light.


NHTSA has sent letters to seven automakers, including VW and Tesla, asking which of their models contain Takata airbag inflators with ammonium nitrate propellant. The agency is considering a further expansion of the recall.


The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is opening an investigation into BMW's reporting of a recall for 30,456 Mini cars.


Cadillac is recalling 120,000 examples of the 2013-2016 ATS sedan to fix an issue that can potentially cause a fire in the rear defogger. There are no injuries linked to the problem, though.


Hyundai is recalling 470,000 Sonatas from 2011 and 2012 for possible connecting rod bearing failure and 99,500 Accents from 2009-2011 to replace the brake light switches.


Mitsubishi is recalling nearly 1,500 units of the 2014-2015 Lancer Evolution and Ralliart because of possible wear to their fuel tank from the parking brake cable.


One Attorney Describes Fine As 'Pennies In A Fountain'

Years after rescuing the company from bankruptcy, safety advocates feel the US federal government has once again bailed out General Motors.


Dodge is recalling over 27,000 Darts worldwide because the bracket for the transmission module can cause vehicles with a dual-clutch gearbox to shift into neutral.


Federal Officials Call Safety Pledge A 'Historic Commitment'

Ten automakers pledged Friday to make certain automatic crash-prevention technologies standard on all new cars. Federal officials said it was a "historic" agreement.


Ram recalls more than 1,700 rear-drive, diesel-powered 1500 models over concerns that a battery wiring harness could short out.


Nissan is recalling 299,000 Versas because a trim piece can trap a driver's foot, and the company is bringing in 1,557 Armadas to check the seatbelts.


NHTSA has revised its estimates for the number of vehicles being driven with faulty Takata airbags, reducing it to 19.2 million vehicles and 23.4 million inflators. That figure is down from 34M inflators in 30M vehicles.


For violating the Safety Act, Triumph has to pay up to $2.9 million in fines to NHTSA.


Drunk driving is always dangerous and a problem across the country and the world, but certain places have a knack for attracting drunk drivers. In the US, those places tend to be rural western states.


Subaru is recalling 2015-2016 Legacy and Outback models because of a transmission fluid leak from a portion of the propeller shaft, forcing the entire part's replacement.

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