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NHTSA is investigating Harman Kardon, which supplies Uconnect to FCA, to see if Harman Kardon's other infotainment systems are also vulnerable to hacking.

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The latest recall from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles involves some 300,000 units of the 2011-14 Dodge Charger over an overly sensitive airbag and seatbelt sensor.

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In a move to maker pedestrians safer, NHTSA finally intends to release its rules governing the sound from EVs and hybrids in November. They don't go into effect until 2018, though.

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NHTSA is closing an investigation into 4.7 million power modules in FCA vehicles and found no need for a recall in them.

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Mini is recalling 30,000 examples of the two-door Hardtop models to improve their side-impact protection. The problem was discovered after safety compliance tests by the government.

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Program Mandated By FCA's Consent Order With Feds

Certain car owners whose Chrysler vehicles contain dangerous defects will soon have a way to get rid of their lemons without losing money.

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Two separate problems related to inadvertent airbag deployment have prompted Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and the NHTSA to recall some 2 million late-model Ram trucks.

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will reportedly levy a $105 million fine against Fiat Chrysler Automotive over lapses in the reporting and handling of recalls and safety defects.

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NHTSA has opened an investigation into the airbag inflators of a second supplier, amid concerns that age may be playing a part in reports of bad inflators.

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NHTSA Opens Investigation Into Cyber Vulnerabilities

The federal agency charged with protecting American motorists wants to know more about how hackers remotely commandeered and controlled a Jeep Cherokee.

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NHTSA Official: Breach Is "First Example Of What's To Come"

A cyber-security gap that allowed for the remote hacking of a Jeep Cherokee has federal officials concerned.

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Harley-Davidson is recalling about 185,000 motorcycles because the saddlebags can potentially fall off while riding.

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Remote Breach Highlights Security Flaw In Popular Infotainment Feature

One of America's most popular cars contains a security flaw that allows hackers to remotely commandeer it from anywhere on the planet.

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Focusing On Human-Caused Fender-Benders Misses The Point

Here we go again. Google reported Thursday another one of its self-driving cars was involved in a traffic accident earlier this month. The crash occurred near the company's Mountain View, Calif., headquarters July 1.

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Honda is recalling 1,400 examples the new, 2016 Pilot to adjust the positioning of the third-row seatbelt. The vast majority of them are at the factory or the dealer, and a much smaller number of customers are actually affected.

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Subaru is recalling over 32,000 units of the 2012 Impreza because the Occupant Detection System might not work correctly for the front passenger seat. This can cause the airbag not to deploy in a crash.

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NHTSA is opening a preliminary evaluation into airbag inflators from Arc Automotive. The agency has reports of two ruptures with injuries: one in a 2002 Chrysler Town and Country and another in a 2004 Kia Optima. It's not yet known whether the incidents are linked.

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NHTSA Pressed General Motors Into Last Week's Recall

As early as 2009, motorists reported fires in the Hummer H3. In a complaint filed that March with the regulatory agency in charge of vehicle safety, one motorist described how they leapt into a smoldering vehicle and drive it away from gas pumps moments before it was engulfed in flames.

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FCA US is adding 88,000 examples of the 2008-2010 Dodge Challenger to the Takata inflator recall. The company recently conducted an audit of its affected vehicles and discovered that these coupes also needed the repair for the driver's side.

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NHTSA is considering whether to open an investigation into unintended acceleration claims in the 2009 Lexus ES350. An owner claims the sedan surged forward while pulling into a parking space in February 2015 and caused a crash.

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NHTSA is blocking former boss David Strickland from testifying for Toyota in a legal case out of perceived conflict of interest.

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