Regulators Cite Pedal Error As Causes of Recent Toyota, Lexus Accidents
US safety regulators have rejected an electrical engineer's request to investigate low-speed unintended acceleration in Toyota and Lexus cars.
NHTSA is investigating 384,000 units of the 2008 Honda Accord after 19 reports of the airbag control module failing, including one injury.
GM is recalling 5,700 Chevy Impala sedans due to a manufacturing error that could cause a fault in the Automatic Occupant Sensing system.
Chrysler has issued a recall notice for nearly 78,000 units of the 200 sedan and other vehicles, most of them in the United States, over an electrical connector.
NHTSA is moving forward with an investigation into failing headlights on the Ford Crown Victoria and Mercury Grand Marquis after an earlier defect petition. It now has a preliminary evaluation into the problem.
Takata and the IIHS will be teaming up for a new campaign targeting owners of unrepaired cars affected by the supplier's sweeping airbag inflator recall.
Mazda is recalling 193,484 examples of the 2007-14 CX-9 over corroded suspension ball joints, starting in the northeastern quadrant of the country.
Automaker To Buyback Certain Recalled Models
FCA, found in violation of the Motor Vehicle Safety Act, agrees to buyback recalled models as part of record penalties issued by National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
NHTSA is investigating Harman Kardon, which supplies Uconnect to FCA, to see if Harman Kardon's other infotainment systems are also vulnerable to hacking.
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.
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.
NHTSA is closing an investigation into 4.7 million power modules in FCA vehicles and found no need for a recall in them.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Harley-Davidson is recalling about 185,000 motorcycles because the saddlebags can potentially fall off while riding.
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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