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New vehicles are supposed to be safer. So why are fatalities on the rise?

Pedestrian and cyclist deaths are way up, yet NHTSA testing for their safety is voluntary

IIHS study finds minivans are unsafe for second-row passengers

Four models received a "marginal" or "poor" rating

Genesis, Kia, Lexus EVs earn spots on the IIHS Top Safety Picks+ list

Stricter new crash testing standards make this harder to do

Android Automotive getting Zoom, Weather Channel, Prime Video in some cars

Thankfully, video features don't work while the vehicle is moving

Watch a whirling office chair smash into car's windshield on Utah interstate

From unsecured loads on the highway, the simplest objects become terrifying weapons

NHTSA says 52 million airbag inflators should be recalled — and they're not Takata

They're used by 12 automakers; feds may compel the recall after manufacturer balks

Best and worst states for teen drivers: Oregon and New York top the rankings

States in the upper West take the last places, with Montana ranked worst

Safer in the air or on the road? It's a long-standing debate

Possible solutions could come from different road designs, smaller vehicles

VW recalls 2024 Atlas, Cross Sport for potential engine failures

Failures may result in oil leaks and fires, VW says

Chicago sues Hyundai and Kia over TikTok-inspired theft trend

City's auto theft rate has tripled since 2019, with the Korean brands leading the way

NHTSA head says Tesla Autopilot investigation outcome could be announced soon

Acting administrator hints at the outcome in only the broadest of terms

Speed limits don't matter

Rules are not reality; let's stop pretending they are

NHTSA now approves of Massachusetts repair law after raising hacking concerns

Major automakers were told in June not to comply with the open-access law

2023 Jeep Grand Cherokee, L earn IIHS Top Safety Pick+ nods

Some headlight tweaks were all it took to elevate both SUVs to top scores

NHTSA proposes seatbelt warning rules for both front and rear passengers

The safety agency wants audio and visual alerts if rear-seat passengers are unbuckled

Tesla driver watches while FSD sends his Model 3 into a giant puddle

Driver ignores signs and safe driving behavior, now wants to sue

Jeep recalls 340,000 crossovers and SUVs over faulty software

2021-2024 Grand Cherokee, Wagoneer, and Compass are affected

NHTSA launches probe into 2022 Ford Mustang Mach-E recall

The investigation will focus on whether Ford's fix adequately addressed safety concerns

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