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Feds investigate whether Mazda CX-9 side airbags can inadvertently deploy

Two owners said they went off for no reason while driving

Two owners said they went off for no reason while driving.

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Nissan Rogue crossovers investigated for unexpected braking

675,000 of them may have automatic emergency braking issue

675,000 of them may have automatic emergency braking issue.

NHTSA opens probe into 3 million Kia, Hyundai vehicles for fire risks

The automakers have recalled 2.3 million cars since 2015 over engine fire risks

The automakers have recalled 2.3 million cars since 2015 over engine fire risks.

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Fatal Tesla Model S crash illustrates challenge of EV fires

Many first responders don't know how to extinguish battery fires

Many first responders don't know how to extinguish battery fires.

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NHTSA and NTSB investigating 2 fatal Tesla crashes in Florida

In a Friday crash, a Model 3 drove into a tractor trailer, shearing its roof

In a Friday crash, a Model 3 drove into a tractor trailer, shearing its roof.

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States with the highest and lowest number of drunk driving deaths

As New Year's Eve approaches, let's take a look at the data

As New Year's Eve approaches, let's take a look at the data.

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JL Jeep Wrangler experiencing death wobble, NHTSA checking into it

This problem has plagued solid front axle Jeeps for decades

This problem has plagued solid front axle Jeeps for decades.

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NHTSA investigates Ford Super Duty pickup tailgates open on the road

F-250, F-350 and F-450 tailgates have come open, causing damage

Customers have experienced Ford pickup tailgates opening while on the road, causing damage.

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Center for Auto Safety wants Hyundai and Kia to recall 2.9M vehicles

NHTSA investigating hundreds of fires and one death

NHTSA investigating hundreds of fires and one death.

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NHTSA OKs advanced headlights for use in U.S.

5-year process to get technology long used in Europe and Japan

5-year process to get technology long used in Europe and Japan

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NHTSA: Tesla's 'lowest probability of injury' claim goes beyond its analysis

Agency dinged Tesla once before for claiming it earned 5.4 stars

It's not the first time Tesla has embellished government crash tests.

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NHTSA steps in to clear a national path for autonomous vehicle development

Rule changes will allow cars without pedals, mirrors, or steering wheels on public roads

Coming rule changes will allow cars without pedals, mirrors, or steering wheels on public roads.

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Despite slight improvement, 2017 was another deadly year for pedestrians

Nearly 6,000 pedestrians were killed by motorists in 2017

Nearly 6,000 pedestrians were killed by motorists in 2017.

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No steering wheel, no driver, no problem: NHTSA rewriting safety rules

Its 75 auto safety standards assume someone's in the driver's seat

Its 75 auto safety standards assume someone's in the driver's seat

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U.S. traffic deaths fall 3.1 percent in first half of 2018

They fell for 2017, too

They fell for 2017, too.

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Honda to issue recalls for 232,000 backup cameras, 1.4M Takata airbags

Honda says it is ahead of schedule in massive airbag recalls

Honda says it is ahead of schedule in massive airbag recalls.

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NHTSA study forecasts dangerous rise in world temperatures by 2100

But it's being used to justify relaxing environmental standards

But it's being used to justify relaxing environmental standards.

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Tesla Model 3 gets 5-star rating from U.S. safety agency

NHTSA is also investigating Tesla crashes

NHTSA is also investigating Tesla crashes

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EPA staff disputed claim that freezing fuel economy would save lives

By their calculations, plan would cost more in lives, money, lost jobs

By their calculations, plan would cost more in lives, money, lost jobs.

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