What is a VIN? Every vehicle has a unique code that identifies exactly what it is.
Vehicle Identification Number
In testing NHTSA's VIN lookup search, Cars.com found major problems with the tool not displaying some vehicles affected by Takata's faulty airbag inflators.
We've already seen more vehicles recalled this year than any year on record. General Motors alone has issued campaigns covering about 25.75 million cars in the US. Finally, with 2014 more than half gone, it appears that the rate of these announcements is finally starting to slow, but that still leaves tens of million of drivers needing to know whether their vehicle needs a safety fix. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is offering a solution with a simple new way for people to ma