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DETROIT (AP) – The government wants all electric and hybrid vehicles to make some noise when traveling under 18 miles per hour so pedestrians can hear them coming.
DETROIT (AP) — Subaru is recalling nearly 634,000 cars and SUVs in the U.S. because lights beneath the doors can overheat and catch fire.
DETROIT (AP) — Hyundai is recalling about 13,500 Veloster hatchbacks in the U.S. because the vehicle’s sunroof can shatter and cause injuries.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Every state should require convicted drunken drivers, including first-time offenders, to use devices that prevent them from starting a car’s engine if their breath tests positive for alcohol, the National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) Many motorists don’t know it, but it’s likely that every time they get behind the wheel, there’s a snitch along for the ride. The NHTSA proposed regs to include black boxes in new vehicles. But automakers have been doing this for years.
DETROIT (AP) – Federal safety regulators are investigating some older-model Ford Taurus and Mercury Sable sedans because the throttles can stick. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it has 50 complaints about sticky throttles […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – An Obama administration official says the government will launch a new research initiative to determine the safety and reliability of technologies that enable cars to drive themselves. David Strickland, head of the […]
DETROIT (AP) – Federal safety regulators are investigating complaints that Jeep Patriot SUV engines can stall without warning at highway speeds. The probe by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration affects about 112,000 Patriots from […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is preparing to warn car owners whose air bags have been replaced in the past three years that dangerous counterfeit bags may have been installed, according to auto industry […]
DETROIT (AP) – U.S. safety regulators are investigating complaints that Honda Odyssey Minivans and Pilot SUVs can roll away after drivers remove the ignition key. The probe by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration affects […]
DETROIT (AP) – Honda is recalling 573,000 Accord midsize cars in the U.S. to fix a defective power steering hose that can leak fluid and catch fire. The recall affects Accords from the 2003 through […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – Jerry Wiseman notices it’s harder to turn and check his car’s blind spots at age 69 than it was at 50. So the Illinois man and his wife took a refresher driving […]