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U.S. regulators order GM to explain its handling of ignition switch recall
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) stepped up its investigation of General Motors Co. in the wake of a potentially deadly ignition switch recall, ordering the automaker to fill in the missing pieces of its chronology detailing the problem,
GM faces steep fines for its failure to promptly recall faulty ignition switches
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has launched an investigation into General Motors’ handling of an ignition switch defect that the company says may have contributed to 31 airbag failure incidents and 13 deaths.
NHTSA approves Chrysler recall plan for older model Jeeps
Chrysler has just been approved to proceed with recall repairs after the government closed its investigation into the safety of older-model Jeeps in the event of a rear-end collision.
Tesla Motors to give its electric car owners new charger adapters to address overheating issues
Tesla Motors denied that its chargers were causing its premium electric vehicles to overheat and in a few cases catch fire, even though some speculated it was the cause. Instead the company provided a software update late last year to
Combi child car seats recalled after NHTSA finds harnesses too weak under federal safety standards
According to papers filed recently with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), a recall has been announced of more than 30,000 Combi USA Inc. child car seats due to harnesses that are too weak under federal safety standards and
NHTSA launches investigation into Tesla electric car fires
A second battery fire following “undercarriage strikes” in a Tesla Model S electric car has prompted the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to launch a formal investigation. In both cases, the cars had run over debris in the roadway, which
School bus rollover leaves young student and driver with serious injuries
Several people, adults and children alike, were injured Monday, November 11, in Yuma County, Colo., after a Wray School District school bus and a truck collided, causing the bus to roll over. According to the State Patrol, the accident occurred in
Tesla Motors electric car fire will not undergo investigation by the NHTSA
According to a report by the Associated Press, the fire that damaged a Tesla Motors Inc. electric car near Seattle will not be investigated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
Nissan and Suzuki recall more than 360,000 vehicles for braking problems
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Nissan and Suzuki have both issued large-scale recalls of vehicles due to issues with the braking systems.