The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has proposed a minimum sound standard for electric and hybrid vehicles to help reduce pedestrian fatalities.
Investigators with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have opened a preliminary evaluation into 2011 Hyundai Santa Fe sport-utility vehicles after receiving reports that the steering column may come apart, resulting in a complete loss of steering capability.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened a safety investigation into the 2005 Honda Pilot sport-utility vehicle after a consumer complained the SUV would suddenly stop without touching the brake pedal.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is considering a federal safety probe into 2005-2012 Ford Escape sport utility vehicles after receiving a plea from a state consumer agency of stuck electronic throttles.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said it has opened an investigation into two popular Honda models, the 2003-2004 Honda Pilot sport utility vehicles and 2003-2004 Honda Odyssey minivans. The federal safety agency has received numerous complaints of the vehicles rolling away after consumers reportedly parked the vehicles and removed the keys.
Drivers of 2012 Hyundai Veloster sports cars, beware. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has received complaints that the car's panoramic sunroofs may unexpectedly break and shower occupants inside the vehicle with glass shards.
On average, a driver experiences a claim-worthy crash every 10 years, according to the Allstate Insurance Company. That stat begs the question: Are you ready to crash?
Fisker has been in the hot seat due to troubles with its Karma extended-range hybrid-electric luxury sedan that resulted in two recalls, ownership hiccups, and more recently the second Karma to catch fire. The first one to combust was in Texas earlier this year, the second one in California. The most recent incident has been traced to a faulty cooling fan, and the company voluntarily issued its third recall over the weekend.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened an investigation into 2012 Nissan Versa sedans over concerns with the small car's front air bags.
The new Infiniti JX35 sport-utility vehicle has come under scrutiny by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Two consumer complaints to the safety agency allege the intelligent brake assist system on the 2013 JX35 unexpectedly brought the Infiniti SUV to a complete and unwanted stop.
Safety regulators at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) are investigating 2009-2010 Dodge Ram 1500 4WD full-sized pickups for drive shaft problems. The agency has received a dozen consumer complaints that the Dodge trucks' rear wheels lock-up while being driven, risking collisions.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened an investigation into 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee sport-utility vehicles after receiving consumer complaints of engine fires that have totaled some SUVs.
The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened an official investigation into 2001-2004 Ford Escape and Mazda Tribute sport-utility vehicles. Issues with the popular small-sized SUVs' cruise control systems has raised concern with engineers from the safety agency and with the two car companies, Ford Motor Company and Mazda Motors.
The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened investigations into two 2011 model year vehicles, the Chrysler 200 convertible and the Ford Explorer sport utility vehicles after receiving consumer complaints of engine and steering problems, respectively.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has expanded its investigation into consumer complaints of fires and "thermal event incidents" with various model years of Toyota Camry and Yaris cars and Highlander and RAV4 SUVs.
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