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Fiat Chrysler to Recall SUVs over Fire Threat

Fire threat in four models of its SUVs has forced Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV to issue a recall for 570,000 vehicles associated with two programs. The recalls have been announced owing to issues with vanity mirror wiring and a low-pressure hose. The recalls come amidst the Italian American... read more

Fiat Chrysler recalling 570,000 SUVs for fire risks in two campaigns

In an announcement made on Thursday, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV said that it is issuing a recall of 570,000 SUVs because of potential fire risks.

According to the announcement, Fiat Chrysler will recall 570,000 SUVs in two separate campaigns. One of the recalls pertains to 477,000 2011-... read more

NHTSA reports 8th US Death linked to faulty Takata airbag inflator

One more person has died owing to a faulty airbag inflator. This is the eighth US death owing to the inflator, said the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Since April, it is the first reported death and ninth worldwide.

NHTSA has appointed John Buretta, a former official... read more

NHTSA proposes upgrading of its five-star rating system for new vehicles

On Tuesday, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) put forth a proposal for making significant revisions to its five-star rating system for new vehicles.

The NHTSA said that the system for rating vehicles for safety should include standards for new crash avoidance... read more

Addition of automatic emergency braking in Five-Star vehicle safety ratings from 2018 models

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) wants to make the streets safer. Owing to it, the administration is including automatic emergency braking as a recommended auto safety technology in its five-star safety ratings. The automatic emergency braking will be applicable in the... read more

NHTSA study shows stones drivers have lower crash risk than drunk drivers

The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has recently revealed in its ‘Drug and Alcohol Crash Risk’ report that stoned drivers are potentially at a lower risk of crash than drunk drivers.

According to a new NHTSA study, consumption of alcohol before getting behind the... read more

NHTSA imposes record $70-million penalty on Honda

The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has imposed a record $70-million penalty – a total of two penalties of $35 million each – on bigwig Japanese automaker Honda Motor Co.

Announcing the fine imposed on Honda, the NHTSA said that the automaker has been penalized... read more

BMW expands US Takata airbags recall nationwide

In a Monday statement, BMW has announced that it is expanding the recall of vehicles equipped with potentially defective Takata airbags to across the country. The expansion of BMW's airbags recall is apparently a result of the pressure from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (... read more

NHTSA calling for massive national recall of vehicles equipped with Takata air bags

The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has said in a recent statement that it is calling for a country-wide recall of vehicles equipped with defective air bags manufactured by Japanese firm Takata.

The national recall of vehicles built with potentially risky air... read more

NHTSA opens investigation into Honda’s reporting of Takata airbag failures

The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has said in a statement released on Monday that it will initiate an investigation into Honda Motor's reporting of deaths or injuries resulting from defects in airbags manufactured by Takata.

With Takata airbag defects now part... read more

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