Graco Children’s Products is recalling nearly two million infant car seats, agreeing to government demands in what is now the largest seat recall in American history.
The latest recall covers some Dodge Journey SUVs and Chrysler Town & Country and Dodge Caravan minivans from the 2007 to 2009 model years.
The U.S. Department of Transportation is issuing a final safety rule that requires rearview technology in many new vehicles. The move is an effort to reduce deaths and serious injuries caused by backup accidents.
Graco is recalling nearly 3.8 million car safety seats because children can be trapped by buckles that may not unlatch.
Safety regulators are investigating complaints that power-assisted brakes can fail at times in Camry gas-electric hybrids. The probe covers about 30,000 of the midsize cars.
As temperatures rise in Texas, one government safety agency is working to reduce the number of children who are seriously injured or lose their life after being left alone inside a hot vehicle.
The government wants all electric and hybrid vehicles to make some noise when traveling under 18 mph, so pedestrians can hear them coming.