NHTSA Expands Investigation Into Air Bag Failures To 12.3M VehiclesU.S. auto safety regulators have expanded an investigation into malfunctioning air bag controls to include 12.3 million vehicles.
NHTSA Opens Investigations Into Hyundai, Kia Vehicle FiresThe National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating a series of what they call "non-crash fires" involving Hyundai and Kia vehicles.
Hyundai, Kia Recall 160K+ Vehicles At Risk For Engine FiresHyundai and Kia are moving ahead with a recall of about 168,000 vehicles to fix a fuel pipe problem that can cause engine fires.
Feds Investigate Ford F-150 Fires Possibly Caused By Seat BeltsU.S. safety investigators are looking into complaints of fires that may have been caused by the seat belts in Ford F-150 pickups.
Car Manufacturers Seek Tech Solutions To Hot Car DeathsAccording to the National Safety Council, 37 children die each year as a result of being left in a hot car. Every death prompts talk about ways to prevent these tragedies.
Ford Adds 33,000 Trucks To Do-Not-Drive List Due To Air Bag IssuesFord and U.S. safety regulators are telling the owners of 33,428 Ranger pickup trucks not to drive them because they have Takata air bag inflators "that are an immediate risk to safety."
Harley-Davidson Recalls Nearly 175,000 Motorcycles Because Brakes Can FailUnder pressure from U.S. safety regulators, Harley-Davidson is recalling nearly 175,000 motorcycles because the brakes might fail. The recall covers more than 30 models from 2008 through 2011.
Ford To Fix Coolant Leaks In Vehicles Recalled For Fire RiskFord says it will repair any coolant leaks that might be found in more than 200,000 recalled vehicles that are at risk of catching fire.
Feds: Drunk Driving A Bigger Problem On Halloween Than New Year's EveAccording to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, drunk driving crashes are three times more likely on Halloween than on New Year's Eve.
VW Recalls Older Touareg SUVs To Fix Possible Fuel LeaksVolkswagen is recalling nearly 74,000 SUVs in the U.S. because a fuel pump flange can develop cracks and leak gasoline. The recall covers Touareg SUVs with gasoline engines from 2004 to 2007.
Ford Fixes Austin Police SUVs, But Questions LingerFord has started repairing Explorer vehicles in Austin that were pulled from police duty because of carbon monoxide seeping into them. But the company faces questions about thousands of other vehicles on the road.
Takata Adds New Inflator Type To Huge Air Bag RecallTakata is adding a new type of air bag inflator to the nation's largest automotive recall. The company filed documents with the U.S. government adding 2.7 million vehicles to the recall.
US Probes Air Bag Computer Failures In 2012 Jeep LibertyThe U.S. government is investigating complaints that air bag control computers in some Jeep Liberty SUVs can fail, preventing the air bags from inflating in a crash.
Harley-Davidson Recalls Bikes Due To Oil Line IssueHarley-Davidson is recalling about 57,000 motorcycles worldwide because an oil line can come loose, spewing oil into the path of the rear tire. Dealers will inspect the clamps and fix them free of charge.
How Dangerous Air Bags Can Find Their Way Into Used CarsA Nevada crash that nearly killed a young woman has exposed a hole in the government's efforts to get dangerous Takata air bag inflators off the road: the devices are being taken from wrecked cars and reused.