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New NHTSA Teams Speed Response After GM Ignition-Switch Recall

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has created two new teams to help the agency better identify potential auto-safety problems, and respond to them more quickly. DON'T MISS: 'Sin City Hustler' Is A $1M Ford Excursion Monster Truck: Video The changes come in response to an analysis... read more

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A Fifth Of Drivers Speed...And Half Of You Hate It

If you're reading this, you probably like cars. Chances are, you like fast cars, and you almost certainly like driving quickly. That probably puts some of you among the one... read more December 30, 2013 by 

2014 Infiniti Q50 Hybrid Sport

2014 Infiniti Q50 Gets 5-Star Overall NHTSA Safety Rating

The 2014 Infiniti Q50 has received a 5-star overall safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The rating applies to both standard and hybrid Q50... read more December 13, 2013 by 

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NHTSA Opens Probe Into Tesla Model S Fires

After three recorded Model S electric car fires, The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is opening an investigation. Last month, the NHTSA said it would... read more November 19, 2013 by 

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Tesla Model S Rated As Safest Car On Sale By NHTSA

The Tesla Model S electric sedan isn't just receiving awards from all quarters--it's also incredibly safe should the worst occur. Just how safe has come to light in extra... read more August 20, 2013 by 

2013 Tesla Model S

Tesla Model S Scores Five-Star Safety Rating From NHTSA: Video

Anyone who initially wrote off Tesla as not lasting should start officially eating their words. I mean that literally... go write down what you said on a piece of paper... read more August 8, 2013 by 

The 2013 Mercedes-Benz SLK250

2013 Mercedes-Benz SLK Recalled Due To Airbag Issue

Mercedes-Benz has issued a recall on certain versions of its 2013 SLK Class due to an issue with the cars’ airbag systems. The recall only affects 2013 SLK250 and... read more June 13, 2013 by 

2012 Aston Martin Virage

Handful Of Aston Martin Models Recalled For Fragile Gas Pedals

Aston Martin has issued a recall on a number of its key models due to a manufacturer error that could cause the gas pedal arm of the cars to break. The models affected by the... read more June 12, 2013 by 

2010 Lexus HS 250h

2010 Lexus HS 250h And Toyota Prius Models Involved In Recall

Toyota has issued a voluntary recall on certain versions of its Lexus HS 250h and Prius hybrid vehicles due to an issue with the cars’ brakes. The recall affects all... read more June 5, 2013 by 

2012 Lincoln MKS

Lincoln Logs A Handful of Recalls

Lincoln is asking for a few 2013 models to return to the corral. It seems that quite a few 2013 examples of the MKS, MKT, and MKZ have an issue that requires immediate... read more June 4, 2013 by 

2013 Lincoln MKZ

2013 Lincoln MKZ Recalled For Causing Possible Electrical Shock

Despite only just starting deliveries, Lincoln’s all-important MKZ sedan has just received its first recall notice. Lincoln is recalling approximately 500 of its 2013... read more June 3, 2013 by 

2013 Cadillac SRX

2013 Cadillac SRX Recalled For Loose Wheel Nuts

General Motors has announced that it will be issuing a worldwide recall of its Cadillac SRX crossover due to wheel nuts that may have been incorrectly tightened. The recall... read more May 24, 2013 by 

Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione

An Exotic Italian Recall Starring The Alfa Romeo 8C And A Pair Of Maseratis

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued a recall notice for a few sultry exotic Italian machines. It seems that owners of the 2005-2008 Maserati... read more May 21, 2013 by 

2007 Chevrolet Corvette Z06

Corvette Headlights Under NHTSA Investigation

The sixth-generation Chevrolet Corvette is currently making way for the new 2014 seventh-generation car. Still, it seems the C6 isn't ready to give up the spotlight just yet... read more May 15, 2013 by 

2002 BMW 3-Series

Takata Airbag Recall Hits BMW, 220k Vehicles Affected Worldwide

A widespread recall affecting more than 3.4 million vehicles from several different makes has now hit BMW. According to the automaker, roughly 220,000 of its 2002 and 2003... read more May 8, 2013 by 

2013 Mercedes-Benz GL Class

2013 Mercedes-Benz GL Class Models Recalled For Faulty Seat Belt Bolts

Mercedes-Benz has issued a recall on certain versions of its latest 2013 GL Class SUV due to a potential fault with the affected vehicles’ seat belt anchor bolts. The... read more May 7, 2013 by 


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