2008 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Roadster

Five 2007-2008 Aston Martin Models Recalled For Suspension Problem

James Bond drives Aston Martins, so they must be pretty awesome, right? Right. But it looks like some of the 2007-2008 production wasn't quite as awesome as it should have been, as Aston is recalling the DB9 Coupe, DB9 Volante, V8 Vantage Coupe, V8 Vantage Roadster, and DBS Coupe for a front... read more

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2004 Chevrolet Corvette Z06

NHTSA Opens Investigation Into Leaky 2004 Corvette Fuel Tanks

Safety is a hot topic these days, and however unsafe failed brakes may be--and they are--leaking gasoline is potentially just as bad. The risk of explosion or fire could be... read more May 17, 2010 by

2009 Lexus IS 350

Toyota Replacing Accelerator Pedals On 3.8 Million Toyota And Lexus Vehicles

Toyota has announced today that it will replace accelerator pedals on some 3.8 million Toyota and Lexus vehicles that have been recalled in the U.S. The move is in order to... read more November 25, 2009 by

2009 Audi Q5

Audi Q5 takes top marks in both IIHS and NHTSA safety tests

Safety is no joke, especially to families on the go, and the arms race to get top ratings from the key safety evaluators - the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS)... read more June 9, 2009 by

2010 Ford Mustang GT

Ford Mustang scores 5-star NHTSA safety rating

The 2010 Ford Mustang (Coupe only) has earned the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's 5-star rating in the agency's latest round of testing, cementing the Blue... read more May 18, 2009 by

2009 Acura TL

Acura first carmaker ever to get top IIHS and NHTSA ratings for entire lineup

It's not every day that an automotive first is achieved - the industry is over a century old, after all. So that makes Acura's first-ever sweep of top marks in IIHS and NHTSA... read more April 1, 2009 by

Toyota's iQ

First six cars tested under new Euro NCAP system, Toyota iQ rates 5 stars

Starting this year, all new cars assessed under the Euro NCAP scheme will have to be fitted with some form of electronic stability control (ESC) in order to gain a rating of... read more February 20, 2009 by

Ferrari F430 Spider supercar

Ferrari recalls 1,900 F430 Spiders at risk of going up in flames

We’ve seen a number of cases of Ferrari supercars going up in flames over the past couple of years but usually these are one off occurrences and the reasons behind the... read more February 17, 2009 by

Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG

Mercedes-Benz hit with second-largest fuel efficiency fine ever by NHTSA

Mercedes-Benz has been fined $28.9 million for failure to meet federal fuel efficiency standards by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) this week. The... read more January 8, 2009 by


NHTSA postpones new crash testing regimen

Increasing the burden on the car industry through government regulation is the last thing anyone wants right now, as it would undo the work being done in Detroit and... read more December 22, 2008 by


NHTSA report reveals excessive speed responsible for only 5% of crashes

We've all heard the phrase 'speed kills', and it's been widely applied to situations both apt and not. A recent study conducted by the NHTSA examining over 5,400 crashes... read more December 15, 2008 by


New NHTSA study recommends 4.5% yearly increase in fuel economy

Fuel economy requirements and their corollary emissions laws are becoming the central focus of modern car development as governments around the world set higher standards... read more October 13, 2008 by

NHTSA delays new roof strength standards once again

NHTSA delays new roof strength standards once again

The car industry has been dreading increases in the required roof strength of their cars for years now. The current regulations are holdovers from decades past, and safety... read more October 1, 2008 by


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