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Lincoln MKT Gets NHTSA Five-Star Safety Rating
Lincoln MKT Gets NHTSA Five-Star Safety Rating

24 Feb 2010, 07:36 UTC / Ford's range of vehicles which have received a five-star rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has increased with the addition of the 2010 Lincoln MKT. The luxury cross...

 
Congressman Begins Attack on Toyota
Congressman Begins Attack on Toyota

23 Feb 2010, 09:38 UTC / House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Henry Waxman, D-Calif., fired the first shot in the battle which will peak with Tuesday's Congressional hearing on the Toyota recall. According ...

 
Toyota Related Deaths Might Go Up to 42
Toyota Related Deaths Might Go Up to 42

20 Feb 2010, 07:03 UTC / It seems that more deaths cause by Toyota’s killer accelerator pedal are being discovered, as Safety Research & Strategies Inc. (SRS) released an addendum saying that NHTSA allegedly exclu...

 
Toyota Corolla Steering Problems Surface
Toyota Corolla Steering Problems Surface

10 Feb 2010, 10:06 UTC / We are not sure yet whether this is just the result of the apparent worldwide panic of hypochondriac Toyota owners, and apparently neither is the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTS...

 
NHTSA Opens Investigation on Prius' Faulty Brakes
NHTSA Opens Investigation on Prius' Faulty Brakes

5 Feb 2010, 08:58 UTC / Following some 100 reports regarding problems with the brakes in Toyota's Prius hybrid, and perhaps as a result of the media frenzy stirred by this latest development, the National Highway Traf...

 
Chevrolet Cobalt Suspected of Power-Steering Problem
Chevrolet Cobalt Suspected of Power-Steering Problem

4 Feb 2010, 09:25 UTC / Nowadays things went so seriously wrong with the auto industry that every time we hear the word “recall” we instantly get goose bumps and hope the recall is not related to our car. Every...

 
Toyota Prius Brake Issues Surface
Toyota Prius Brake Issues Surface

3 Feb 2010, 07:47 UTC / If proved to be true, the following story may turn out to be one of the final nails in Toyota's coffin: in the Japan and the US, over 100 Toyota Prius owners filed complaints about the vehicles...

 
2010 Suzuki Kizashi Earns Top Safety Pick in NHTSA NCAP
2010 Suzuki Kizashi Earns Top Safety Pick in NHTSA NCAP

28 Jan 2010, 08:32 UTC / The 2010 Suzuki Kizashi sedan received the highest safety ratings in the US NHTSA New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) crash tests, earning a five-star rating in both the frontal and side-impact crash ...

 
NHTSA: Toyota Accelerator Problem "Serious Safety Issue"
NHTSA: Toyota Accelerator Problem "Serious Safety Issue"

22 Jan 2010, 10:30 UTC / It would appear that what began last year as a braking problem caused by a removable and easy-fixable floormat is turning into the mother of all nightmares for Japanese carmaker Toyota. And this in ...

 
Honda Recalling Up To 7600 Ridgelines Over HVAC Issues
Honda Recalling Up To 7600 Ridgelines Over HVAC Issues

14 Jan 2010, 07:20 UTC / Honda will recall up to 7600 Ridgeline Pickups manufactured between January 17 2005 and June 7 2006 over potential heating, ventilation and air conditioning(hvac) issues. According to the recall...

 
Over 65,000 Hyundai Azeras Recalled Due to Seatbelt Problem
Over 65,000 Hyundai Azeras Recalled Due to Seatbelt Problem

8 Jan 2010, 11:21 UTC / Hyundai is one of the carmakers that managed to stay away from controversial industry subjects, such as the sale of some of its assets or bankruptcy-related problems - as in the case of General Moto...

 
2010 Lexus HS 250h Gets 5-Star NHTSA Rating
2010 Lexus HS 250h Gets 5-Star NHTSA Rating

7 Jan 2010, 09:04 UTC / The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) awarded the 2010 Lexus HS 250h a 5-star rating after subjecting what Toyota calls the "world’s first dedicated luxury hybrid&qu...

 
NHTSA Investigating Toyota Prius Faulty Braking Reports
NHTSA Investigating Toyota Prius Faulty Braking Reports

29 Dec 2009, 15:35 UTC / The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has received a few dozen complaints from owners of the current generation Toyota Prius accusing defective braking, The Detroit Bureau (TDB) reporte...

 
Toyota Engine Stall Under NHTSA Investigation
Toyota Engine Stall Under NHTSA Investigation

8 Dec 2009, 09:11 UTC / This is just not Toyota’s year, as the Japanese car manufacturer is under investigation again due to some complaints of engine stalling on 2006 Toyota Corolla and Toyota Matrix models. The...

 
Toyota Accelerator Problem, Due to Faulty Throttles?
Toyota Accelerator Problem, Due to Faulty Throttles?

30 Nov 2009, 16:09 UTC / Toyota's largest recall, set in motion due a problem with stuck accelerator pedals, may have been caused by other reasons than previously thought. According to the Los Angeles Times, cited by j...

 
Volvo Recalls 9,600 2010 XC60
Volvo Recalls 9,600 2010 XC60

19 Nov 2009, 15:27 UTC / In what is perhaps one of the most rarely seen recalls, Swedish carmaker Volvo announced it is forced to send bank for servicing 9,667 XC60 vehicles, manufactured in 2010, due to a driver's sea...

 
NHTSA Goes at War with Toyota
NHTSA Goes at War with Toyota

5 Nov 2009, 10:23 UTC / The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) publicly expressed their position on Japanese carmaker's Toyota floor mat problem, accusing it of providing inaccurate and misleading ...

 
AIAM Backs NADA on New CAFE Standard
AIAM Backs NADA on New CAFE Standard

27 Oct 2009, 12:18 UTC / After last week the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) openly expressed its support for a single national standard in fuel economy and emissions, thus opposing the California standard, t...

 
Toyota's Largest Recall: No Brakes at All?
Toyota's Largest Recall: No Brakes at All?

27 Oct 2009, 08:02 UTC / Toyota is still struggling to deal with its largest recall ever - approximately 3.8 million cars are recalled in the United States due to an incompatible floor mat - and new details have emerged tod...

 
NADA Pushes for Single National Fuel Economy Standard
NADA Pushes for Single National Fuel Economy Standard

26 Oct 2009, 10:50 UTC / Leaving aside for a moment the battle between its dealers and American manufacturers Chrysler and GM, the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) testified at a hearing on Friday and asked f...