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Inaccurate Fuel Gauge Reading Prompts Recall of Nearly 46,000 Audi Vehicles
Inaccurate Fuel Gauge Reading Prompts Recall of Nearly 46,000 Audi Vehicles

19 Mar 2022, 18:01 UTC / If you own a late-model A6, A7, S6, S7, RS 6, or RS 7, then prepare to waste some time at the Audi dealership where your car will receive a new sensor

 
GMC Hummer EV Recalled Over Taillight Issue
GMC Hummer EV Recalled Over Taillight Issue

17 Mar 2022, 14:21 UTC / Arguably the most excessive all-electric vehicle on sale in the United States right now, the 2022 GMC Hummer EV Edition 1 has already been recalled

 
Still Hung Up on Your Conventional Car? Driverless Ones Now Fully Cleared in the U.S.
Still Hung Up on Your Conventional Car? Driverless Ones Now Fully Cleared in the U.S.

13 Mar 2022, 14:30 UTC / While there are a number of driverless cars in the U.S., those in operation still have a manual controls and a back up driver to meet other safety regulations

 
Tesla Model 3 on Autopilot Crashes Against Emergency Vehicle in Taiwan
Tesla Model 3 on Autopilot Crashes Against Emergency Vehicle in Taiwan

13 Mar 2022, 10:31 UTC / The company said a while ago that it did a software update that would prevent crashes with stopped vehicles on the road. Yet…

 
Mysterious Tesla Fatal Crash in Missouri Gets Us Asking What Caused It
Mysterious Tesla Fatal Crash in Missouri Gets Us Asking What Caused It

12 Mar 2022, 19:36 UTC / On February 27, Terry L. Siegel’s car stopped in the middle of I-70, causing a crash that claimed his life. NHTSA is already trying to learn what happened.

 
Car Crashes Have Become More Deadly, Latest NHTSA Data Show
Car Crashes Have Become More Deadly, Latest NHTSA Data Show

11 Mar 2022, 14:44 UTC / NHTSA has released 2020 traffic crash data, showing the number of deaths has reached an all-time high, despite a decrease in the number of car accidents

 
NHTSA Says Autonomous Vehicles Do Not Need a Steering Wheel, Obviously
NHTSA Says Autonomous Vehicles Do Not Need a Steering Wheel, Obviously

11 Mar 2022, 13:18 UTC / NHTSA finalized the first occupant protection safety standards for autonomous vehicles and admits they do not need driving controls

 
GM Will Have To Recall 727,000 GMC Terrain SUVs With Too Bright Headlights, Says NHTSA
GM Will Have To Recall 727,000 GMC Terrain SUVs With Too Bright Headlights, Says NHTSA

7 Mar 2022, 13:10 UTC / NHTSA denied GM's request to sidestep a recall involving 727,000 GMC Terrain built between 2009 and 2017 that have too bright headlights

 
NHTSA's Changing the NCAP, New Cars Won't All Be Getting Five Stars Anymore
NHTSA's Changing the NCAP, New Cars Won't All Be Getting Five Stars Anymore

4 Mar 2022, 09:45 UTC / New year, new legislation? Well, yes! It was bound to happen. The Biden administration specifically requested it. Here’s how you can have your say

 
Turnkey Replica Cars Will Be Legal in the USA, Enthusiasts Have Won
Turnkey Replica Cars Will Be Legal in the USA, Enthusiasts Have Won

4 Mar 2022, 01:05 UTC / The NHTSA has approved rules and regulations for the manufacture and sale of classic-themed cars, also known as replicas. They are legal to sell in turnkey form

 
Tesla Recalls Nine Model S Vehicles Over Airbag Issue
Tesla Recalls Nine Model S Vehicles Over Airbag Issue

2 Mar 2022, 14:08 UTC / Incorrectly assembled curtain airbag assemblies have prompted Tesla to call back a total of nine Model S vehicles in the United States

 
Chevrolet Recalls C8 Corvette Over Rear Half Shafts With Missing Ball Bearings
Chevrolet Recalls C8 Corvette Over Rear Half Shafts With Missing Ball Bearings

26 Feb 2022, 17:08 UTC / A "potential failure in the inspection process" of the rear half-shaft assembly led to GM recalling 22 examples of the 2021 and 2022 Corvette

 
Lucid's Report to NHTSA Clarifies Recall Is Due to Upside-Down Snap Ring
Lucid's Report to NHTSA Clarifies Recall Is Due to Upside-Down Snap Ring

23 Feb 2022, 17:04 UTC / After Thyssenkrupp Bilstein warned Lucid about the issue, it erroneously shipped more defective components to the company

 
Ford Recalls 330,000 Mustangs Over Rearview Camera Issues
Ford Recalls 330,000 Mustangs Over Rearview Camera Issues

23 Feb 2022, 14:07 UTC / Seven years after FoMoCo gingerly admitted to its mistake, the Dearborn-based automaker came clean about a very serious issue affecting the 2015 to 2017 Mustang

 
Lucid Air Faces Its First Recall Due to Front Damper Installation Error
Lucid Air Faces Its First Recall Due to Front Damper Installation Error

22 Feb 2022, 19:11 UTC / Bloomberg broke the news after Ed Ludlow saw a warning email to customers about the issue. NHTSA’s page is yet to be updated.

 
Lamborghini Issues Glaring Recall Stateside for Almost 5,000 Huracan Supercars
Lamborghini Issues Glaring Recall Stateside for Almost 5,000 Huracan Supercars

21 Feb 2022, 11:41 UTC / This is the second recall involving the Lamborghini Huracan announced in the U.S. in less than a year, and the supercars won't be fixed until April

 
Adaptive Headlights Finally Get NHTSA Approval, Get Ready To Visit Your Car Dealer
Adaptive Headlights Finally Get NHTSA Approval, Get Ready To Visit Your Car Dealer

16 Feb 2022, 08:33 UTC / It feels like a nation-wide win that deserves a huge celebration. Unfortunately, this is old technology by now. It has been tried and tested

 
Elon Musk Doesn’t Take Tesla’s Boombox Safety Recall Seriously
Elon Musk Doesn’t Take Tesla’s Boombox Safety Recall Seriously

14 Feb 2022, 15:25 UTC / "The fun police" doesn't have anything to do with Tesla's Boombox recall, which isn't taken seriously by Elon Musk and his fanboys

 
Tesla Influencers Try to Present FSD as Safe While Almost Hitting a Cyclist
Tesla Influencers Try to Present FSD as Safe While Almost Hitting a Cyclist

9 Feb 2022, 11:39 UTC / After the embarrassing and dangerous episode, they laugh, and one of them asks the other: “Are we going to have to cut that?”

 
Hyundai and Kia Issue Recall, Ask Affected Owners To Park Outside Over Possible Fire Risk
Hyundai and Kia Issue Recall, Ask Affected Owners To Park Outside Over Possible Fire Risk

8 Feb 2022, 14:15 UTC / South Korean auto manufacturers Hyundai and Kia asked car owners to park outside over possible fire risk, the recall affects some 485,000 units