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Tesla Issues Second Recall Connected to FSD – Now It Has to Do With Rolling Stops
Tesla Issues Second Recall Connected to FSD – Now It Has to Do With Rolling Stops

1 Feb 2022, 11:35 UTC / NHTSA discussed rolling stops under the FSD modes Average and Assertive with the EV maker, and it decided to cut that functionality from its cars

 
Kia Recalls 410,000 Vehicles Over Potentially Deactivated Airbags
Kia Recalls 410,000 Vehicles Over Potentially Deactivated Airbags

28 Jan 2022, 14:03 UTC / Due to a soldering issue between the airbag control module's EEPROM and the printed circuit board, Kia has to recall a lot of vehicles in the U.S. of A.

 
NHTSA Is Not Done With Tesla Allowing Video Games in Moving Cars Yet
NHTSA Is Not Done With Tesla Allowing Video Games in Moving Cars Yet

25 Jan 2022, 21:56 UTC / After it opened the Preliminary Evaluation of the case, the safety agency asked Tesla for more information about this distracted driving hazard

 
Driver on Tesla Autopilot's Fatal Crash Faces Vehicular Manslaughter Counts
Driver on Tesla Autopilot's Fatal Crash Faces Vehicular Manslaughter Counts

19 Jan 2022, 07:56 UTC / This is a good demonstration of what Madeleine Clare Elish wanted to warn about when she came up with the moral crumple zones concept

 
Ferrari Brake Failure Prompts Class Action Lawsuit
Ferrari Brake Failure Prompts Class Action Lawsuit

13 Jan 2022, 16:20 UTC / If you own a 458 or 488, for the love of all things holy, get your car's brakes fixed because these vehicles may experience complete brake failure

 
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Teases Tesla: Autonomous Cars Still Don’t Exist
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Teases Tesla: Autonomous Cars Still Don’t Exist

7 Jan 2022, 18:56 UTC / Pete Buttigieg told The Verge he was not “singling out any one company” for praise or scrutiny, but some messages had a clear recipient

 
Consumer Reports Confirms Tesla Model S Has Driver Monitoring Function
Consumer Reports Confirms Tesla Model S Has Driver Monitoring Function

6 Jan 2022, 00:20 UTC / It may not work as it should, but the Model S indeed has it, which confirms Tesla is faster updating its cars than its websites

 
Hyundai-Kia in Hot Water With NHTSA Over Old Engine Fires
Hyundai-Kia in Hot Water With NHTSA Over Old Engine Fires

27 Dec 2021, 23:01 UTC / Hyundai and Kia both seemed to have doused issues related to engine fires after the 2016 model year but the NHTSA is now digging deeper into their response

 
White Hat Hacker Finds Worrying Line in Tesla Update Code About Video Games
White Hat Hacker Finds Worrying Line in Tesla Update Code About Video Games

27 Dec 2021, 11:51 UTC / Apparently, Tesla did not prevent them from working when the car is moving: it may have only asked for another confirmation

 
2022 Hyundai Tucson Gets Recalled, All Affected Units Are Already Fixed
2022 Hyundai Tucson Gets Recalled, All Affected Units Are Already Fixed

25 Dec 2021, 13:02 UTC / Just 12 units of the 2022 Tucson are affected by a recall announced by Hyundai. All affected vehicles have already been repaired, though

 
Tesla Decides to Block Video Game Playing While Cars Are in Motion
Tesla Decides to Block Video Game Playing While Cars Are in Motion

23 Dec 2021, 23:49 UTC / It was necessary that NHTSA opened a PE (preliminary evaluation) for the company to change its mind about that. However, the PE will continue

 
Tesla Is Under Flack for Autopilot-Related Crashes, Elon Musk Points to Safety Records
Tesla Is Under Flack for Autopilot-Related Crashes, Elon Musk Points to Safety Records

23 Dec 2021, 13:46 UTC / Under heavy fire from the regulators and the public after dozens of autopilot-related crashes, Elon Musk defends himself and Tesla by pointing to safety reports

 
NHTSA Opened a Preliminary Evaluation Against Tesla's Video Games
NHTSA Opened a Preliminary Evaluation Against Tesla's Video Games

22 Dec 2021, 14:42 UTC / The fact that the company allowed them to be plaid while the car is in motion “may distract the driver and increase the risk of a crash”

 
Mercedes-Benz, AMG Issue One Hot Recall Stateside for More Models Than This Title Can Fit
Mercedes-Benz, AMG Issue One Hot Recall Stateside for More Models Than This Title Can Fit

20 Dec 2021, 12:57 UTC / Mercedes-Benz and AMG are recalling a plethora of models in the United States, as they could catch fire due to a "deviation in the production process"

 
Unintended Acceleration Issue Prompts Hyundai to Recall the Ioniq EV in the U.S.
Unintended Acceleration Issue Prompts Hyundai to Recall the Ioniq EV in the U.S.

20 Dec 2021, 11:43 UTC / The unintended acceleration problem, affecting certain 2016-2019 Hyundai Ioniq EVs, is blamed on an unstable electrical ground

 
NHTSA Opens Investigation Into the Nissan Pathfinder’s Hood Latch Failure Issue
NHTSA Opens Investigation Into the Nissan Pathfinder’s Hood Latch Failure Issue

14 Dec 2021, 15:04 UTC / Not long now, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration may force Nissan to recall up to 325,512 examples of the 2013 to 2016 Pathfinder

 
Tesla Model S Hits the Back of a Bus in Newport Beach: Autopilot May Be Involved
Tesla Model S Hits the Back of a Bus in Newport Beach: Autopilot May Be Involved

14 Dec 2021, 11:23 UTC / The fact that the driver did not see the bus indicates he was distracted, but it is not clear if that happened because of the ADAS use

 
Your Nissan Will Honk at You When It’s Had Its Fill, of Tire Pressure That Is
Your Nissan Will Honk at You When It’s Had Its Fill, of Tire Pressure That Is

13 Dec 2021, 15:42 UTC / Nissan’s Easy-Fill Tire Alert technology is currently available on 13 different models, from the Versa all the way to the Titan

 
Airbag Issue Triggers New Ram Recall in the U.S., 1500 Classic, 2500, 3500 Affected
Airbag Issue Triggers New Ram Recall in the U.S., 1500 Classic, 2500, 3500 Affected

13 Dec 2021, 13:29 UTC / The latest recall announced by Ram and the NHTSA concerns trucks that were equipped with faulty side airbags during assembly

 
Lamborghini Screwed Up During Aventador Production, Recall Issued in the U.S. and Globally
Lamborghini Screwed Up During Aventador Production, Recall Issued in the U.S. and Globally

13 Dec 2021, 12:43 UTC / Lamborghini is recalling one Aventador SVJ Roadster in the United States and another three overseas over an issue that could lead to a vehicle fire