National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA)

  • Jan 6, 2015

    Lessons From the Takata Airbag Disaster 1

    Automakers and suppliers must notify NHTSA about a problem immediately. Second, politicians and regulators need to adopt a more cooperative approach....More
  • Newswire

    BMW Takata Airbag Recall in U.S. Extended Nationwide  

    The German automaker tells federal regulators it will recall about 140,000 3-Series vehicles from the 2004 to 2006 model years equipped with potentially defective Takata airbags....More
  • Newswire

    FCA US Goes Global With Takata Airbag Recall  

    The former Chrysler Group will recall 3.3 million older cars with potentially dangerous defects in Takata-produced driver's-side airbags....More
  • Newswire

    Global Recall Covers 288,000 Dodge Ram Pickups  

    The successor to Chrysler Group, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles US, has notified U.S. safety regulators that a loose fastener in the 2005 model-year pickups may loosen and cause the rear axle to lock up or detach....More
  • Newswire

    Senate Confirms New NHTSA Administrator  

    Mark Rosekind takes over as the nation's chief auto-safety regulator amid charges NHTSA responded too slowly to address defects in General Motors ignition switches and Takata airbags....More
  • Newswire

    Nissan recalls about 470,000 SUVs, cars for possible fuel leaks  

    NISSAN-RECALL/:Nissan recalls about 470,000 SUVs, cars for possible fuel leaks...More
  • Newswire

    REFILE-Mazda expands recall for US cars with Takata passenger air bags  

    (Fixes verb tense in second paragraph.) DETROIT, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Mazda Motor Corp said on Thursday it will expand to additional states its recall of vehicles with Takata Corp passenger-side air bags after U.S. regulators requested it. Mazda was among 10 automakers that began in June to conduct regional recalls of vehicles with passenger-side front-seat air bags supplied by Takata, at the request of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration....More
  • Newswire

    Airbag Crisis Puts Takata in No-Win Situation  

    Takata may be seeking to avoid legal liability by rejecting U.S. regulators' demand that it replace its airbag inflators in vehicles sold across the U.S., but experts say the Japanese supplier's lack of transparency puts it at even greater risk....More
  • Newswire

    Report Says Takata Will Expand Regional U.S. Recall  

    Japan's Nikkei business daily says Takata is preparing to obey U.S. regulators' order to conduct a nationwide recall of cars fitted with the supplier's potentially lethal airbags....More
  • Newswire

    NHTSA Comes Under Fire in Takata Airbag Investigation  

    The safety agency says it told Takata additional documents regarding the 2009 death of a Virginia woman killed by an exploding airbag made by the supplier weren't necessary because it had just closed its investigation....More
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