National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53334/more en Hyundai Recalls Elantras Over Steering Issue http://wardsauto.com/hyundai-recalls-elantras-over-steering-issue <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The Korean automaker says in documents filed with NHTSA it is recalling 204,768 older-model Elantras with a potential power-steering defect that might cause the cars to revert to manual steering.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/hyundai-recalls-elantras-over-steering-issue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Chassis National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Safety Sun, 01 Mar 2015 00:48:00 +0000 1234401 at http://wardsauto.com Recall Completion Rates Steadily Improving http://wardsauto.com/politics/recall-completion-rates-steadily-improving <div class="node-body article-body">Analysis by SRR shows from 2004 through 2013 the percentage of recalls completed rose from 75% on average to roughly 79%.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/recall-completion-rates-steadily-improving" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/recall-completion-rates-steadily-improving#comments Public Auto Makers Politics Dealers Suppliers North America U.S. Honda Suppliers Politics National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) BMW General Motors Mazda National Highway Traffic Safety Admin. Neil Steinkamp NHTSA Nissan recall recalls Stout Risius Ross Takata Volvo warranty Wed, 25 Feb 2015 12:33:00 +0000 1231941 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Older Hondas (&#39;01 Accord pictured) subject to Takata airbag recall.</strong></p> Engine-Fire Risk Prompts Mercedes Recall of 147,000 Cars http://wardsauto.com/engine-fire-risk-prompts-mercedes-recall-147000-cars <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The automaker is recalling midsize sedans and stations from the '13-'15 model years to examine rubber seals in the engine compartment that can fall onto the exhaust system, raising the risk of an under-hood fire.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/engine-fire-risk-prompts-mercedes-recall-147000-cars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Engines National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Safety Sun, 22 Feb 2015 20:50:00 +0000 1230271 at http://wardsauto.com Kia Recalling Fortes in U.S. for Fire Risk http://wardsauto.com/kia-recalling-fortes-us-fire-risk <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The action includes almost 87,000 '14 Forte sedans sold in the U.S. Several engine fires have been reported.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/kia-recalling-fortes-us-fire-risk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers North America U.S. National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Mon, 26 Jan 2015 15:00:00 +0000 1210131 at http://wardsauto.com Lessons From the Takata Airbag Disaster http://wardsauto.com/blog/lessons-takata-airbag-disaster <div class="node-body blog-body">Automakers and suppliers must notify NHTSA about a problem immediately. Second, politicians and regulators need to adopt a more cooperative approach.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/final-inspection">Final Inspection</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/blog/lessons-takata-airbag-disaster" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/lessons-takata-airbag-disaster#comments Blog Auto Makers Management & Strategy Politics Dealers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Honda Suppliers Toyota Politics National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Safety Vehicles & Technology Final Inspection Tue, 06 Jan 2015 13:12:00 +0000 1191441 at http://wardsauto.com BMW Takata Airbag Recall in U.S. Extended Nationwide http://wardsauto.com/bmw-takata-airbag-recall-us-extended-nationwide <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">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.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/bmw-takata-airbag-recall-us-extended-nationwide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Airbags National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) OE-Supplier Relations Safety Mon, 22 Dec 2014 21:56:00 +0000 1188601 at http://wardsauto.com FCA US Goes Global With Takata Airbag Recall http://wardsauto.com/fca-us-goes-global-takata-airbag-recall <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The former Chrysler Group will recall 3.3 million older cars with potentially dangerous defects in Takata-produced driver's-side airbags. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/fca-us-goes-global-takata-airbag-recall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated World Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology World Airbags National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) OE-Supplier Relations Safety Fri, 19 Dec 2014 23:08:00 +0000 1188011 at http://wardsauto.com Global Recall Covers 288,000 Dodge Ram Pickups http://wardsauto.com/global-recall-covers-288000-dodge-ram-pickups <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">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. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/global-recall-covers-288000-dodge-ram-pickups" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated World Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology World Chassis National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Safety Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:37:00 +0000 1187311 at http://wardsauto.com Senate Confirms New NHTSA Administrator http://wardsauto.com/senate-confirms-new-nhtsa-administrator <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">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. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/senate-confirms-new-nhtsa-administrator" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Politics North America U.S. Politics National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:41:00 +0000 1184411 at http://wardsauto.com Nissan recalls about 470,000 SUVs, cars for possible fuel leaks http://wardsauto.com/nissan-recalls-about-470000-suvs-cars-possible-fuel-leaks <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">NISSAN-RECALL/:Nissan recalls about 470,000 SUVs, cars for possible fuel leaks</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div> Public Gated World Auto Makers Plants & Production Manufacturing Technology National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Safety Tue, 09 Dec 2014 13:54:31 +0000 1176281 at http://wardsauto.com