National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53334/more en NHTSA Probes Report of Injury From Takata Airbag http://wardsauto.com/nhtsa-probes-report-injury-takata-airbag <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Police and hospital records show a Florida driver was struck in the neck by a shard of metal when an '03-model Honda Civic's Takata airbag exploded. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/nhtsa-probes-report-injury-takata-airbag" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Airbags National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Safety Fri, 10 Apr 2015 23:17:00 +0000 1257751 at http://wardsauto.com Nissan, BMW Recall Involves Possibly Faulty Fuel Pumps http://wardsauto.com/nissan-bmw-recall-involves-possibly-faulty-fuel-pumps <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Nissan is recalling more than '14-model 95,000 Rogue SUVs sold in the U.S. and Canada, and BMW is recalling about 70,500 '14- and '15-model cars sold globally, because their Robert Bosch-supplied fuel pumps may fail.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/nissan-bmw-recall-involves-possibly-faulty-fuel-pumps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated World Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America Canada U.S. World Engines National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Safety Fri, 10 Apr 2015 17:08:00 +0000 1257611 at http://wardsauto.com Drivers in Cold-Weather States Warned of Rusted Brakes http://wardsauto.com/drivers-cold-weather-states-warned-rusted-brakes <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The NHTSA advisory to owners of older-model vehicles in states where use of road salt exposes brakes to possible corrosion follows complaints about some General Motors trucks and SUVs.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/drivers-cold-weather-states-warned-rusted-brakes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Brakes National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Safety Thu, 09 Apr 2015 10:00:00 +0000 1256691 at http://wardsauto.com Car-Seat Maker Graco Hit With $10 Million Fine http://wardsauto.com/car-seat-maker-graco-hit-10-million-fine <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Following the nation's largest recall of child seats the company, accused of failing to give timely notice of defective buckles, will pay $3 million now and spend $7 million on efforts to improve child safety</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/car-seat-maker-graco-hit-10-million-fine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated News & Analysis Politics North America U.S. National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Safety Trade Fri, 20 Mar 2015 12:51:00 +0000 1246001 at http://wardsauto.com Takata More Cooperative in Airbag Probe, NHTSA Chief Says http://wardsauto.com/takata-more-cooperative-airbag-probe-nhtsa-chief-says <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The Japanese supplier is "starting to become forthcoming" since U.S. regulators began fining it $14,000 a day for failing to fully cooperate with the airbag investigation, NHTSA Administrator Mark Rosekind says. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/takata-more-cooperative-airbag-probe-nhtsa-chief-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Suppliers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Japan Airbags National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Safety Fri, 13 Mar 2015 14:55:00 +0000 1242301 at http://wardsauto.com Kia Recalls Cars in U.S. With Possible Accelerator Defect http://wardsauto.com/kia-recalls-cars-us-possible-accelerator-defect <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The recall covers almost 209,000 gasoline and electric versions of the Soul subcompact from the '14-'15 model years because the accelerator pedal may bend or break.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/kia-recalls-cars-us-possible-accelerator-defect" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Safety Vehicles & Technology Fri, 13 Mar 2015 12:13:00 +0000 1242191 at http://wardsauto.com 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