National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53334/more en NHTSA Studying Reports of Coil-Spring Flaws in Nissan Cars http://wardsauto.com/nhtsa-studying-reports-coil-spring-flaws-nissan-cars <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">NHTSA says complaints from drivers about fractures in the front suspension coil spring have prompted a preliminary evaluation of about 130,000 Nissan Versa cars.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/nhtsa-studying-reports-coil-spring-flaws-nissan-cars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Safety Suspension Mon, 18 May 2015 12:52:00 +0000 1283401 at http://wardsauto.com Toyota Global Airbag Recall Includes 637,000 U.S. Vehicles http://wardsauto.com/toyota-global-airbag-recall-includes-637000-us-vehicles <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Federal safety regulators say Toyota is conducting three separate recalls of vehicles equipped with potentially lethal Takata airbags and sold in the U.S. between the 2003 and 2007 model years.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/toyota-global-airbag-recall-includes-637000-us-vehicles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated World Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. World Airbags National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) OE-Supplier Relations Safety Fri, 15 May 2015 12:10:00 +0000 1282421 at http://wardsauto.com NHTSA Probes Possible Fire Risk From FCA Recall Repair http://wardsauto.com/nhtsa-probes-possible-fire-risk-fca-recall-repair <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">NHTSA says it has received eight reports of fires in Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango SUVs following repairs made under a 2014 recall over a potential electrical defect. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/nhtsa-probes-possible-fire-risk-fca-recall-repair" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated World Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. World National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Safety Vehicles & Technology Wed, 06 May 2015 11:57:00 +0000 1274471 at http://wardsauto.com U.K. Safety Group Warns of Dangers of Cozy Cars http://wardsauto.com/europe/uk-safety-group-warns-dangers-cozy-cars <div class="node-body article-body">The Institute of Advanced Motorists says efforts to reduce distracted driving are being undone by the relentless pace of technology and manufacturers’ eagerness to pack more gadgets onto dashboards.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/uk-safety-group-warns-dangers-cozy-cars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/uk-safety-group-warns-dangers-cozy-cars#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Politics Europe Vehicles & Technology United Kingdom Unspecified Companies Politics Department of Transportation (DOT) Internet National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Navigation Systems Safety Tue, 05 May 2015 10:24:00 +0000 1270471 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>U.K. road-safety advocates alarmed by bells and whistles.</strong></p> 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