Tag: NHTSA

2021 Bentley Bentayga, Porsche Cayenne Recalled Stateside Over Faulty Suspension Components

Certain examples of the 2021 Bentley Bentayga and 2021 Porsche Cayenne, including the Cayenne Coupe, are being recalled in the United States in two separate safety campaigns over an identical issue. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) notes that the lock nuts on the trailing arm of the rear axle may not have been […]

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NHTSA And NTSB To Investigate Tesla Crash With “No Driver” As Musk Claims Autopilot Wasn’t Engaged

Both the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will investigate the fatal crash of a Tesla Model S that killed two men in Texas with no one in the driver’s seat. When police arrived on the scene of the crash, they found that there was an individual sitting in […]

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NHTSA Investigating Nearly 750,000 GM Vehicles Over Non-Deploying Airbags

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened an investigation into 749,312 GM vehicles over possibly bad wiring that could result in airbags not deploying. The investigation targets the 2020 and 2021 model year Chevrolet Silverado, Tahoe and Suburban, the GMC Sierra, Yukon and Yukon XL, as well the Cadillac Escalade and Escalade ESV. The […]

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Lexus Blinds Drivers For 4.6 Seconds To Show How Dangerous Texting And Driving Can Be

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, it takes an average of 4.6 seconds for a driver to check their phone when they receive a text behind the wheel. That’s nearly five seconds where your attention isn’t on the road. To prove just how dangerous that could be, Lexus put electrochromatic windows in an […]

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Want This 2005 Mercedes-Benz CLK DTM AMG? Well, You’ll First Have To Get The OK From NHTSA

Interested in acquiring this Mercedes-Benz CLK DTM AMG? Good – but you’ll first have to get the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s blessing. The reason is that the rare car was imported to the United States from Germany and federalized by Wallace Environmental Testing Laboratories of Houston for ‘show or display’. Therefore, any transfer of […]

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NTSB Cites Tesla In Call For More Oversight Of Autonomous Vehicle Testing

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has called for stronger regulations about the design and use of automated driving systems on public roads. In a letter sent to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), NTSB chief Robert Sumwalt made frequent mentions of Tesla and the semi-autonomous driving system that it has developed, CNBC reports. […]

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Nissan Recalling More Than 800,000 Sentras For Brake Light Issue

The brake lights on 2016-2019 Nissan Sentra sedans may not illuminate when the brake pedal is pressed, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The malfunction has led to a recall of 807,376 vehicles. The problem seems to stem from a brake light switch that can become contaminated by off-gassing from silicon-based grease used in […]

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