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Hyundai Stuns Market With Center Console Airbag
Finally, a use for the chasm between the front seats and the center console.
Sep 24, 2019
NHTSA proposes rules for EVs and hybrids to emit sounds
The NHTSA has proposed new rules that if approved would force EV and hybrid automakers to install sound-emitting systems.
Jan 08, 2013
NHTSA delays rear visibility rules
The NHTSA did not meet its December 31 deadline to establish new rear visibility rules that could possibly lead to rearview cameras.
Jan 02, 2013
Toyota to spend 1.1 billion USD to settle lawsuits related to unintended acceleration
Toyota will spend a minimum of 1.1 billion USD to settle U.S. lawsuits and other claims resulted after many reports of unintended acceleration.
Dec 27, 2012
NHTSA worried about counterfeit airbags, issues safety advisory [video]
The NHTSA has detected a problem regarding the increase of counterfeit airbags that are sold in the United States.
Oct 11, 2012
No evidence of Toyota electronic failures - NHTSA
In the latest blow to mainstream media hype, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has failed to find any evidence electronic failures led to cases of unintended acceleration in Toyota vehicles.
Aug 11, 2010
Toyota PR planted sudden acceleration/driver error story?
Wall Street Journal story may have been sourced only from Toyota. NHTSA head says the government is not yet done with its investigation of sudden acceleration by Toyota vehicles.
Jul 16, 2010
Driver error to blame in Toyota sudden acceleration debacle - U.S. DOT
Did a large amount of people hit the gas instead of the brakes while driving their Toyotas? Get the full story inside.
Jul 14, 2010
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Toyota unintended acceleration could be linked to 89 deaths - NHTSA
47 more deaths have been linked to the sticking gas pedal problem subject to a 2009 recall from Toyota. The story inside
May 26, 2010
Toyota agrees to pay $16.4M fine over sticky pedal recall
Toyota will pay the massive fine, but are they acknowledging guilt? Find out that and more inside.
Apr 19, 2010
Toyota faces second fine for slow disclosure of accelerator pedal defect
Two separate gas pedal defects may lead to second fine. Toyota has been fined a record 16.4 million dollars for failing to declare problems with stuck accelerators to US federal authorities.
Apr 12, 2010
NHTSA to fine Toyota $16.4M for slow disclosure of accelerator pedal defect
US transportation body says Toyota knew about the problem months before it issued a recall.
Apr 06, 2010
Honda recalls 412K vehicles for soft brakes
In the latest blow to a Japanese automaker, Honda will recall more than 410,000 vehicles to fix a faulty braking system.
Mar 17, 2010
Are Cosmic Rays the Cause of Toyota's Sudden Acceleration Problems?
According to a recent report, U.S. regulators are investigating a potential link between cosmic rays and Toyota's sudden acceleration problem.
Mar 16, 2010
Congressional Memo Casts Doubt on Runaway Toyota Prius - Emerging as Possible Hoax
Federal investigators say it is unfeasible that the runaway Toyota Prius could accelerate with the brakes engaged.
Mar 15, 2010
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