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 |  Oct 25 2013, 12:35 PM

Jeep-Liberty-Main-Art“Give me liberty, or give me death!” This famous quotation is attributed to American patriot Patrick Henry. His willingness to lay down his life for a cause is enviable but we’re pretty sure he wouldn’t want to die by fire. As such it’s a good thing he doesn’t drive a Jeep Liberty.

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 |  Oct 02 2013, 8:02 AM

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With the government shutdown in full force, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has stopped many of its functions that help keep motorists safe.

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 |  Sep 10 2013, 3:52 PM

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has opened a probe on the 2013 BMW 328i for a possible brake issue.

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 |  Sep 03 2013, 10:31 AM

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Another day, another safety investigation. This time Nissan is under the microscope for complaints about leaks in some 2013 Pathfinder and Infiniti JX crossover vehicles.

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 |  Aug 22 2013, 8:01 AM

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Always able to find itself at the center of controversy, Tesla’s latest PR stunt has earned it a slap on the wrist by a Federal safety agency.

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 |  Jul 02 2013, 8:02 AM

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Jeep owners are urging the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to insist that Chrysler do more than install trailer hitch assemblies on older Jeep SUVs as well as having the vehicles crash-tested with the protective trailer hitches.

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 |  Jun 30 2013, 7:02 PM

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has opened a probe on 2007-2008 model year Honda Odyssey minivans for a possible brake issue.

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 |  May 26 2013, 5:13 PM

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has opened a preliminary investigation on 2011-2013 model year Ford F-150 pickups for reported acceleration issues.

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 |  May 21 2013, 7:31 AM

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The 2013 Ford Fusion Energi has been awarded a five-star Overall Vehicle Score in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) New Car Assessment Program (NCAP).

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 |  Apr 30 2013, 8:02 PM

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Last September, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration opened a probe into the Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor for a possible problem with the steering assembly.

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 |  Apr 04 2013, 3:32 PM

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According to a recent survey conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 91 percent of children under 13 are using car seats, booster seats, and belts.

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 |  Apr 04 2013, 1:31 PM

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said today that it might create a “silver” rating system to examine how well vehicles protect older occupants.

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 |  Mar 29 2013, 7:22 PM

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is opening an investigation on 393,000 Hyundai Sonatas over reports of rust that have led to electrical problems.

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 |  Dec 09 2012, 11:01 AM

While it may have achieved an overall crash test rating of four stars, in the front crash test performed by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) the Coda EV achieved a rating more in line with the quality of its design: 2 stars.

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 |  Dec 02 2012, 11:17 AM

According to a recent study released by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the federally-mandated electronic stability control (ESC) technology is saving an increasing number of lives each year.

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 |  Oct 22 2012, 7:02 PM

Chapman Chevrolet, a Pennsylvania car dealership, might be trouble with the feds.

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 |  Oct 19 2012, 6:15 PM

The all-new 2013 Dodge Dart has been awarded a five-star safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

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 |  Sep 24 2012, 6:02 PM

Testing is underway for 2013 model year vehicles, with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) putting the new and redesigned vehicles through its crash tests.

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 |  Sep 05 2012, 12:02 PM

Italian exotic sports car manufacturer Lamborghini is recalling 96 of its Gallardos and Gallardo Spyders ranging from model years 2004 through 2006.

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 |  Sep 02 2012, 1:30 PM

The “Stop the Texts. Stop the Wecks” campaign has kicked off in full speed and now National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is adding to it by urging drivers to “designate a texter” while on the road.

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 |  Aug 26 2012, 10:01 AM

Ray LaHood is all about stopping distracted driving, and has recently teamed up with Fox’s hit television show Glee on some promotional videos aimed at young drivers to “Stop the Texts. Stop the Wrecks.”

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 |  Jul 28 2012, 10:01 AM

Earlier this month, the Center for Automotive Safety (CAS) filed a petition with NHTSA regarding the Ford Escape’s unintended acceleration issue and now the safety group is calling for the American automaker to be fined.

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 |  Jul 09 2012, 7:01 PM

A nonprofit consumer safety group is pressing the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to investigate complaints surrounding 320,000 Ford Escapes model year 2002 through 2004 that could be subject to unintended acceleration following an earlier recall.

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 |  Jun 18 2012, 12:02 PM

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is expanding its investigation of Toyota window switch fires to include 1.4 million vehicles.

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