| Sep 3, 2013
| 9:25 AM
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened a preliminary investigation into 2013 Nissan Pathfinder and Infiniti JX35 models for a possible issue with the transmission.
The probe, which affects about 110,000 vehicles, will look at...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 2:40 PM
Federal safety officials have opened a preliminary investigation into the brakes on an estimated 90,000 BMW 328i models.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is looking at the vehicles, all from the 2013 model year, after receiving four...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 1:32 PM
Though the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show won’t open its doors until a few days before you’ve tucked into some turkey and stuffing, automakers are already lining up to announce their plans.
Show organizers announced Wednesday that BMW,...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 7:54 AM
Nissan has issued a pair of recalls for its new Versa Note compact hatchback to fix problems with bolts installed on several areas of the car.
The first recall is for 7,707 Notes from the 2014 model year for loose or missing bolts for the lower body...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 1:12 PM
Head-up displays on car windshields are expected to boom in the next few years, according to a new report from IHS Automotive.
Global sales of cars outfitted with HUDs are expected to rise to 9.1 million units in 2020, up from 1.2 million in 2012. Sales...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 11:09 AM
Mitsubishi is recalling more than 3,000 of its Outlander Sport compact SUV to correct an issue with the vehicles’ optional panoramic sunroofs.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said 3,181 Outlander Sports from the 2011 model year...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 10:09 AM
Look around you the next time you're on the road. Chances are, you'll see someone still holding a smart phone to their ear, someone else with the phone on the steering wheel as they text, another peering down at something in their lap rather than...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 7:14 AM
Federal safety regulators have unveiled an iPhone app that allows people to get safety ratings and recall information for vehicles they own or are thinking of buying.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration SaferCar app will let users...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 11:03 AM
More than 200,000 vehicles made by automaker Suzuki are the subject of a federal investigation into faulty warning lights, The Times has learned.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration opened a probe on June 14 to look into the Suzuki Grand...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 8:27 AM
As part of a big recall of almost 200,000 cars – including Chevrolets, Buicks, GMCs, Isuzus and Saabs – General Motors is warning the owners to park outside because an electrical glitch in the driver’s side door might cause the vehicle...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 7:57 AM
Federal safety regulators have stepped up their probe of about 550,000 Pontiac G6 sedans to a full engineering analysis to try to figure out why the brake lights don’t operate properly on some of the vehicles.
The National Highway Traffic Safety...