National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Rearview Cameras Soon To Be Required In New Vehicles

“This day has been a long time coming, and we urge automakers to move quickly to beat the 2018 deadline.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/31/2014


Graco Adds More Than 403,000 Child Seats To Massive Recall

Graco Children’s Products has added more than 403,000 child seats to last month’s recall of 3.8 million to replace faulty harness buckles.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/13/2014

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US House Committee Investigating GM Recall

A congressional committee is investigating the way General Motors and a federal safety agency handled a deadly ignition switch problem in compact cars.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/11/2014


3.8 Million Graco Child Car Seats Recalled

Graco is recalling nearly 3.8 million car safety seats because children can be trapped by buckles that may not unlatch.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/11/2014

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US Probes Camry Hybrids For Power Brake Problem

U.S. safety regulators are investigating complaints that power-assisted brakes can fail at times in Camry gas-electric hybrids.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/27/2014

A Tesla Model S sedan is seen plugged into a new Tesla Supercharger. (Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

US Safety Agency Opens Probe Into Tesla Fires

NHTSA is investigating whether Tesla’s Model S electric car is vulnerable to fires because roadway debris can pierce the car’s underbody and battery.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/23/2013

A car loaded with mannequins is positioned along tracks on March 18, 2013 at a crash testing centre on March 18, 2013 in Caligny, northwestern France. (credit: Jean Francois Monier/AFP/Getty Images)

Feds Tighten Crash Test Advertising Rules

The NHTSA says automakers who claim ratings higher than 5 stars are misleading the public.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/20/2013

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US Safety Agency Investigating Suzuki Small SUVs

The probe covers 205,000 vehicles including Grand Vitaras from the 2006 through 2011 model years and SX4s from 2007 through 2011.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/18/2013

MyFord Touch (Ford photo)

US Seeks Voluntary Limits On Car Touch Screens

The government is asking automakers to put stronger limits on drivers’ interaction with in-car touch screens in an effort to curb distracted driving.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/24/2013

Awards And Certifications From February 7

The latest awards and certifications earned by Michigan’s technology-focused companies, organizations and groups

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/07/2013