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Nissan Recalls 2 Vehicles For Engine Stalling

Nissan is recalling nearly 34,000 Sentra compact cars because of a battery cable problem that could cause the engines to stall.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/19/2011

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Regulators Probing Gear Shift Trouble With GM Cars

Federal safety regulators are investigating problems with the automatic shift levers on several General Motors cars.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/14/2011

Charging a Chevy Volt (WWJ Photo, File)

Electric Car Battery Catches Fire After Crash Test

A Chevrolet Volt that caught fire three weeks after its lithium-ion battery was damaged in a government crash test has regulators taking a harder look at the safety of electric car batteries, federal officials said Friday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/11/2011

Federal regulators are stepping up their investigation into potential steering problems on almost 60,000 BMW Mini cars. (Getty Image)

Safety Regulators Checking Into Mini Engine Fires

The federal government is investigating a number of engine fires in Mini Coopers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/17/2011

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VW Recalls 168,000 Cars For Fuel Leaks

Volkswagen is recalling more than 168,000 cars with diesel engines because a defect in the fuel injectors that could cause fires.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/06/2011

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Feds Look Into BMWs That Can Roll Away Unattended

Federal safety regulators are looking into a problem with BMW automatic transmission shifters that can allow cars to roll away after drivers have left the vehicles.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/09/2011


Bill’s Blog: Hell Yeah, I Want A Flying Car!

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has approved a flying car.

97.1 The Ticket–07/14/2011

Is Your Used Car Safe?

That used car or truck you just bought may be the subject of a recall you were never told about.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/16/2011


2011 Chevrolet Volt Earns Five-Star Overall Safety Rating

The 2011 Chevrolet Volt has become the first electric vehicle to earn a five-star overall vehicle score for safety as part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s New Car Assessment Program.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/05/2011


GM Recalling Crossovers

The recall involves 2011 model year versions of the Cadillac SRX, Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/17/2010




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