National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Jeep Grand Cherokee Cleared In Fire Probe

U.S. safety regulators have cleared the 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee after an investigation into possible engine fires.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/08/2013


Black Boxes In Cars Raise Privacy Concerns

Many motorists don’t know it, but it’s likely that every time they get behind the wheel, there’s a snitch along for the ride.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/07/2012

Auto Dealers, Big 3 Wait For More Details On Counterfeit Air Bags

Auto dealers in metro Detroit, and the Big Three automakers themselves, are waiting to hear more details about a dangerous safety concern: counterfeit air bags.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/10/2012

The 2006 Kia Rio sedan makes its world premiere, 11 January 2005, at the North American International Auto Show at Cobo Hall. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Kia Recalls Rios For Air Bag Problem

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says a faulty sensor could increase the risk of injury to a child passenger.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/05/2012

5,000 School Buses To Be Investigated Due To Possible Stalling Issues

The federal government is investigating 5,000 school buses from the 2008 model year that could stall without warning.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/22/2012

Chevy Volt electric vehicles and Opel Amperas come off the line at the General Motors Detroit Hamtramck Assembly Plant October 11, 2011 in Hamtramck, Michigan. (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Government Closes Volt Probe, Says Car Is Safe

The government has ended an investigation into why Chevrolet Volt electric cars caught fire following government crash tests.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/20/2012

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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