Land Rover Under Investigation Over Flawed Gear Selector Knob, Thousands Of Vehicles May Be Due For Another Recall
Jaguar has been recently put into fire as complaints of vehicle roll away are increasing. The Land Rover, allegedly caused several injuries when it rolled away even after being out in the park position.
Automotive Highlights For The Year 2016
2016 has truly been a wonderful and promising year for both consumers and the automotive industry. New technologies that improve fuel economy and safety have started a trend that will continue to move forward.
Takata Recall: Tesla, McLaren And Ferrari Are Included On The List Of Cars With Defective Airbags
Japanese company, Takata, is in deeper trouble as more car brands are added to the list of defective airbags that has caused at least 16 fatalities worldwide. Among the car brands are McLaren and Ferrari.
Apple Inc. Finally Admits Ambitions To Enter The Smart Car Industry
Since February 2015, numerous reports and rumors have been spreading about Apple Inc. building their first smart car. Apple has provided no confirmation but have recently announces its ambition to do so.
New NHTSA Is In Deep Waters As Safety Groups May Sue Them For Automatic Braking Mandate
Rear end collision incidents have been growing more and more each year. Most of these are caused by driver distraction and unawareness of their surroundings. Consumers are now asking for auto-braking feature on cars.
Good Or Bad News? You May Not Be Able To Use Your Samsung Or Apple Phone While Driving Anymore
Using a smartphone while driving have caused a lot of accidents in the last year, so it is expected that this new feature could decrease the rate of these kinds of incidents.
NHTSA Quiet Car Rule Requires Electric Cars To Make Noise, Prevents Pedestrian Injuries
The NHTSA wants to address around 2,400 pedestrian injuries every year in the US.
The Dangers Of Cyber Security In Smart Cars
Autonomous cars, or Smart cars, are vehicles that have the ability to drive itself with very minimal or no human intervention at all. What threats can we expect and how safe are smart cars?
NHTSA Issues Guidelines For Automakers To Improve On Cars Cybersecurity After The Recent Cyberattack
US is not taking any cyberattacks lightly. The NHTSA has just issued guidelines for automakers to prevent cars from cyberattacks.
Toyota recalls Prius due to braking issue
Toyota is recalling over 87,000 vehicles due to a faulty brake pressure accumulator.
Chrysler issues Jeep recall after refusing earlier gov't request
After declining to comply with a government request to recall some 2.7 million SUVs, Chrysler has initiated a separate recall of Jeep Patriots and Compass SUVs.
Ford recalls nearly half million cars for fuel leak
Ford has issued a massive recall of vehicles after testing determined that a defect in the fuel tank could cause leaks.
Chrysler will not recall Grand Cherokee and Jeep Liberty despite gov't request
Chrysler has refused to recall some 2.7 million SUVs that the government claims are prone to fatal fires in the event of a rear-end collision.
NHTSA Releases SaferCar iOS App
The SaferCar app for iPhones and the iPod Touch will let users file vehicle safety complaints and subscribe to automatic notices about vehicle recalls.