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Regulators probe 218,000 Mercedes cars over rear lights

DETROIT (Reuters) - Safety regulators have opened a probe of an estimated 218,000 Mercedes C-Class sedans after receiving consumer complaints claiming a failure of rear turn signals and brake lights. Full story

News Summary: US probes C-Class Mercedes lights

MERCEDES PROBE: U.S. safety regulators are investigating about 218,000 Mercedes C-Class luxury cars from the 2008 and 2009 model years because the rear lights can fail and even catch fire. Full story

Child booster seat inspection at Deans Bridge WalMart

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, more than half of the children killed are injured yearly in car accidents were not properly restrained. Full story

US safety agency investigating Hyundai Santa Fe

U.S. safety regulators are investigating complaints that the Hyundai Santa Fe sport utility vehicle can suddenly lose power. Full story

Safety regulators close Ford, Hyundai auto defect probes

DETROIT (Reuters) - Safety regulators closed an investigation into defective engine cables in more than 467,000 Ford Taurus and Mercury Sable cars after Ford Motor Co <F.N> said it would fix the problem without issuing a recall. Full story

Mitsubishi recalls over 3,000 SUVs in U.S. market for roof problem

DETROIT (Reuters) - Mitsubishi Motors Corp is recalling 3,181 Outlander Sport SUVs in the United States and Puerto Rico because the panoramic glass roof could detach. Full story

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Tesla recalls some Model S cars due to seat-mount defect

Regulators move closer to Pontiac G6 recall

Chrysler resisting U.S. recall of 2.7 million Jeep vehicles

Ford Crown Victoria, Porsche 911, Dodge Viper probed by NHTSA

Nissan recalls over 123,000 Altimas in U.S. for spare tire issue

Mitsubishi recalls Outlander Sport vehicles for several issues

Nissan recalls five 2013 models on passenger air bags concerns

Subaru recalling 47,419 U.S. vehicles for remote starter issue

Vroom for Safety: Hybrid Cars Must Make Noise, Feds Say


  Safety regulators warn of exploding air bags

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s David Strickland warned consumers today about the dangerous sale of counterfeit air bags. Despite the risk, NHTSA believes that the problem affects less than 0.1 percent of vehicles and is not aware of any deaths or injuries connected to the phony air