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US probes Nissan cars for unwanted acceleration

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 23:26

US government's road safety agency is investigating complaints that a trim panel can cause unwanted acceleration in Nissan Versa small cars.

US ignition-switch investigation extended to Chrysler

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 08:38

German automaker Daimler AG, Chrysler`s previous owner, said it was not affected by the NHTSA investigations of Chrysler switches.

GM apologizes for sending recall notices to victims' families

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 04, 2014, 10:01

General Motors on Tuesday apologized to families of accident victims who have been notified to bring in cars for replacement of defective ignition switches.

US safety watchdog says 303 deaths linked to recalled GM cars

Last Updated: Friday, March 14, 2014, 09:50

U.S. safety regulators have recorded 303 deaths when airbags failed to deploy in 1.6 million compact cars recalled last month by General Motors Co , according to a study released Thursday night by a safety watchdog group.

US launches car safety app

Last Updated: Friday, March 22, 2013, 17:49

US road safety authorities have announced the launch of a new mobile application designed to give consumers real-time smartphone access to vehicle safety information.

Subaru recalls vehicles that can start on their own

Last Updated: Friday, March 08, 2013, 18:46

"The engine may inadvertently start and run for up to 15 minutes," Subaru said in its report to the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

Toyota pays $17.35 million in fines for delaying recall

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 19, 2012, 12:34

Toyota Motor Corporation has agreed to pay USD 17.35 million in fines for its delayed recall of 154,000 Lexus SUVs over pedal entrapment issues, promising it will make significant changes in responding to safety issues, a media report said Tuesday.