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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is the nation's authority on vehicle-related safety. NHTSA 's SaferCar app provides important...

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NHTSA gears up to make our roads even safer in the future

Starting with the 2019 model year, the feds will add new tests and new testing procedures, pending public approval.

By December 8, 2015

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New Takata airbag inflator recall covers some 5 million vehicles

This news reported by Reuters arrives in the wake of the 10th death allegedly linked to faulty Takata components.

By January 26, 2016

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2015 was a record-setting year for vehicle safety, and not in a good way

According to NHTSA head Mark Rosekind, 2015 set the record for having the highest number of recalled vehicles.

By January 22, 2016

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NHTSA tests show Model S safest car

Tesla released data about crash tests, showing that it not only earned 5-star ratings from NHTSA in every category, but proved to be safer than any other car on the road.

By August 19, 2013

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NHTSA pulls back from driver distraction regulation

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released guidelines today for automakers to build nondistracting electronics into cars, but fell short of passing regulations.

By April 23, 2013

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To prevent unintended acceleration, NHTSA proposes new standard

A proposed NHTSA safety standard will require a brake-throttle override system on all vehicles.

By April 12, 2012

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Chevy Volt poses no elevated fire risk, NHTSA says

The Chevy Volt and other electric vehicles are still safe to drive, says the NHTSA after a side collision test with the Volt sparked concerns.

By January 23, 2012

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NHTSA studies Ford floor mats

Automotive News reports on a potential safety problem with Ford floor mats.

By June 9, 2010

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GM begins Volt battery reinforcement to prevent fires

After a preliminary NHTSA study showed a fire in a crash-tested Volt was caused by coolant leakage, GM begins a program to reinforce the Volt's battery pack.

By January 5, 2012

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So far most Volt owners passing on GM's buy-back, loaner offer

GM is offering Volt owners the choice of a loaner car or vehicle buy-back while NHTSA conducts its investigation into the extended range electric vehicle's battery. But so far only a few dozen people have taken them up on that offer.

By December 6, 2011