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The Latest

Consumer Alert: Additional Hyundai and Kia Vehicles Recalled for Fire Risk

Vehicle owners should park outside and away from structures until repaired.

NHTSA Revokes Registered Importer Status for Two Noncompliant Companies

Due to serious and systemic violations of federal safety requirements.

Hyundai and Kia Launch Service Campaign to Prevent Theft of Millions of Vehicles Targeted by Social Media Challenge

Approximately 3.8 million Hyundais and 4.5 million Kias involved.

Honda Upgrades Takata Alpha Recall to "Do Not Drive" Warning

Updated recall targets older, most dangerous air bags.

NHTSA Announces Consent Order with Volvo Group North America

Includes a total civil penalty of $130 million.

5-Star Ratings Crash Test Vehicles for 2023

Vehicles for crash testing and advanced driver assistance systems testing released.

Traffic Crashes Cost America $340 Billion in 2019

NHTSA releases new study examining the cost of motor vehicle crashes, injuries and fatalities.


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