Nissan Rogue investigated over sudden braking

13 Sep
2017 Nissan Rogue SportAn investigation into sudden, unnecessary emergency braking by Nissan's compact Rogue crossover will continue, NHTSA announced Tuesday, after an automotive safety advocacy group petitioned the agency to advise Nissan to conduct a recall campaign. According to the original defect petition submitted by the NHTSA Office of Defects Investigation in...

NHTSA investigates Chevy, GMC pickups over power steering loss

17 May
2019 Chevrolet ColoradoThe NHTSA has opened an investigation into the 2015 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon mid-size trucks to determine if a previous recall left out thousands of pickups. Automotive News (subscription required) reported on Tuesday that the probe aims to uncover more details about power steering loss in both of General Motors' mid-size trucks after the...

NHTSA investigating Nissan Rogue over automatic emergency braking

15 Apr
2017 Nissan Rogue, 2016 Miami auto showThe NHTSA has opened an investigation into 2017 and 2018 model year Nissan Rogue crossovers after 87 consumer complaints of erratic automatic emergency braking events. Consumer Reports reported on the investigation on Friday, which will look at 675,000 vehicles total. The complaints largely alleged that the system brought the crossover to a stop...

US government investigating 2.7M GM trucks, SUVs

27 Nov
2016 Chevrolet TahoeThe NHTSA opened a probe into 2.7 million General Motors trucks and SUVs over braking ability that may deteriorate over time. The government agency said it has received 111 complaints that surround the matter and nine of them include crashes drivers attribute to the potential defect. Two of the crashes have led to injuries but the NHTSA is not...

NHTSA to probe Chevrolet Equinox, GMC Terrain crossover SUV windshield wipers

8 Nov
2015 Chevrolet EquinoxThe NHTSA has opened a new investigation into the Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain's wiper blades. The government agency will probe both vehicles after a previous recall in 2016 addressed wiper failure, Reuters reported Tuesday. If the NHTSA finds new evidence of wiper failure, GM will be forced to recall an additional 1.7 million crossovers. In...

EU investigates whether Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, VW colluded on diesels

21 Jul
2015 Mercedes-Benz GLK Class (GLK250 BlueTEC)Many people assume that the upcoming movie about Volkswagen's Dieselgate fiasco will look a lot like Wall Street or The Insider: a tale of corporate greed run amok. If European investigators are proven right, though, the film could be more like The Matrix, because the plot is heading deeper and deeper down the rabbit hole. Today we learned that...