NHTSA recalls News

Safety Agency Faulted for Delayed Action on Auto, Airbag Recalls

A government audit released on Wednesday faulted the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s oversight of auto safety recalls and said its “delayed action” may have delayed the expansion of a record-setting callback of millions of vehicles for Takata air bag …

Vehicle Recalls in U.S. Fell in 2017 After 3 Years of Record High Levels

U.S. motor vehicle recalls fell to 30.7 million in 2017, the lowest level since 2013, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said on Thursday, after a record 53 million were recalled in 2016 when a callback linked to deadly airbags …

Carmakers Want Insurers to Help Boost Compliance with Recalls

Major carmakers want U.S. auto insurance companies to help persuade millions of American car owners to get recalled vehicles fixed. The new push comes as a U.S. House panel will hold a hearing Thursday on efforts by the National Highway …

Auto Recalls in U.S. Passed 51 Million in 2015

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said on Thursday that automakers recalled 51.3 million vehicles in the United States last year, the second-highest ever, in 868 separate campaigns. NHTSA and automakers have come under harsh criticism on auto safety issues …