Tag: NHTSA

Transmission Trouble: Report Claims Ford Knew Focus/Fiesta DSP6 Was Defective

<img data-attachment-id="1680970" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/14FOCU_ST_5DR_FF_161db2c_r2-e1562875977360.jpg" data-orig-size="4349,3014" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"20","credit":"Wieck","camera":"Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III","caption":"The 2014 Ford Focus ST hatchback delivers the same driving attributes that make all Ford Sport Technologies models stand out. The chassis, engine, sound and comfort of the car are tuned to deliver a truly sporty experience combined with a high level of refinement. These same […]

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Mild Misinformation About the Gas War: Governors Unite, Automakers Compromise

<img data-attachment-id="1663198" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/shutterstock_1118002874.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,668" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="gas pump fuel pump shutterstock_1118002874" data-image-description=" CC7/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/shutterstock_1118002874-450×301.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/shutterstock_1118002874-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1663198″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/shutterstock_1118002874-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/shutterstock_1118002874-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/shutterstock_1118002874-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/shutterstock_1118002874-450×301.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/shutterstock_1118002874-768×513.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/shutterstock_1118002874-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/shutterstock_1118002874.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> On Tuesday, 23 governors signed a joint statement urging the Trump administration to reconsider the proposed […]

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Gas War Watch: EPA and CARB Leadership Won’t Even Share the Same Table

<img data-attachment-id="1571136" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/us-capitol–e1495132939737.jpg" data-orig-size="2000,1333" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="us-capitol" data-image-description=" Architect of the Capitol Public Domain ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/us-capitol–450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/us-capitol–610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1571136″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/us-capitol–610×407.jpg” alt=”us-capitol, public domain” width=”610″ height=”407″> Capitol Hill was the scene of some high-school drama this week after representatives from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) reportedly refused […]

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Gas War Watch: UAW Goes to Congress, Sides With Automakers on Fuel Economy Rollback

<img data-attachment-id="1676860" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1012712692-e1559922080206.jpg" data-orig-size="2032,1524" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="gasoline gas pump" data-image-description=" Nithid Memanee/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1012712692-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1012712692-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1676860″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1012712692-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″> The United Auto Workers is spending Thursday telling Congress that the union opposes the Trump administration’s proposal to freeze fuel efficiency requirements at 2020 levels through 2026… sort of. While the UAW […]

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With New Technology Comes New Ways to Die

<img data-attachment-id="1678456" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/How-to-Start-a-Toyota-Camry-with-Push-Button-Start-1038×420-e1561046288946.jpg" data-orig-size="692,404" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="How-to-Start-a-Toyota-Camry-with-Push-Button-Start-1038×420" data-image-description=" toyota ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/How-to-Start-a-Toyota-Camry-with-Push-Button-Start-1038×420-e1561046288946-450×263.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/How-to-Start-a-Toyota-Camry-with-Push-Button-Start-1038×420-e1561046288946-610×356.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1678456″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/How-to-Start-a-Toyota-Camry-with-Push-Button-Start-1038×420-e1561046288946-610×356.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”356″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/How-to-Start-a-Toyota-Camry-with-Push-Button-Start-1038×420-e1561046288946-610×356.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/How-to-Start-a-Toyota-Camry-with-Push-Button-Start-1038×420-e1561046288946-75×44.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/How-to-Start-a-Toyota-Camry-with-Push-Button-Start-1038×420-e1561046288946-450×263.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/How-to-Start-a-Toyota-Camry-with-Push-Button-Start-1038×420-e1561046288946-120×70.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/How-to-Start-a-Toyota-Camry-with-Push-Button-Start-1038×420-e1561046288946.jpg 692w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Since 2005, 37 deaths by carbon monoxide poisoning have been attributed to vehicles with keyless ignitions that were inadvertently left running. […]

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NHTSA Estimates Minor Improvement in Roadway Fatalities for 2018

<img data-attachment-id="1678118" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_738738481.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="car crash" data-image-description=" Photo Spirit/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_738738481-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_738738481-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1678118″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_738738481-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_738738481-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_738738481-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_738738481-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_738738481-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_738738481-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_738738481.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has released its preliminary report on how many people died on […]

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Did GM’s Seat Belt Recall Fix the Problem? Feds Intend to Find Out

<img data-attachment-id="1218241" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/2016-Chevrolet-Traverse.jpeg" data-orig-size="1280,853" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2016 Chevrolet Traverse" data-image-description=" Image: GM ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/2016-Chevrolet-Traverse-450×300.jpeg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/2016-Chevrolet-Traverse-610×407.jpeg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1218241 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/2016-Chevrolet-Traverse-610×407.jpeg” alt=”2016 Chevrolet Traverse” width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/2016-Chevrolet-Traverse-610×407.jpeg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/2016-Chevrolet-Traverse-75×50.jpeg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/2016-Chevrolet-Traverse-450×300.jpeg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/2016-Chevrolet-Traverse-120×80.jpeg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/2016-Chevrolet-Traverse.jpeg 1280w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> A half-decade after General Motors recalled 1,339,355 full-size crossovers due to a risk of seat belt […]

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