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Ford Recalls 680K Vehicles Because Seatbelts Are Supposed To Work

Seatbelts, they can save lives in the event of a crash. However, in order for that to be a possibility, the devices have to actually work, and that apparently isn’t a certainty in more than 680,000 vehicles being recalled by Ford. 262 more words

Quality & Safety

Feds: Fatal wreck in Chattanooga shows need for seat belts on school buses

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The head of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is reemphasizing the agency’s call for seat belts on school buses in the aftermath of a crash in Chattanooga that killed six students. 90 more words


Hacker’s Company Handing Out Code That Can Turn Any Car Into A Self-Driving Vehicle

Does making a product free mean you don’t have to answer to authorities who might come knocking later? One experienced hacker seems to think his startup can avoid liability while giving away code for a software kit to convert cars into self-driving vehicles. 438 more words

Telecom & Technology

US Auto Safety Agency Wants You To Complain More

DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government wants more people to complain about auto safety problems.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is proposing a rule requiring automakers put labels on sun visors of all new vehicles with instructions on how to file safety complaints. 176 more words

Consumer News

Bentley is Recalling certain 2017 Bentayga vehicles

WASHINGTON, D.C. – November 28, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL Subject: Seat Mechanism and Panel Joints may Loosen

Report Receipt Date: 176 more words


Gov't wants phone makers to lock out most apps for drivers

DETROIT (AP) — The government wants smartphone makers to lock out most apps when the phone is being used by someone driving a car.

The voluntary guidelines unveiled Wednesday are designed to reduce crashes caused by drivers distracted by phones. 373 more words


Bentley recalls just 88 Bentayga SUVs for loose screws

Firstly, if you own a Bentley Bentayga, I’m jealous. Secondly, there’s a recall out for your SUV.

According to the U.S. NHTSA, 88 Bentaygas left the factory with seat and instrument panel joints improperly tightened. 65 more words