Tesla crash test for Model S gives upstart car company something to rave about. The Tesla crash test by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration showed it to be among the safest cars ever.
Tesla crash test: The Tesla Model S was given the highest-ever safety score by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, meaning the electric car is not only eco-friendly but also sturdy in a crash. The Tesla Model S scored top marks in all safety categories.
Hyundai recall of 260,000 vehicles involves two separate issues with corrosion and axle alignment. So far, no accidents or injuries have been reported as a result of the Hyundai recall.
Jeep recall of 2.7 million vehicles at risk for catching fire during collisions was finally agreed to by Chrysler. The company intially refused when the NHTSA requested the Jeep recall, even though the issue has been linked to 51 deaths.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration asked Jeep to recall 2.7 million vehicles due to a potentially dangerous design issue in some Grand Cherokee and Liberty models. But Jeep pushed back saying the risk of an incident was too small. That isn't sitting well with consumers, according to a new survey.
Chrysler is conducting a Dodge Dart recall of some 2013 models with a turbo engine and dual dry clutch transmission. The Dodge Dart recall affects some 13,000 vehicles.
Toyota had to recall millions of vehicles with breaking problems in 2010, and a class action lawsuit worth up to $1.6 billion will be decided next month.