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Mercedes Recalls More Than 126,000 Vehicles for Software Glitch

The function of the rearview camera in 126,443 Mercedes Benz passenger vehicles requires a recall. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s recall report, the rearview image may not display in the central display when the vehicle is in … Continue reading

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More Federal Action Demanded with Increase in Road Deaths

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that 38,824 people were killed in 2020 on U.S. roadways. Pam Shadel Fischer, senior director of external engagement for Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA), says in a statement that this is the … Continue reading

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Tesla Recalls Nearly 27,000 Vehicles for Faulty Windshield Defrosting

Tesla is recalling some 2021-2022 Model 3, Model S, Model X and 2020-2022 Model Y vehicles after tests determined that the cabin heating system can fail if temperatures are below 14 degrees Fahrenheit. This can cause the windshields in these … Continue reading

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Mercedes-Benz Glass Panel Recall Might Land in Your Shop

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issued a new visibility recall of 79 Mercedes-Benz products affecting 744,852 vehicle owners. Vehicle models from the vehicle manufacturer’s C-, CLK-, CLS- and E-Class lines sold between 2001 and 2011 will be recalled … Continue reading

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NHTSA Drops International Window Safety Standards

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced its plans to forgo its 2012 proposal regarding the harmonization between U.S. vehicle window safety standards with international rules. “NHTSA withdraws its June 21, 2012 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM), which proposed … Continue reading

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Recalls to Know About

The National Highway Travel Safety Administration released a series of recalls Saturday that shop owners, managers, and auto glass installers, should keep on their radar. The issues stem around loss of visibility for drivers and cases of obstructed view in … Continue reading

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King Moves Past The Senate In Hopes Of Becoming The Next NHTSA Leader

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has been without an official leader since Mark Rosekind stepped down from the position just before President Trump’s inauguration in January of 2017. Heidi King aims to change that by becoming the administration’s … Continue reading

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NHTSA Upgrades Kia Sorento Investigation over Claims of Sunroof Breakage

The National Highway Safety Traffic Administration has upgraded its investigation into 2011-2013 Kia Sorentos for possible “sunroof implosion” by opening an “engineering analysis.” The NHTSA Office of Defect Investigation (ODI) has now received 26 complaints on sunroof breakage, up from 15 previously reported when the initial investigation was opened in October 2013. Continue reading

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