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Kia Niro Hybrid Earns Top Safety Pick+

The 2018 Kia Niro gasoline-electric hybrid has qualified for the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's highest safety rating, the Top Safety Pick+, when equipped with optional automatic emergency braking and high-intensity discharge headlights.

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NHTSA Investigating Tesla Crash in Utah

U.S. safety regulators from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) are evaluating the circumstances connected to a Tesla Model S that slammed into a fire department vehicle in Jordan, Utah on May 13.

Kia Motors Recalls Niro for Hydraulic Clutch Issue

Kia Motors America is recalling over 27,000 2017 Kia Niro vehicles for Hydraulic Clutch Actuator (HCA) problems. Specifically, the inner oil seal may leak, leading to oil accumulation in the cap area.

Hyundai loniq Hybrid Recalled for Hydraulic Clutch

Hyundai Motor America is recalling an estimated 10,156 2017 Hyundai loniq Hybrid vehicles because the Hydraulic Clutch Actuator (HCA) inner oil seal may leak and may cause oil to accumulate in the cap area.

Tesla Removed from Crash Investigation for Violating NTSB Rules

Tesla will no longer be able to participate in the National Transportation Safety Board investigation of a fatal crash involving a Tesla Model X after it violated the agency’s rules on sharing investigative information before being vetted and confirmed.

Tesla Model S Sedans Recalled for Power Steering Component

Tesla Motors is recalling an estimated 123,000 Model S vehicles built before April 2016 because the bolts in the power steering component may be corroded and could possibly fail. In the event the bolts fail, the driver would still be able to steer the car but would be required to use "excessive force," leading to an increased risk of injury.

Hyundai Recalls Sonata Hybrids for VPD Switch

Hyundai Motor America is recalling approximately 2,840 2016-2017 Hyundai Sonata Plug-In Hybrid vehicles equipped with a voltage protection device (VPD) because it may inadvertently activate.

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If you don’t stay on top of the latest developments in mobility, battery technology, autonomous vehicles, and telematics, you are subjecting yourself to the whims of senior management who may be making decisions based on the latest trendy news.

Toyota Recalls Prius, Lexus RX and NX for Air Bags

The recall covers approximately 49,000 vehicles in the 2015 and 2016 model years.

NTSB Issues Safety Recommendations on Propane Tankers

The National Transportation Safety Board issued recommendations on loading and inspecting propane truck tankers after its investigation of a 2016 crash.