The Highway Loss Data Institute, a part of the National Institute for Highway Safety, has released its 2010 theft numbers. By comparing the number of insured vehicles on the road to the number of theft claims, HLDI creates the most-stolen list. This year, the Cadillac Escalade topped the list, and pickups are becoming more frequent Read on! →

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation into reports of failing transmission in Nissan light trucks and SUVs. Transmission failures have been reported in Nissan Frontier pickups and Xterra and Pathfinder SUVs, due to a faulty transmission cooler. Transmission failures in government probe An investigation has been launched by the National Highway Read on! →

Nissan has announced that it will be recalling more than 14,700 2011 and 2012 Nissan and Infiniti vehicles starting early next year. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration cites possibly faulty bolts as the reason for the recall. The bolts could conceivably cause engine seizure and subsequent accidents. Vehicles affected in the recall The vehicles Read on! →