Administrator Mark Rosekind says the GM case changed the culture at NHTSA.
Many people who complained said the mysterious braking nearly caused other cars to hit them.
The vehicles are equipped with air bag inflators made by Takata Corp.
Four of the five misses were four days or less, but one was 12 days late.
Take a look at the company behind the biggest auto recall in U.S. history.
Apple recalled the Beats Pill XL speaker, which can overheat and pose a fire risk.
The company is required to inform the state of any positive listeria test results.
Lawmakers want to know how the replacement inflators being installed are different.
An expert in explosives engineering said the compound is “unbelievably cheap.”
Victims' families are being offered compensation of at least $1 million each.
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These models were released by manufacturers and U.S. and Canadian safety regulators.
General Motors could face criminal charges over faulty ignition switches.
Ford says an intermittent electrical connection can cause the power steering to stop.
Confusion and backorders have led to long delays that are increasing frustration among drivers.
The death toll from faulty ignition switches in small cars by General Motors has risen.
The Toyota President stressed that regaining consumer trust is an industry-wide concern.
A government investigation of Jeni's found inadequate testing and cleaning.
Japanese carmakers will work together to deal with Takata Corp.'s air bag problems.
Here are some answers to common questions about the recall.
The air bag maker just doubled the number of vehicles included in the recall.
The lawsuit says he suffered respiratory failure and septic shock after eating Blue Bell.
ConAgra recalled its peanut butter in 2007 after it was linked to a salmonella outbreak.
NHTSA has long been feuding with the company over the Jeep gas tank recall.