More about 2018 Nissan Rogue Review • 2018 Nissan Rogue Review: ProPilot Assist tech improves a winning formula Recalls Nissan Enlarge ImageStarting with the 2019 model year, active and passive safety systems (including AEB) are standard on all Rogues, save for the base trim. Nissan When NHTSA receives a volume of complaints about an issue, it can investigate further and, if necessary, compel an automaker to initiate a recall. That might end up happening with the latest investigation, which involves a popular Nissan SUV.NHTSA has opened an investigation focusing on the 2017-2018 Nissan Rogue. The Rogue represents a good chunk of sales volume, so it’s no surprise that this investigation covers an estimated 674,742 vehicles from just those two model years.The problem stems from the automatic emergency braking system, which is capable of stopping the vehicle if the driver doesn’t react to a perceived threat in time. NHTSA has received 87 complaints about the Rogue’s AEB system — specifically, these complaints allege that the AEB kicked on when there was nothing in front of the vehicle. Of course, this represents a big safety concern, as a vehicle slamming to a halt for no reason can cause accidents on the road.According to NHTSA’s documents, it appears Nissan might be trying to address the issue on the back end, as Nissan apparently issued a technical service bulletin and other measures related to the AEB system. A technical service bulletin, or TSB for short, is a set of procedures recommended for repairing a specific vehicle defect that usually doesn’t rise to the level of requiring a recall. The person who wrote the petition, according to NHTSA’s documents, “alleges that Nissan’s actions do not represent an adequate long-term solution to the problem,” which is why NHTSA was asked to investigate and, if necessary, tell the automaker to officially recall its vehicles. Nissan did not immediately return a request for comment, but the automaker told Reuters in a statement that it “will continue to work collaboratively with NHTSA and Transport Canada on all matters of product safety.” The 2019 Nissan Rogue is a tech leader among compact crossovers 11 Photos 2019 Nissan Pathfinder Rock Creek Edition first drive: Its roots are showing Share your voice Tags 2020 Kia Soul review: Well-rounded box Car Industry Crossovers Post a comment More From Roadshow 2016 Chevy Colorado diesel: A 7,700-pound hauler, 30-plus mpg runabout 0 Nissan
The Natural Resources Ministry late Tuesday evening announced that it has organised a high-level caucus for Cabinet Ministers to engage global thinkers and experts on natural resource management as part of the Government of Guyana’s agenda to prepare for petroleum production in 2020, and beyond.The event will be facilitated by Chatham House, the Royal Institute of International Affairs through its New Producers Group, and will feature world-renowned experts Sir Paul Collier, noted Professor of Economics at Oxford University; Sir Shridath Ramphal, Caribbean statesman and advisor; Eric Parrado, former Manager of the Sovereign Wealth Fund of Chile; Ambassador Patrick Duddy, Lecturer, Duke University; Dr Valerie Marcel, Chatham House Fellow, Professor Matthew Andrews, Harvard, Kennedy School of Government; Professor Peter Harrington, Harvard, Kennedy School of Government and Natural Resource Governance Institute Advisor Patrick Heller.The Government’s objective, according to the Ministry, is part of an ongoing effort to move preparations to a deeper level of engagement on issues such as prioritising spending on infrastructure, agriculture and social programmes; inter-generational savings; geo-political considerations; legal and institutional strengthening, benefit sharing and engagement and involvement of the people of Guyana, to name a few.This caucus, which will be held today, is expected to lead to further similar engagements in a scheduled and programmatic way in the months ahead.