The Justice Department announced this morning that Toyota will pay $1.2 billion in federal fines in a settlement resulting from the criminal probe regarding the unintended acceleration in its … [Read more...] about Toyota Admits Misleading Regulators and Pays $1.2 Billion Fine
Chrysler announced today that it is recalling 867,795 sport utility vehicles due to a possible braking problem. The problem was first reported in 2013 by a customer who noticed his brake pedal had … [Read more...] about Chrysler Recalling 867,795 SUVs for Brake Defect
About 1 in 5 new cars collect and transmit data about engine performance, safe or unsafe driving maneuvers, cellphone or entertainment system usage and your location. The data collected is … [Read more...] about Is Your New Car Collecting Data About Your Driving Habits?
A U.S. Congressional committee announced it would investigate General Motors amid reports that its employees knew, as far back as 2004, of a defective ignition switch. The House Energy and Commerce … [Read more...] about Congress to Investigate GM’s Recall of 1.6 Million Vehicles
Of the 14.5 million cars sold in 2012 almost as many current and past models were recalled. The biggest surprise was that the two brands that are most highly regarded for their quality and … [Read more...] about Which Automaker Has the Worst Recall Record?
If you find a lemon law attorney that you think you like, make sure they are NOT charging you anything to represent you. Under the California Lemon Law, the automobile manufacturer is required to pay … [Read more...] about The Top Five Tips Regarding What to Look For in a Lemon Law Attorney
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There are generally two ways to seek a civil penalty when using the California Lemon Law. The first way is the easiest way. If you believe that your vehicle is a lemon and you contact the automobile … [Read more...] about What is a Civil Penalty and How Do I Get One from a Manufacturer?
TOYOTA Recalling certain 2007-2013 FJ Cruiser vehicles that were manufactured between January 25, 2006, and February 23, 2013, and equipped with Toyota Auxiliary Driving Lamp Kits mounted to the … [Read more...] about May 2013 Automobile Recalls
We receive telephone calls every day from people who are sick and tired of taking their new car to the dealership for repairs and sadly, by the time some folks call us, they have already traded their … [Read more...] about If you think you have a lemon, do not trade it in before consulting with a Lemon Law Attorney
Vehicle Recalls Ford Motor Company is recalling a number of 2013 Ford Escape and 2013 Ford Fusion vehicles. These vehicles are being recalled due to coolant system leaks that may cause the engines … [Read more...] about January 2013 Auto Recalls
Toyota To Pay $1.1 Billion in ‘Unintended Acceleration’ Case and $17.35 Million for Waiting Too Long to Issue Recalls
Today, Toyota announced that they will pay $1.1 billion to settle the numerous lawsuits alleging "unintended acceleration" where their vehicle's throttles jammed open. Toyota will create a fund for … [Read more...] about Toyota To Pay $1.1 Billion in ‘Unintended Acceleration’ Case and $17.35 Million for Waiting Too Long to Issue Recalls