Owners of 2012 – 2014 year models of the Ford Focus and Fiesta may be prime candidates for a Lemon Law case. Like the CVT (Continuously Variable Transmissions) shudder problem with the Nissan … [Read more...] about Is Your New Ford Focus a Lemon Law Case Waiting to Happen?
One of the many features talked about when buying a new Nissan is the continuously variable transmission (CVT). The benefit of the CVT touted by Nissan is that you'll experience a smoother ride and … [Read more...] about Is Your Nissan Pathfinder a Lemon?
Today's recall topped the 10 million mark for General Motors in 2014. GM said the new recalls would cost $200 million on its second-quarter earnings report. The largest recall in today’s batch was … [Read more...] about 5 New Recalls for GM Affecting 2.7 Million U.S. Vehicles
On June 4, 2013, the California Court of Appeal for the Second Appellate District issued a ruling in a lemon law case holding that the arbitration clause in California’s standard automobile sale … [Read more...] about Landmark California Lemon Law Arbitration Case
Following up on a stop-sale order from earlier this month, Volkswagen announced a voluntary recall of 26,452 vehicles that are powered by the brand's 1.8-liter, turbocharged four-cylinder engine for … [Read more...] about VW Recalls 26,000 of the 2014 Models with 1.8T Engines
Can things possibly get any worse for General Motors? GM announced yet another recall of 1.7 million vehicles, unrelated to last month's recall of 1.6 million. In addition to the announcement of the … [Read more...] about GM Announces Three New Recalls
The independent Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) released crash test ratings on April 8, 2014, and fortunately for GM, they had two of its midsize SUVs rank the safest in their segment. … [Read more...] about Who Scored the Highest in the Latest IIHS Crash Test?
In the world of auto recalls, Toyota reigns supreme with their April 9, 2014, announcement of a 6.4 million vehicle recall. Vehicles are being recalled to fix a range of safety defects on 27 of their … [Read more...] about Toyota Recalls 6.39 Million Vehicles Worldwide
Now that the current regulatory system proved to be a colossal failure for millions of owners of General Motors vehicles, members of Congress have proposed legislation to improve federal … [Read more...] about Early Warning Reporting System Improvement Act
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?