In May of this year, US regulators opened a probe into a recall of nearly 1.7 million vehicles manufactured by Hyundai Motor Co., and affiliate Kia Motor Corporation regarding engine system … [Read more...] about Hyundai, Kia Recalls and California Lemon Law
Imagine driving down the highway and your car door(s) suddenly open. If you are the owner of a Ford Fusion or a Lincoln MKZ from the 2013 and 2014 model years, or a Ford Fiesta from 2011 to 2014, your … [Read more...] about Ford’s Defective Door Latches May Cause Doors to Open While Driving!
Last week, Nissan, Honda, Mazda, BMW, Ford, Chrysler, and Toyota announced they would have a combined recall of millions of vehicles equipped with airbags manufactured by Takata that could explode … [Read more...] about Do You Trust the Airbags in Your Vehicle?
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
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
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
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?