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2015 Audi Q5, Volkswagen Tiguan Recalled

2015 Audi Q5, Volkswagen Tiguan Recalled

Some of you may have seen the headline above and thought, "Oh, Volkswagen must've finally figured out how to fix some of its 3.0-liter diesels". But no, those plans were only submitted to the California Air Resources Board on Tuesday, and it'll be a while before they're approved (or possibly... read more

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Takata logo (photo by Flickr user jo.schz)

Takata Recall Grows By 5 Million Vehicles Following First Ford Fatality

For a while it seemed as if the long, drawn-out Takata airbag recall might be coming to an end. The complicated patchwork of driver-side and passenger-side airbag... read more January 25, 2016 by


 
2004 Honda CR-V EX

Honda Adds 127,000 Vehicles To Takata Airbag Recall: Accord, Civic, CR-V, Odyssey, Pilot, More

Earlier this year, much of the auto world's attention was focused on Takata and its fatally flawed airbags. Then in September, Volkswagen's Dieselgate crisis took over the... read more December 23, 2015 by


 
2001 Honda Accord Sdn DX

Takata Airbag Issue: Another Fatality Highlights Urgency Of Recall Fixes

The U.S. federal government has confirmed an eighth death due to schrapnel from Takata airbags—this time, to a teen driver at the wheel of a Honda Accord that was... read more December 23, 2015 by


 
2012 Jeep Wrangler

Probe of 2007-2012 Jeep Wrangler Airbag Problem Moves Forward

Back in June, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration launched investigations of two models manufactured by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles: the Dodge Dart, whose owners... read more December 9, 2015 by


 
Takata logo (photo by Flickr user jo.schz)

Takata Hit With $200 Million Fine, Loses Honda As Biggest Client, Stops Using Ammonium Nitrate

After years of investigations and a confusing patchwork of recalls to replace its fatally flawed airbags, Takata has finally buckled. The Japanese parts supplier has agreed... read more November 4, 2015 by


 
2016 Honda CR-V

Takata Crisis Continues: 2016 Honda CR-V Recalled For Exploding Airbags, Nissan Re-Inspects Cars

The complicated and confusing Takata airbag recall is no longer front-page news, but never fear: the nightmare for Takata, automakers, and consumers plays on. The latest... read more November 2, 2015 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf

This Is Not The VW Recall You Were Looking For: 2015 Volkswagen Jetta, Golf, E-Golf Recalled

Volkswagen has yet to issue recalls for 11 million VW, Audi, Porsche, and Seat diesel vehicles equipped with emissions-test-cheating software. But if you own a gas-powered VW... read more October 16, 2015 by


 
2015 Ram 1500

Over 1.3 Million 2012-2015 Ram Pickups Recalled Over Air Bag Issues, Welding Woes

Early this morning, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles issued three separate recalls covering a range of Ram trucks from the 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 model years. Together, they... read more September 10, 2015 by


 
2014 Dodge Charger

2011-2014 Dodge Charger Recalled To Stop Airbags From Accidentally Deploying

Last week, we told you about Chrysler Fiat Automobile's recall of more than 840,000 Ram pickups because of a poorly calibrated safety control module, which could cause... read more August 4, 2015 by


 
2015 Ram 1500

2012-2015 Ram Pickups Recalled To Fix Seatbelts, Airbags; 1.9 Million Vehicles Affected

It's been an interesting few days for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles on the recall front. On Friday, the company recalled 1.4 million vehicles to shield them from hackers, and... read more July 27, 2015 by


 
Inflated airbag

Brace Yourselves: Honda Expands Takata Airbag Recall Abroad. Is The U.S. Next? [UPDATED]

UPDATED: See below This doesn't bode well: Honda has added several million more vehicles to its already-massive Takata airbag recall. Prior to the announcement, Takata's... read more July 14, 2015 by


 
2010 Dodge Challengers

2008-2010 Dodge Challenger Recalled For Takata Airbags As Takata Says 'No' To Compensation Fund

The number of vehicles affected by the years-long Takata airbag recall has risen by 88,346 thanks to a new recall from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. According to the National... read more July 13, 2015 by


 
2012 Jeep Wrangler - First Drive

2007-12 Jeep Wrangler & 2013 Dodge Dart Investigated For Faulty Airbags, Brakes

Within the past week, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened two investigations of vehicles manufactured by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. Both probes are... read more June 24, 2015 by


 
2007 Pontiac Vibe

2003-2007 Pontiac Vibe Added To Long, Long List Of Takata-Related Recalls

Last week, Toyota updated its long list of vehicles affected by the ongoing recall of Takata airbags. Eagle-eyed readers may have noticed that the Toyota Corolla Matrix (aka... read more June 22, 2015 by


 
Inflated airbag

All Cars With Fatally Flawed Takata Airbags Have Been Identified: Check Your VIN Now

No question about it: the long, drawn-out recall of Takata airbags has been needlessly slow and complicated, hindered by reluctance, ineptitude, and a lack of leadership... read more June 19, 2015 by


 

 
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