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2012-2015 Mercedes-Benz CLS Recalled For Faulty Tail Lights
2012-2015 Mercedes-Benz CLS Recalled For Faulty Tail Lights

Mercedes-Benz USA is recalling more than 30,000 late-model vehicles from its CLS line. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles may suffer from a software glitch that could increase their chances of being involved in a collision. ALSO SEE: 2015...Read More»

2015 Chevrolet Colorado
2015 Chevrolet Colorado, GMC Canyon Miss Five-Star Safety Ratings

GM’s new mid-size pickups, the 2015 GMC Canyon and 2015 Chevrolet Colorado, offer more available safety features than rival models like the Toyota Tacoma and Nissan Frontier. But do they have above-and-beyond occupant protection? Some results have been released by the federal government, and...Read More»

2008 Honda Pilot Concept
Honda Expands Takata Airbag Recall To Include 2001 Accord, 2004 Civic, 2008 Pilot

The long list of Honda vehicles being recalled to fix explosive Takata airbags just got a lot longer. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the automaker has added 104,871 Accord, Civic, and Pilot models to the repair roster. ALSO SEE: Tesla Reveals Trip Tools: Do They...Read More»

2015 Kia Soul
2014-2015 Kia Soul & Soul EV Recalled To Replace Breakable Accelerator Pedal

Kia is recalling more than 200,000 Soul and Soul EV cars from the 2014 and 2015 model years. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the gas/accelerator pedal on those vehicles can break, increasing the risk of an accident. ALSO SEE: Ford Focus vs Mazda 3: Compare Cars The...Read More»

2015 Hyundai Genesis Coupe
2015 Hyundai Genesis Recalled To Fix Leaky Lights

Hyundai Motor America has announced a recall of the 2015 Genesis. According to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the model has a leak that could allow water into the taillight. ALSO SEE: 2015 Chevrolet Colorado Video Road Test That in itself may not seem like a big deal. After all...Read More»

2010 Dodge Grand Caravan
2008-2010 Dodge Grand Caravan, Journey, Chrysler Town & Country, Recalled (Again) For Ignition Flaw

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling the 2008-2010 Dodge Grand Caravan and Chrysler Town and Country and the 2009-2010 Dodge Journey for a second time. According to Auto News, the vehicles were previously recalled to fix a flaw in their ignition systems that could allow keys to rotate to the...Read More»

2015 Nissan Altima
2013-2015 Nissan Altima Recalled For Faulty Hood Latch, 625,000 U.S. Vehicles Affected

Nissan North America has announced a recall of select Nissan Altima vehicles from the 2013-2015 model years. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the recall affects roughly 625,000 vehicles registered in the U.S. ALSO SEE: 1964 Chrysler Imperial Convertible Driven By Jon...Read More»

2013 Ford Fusion
Probe Of Door Latch Failures On 2011-2013 Ford Fiesta Now Includes 2013 Ford Fusion, Lincoln MKZ

Back in September, we told you about an investigation of the 2011-2013 Ford Fiesta being conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. That investigation uncovered enough evidence of underlying problems with the Fiesta to move to its next phase -- and it's grown to include the...Read More»

2016 Kia Sorento
2016 Kia Sorento Recalled For Malfunctioning Gas Pedal

Kia Motors America has issued a recall for 2016 models of the Sorento crossover. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles may suffer from a gas pedal flaw that could prevent them from accelerating. CHECK OUT: The Car Connection's Best...Read More»

2010 Hyundai Elantra
2008-2010 Hyundai Elantra, 2009-2010 Elantra Touring Recalled For Power Steering Failure

Hyundai has issued a recall for nearly 205,000 Elantra and Elantra Touring models registered in the U.S. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles may lose power steering while they're in motion, increasing the risk of an accident. ALSO SEE: The Car...Read More»

2015 Chrysler 200
2015 Chrysler 200 Recalled For Transmission Flaw & Rollaway Risk

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has issued a recall for 2015 models of the Chrysler 200. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, portions of the vehicle's transmission may not properly engage when the car is placed in "park", allowing it to roll away. ALSO SEE: 2015 Toyota Camry...Read More»

Inflated airbag
NHTSA Ramps Up Its Investigation Of Takata, Inching Toward Forced Recall

UPDATE: See below Here's a short list of places you won't want to work in 2015: Radio Shack MySpace (it still exists!) The Kremlin Takata The first three don't need much explaining -- and if you keep up with the auto news, neither does the fourth. In fact, the forecast for Takata grew even cloudier...Read More»

2015 Land Rover Range Rover Sport SVR
2013-2015 Land Rover Range Rover Recalled To Fix Software Flaw That Could Cause Airbag Failure

Jaguar Land Rover is recalling nearly 62,000 Range Rover and Range Rover Sport vehicles from the 2013, 2014, and 2015 model years. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles may suffer from a software glitch that could prevent a key...Read More»

2015 Mercedes-Benz E-Class (European version)
Mercedes-Benz Recalls 2013-2015 E-Class, CLS-Class Models For Fire Risk

Mercedes-Benz has issued a recall for nearly 150,000 vehicles from the 2013, 2014, and 2015 model years. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, a number of vehicles from the luxury automaker's E-Class and CLS-Class lines suffer from a design flaw that could...Read More»

Takata logo (photo by Flickr user jo.schz)
Takata Fined $14,000 For Each Day It Refuses To Cooperate With Federal Airbag Probe

The ongoing Takata airbag recall has been far, far more confusing than it should've been. Among the major problems: 1. A geographic system of recalls, limited mostly to southern U.S. states and territories. The crazy-quilt has been made even crazier by some automakers -- but not others --...Read More»

2015 Ford Mustang 50 Year Limited Edition
2015 Ford Mustang: Five-Star Safety Bucks Pony-Car Preconceptions

Safety might have been seen as a distant priority in the past for those buying pony cars like the Ford Mustang; but today there’s no reason to compromise on occupant protection in the interest of more muscle. DON'T MISS: Self-Driving Cars Could Slash Auto Sales By Nearly 50% One such example...Read More»

2007 Pontiac G6 GT
GM Recalls 2006-2007 Chevrolet Malibu, Malibu Maxx, And Pontiac G6 For Steering Problem

General Motors has issued a recall for 2006 and 2007 models of the Chevrolet Malibu, Chevrolet Malibu Maxx, and Pontiac G6. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles can suddenly lose electric power steering, making them much harder to...Read More»

2009 Nissan GT-R
Nissan GT-R, Infiniti EX, FX Recalled For Defective Steering Column

Nissan North America is recalling thousands of Infiniti EX and FX models, as well as the Nissan GT-R. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, those vehicles may suffer from design flaws that inhibit drivers' ability to steer. ALSO SEE: Six Vehicles With The Most...Read More»

Anti-Scientology Protest, February 10, 2008 (by Flickr user Strevo)
Should You Worry About Your Car Being Hacked? Yes & No

Yesterday, the internet was ablaze with talk of hackers. Why? Because Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) released a report on potential security loopholes in our cars' onboard computers, based on data provided by 16 automakers. Should you worry about your own car being hacked? Yes and no. ALSO SEE: Six...Read More»

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