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Land Rover Recalls More Than 100,000 Range Rovers For Brake Problems
Land Rover Recalls More Than 100,000 Range Rovers For Brake Problems

Jaguar Land Rover has issued two recalls for its popular Ranger Rover SUV -- recalls that affect more than 100,000 vehicles registered in the U.S. Though the recalls are unrelated, both involve problems with the model's braking system. ALSO SEE: Six Vehicles With The Most Eye-Catching Lighting...Read More»

2011 Ford Explorer Police Interceptor
Feds End Investigation Of 2013 Ford Explorer With No Recall

After evaluating 20 complaints about brake problems in the 2013 Ford Explorer Police Interceptor, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opted to close its investigation of the model without asking Ford to conduct a recall. ALSO SEE: Six Vehicles With The Most Eye-Catching Lighting...Read More»

2014 MINI Cooper Hardtop
2014-2015 MINI Cooper Recalled For Weight Misstatement

BMW is recalling more than 13,000 MINI Cooper vehicles from the 2014 and 2015 model years. The issue? The cars' stated carrying carrying capacity is incorrect. READ: GM's Total Bill For 2014 Recalls Is $4.1 Billion: What About 2015? The good news is, the problem appears to weigh (sorry) in...Read More»

Inflated airbag
2.1 Million Acura, Dodge, Honda, Jeep, Pontiac, Toyota Cars Recalled (Again) To Fix Airbag Glitch

Yesterday, while many of you were gearing up for the big game, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration was rolling out a massive series of recalls affecting more than two million Acura, Dodge, Honda, Jeep, Pontiac, and Toyota owners in the U.S. The problem? An electrical glitch can...Read More»

2014 Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid
Nissan Recalls Nearly 640,000 U.S. Cars: Nissan Pathfinder, Rogue, Infiniti JX35, QX60

Nissan North America has issued two separate recalls affecting nearly 640,000 Nissan and Infiniti owners in the U.S. One of the recalls is meant to fix a potential fire hazard, the other, a faulty hood latch that could cause an accident. ALSO SEE: The Safest Vehicles Of 2015 RECALL #1: 2008-2013...Read More»

2012 Audi Q7
Audi A6, A7, S4, S5, Q7, Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid Recalled For Fire Risk

Volkswagen is recalling a range of Audi and VW vehicles from the 2011-2013 model years. In documents posted to the Department of Transportation's website by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (PDF), it appears that those vehicles may suffer from fuel leaks, which could increase...Read More»

2014 Kia Forte Sedan
2014 Kia Forte Recalled For Fire Risk, 86,880 U.S. Owners Affected

Kia has issued a recall for nearly 87,000 Forte vehicles from the 2014 model year. According to documents posted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (PDF), those vehicles could be at risk of catching fire. CHECK OUT: The Safest Vehicles Of 2015 The problem with the 2014 Kia Forte...Read More»

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx
U.S. Transportation Secretary: Automatic-Braking Safety Tech ‘Recommended’

Safety technology—including airbags, seatbelts, crash structures, and much more—has saved an estimated 613,501 lives since 1960, according to a newly released report on a statistical model from the federal government. On the heels of that report comes an announcement from Transportation...Read More»

2015 Jeep Cherokee
2015 Jeep Cherokee Investigated For Engine Fire Captured On Film: Video

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation of the 2015 Jeep Cherokee after one California driver claimed that her vehicle was consumed by a fire less than two days after she purchased it. ALSO SEE: The Safest Vehicles Of 2015 A complaint posted to NHTSA's...Read More»

Money, money, money
Honda Fined $70 Million For Underreporting Auto Problems: Slap On The Wrist Or Serious Fine?

Back in November, we told you that Honda had failed to report more than 1,700 death and injury claims to U.S. regulators, and as a result, the Japanese automaker was facing fines of $35 million -- the maximum that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration could impose. NHTSA has now ruled...Read More»

2012 Subaru Forester
2008-2011 Subaru Impreza, 2008-2014 WRX/STI, 2009-2013 Forester Recalled (Again) To Fix Corrosion

Subaru is recalling nearly 200,000 Forester, Impreza, STI, and WRX vehicles from the 2008-2014 model years to repair a corrosion problem with the vehicles' brake lines. Unfortunately, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration explains that this recall is, in fact, a follow-up to a previous...Read More»

2013 Kia Soul
2010-2013 Kia Soul Recalled To Fix Structural Flaw

Kia Motors America has issued a recall for select models of the Kia Soul. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, a structural problem with the compact car could result in greater damage to vehicle occupants during collisions. ALSO SEE: 2016 Toyota Tacoma: First Look At...Read More»

GM recalls for 2014 (as of December 31, 2014)
GM's 2014 Recall Tally Tops 30 Million With Recall Of Cadillac Escalade, Chevrolet Silverado, More

Last Wednesday, December 31, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration confirmed General Motors' final recall for 2014. Affecting more than 92,000 Cadillac, Chevrolet, and GMC vehicles around the globe, the recall pushes GM's total recalls for 2014 north of the 30.4 million mark. 2014 IN...Read More»

2015 Volkswagen Golf
2014-2015 Volkswagen Beetle, Golf, GTI, Jetta, Passat Recalled To Fix Fuel Leak

Volkswagen has issued a recall for nearly 38,000 Beetle, Beetle Convertible, Golf, GTI, Jetta, and Passat vehicles from the 2014 and 2015 model years. According to documents posted at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's website (PDF), those vehicles may suffer from fuel leaks...Read More»

2015 Volkswagen Jetta
2015 Volkswagen Jetta Recalled To Fix Headlight Software Glitch

Volkswagen is recalling nearly 35,000 Jetta vehicles from the 2015 model-year to repair a problem with the cars' headlights. Unlike the headlight-related Acura recall issued yesterday, however, Volkswagen's recall stems from a software glitch. ALSO SEE: Six Most Affordable Vehicles With Third-Row...Read More»

2015 Mitsubishi Mirage
2015 Mitsubishi Mirage: Do New Safety Scores Give It More Of An Upside?

The 2015 Mitsubishi Miragemight feel like a 1990s-era economy car in many respects, but it certainly protects much better than one. Shoppers can have a little more confidence in the safety of this very affordable small car after the recent release of Federal New Car Assessment Program (NCAP)...Read More»

2015 Acura RLX
2014-2015 Acura RLX Recalled To Fix Headlight Flaw

Honda has issued a recall for select Acural RLX vehicles from the 2014 and 2015 model years. According to documents posted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (PDF), some of those cars may have issues with their headlights, which can cause them to be less effective than intended...Read More»

2006 BMW 3-Series
BMW Voluntarily Expands Takata Airbag Recall To Include 2004-2006 3-Series Cars Nationwide

German automaker BMW has expanded its recall of cars equipped with potentially flawed Takata-brand airbags to include vehicles registered anywhere in the U.S. As Detroit News reports, the company joins Chrysler, Ford, Honda, and Mazda in doing so. ALSO SEE: 2015 Dodge Challenger Tested By Feds...Read More»

Toy car accident
Traffic Fatalities Fell In 2013, But There's Still Plenty Of Room For Improvement

Traffic fatalities have been on the decline for years, tumbling 25 percent in the last decade alone. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says that 2013 continued that trend, with the fatality rate hovering at an all-time low -- though there's still plenty of room for improvement...Read More»