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Mercedes-Benz Recalls 2014-2015 BlueTec Diesel Vehicles To Fix Oil Leak
Mercedes-Benz Recalls 2014-2015 BlueTec Diesel Vehicles To Fix Oil Leak

Mercedes-Benz is recalling four high-tech diesel models from the company's 2014 and 2015 lineups. The recall is meant to repair a potential oil leak that could start a fire in the vehicles' engine compartment and make roads hazardous for other drivers. ALSO SEE: 2015 Dodge Challenger Tested By...Read More»

2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat
2015 Dodge Challenger Tested By Feds, Earns Lower Rating Than Before

The federal government has released updated crash-test results for the 2015 Dodge Challenger, and the results are mostly good for this big performance-oriented coupe lineup, which includes the 707-horsepower Challenger Hellcat. The five-star overall rating, the automaker claims, is the highest...Read More»

2014 Toyota Camry
2014 Toyota Camry, Avalon Recalled For Suspension Problem

Toyota is recalling more than 5,000 Camry and Avalon vehicles from the 2014 model year. According to a letter from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (PDF), the recall stems from a problem with the cars' suspension -- specifically, the left-side front suspension lower arm -- which...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Equus
2009-2011 Hyundai Genesis, 2011 Hyundai Equus Recalled For Lighting Glitch

Hyundai has issued a recall for nearly 43,000 Genesis and Equus vehicles from the 2009 to 2011 model years. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, these vehicles suffer from a glitch in their lighting systems that could increase the potential for an...Read More»

2015 Jaguar F-Type Coupe
2015 Jaguar F-Type, XF, XJ Recalled For Potential Stalling & Fire Hazard

If you've got a 2015 Jaguar F-Type parked in your garage, we have good news and bad news. ALSO SEE: North American Car & Truck/Utility Of The Year Finalists Announced The good news is that the F-Type is a beautiful ride. But you probably knew that. The bad news is that the 2015 F-Type has been...Read More»

2015 BMW X5
2015 BMW X5 Earns Five-Star Sweep In Federal Crash Tests

The 2015 BMW X5 has been run through the full set of crash tests overseen by the federal government, and it’s emerged with top-tier ratings. ALSO SEE: North American Car & Truck/Utility Of The Year Finalists Announced In New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) testing, the 2015 X5 earned...Read More»

2014 Nissan Juke
133,592 Nissan Juke, Infiniti M56, QX56, Q70, QX80 Models Recalled For Potential Fire Hazard

Nissan has expanded a 2012 recall of the Nissan Juke, Infiniti M, and Infiniti Q to include more than 130,000 late-model versions of those vehicles. According to documents from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (PDF), the recall is meant to fix a flaw in the vehicles' fuel system...Read More»

2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDI
2013-2015 Volkswagen Beetle Recalled To Fix Shattering Sunroof

Volkswagen Group of America is recalling select Volkswagen Beetles from the 2013-2015 model years. According to a letter from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (PDF), the recall is meant to fix a faulty sunroof, which could shatter in traffic. ALSO SEE: 2015 Nissan Murano: First...Read More»

2015 Toyota Camry Hybrid
2015 Toyota Camry: Five-Star Safety, But Short Of The Top Tier

A full slate of U.S. crash-test safety ratings are in for the 2015 Toyota Camry, and the results are mostly top-notch. With federal New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) test results for the 2015 model released in the past week, the Camry earns an excellent five-star overall rating. That matches up...Read More»

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The Takata Airbag Recall Just Became Far More Confusing: Here's What You Need To Know

Yesterday morning, we were optimistic. Rumors suggested that the confusing web of Takata airbag recalls would soon become simpler and more streamlined. If things went as planned: 1. Takata would agree to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's demands and declare many of its...Read More»

Inflated airbag
Brace Yourselves: Takata May Agree To Nationwide Recall Of Faulty Airbags

The Takata airbag recall is a complicated thing -- too complicated for many consumers and more than a few legislators. According to Auto News, though, the process could soon get a lot simpler very soon, as rumors swirl about Takata's willingness to declare that its driver-side airbags are just as...Read More»

U.S. Capitol
Feds Get Tough On Airbag Recalls, Demand Full Report From Takata By Tuesday

Recently, several U.S. legislators announced that they wanted a nationwide recall of Takata airbags instead of the regional one that U.S. automakers have implemented. According to Detroit News, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has now gotten into the act, demanding that Takata...Read More»

2015 Mazda Mazda6
2014-2015 Mazda Mazda6 Recalled To Fix Tire Pressure System

Mazda is recalling nearly 100,000 Mazda6 sedans from the 2014 and 2015 model years. According to documents from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (PDF), some of those vehicles may suffer from a problem with their tire pressure monitoring systems, which could increase the risk of an...Read More»

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Honda Failed To Report 1,729 Death & Injury Claims To U.S. Regulators, $35 Million Fine Possible

Last month, we told you that The Center for Auto Safety had accused Honda of under-reporting Takata airbag failures in its vehicles (allegedly because Honda and Takata have such a close working relationship). Around the same time, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration asked Honda to...Read More»

2015 Ford Transit Connect Wagon
2015 Ford Transit Connect Wagon Earns Five-Star Safety Rating

The federal government has crash-tested the 2015 Ford Transit Connect Wagon, and the news is good—with this seven-passenger model achieving top five-star results. It’s especially noteworthy as in its last-generation version, the Ford Transit Connect was strictly a commercial vehicle...Read More»

2014 BMW Z4
2012-2014 BMW 3-Series, 4-Series, X1, X3, Z4 Recalled To Repair Braking System

BMW has issued a recall for select 3-Series, 4-Series, X1, X3, and Z4 vehicles from the 2012, 2013, and 2014 model years. According to documents from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (PDF), some of those vehicles may suffer from flaws in their braking systems. ALSO SEE: 2015 Ford...Read More»

2011 Lexus IS 350 F Sport
Toyota Recalls 2006-2011 Lexus Models To Fix Potential Fire Hazard; 422,509 Vehicles Affected

Toyota has announced an extensive recall of Lexus vehicles from the 2006 to 2011 model years. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (PDF) the recall is meant to fix a potential leak in the fuel system, which could cause the vehicles to catch fire. The...Read More»

U.S. Capitol
Legislators Want Nationwide Recall Of Takata Airbags, Introduce New Whistleblower Protections

By almost any metric, the long, drawn-out, still-evolving Takata airbag recall has been a disaster. But a push to simplify the patchwork of recalls and protect auto industry employees who expose internal problems could alleviate confusion now and prevent similar troubles in the future. For...Read More»

2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible
Volkswagen Beetle, Jetta Recalled For Suspension Problems: 442,000 Vehicles Affected

Volkswagen is recalling select models of the 2011-2013 Volkswagen Jetta and the 2012-2013 Volkswagen Beetle. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (PDF), the recall stems from a flaw in the vehicles' suspension, which could dramatically increase the risk of...Read More»

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