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2006-2014 Kia Sedona, 2016 Hyundai Tucson, 2013 Kia Forte recalled: 306,000 vehicles affected
2006-2014 Kia Sedona, 2016 Hyundai Tucson, 2013 Kia Forte recalled: 306,000 vehicles affected

Hyundai and its sibling, Kia, have issued three recalls affecting roughly 306,000 vehicles in the U.S.: RECALL #1: 2006-2014 Kia Sedona UNITS AFFECTED: 219,900 RECALL #2: 2016 Hyundai Tucson UNITS AFFECTED: 81,000 These two recalls stem from a problem with the secondary latch that helps keep the...Read More»

2016 Toyota 4Runner
Toyota orders dealers to disclose Takata airbags on new models

A little over a week ago, we told you that Takata was still producing airbag inflators using potentially deadly ammonium nitrate, and that those devices were still being installed on U.S. vehicles--even though the vehicles will all have to be recalled by 2018 to have the inflators replaced. Now...Read More»

Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk at Tesla Store opening in Westfield Mall, London, Oct 2013
Under pressure, Tesla updates its 'Goodwill Agreement'

On Friday, the auto world once again turned its attention to Tesla Motors and its outspoken CEO, Elon Musk. This time, however, we weren't waiting for an unveiling or news of a new battery, but watching a confrontation between Tesla and an unspecified number of Model S owners, with the National...Read More»

2016 Tesla Model S
Tesla Model S investigated for suspension problems (and Tesla isn't happy about it)

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has begun investigating complaints about suspension problems on the Tesla Model S. The agency is also looking into reports that Tesla Motors asked owners to sign "Goodwill Agreements" that prevent them from speaking with federal regulators...Read More»

2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport
2015-2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport recalled to fix exterior lighting

A day after Jaguar Land Rover recalled more than 50,000 cars and SUVs to replace fatally flawed Takata airbags, the automaker has issued a recall of the 2015-2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport. In this case, however, the vehicle's problem is its exterior lighting system. The National Highway Traffic...Read More»

2011 Land Rover Range Rover
Even more Takata recalls: 563,000 Audi, BMW, Jaguar, Land Rover, Mercedes-Benz vehicles affected

Last week, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration posted a barrage of new recalls related to Takata's fatally flawed airbags. Over the weekend, the agency did so again, affecting cars and SUVs from luxury marques produced by Audi, BMW, Jaguar, Land Rover, and Mercedes-Benz. As with many...Read More»

2013 Nissan Pathfinder
2013-2014 Nissan Pathfinder recalled for brake light problem

Nissan is recalling select 2013 and 2014 Nissan Pathfinder crossovers to fix a problem with the models' brake lights. Nearly 80,000 vehicles registered in the U.S. are affected by the recall. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the Pathfinder's problem is rooted in its...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ
GM issues Takata recall: Cadillac Escalade; Chevrolet Silverado, Tahoe, Suburban; GMC Sierra; more

Yesterday, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration posted recalls affecting nearly 1.5 million U.S. vehicles equipped with Takata's fatally flawed airbags. Soon afterward, Ford added 1.9 million more vehicles to the recall roster. Today, General Motors has issued its own preliminary...Read More»

Toy car accident
Stop talking about 'accidents', start talking about 'collisions'

Despite all the empty rhetoric you might hear on the campaign trail, words still mean things. Some auto safety activists want people to start using the words "collision" and "crash" rather than "accident" to ensure that everyone understands the nature of those events. The distinction might seem...Read More»

2015 Chevrolet Sonic
2013-2016 Chevrolet Sonic, Trax, 2013-2015 Chevrolet Spark recalled for software glitch

General Motors has announced a recall of nearly 318,000 Sonic, Spark, and Trax vehicles from the 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016 model years. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those cars may have a software glitch that could make them more susceptible to theft. The...Read More»

2016 Subaru Outback
Stop-sale & recall issued for 2016-2017 Subaru Legacy due to steering problems

Subaru is recalling and halting the sale of nearly 50,000 Legacy and Outback vehicles from the 2016 and 2017 model years. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles may have serious problems with their steering columns, which could prevent owners from...Read More»

Takata logo (photo by Flickr user jo.schz)
Takata recall expected to swell by 35 - 40 million, announcement could come today

If you're tired of hearing about Takata's fatally flawed airbags, we have some bad news. Though the Takata recall fiasco has fallen out of the headlines in recent weeks--eclipsed by scandals at Volkswagen and Mitsubishi, no doubt--it's about to return in a very big way. How big? Takata-related...Read More»

2016 Nissan Rogue
2014-2016 Nissan Rogue recalled for liftgate corrosion, nearly 109,000 vehicles affected

Nissan is recalling nearly 109,000 Nissan Rogue crossovers from the 2014, 2015, and 2016 model years. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles may have problems with their liftgate supports, which could pose a safety hazard. ALSO SEE...Read More»

2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
GM issues stop-sale, asks owners to stop driving nearly 4,800 Chevrolet, Cadillac, GMC trucks & SUVs

General Motors is recalling nearly 4,800 late-model Cadillac, Chevrolet, and GMC trucks and SUVs to repair a problem with their suspensions, which could increase the risk of accidents. In fact, the problem is so severe that GM has advised owners not to drive their vehicles until they've been...Read More»

2016 Nissan Maxima
3.7 million Nissan, Infiniti, Chevrolet vehicles recalled for passenger airbag problems

Nissan has issued two recalls affecting more than 3.7 million vehicles registered in the U.S. Most are Nissan and Infiniti models, though the Chevrolet City Express van is also included because it's based on the Nissan NV200. CHECK OUT: Hyundai Santa Fe Vs. Honda Pilot: Compare Cars Both recalls...Read More»

2014 Tesla Model S in China
China, UAE shift to autonomous cars, leaving the U.S. behind

The United States has a mature car culture. For decades, private individuals have bought vehicles, automakers have analyzed trends, and regulators have set guidelines for development of new models. Sounds good, right? But there's another way of looking at America's long history with cars: we've...Read More»

2016 Toyota RAV4 SE
Brake-related recall widens to include 2016 Toyota RAV4, Lexus RX350, ES350

Yesterday, we told you about the 2016 Nissan Murano and Maxima, which have been recalled to repair an issue with their braking systems. Now, Toyota is recalling the 2016 Toyota RAV4, Lexus RX350, and Lexus ES350 for exactly the same reason. The underlying causes of both recalls are faulty brake...Read More»

2016 Nissan Maxima
2016 Nissan Murano, Maxima recalled for braking problem

Nissan is recalling more than 12,000 Nissan Murano crossovers and Maxima sedans from the 2016 model year. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says that some of those vehicles may have a problem with their braking systems that could boost the risk of accidents. ALSO SEE: Volkswagen...Read More»

2016 BMW 7-Series
BMW issues recall and stop-sale for 2016 7-Series models

BMW North America has announced a recall and stop-sale of select 7-Series sedans from the 2016 model year. The recall affects more than 6,000 vehicles in the U.S. and stems from a problem with the airbag control module, which was manufactured by Continental. The National Highway Traffic Safety...Read More»

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