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Takata Fined $14,000 For Each Day It Refuses To Cooperate With Federal Airbag Probe

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

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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... read more February 10, 2015 by


 
2014 Land Rover Range Rover Sport

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... read more February 9, 2015 by


 
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... read more February 9, 2015 by


 
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... read more February 5, 2015 by


 
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... read more February 2, 2015 by


 
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... read more January 28, 2015 by


 
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... read more January 27, 2015 by


 
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)... read more January 26, 2015 by


 
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... read more January 22, 2015 by


 
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... read more January 20, 2015 by


 
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... read more January 12, 2015 by


 
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... read more January 9, 2015 by


 
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... read more January 9, 2015 by


 
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... read more January 5, 2015 by


 
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... read more December 31, 2014 by


 

 
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