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GM's 2014 Recall Tally Tops 30 Million With Recall Of Cadillac Escalade, Chevrolet Silverado, More
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»

2014 Mercedes-Benz E250 BlueTec
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»

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