Nearly 140,000 Recalled GM Vehicles are Missing

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Nearly 140,000 Recalled GM Vehicles are Missing
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GM is mired in a recall debacle the likes of which this industry has never faced before. But things just keep getting worse for the Detroit-based automaker. Now they can’t find nearly 140,000 cars and trucks that are subject to their ignition-switch call-back. Continue Reading...

BMW Fined $3 Million for Delays in Reporting Defects

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BMW Fined $3 Million for Delays in Reporting Defects
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BMW has been charged with a U.S. civil penalty for a failure to report auto-safety defects and recalls in a timely manner for approximately 338,700 vehicles in 2010. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), BMW was reviewed in 2010 when the German automaker routinely did not disclose enough information regarding defects and… Continue Reading...

2011 Chevrolet Cruze With Detached Steering Wheel Caught On Video

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2011 Chevrolet Cruze With Detached Steering Wheel Caught On Video
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While we reported on the recall regarding the Chevrolet Cruze and its defective steering wheel issue, we didn’t realize just how severe the problem was until we saw video of the defect, and the very real consequences it could pose. A Youtube user uploaded a video of one of the vehicles, which shows the steering… Continue Reading...

Chevrolet Cruze Recalled Due To Steering Defect

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Chevrolet Cruze Recalled Due To Steering Defect
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General Motors will recall 2,100 Chevrolet Cruze sedans after a steering wheel came loose from the car’s steering column recently. General Motors claims that no injuries resulted from the problem, and a bolt that was not properly installed was the culprit. “We made a mistake, but we’re confident that we’ve got it fixed,” said GM… Continue Reading...

Range Rover Owned In China Returns Vehicle Via Donkey

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Range Rover Owned In China Returns Vehicle Via Donkey
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Although the destroyed Chinese Lamborghini will forever linger in the minds of car enthusiasts bemused by the antics of spoiled owners, a Range Rover driver decided to take a less apoplectic approach and simply returned his Range Rover by towing it to the dealership with two donkeys. Dissatisfied after his Rover broke down 6 times in one… Continue Reading...

Report: Toyota Engine Complaints First Surfaced In 2007

Report: Toyota Engine Complaints First Surfaced In 2007
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A recall of more than 100,000 Toyota and Lexus vehicles this past week was originally known about in 2007, after complaints regarding the defective valve springs began to surface at that time. So far, Toyota has only listed a vague explanation for the defect, with a company spokeswoman stating that “The problem occurs when foreign… Continue Reading...