Driving on most New York City Streets will be slower thanks to a new 25 MPH speed limit. Continue Reading...
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General Motors ordered more than 500,000 replacement ignition switches six weeks before it publicly announced its infamous recall campaign. Continue Reading...
The details surrounding the massive Takata airbag recall are coming to light. Continue Reading...
Things keep getting safer for children. In the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) latest round of booster-seat tests 27 newly designed chairs were rated “Best Bet,” the top score available. Continue Reading...
Twenty-fourteen must be the year of the recall. Takata’s massive airbag foible is causing much grief, GM’s ignition fiasco drags on and in addition to all of this there have been myriad smaller safety actions. Adding to the tally, Ford just announced five callbacks. Continue Reading...
In an effort to address a quality issue with hood-latches, Porsche is conducting a voluntary recall of 1,382 Boxster, Cayman and 911 models sold in the US. Continue Reading...
Sometimes safety takes a back seat to horsepower, vehicle design and luxury amenities but when you’re in a crash it’s really the only thing that matters. Continue Reading...
Crossovers have come to dominate the market. In a lot of ways they’re like an invasive, non-native species. Over the years they’ve silently displaced traditional cars, becoming the go-to vehicle for many families. But are they really tantamount to Asian carp, zebra mussels or nutria? Continue Reading...
The number of claims officially approved for payout by General Motors’ compensation fund continues to climb. Continue Reading...
Yesterday we reported about Audi’s A4 recall, which affects some 850,000 cars worldwide. Today we know what the impact is here in the United States. Continue Reading...
Another day, another airbag recall and this time Audi’s taking the heat but not for the reason you probably expect. Continue Reading...
In response to the FIFTH recall of the new Honda Fit the company’s board has cut CEO Takanobu Ito’s pay by a whopping 20 percent! Continue Reading...
Like an addendum to Murphy’s Law, the unforeseen tends to happen when you least expect it; misfortune is like a lot like a combination ninja/cat burglar/stealth bomber. Glance away for a split second and BAM, something bad happens. Continue Reading...
Toyota is conducting a supplemental recall of some 247,000 vehicles to correct a potential airbag issue. Continue Reading...
Chrysler is recalling over 900,000 vehicles worldwide because of defects that could cause fires. Continue Reading...
Do you own an Acura RLX sedan or an MDX crossover? If so you may want to be on the lookout for a notification from Honda. The company is recalling some 43,000 of these vehicles to fix potentially defective seat belts. Continue Reading...
Today Chrysler announced that it will recall roughly 22,100 small cargo vans because the side airbags could inadvertently deploy. Continue Reading...
Ford announced a recall campaign today that will affect approximately 850,050 vehicles. Continue Reading...
Chrysler Group announced a new recall today covering an estimated 349,442 vehicles spanning several nameplates because of possibly defective ignition keys. Continue Reading...
This may come as a shock to some drivers, though hopefully NOT ones with kids. Believe it or not children’s car seats actually have expiration dates, though not because they’re made of dairy products or tuna salad. Continue Reading...
Volkswagen’s popular Jetta sedan just earned Top Safety Pick+ honors from the Insurance Institute for Highway safety. Continue Reading...
Another day, another GM recall. This time the Detroit-based automotive giant is working to fix issues with some natural gas-powered vehicles. Continue Reading...
Roundabout, traffic circle, rotary, gyratory, whatever you call these curving intersections they can be quite confusing to drivers that have never experienced one before. With yield signs, bike lanes and pedestrian crossings there’s a lot going on in a small area and plenty of opportunity to screw things up. But here are a few helpful… Continue Reading...
General Motors’ compensation fund will pay out claims to at least 19 deaths as the team assigned to make those decisions continues to filter through hundreds of applications. Continue Reading...