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Automakers to recall 5M vehicles for another air bag problem
Automakers to recall 5M vehicles for another air bag problem Cars February 4, 2016
Another problem with air bags -- andthis one is resulting in recalls of up to 5 million vehicles worldwide. Continental…
New Takata air bag recall includes 5 million more U.S. vehicles
New Takata air bag recall includes 5 million more U.S. vehicles Auto Recalls January 23, 2016
U.S. regulatorsannounced on Friday that a new recall has been issued forabout fivemillion vehicles with potentially defective Takataair bags --…
Fiat Chrysler issues recall for 389,000 vehicles (again), due to potential fire hazard
Fiat Chrysler issues recall for 389,000 vehicles (again), due to potential fire hazard Cars January 15, 2016
If you own a 2011 or 2012Jeep Grand Cherokeeor Dodge Durango, you might need to bring it in for repair…
BMW fined $40M for violating recall requirements
BMW fined $40M for violating recall requirements Cars December 22, 2015
Automaker BMW is in some serious trouble for failing to issue timely recalls surroundinglate-model Mini Cooper vehicles, specifically 2014 and…
Recalled airbag shortage causing some customers to take drastic measures
Recalled airbag shortage causing some customers to take drastic measures Cars December 11, 2015
ROCKLEDGE, Fla. — A defective airbag recall has left millions of car owners waiting forreplacements with no delivery date in…
5 things to know about the Ford recall of 500,000 vehicles
5 things to know about the Ford recall of 500,000 vehicles Cars November 23, 2015
Ford is recalling nearly a half-million sedans because of a potential issue with the fuel tanks. Here are five things…
Report: 56% of recalled tires still on the road, putting drivers at risk
Report: 56% of recalled tires still on the road, putting drivers at risk Cars October 27, 2015
If you haven't checked the tires on your car in a while, it may be time to take a look.…
Mazda recalls 5 million cars because grease in the ignition can cause a fire
Mazda recalls 5 million cars because grease in the ignition can cause a fire Cars October 23, 2015
Another recall involving millions of cars -- this time, for Mazdas made in the 1990s. What to know about the…
Toyota recalls 6.5M vehicles over risk of melting window switch
Toyota recalls 6.5M vehicles over risk of melting window switch Cars October 21, 2015
Heads up, Toyota drivers: The automaker has announced it is recalling 6.5 million vehicles around the world over a safety…
How to check the safety record of a used car
How to check the safety record of a used car Cars October 4, 2015
Buying a used car? Here's an easy way to check if there are any safety issues or recalls. This link…
After VW recall, EPA will now test all diesel cars to find cheaters
After VW recall, EPA will now test all diesel cars to find cheaters Cars September 23, 2015
So far we know that VW has duped regulators by installing programming on the emission control systems of its ‘clean…
Volkswagen issues partial stop of diesel sales
Volkswagen issues partial stop of diesel sales Cars September 22, 2015
Car buyers in the market for a new diesel Volkswagen may have a difficult time going forward with their purchase…
Recall alert: Michelin recalls truck, RV tires
Recall alert: Michelin recalls truck, RV tires Cars August 31, 2015
Michelin is issuing a safety recall for what it calls commercial light truck tires. The tires are commonly used on…
Chrysler recalls several Jeeps and other vehicles over hijack threat
Chrysler recalls several Jeeps and other vehicles over hijack threat Cars July 25, 2015
Chrysler announced Friday that it is recalling 1.4 million cars due to a security flaw that makes them vulnerable to…
Defective cars could be available for rent
Defective cars could be available for rent Cars July 21, 2015
Cally Houck’s daughters Raechel and Jacqueline died in a crash while driving a rental car in California 10 years ago.…
New app warns you of imminent car failure
New app warns you of imminent car failure Auto Recalls May 18, 2015
TRANSCRIPT: I'd love it if there would be a system that would tell me when my car is starting to…
Get notified for auto recalls on your model
Get notified for auto recalls on your model Auto Recalls May 12, 2015
Related article: Easy Way To Stay on Top of Auto Recalls TRANSCRIPT: This is really neat. Do you know many…
Get cheap repairs with “secret” car warranties
Get cheap repairs with “secret” car warranties Cars November 14, 2014
Vehicle recalls get a lot of publicity in the news, but too often people just ignore them in their daily…
Check this website before you buy a car
Check this website before you buy a car Cars November 6, 2014
For safety, check this website before you buy a new or used car. And if your broken vehicle is out…
Major used car dealer selling recalled cars
Major used car dealer selling recalled cars Cars July 27, 2014
America's dominant used car seller offers a no-pressure way to sell or buy a car. But let the buyer beware…
GM fesses up about ignition key defect that killed 13 people
GM fesses up about ignition key defect that killed 13 people Cars February 27, 2014
After the untimely death of 13 people, GM has finally fessed up about a manufacturing defect that lead to airbags…
How to find the best auto repair shops
How to find the best auto repair shops Cars January 17, 2014
When the chips are down and you need a car repair, where's the best place to get it done?Back in…
Ford makes amends for inflating EPA estimates
Ford makes amends for inflating EPA estimates Cars September 16, 2013
Purchased a new fuel-efficient car from Ford recently? You might be eligible for restitution because the automaker was inflating fuel…
Deals on new and used cars
Deals on new and used cars Cars September 5, 2013
You can find a deal on a new or used car! With the average cost of cars right around $32,000,…
Ford to pay customers over inflated fuel economy stats
Ford to pay customers over inflated fuel economy stats Cars August 20, 2013
Ford 2013 C-Max hybrid crossover owners will receive monetary compensation for the difference between advertised fuel economy numbers and the…
Rent your car for extra cash
Rent your car for extra cash Cars June 27, 2013
Do you have a spare vehicle sitting around collecting dust? Try renting it out.Kiplinger magazine reports there are several websites…
Rent your car for extra cash
Len Penzo’s Consumer Blog on ClarkHoward.com Money & Credit April 18, 2013
Why Some Who Cut Expenses to the Bone Still Can't Make Ends Meet by Len Penzo of Len Penzo dot…
The most important safety feature on a car
The most important safety feature on a car Cars March 26, 2013
When it comes to buying used cars, there's one safety feature a lot of buyers overlook that could mean the…
The most important safety feature on a car
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Rental car agencies adopt new policy on recalled vehicles
Rental car agencies adopt new policy on recalled vehicles Cars October 2, 2012
The nation's five major car rental companies have agreed to no longer sell or lease vehicles that have been recalled…
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