| Nov 10, 2014
If you're weary of the nonstop recall coverage lately, we don't blame you. It's been an unprecedented year for them. Tallying recalls is a dubious task, given the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's counts a vehicle recall as anything from......
| Nov 11, 2014
| 1:05 AM
You're not happier with your rental car experience, but you're not significantly unhappier either.
That is one of the findings of a new study that shows that after years of steady increases, rental car customer satisfaction has hit a plateau....
| Nov 10, 2014
Want to offset some of that vacation cost or make a few extra bucks while on a business trip? Enter FlightCar, a sort of Airbnb for your ride. The San Francisco-based company launched at San Francisco International Airport in February......
| Nov 7, 2014
Vehicles Affected: An unspecified number of model-year 2001-05 Honda Civic cars; 2003-04 Civic compressed natural gas cars and Element crossovers; 2002-05 CR-V crossovers; 2002-04 Odyssey minivans; 2003-05 Accord cars, Pilot crossovers, Civic Hybrid...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 5:00 AM
General Motors is offering $25 gift cards to owners of recalled vehicles to encourage them to visit their dealers and get defective parts repaired or replaced.
The company last week began sending notices to "several hundred thousand" vehicle owners, a...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 8:51 AM
DETROIT (Reuters) - Chrysler Group on Thursday announced two global recalls of more than 900,000 cars and SUVs combined for problems that could cause fires.
Chrysler, a unit of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles , is recalling about 470,000 cars and SUVs globally...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 9:15 AM
Toyota Motor Corp. will recall about 1.7 million vehicles globally, including 423,000 of its high-end Lexus models in the U.S. to fix a potential fuel leak that could cause a fire.
Toyota discovered the fuel system problem after years of complaints about...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 10:19 AM
Chrysler Group said it is recalling 2014 model year Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee SUVs to fix a potential problem with the airbag safety system.
The recall covers 184,215 vehicles globally, including 126,772 in the U.S.
An electronic unit in...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 1:01 PM
Mitsubishi is recalling nearly 166,000 vehicles in the U.S. to correct a defect that can cause stalling.
The recall affects Lancer, Lancer Evolution and Outlander models from 2008-11, Lancer Sportback models from 2009-11, and the 2011 Outlander Sport,...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 11:52 AM
The frequent recall of defective automobiles during the past few years leads me to believe that quality control during the manufacturing process is a thing of the past. How sad.
— Mike Koskiewicz, Chicago
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| Oct 31, 2014
| 10:40 AM
The national law firm that negotiated one of the largest class-action settlements ever against an automaker has filed suit against Japanese auto parts supplier Takata Corp. and Honda Motor Co. over the installation of faulty air bag inflators in...