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  • Quality control is missing in manufacturing automobiles

    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   Follow the Editorial Board on...
  • Recall Alert: 2011-2013 Chevrolet Caprice, 2008-2009 Pontiac G8

     
    Vehicles Affected: More than 47,000 model-year 2011-13 Chevrolet Caprice and 2008-09 Pontiac G8 sedans The Problem: According to The Detroit News, there is a risk under certain conditions that the driver's knee may bump the ignition key and...
  • Questions Car Safety Recalls

    What is going on with quality control in the automobile industry? GM is recalling another 524,834 cars and stopping the sale of two new truck models [Oct. 4, news, "More GM Recalls; Sales Of 2 Trucks Stop"]. These actions are in addition to the previous...
  • Inquiry launched in possible Ford Fusion, Lincoln MKZ steering defect

    Inquiry launched in possible Ford Fusion, Lincoln MKZ steering defect
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation into a potential steering defect in Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ vehicles from the 2010 through 2012 model years. The inquiry covers about 940,000 cars, including the...
  • App: Slice, a new shopping assistant

    Slice, a free shopping assistant, can save you money. The app connects with e-receipts in your email to monitor the items you bought and to track their shipping. It will also notify you when stores reduce prices on items you like. Slice gives you an...
  • Bravo! pet foods and Kong Aussie Sticks dog treats recalled

    Bravo! pet foods and Kong Aussie Sticks dog treats recalled
    Two companies recalled pet food or treats from the market over the weekend Bravo! pet foods and Kong Aussie Sticks dog treats because of possible health-safety issues. Bravo! recalled select lots of turkey and chicken pet foods for dogs and cats...
  • Takata air bag safety questioned after supplier changes design

    Takata air bag safety questioned after supplier changes design
    TOKYO/DETROIT (Reuters) - Takata Corp has modified the composition of an air bag propellant that contains a volatile chemical at the center of a recall of millions of cars worldwide, the company told Reuters. A Takata official, who did not want to be...
  • Survey: Recalls Influence Car Shoppers

     
    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......
  • Prices and wait times up, rental car satisfaction down, study shows

    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....
  • Peer-to-Peer Services Combine Car-Sharing With Airport Parking

     
    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......
  • Recall Alert: 2001-2006 Honda, Acura Vehicles

     
    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...