| Jul 11, 2014
| 9:53 AM
Chrysler Group is recalling about 895,000 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango sport-utility vehicles because of a wiring problem that could start a fire.
The automaker said if one of these vehicles needs a repair that includes servicing the vanity...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 8:04 AM
With a massive recall involving air bags Monday, the auto industry has broken the U.S. annual record for safety recalls in less than half a year.
The problematic part, made by Takata Corp., is used in millions of vehicles made by half a dozen...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 9:10 AM
This year’s record wave of automotive recalls continued Tuesday with Ford Motor Co. calling back about 101,000 vehicles in North America -- including its Edge and Flex sport-utility vehicles, for a variety of problems.
This latest action...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 6:21 PM
General Motors has talked a lot lately about how sorry it is for being slow to recall vehicles for potentially deadly defects and how concerned it is about customer safety.
Yet until the Watchdog drove onto the scene, Jeniffer Montero couldn't get a...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 2:11 PM
Health Matters America is recalling Organic Sprouted Chia Seed Powder and Sprouted Chia-Flax Seed Powder because of possible salmonella contamination. The products were sold through distributors, retailers and through internet sales in Florida and other...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 6:24 PM
If you're spending your long holiday weekend strolling through used car lots, here's something else to ask your salesman while you're kicking the tires.
Is this car under any recalls?
You'd think a dealer would have to fix a recall defect on a used...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 11:35 AM
TOKYO/DETROIT (Reuters) - Honda Motor Co 7267.T and other Japanese automakers on Monday recalled almost 3 million cars with potentially explosive air bags supplied by Takata Corp 7312.T, bringing the total recall so far to about 10.5 million vehicles over...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 10:38 AM
Nearly a dozen car-safety groups and a U.S. senator are asking the Federal Trade Commission to investigate CarMax, the biggest seller of used cars nationally.
In a petition filed with the FTC Tuesday, the groups allege that CarMax engages in deceptive...
| Jun 22, 2014
Andrew Quinn owns a 2006 Saturn Ion. His older brothers also drive Saturn Ions and so does his dad.
Their loyalty, though, to Saturn and to General Motors, which stopped producing the brand in 2009, is being tested by the safety recalls and the slow...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 4:48 PM
General Motors Co. has told Chevrolet dealers to stop selling 2013-14 Chevy Cruze sedans because of an air bag problem.
Some vehicles have a driver's-side airbag inflator that was assembled with an incorrect part, GM spokesman James Cain said.
| Jun 24, 2014
| 12:21 PM
Kraft is recalling a batch of Velveeta cheese shipped to Walmart in the Midwest because it doesn't contain enough of a specific preservative and can spoil too fast, potentially causing a food borne illness, the company said June 19. The cheese product was...