| Aug 7, 2014
| 2:22 PM
Hyundai Motor Co will pay a fine of $17.35 million for failing to report a brake defect in timely fashion to U.S. safety regulators, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said on Thursday.
NHTSA said the South Korean automaker delayed a...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 1:50 PM
Hyundai will pay a $17-million federal fine for failing to promptly report a brake problem in Hyundai Genesis cars, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Thursday.
The action by the auto safety agency marks a step up in enforcement....
| Jul 22, 2014
| 8:47 AM
A California packing company has voluntarily recalled fruit sold at Trader Joe's, Costco, Food 4 Less, Foods Co. and Ralphs stores due to the possible contamination of Listeria monocytogenes, CBS News reported. The fruit has not been linked to any...
| 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...
| Aug 1, 2014
General Motors has recalled more than 15 million vehicles worldwide this year for ignition-related defects, but Shelley Hansen still doesn't understand why it hasn't recalled her (VIN) number yet.
GM's massive recalls began in February with 2.6...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 11:50 AM
General Motors announced six safety recalls Wednesday covering 717,950 recent model year vehicles, including Chevrolet Camaros and Silverados, Cadillac CTS and ATS sports sedans, Buick Regals and LaCrosses and other models.
GM has set a record for...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 4:26 PM
Automakers posted one of their best months in years in July.
The car companies sold more than 1.4 million vehicles last month, a 9.1% gain from the same month a year earlier, according to AutoData Corp.
Most of the big automakers posted increases near...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 6:07 PM
General Motors Co. squeezed out a small second-quarter profit — despite setting aside billions of dollars for recall expenses and payouts to crash victims — while Ford Motor Co. reported a large profit for the quarter, helped by a turnaround...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 9:44 AM
Nissan has expanded the number of vehicles recalled as part of an industry-wide problem with defective air bags.
The automaker said Tuesday that 664,628 Nissan and Infiniti vehicles have now been recalled to fix faulty air bag inflators, up from 438,302...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 8:09 AM
TJX Companies is recalling ecoato Sweet Paprika Powder products as they have the potential to be contaminated with salmonella. The specific product being recalled comes in a 160 gram, light green tin package and is marked as lot #8147, with an...
| 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...