| 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 9, 2014
| 5:53 AM
DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors said on Friday it is recalling 269,000 vehicles to fix a variety of defects.
The largest of the five recalls involves 202,115 Saturn Vue crossovers from model years 2002-2004 to replace faulty ignition cylinders. GM...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 3:20 PM
More than half the first claims submitted in just one week to Kenneth Feinberg related to deaths and injuries possibly tied to General Motors' defective ignition switches are from families who say one of their members died.
Separately the automaker...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 1:43 PM
The Department of Justice is investigating whether the legal department of General Motors Co. concealed evidence from safety regulators about defective ignition switches that have been linked to at least 13 deaths and more than 50 crashes.
| Aug 25, 2014
| 8:49 AM
Happy Monday! If you're looking for good news, you've come to the wrong place. If you want the dirt on the latest scams, accusations of fraud, recalls and other consumer news, read on for a summary of what the Watchdog dug up last week, from the high cost...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 3:35 PM
Survivors have filed about 100 claims for loved ones killed in one of 2.6 million recalled General Motors cars, according to a spokeswoman for Ken Feinberg, administrator of the automaker's compensation fund.
As of Friday, claims also were filed by 184...
| 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 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 31, 2014
| 7:30 AM
While General Motors appears to have weathered the biggest safety and recall crisis in its history – staying profitable and selling more cars – the prices of used cars linked to the defect behind the scandal have plunged.
| Jul 29, 2014
| 7:44 PM
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Best Buy are warning consumers that 10 different recalled products continued to be sold or were resold by Best Buy, Magnolia stores and liquidators Best Buy Private Auction, CowBoom and...
| Aug 20, 2014
Used-car shoppers: Want to know if your prospective car has any recalls that haven't been done? After all, about 1 in 4 recalled cars never get their recall work done, which could stick future owners with potential safety hazards. More......