| 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 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 6, 2014
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...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 9:00 PM
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...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 8:41 AM
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...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 8:26 AM
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| Sep 21, 2014
| 3:10 PM
General Motors Co is recalling hundreds of thousands of cars over a defect in the parking brake that could cause a fire, a letter by the top U.S. auto safety regulator showed.
The problem occurred with GM's 2013-2015 Cadillac XTS and the 2014-2015...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 10:50 AM
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...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 8:27 AM
Ford Motor Co. has issued a recall for 850,000 cars with airbags that might not deploy in the event of a crash.
The car maker said that some of its 2013 and 2014 Ford C-Max, Fusion and Escape cars, plus some of its Lincoln MKZ luxury cars, have an...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 10:22 AM
Foster Farms is recalling nearly 40,000 pounds of frozen, pre-cooked chicken produced in its Louisiana plant because of potential listeria contamination, federal inspectors said.
The recall is for Chicken Breast Grilled Strips sold in 3.5-pound...