| Oct 28, 2014
| 1:49 PM
The first class-action lawsuit against air bag manufacturer Takata Corp. and several automakers has been filed in Florida.
The law firms of Labaton Sucharow and Baron & Budd filed a complaint late Monday in U.S. District Court for the Southern...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 3:57 PM
Asian automakers remain the go-to source for reliable vehicles, according to Consumer Reports’ latest annual reliability survey, released Monday. And brands that live by cutting-edge infotainment systems also die by them.
Seven of the top 10...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 3:34 PM
The law firm that negotiated a $1.6-billion class action settlement with Toyota in the 2013 sudden acceleration case -- and just filed suit against General Motors over that company's faulty ignition switch -- is now targeting Takata air bags and Honda....
| Oct 23, 2014
| 6:05 PM
The morning of May 29, Corey Burdick was driving to work in his 2001 Honda Civic like he would any other day.
The 26-year-old Eustis father of two boys was heading to his job as a forklift operator.
As he turned from Haselton Street to Orange Avenue,...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 10:40 AM
If you drive a car made in the early 2000s, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration wants you to see your dealer -- right now.
The federal agency issued a rare alert Monday, warning that owners of vehicles fitted with airbags made by Takata...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 7:42 AM
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration now says owners of 7.8 million vehicles fitted with airbags manufactured by Japan's Takata Corp. are in danger, and should have those vehicles seen by their dealers immediately.
The vehicles are at risk...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 11:47 AM
Below is the full list of vehicle makes and models affected by the recall of Takata air bags announced Tuesday by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Defective air bags reportedly spew debris when they inflate. Call your dealer to see if...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 6:08 PM
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued a rare alert to the drivers of more than 4.7 million vehicles with faulty air bags, which may fail to deploy in a crash or explode before any collision.
The federal agency asked owners of the...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The ladies gathered in Rose Honda's West Los Angeles home, faded mementos of their lives laid out on the teak dining table.
There are photos of outings in pin curls, saddle shoes and white gloves. A 1951 United Airlines ticket from Los Angeles to...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 8:32 AM
Q: As winter approaches, I will be storing many motorized "toys" with batteries. These include a garden tractor, three motorcycles, a motorboat and a car.
Can I line up all of the 12-volt batteries and put them on one trickle charger?
I would simply...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 7:07 AM
DETROIT (Reuters) - Honda Motor Co said Monday it is recalling 43,000 Acura luxury models in the United States to fix faulty seat belts.
Honda said front seat belts may not release from the retracted position in very low temperatures below 0 degrees...