| Aug 6, 2014
Vehicles Affected: More than 260 model-year 2014 Toyota Sienna minivans manufactured between June 17 and 24, 2014 The Problem: The protective cable sleeve of the shift control cable may have been damaged during assembly; this could cause the control...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 4:53 PM
Glendale police officers will conduct a DUI checkpoint from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Saturday at an undisclosed location.
Officers will be looking for signs of alcohol and/or drug impairment, and they will be checking that motorists have their driver’...
| 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 9, 2014
| 3:09 PM
Thumbs up to New England drivers, who, according to a new ranking from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, are the best behind the wheel in the nation. The top drivers are those in Vermont, with Connecticut coming in a respectable...
| 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
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 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 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...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 5:16 PM
Many teens are driving cars that are poorly matched to their driving skills, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
The institute released its first list of recommended used vehicles for teens Wednesday after finding in a survey of 500...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 5:46 PM
In the aftermath of her son's death by heatstroke, a Ridgefield mom decided to share lessons learned from 15-month-old Ben.
Lindsey Rogers-Seitz has started a blog called "The Gift of Ben" in honor of her son, who died July 7 after he was left in the...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 3:56 PM
Under pressure from U.S. safety regulators, Graco Children's Products is recalling 1.9 million infant car seats in what is now the largest seat recall in American history.
Graco announced the recall Tuesday, ending a five-month battle between the...