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  • GM expands ignition recall, takes $1.3 billion charge, suspends 2 engineers

    DETROIT General Motors Co. will expand its ignition-switch recall to more than 2 million cars to fix additional faulty parts, adding to a growing cost that GM now says will lower first-quarter earnings by $1.3 billion. The news came on the same day the...
  • BMW to recall more than 156,000 vehicles in U.S.

    (Reuters) - German carmaker BMW said it would voluntarily recall more than 156,000 vehicles in the United States, including its popular 3 Series compact sedan, to check for potentially defective bolts that could lead to engine damage. BMW said it would...
  • Emissions Deadline Extended For G.M. Cars Subject To Recall

    Emissions Deadline Extended For G.M. Cars Subject To Recall
    Owners of General Motors cars under recall for ignition problems will have the due date for their emissions test extended under a plan announced by the Malloy administration on Wednesday. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Department of Motor Vehicles...
  • Congress turns GM probe focus to engineers, considers legislation

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers investigating General Motors' slow recall of 2.6 million cars are zeroing in on engineers and others who may have been aware of problems with ignition switches linked to at least 13 deaths. One month after...
  • Recall Alert: 2009-2010 Toyota Corolla, Matrix, Tacoma, 2008-2010 Toyota Highlander, 2006-2008 Toyota RAV4, 2006-2010 Toyota Yaris

     
    Vehicles Affected: Approximately 1.3 million Toyota vehicles including model-year 2009-2010 Corolla, 2009-2010 Matrix, 2009-2010 Tacoma, 2008-2010 Highlander, 2006-2008 RAV4 and 2006-2010 Yaris The Problem: Electrical connections to a spiral cable...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Take The Pledge To Steer Teens Away From Distracted Driving

    Before the widespread use of cell phones, a parent's main concern was teenagers driving drunk. Unfortunately, today's teens engage in the more frequent and dangerous behavior of texting while behind the wheel, often with tragic consequences. New Country...
  • With massive Toyota recall, automakers on pace to break record

    With massive Toyota recall, automakers on pace to break record
    Toyota Motor Corp. will recall more than 6 million vehicles worldwide to fix a variety of problems, including a wiring issue that might disable airbags and a glitch that could trigger the driver’s seat in some cars to suddenly shift. It’s...
  • NHTSA fines GM for not turning over information for recall probe

    Federal regulators have fined General Motors Co. $28,000 for missing a deadline to turn over key information about a faulty ignition switch linked to 13 deaths and the recall of 2.6 million vehicles globally. Regulators will continue to fine the...
  • Automobile recalls are on pace to break recent highs

    Automakers are on a torrid recall pace this year. Car companies have recalled about 11 million vehicles in the U.S. so far this year. General Motors Co. has called back the most: 6 million, including more than 2 million for an ignition switch issue...
  • Honda, Kia, Mazda SUVs flunk crash test, demoted by Consumer Reports

    Honda, Kia, Mazda SUVs flunk crash test, demoted by Consumer Reports
    Some of the country’s most popular midsize sport utility vehicles flunked a recent series of crash tests, leading the influential magazine Consumer Reports to pull its coveted "recommended" rating for three of the vehicles. The independant...
  • Evenflo recalls 1.37 million car seats for issue with harness buckle

     
    Filed under: Recalls, SafetyOne month ago, it was Graco car seats that were in our headlines, following a 4.2-million-unit recall over reports of parents having to cut their children out of the seats after the buckles seized. Now, Graco's competitor,...