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  • Inquiry launched in possible Ford Fusion, Lincoln MKZ steering defect

    Inquiry launched in possible Ford Fusion, Lincoln MKZ steering defect
    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...
  • Recall Alert: 2014 Ford Focus, Escape and 2015 Lincoln MKC

     
    Vehicles Affected: More than 300 model-year 2014 Ford Focus compact cars manufactured between May 1 and May 24, and Escape compact crossovers manufactured on June 6, and model-year 2015 Lincoln MKC luxury compact crossovers manufactured between June 4 and...
  • Recall Alert: 2013-2014 Dodge SRT Viper

     
    Vehicles Affected: More than 1,600 model-year 2013-14 Dodge SRT Viper supercars manufactured between Nov. 28, 2012, and June 26, 2014 The Problem: Due to inaccurate seat position sensors, the frontal airbags may deploy with a lower velocity than...
  • Recall Alert: 2013-2015 Chevrolet Spark

     
    Vehicles Affected: Nearly 90,000 model-year 2013-15 Chevrolet Spark subcompact hatchbacks manufactured between Jan. 17, 2012, and July 29, 2014 The Problem: The secondary hood latch may prematurely corrode at the latch pivot, causing the striker to get...
  • Travelers Safety Executive: Don't Bank On Driver-Free Cars Soon

    WINDSOR — Despite this summer's buzz about hands-free driving and even driver-free driving, Travelers Risk Control safety executive Chris Hayes says motorists should plan to keep their eyes on the road for many years. "New technology will help...
  • Recall Alert: 2005-2011 Toyota Tacoma

     
    Vehicles Affected: Nearly 700,000 model-year 2005-11 Toyota Tacoma PreRunner and 4x4 pickup trucks manufactured between Sept. 14, 2009, and Oct. 11, 2010 The Problem: One of the leaf springs may fracture due to stress or corrosion. While being driven,...
  • GM ignition-switch death toll, now at 13, likely to grow, NHTSA says

    GM ignition-switch death toll, now at 13, likely to grow, NHTSA says
    General Motors should be prepared to acknowledge that more than 13 people died as a result of faulty ignition switches installed in its vehicles, the head of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said. The company was aware of problems with...
  • Economic impact of traffic accidents? About $1 trillion a year

    Economic impact of traffic accidents? About $1 trillion a year
    Motor vehicle crashes in the U.S. every year have an economic toll of almost $1 trillion. That includes $277 billion in actual cost, and an estimated $594 billion in "harm from the loss of life and the pain and decreased quality of life due to injuries,...
  • Ford recalls 1.1 million SUVs on possible power steering loss

    Ford recalls 1.1 million SUVs on possible power steering loss
    DETROIT (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co said on Thursday it is recalling a total of 1.1 million SUVs in North America for the possible loss of power steering. Ford said 195,527 Explorer SUVs in North America from the 2011 to 2013 model years are to be...
  • Another big recall for GM: 2.7 million vehicles

    Another big recall for GM: 2.7 million vehicles
    General Motors announced another mammoth recall Thursday, this time for 2.7 million vehicles in the U.S., including its Corvette, Malibu sedans, Silverado pickup trucks and millions of older cars. The bulk of the recall involves about 2.4 million 2004-...
  • Auto recalls speed up, are on track to break a record

    Auto recalls speed up, are on track to break a record
    American car owners have been peppered by recall announcements in 2014, as automakers have issued almost 20 million vehicle safety announcements so far this year. No, the world's cars aren't falling apart. But headlines and lawsuits over slow recalls...