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  • Hyundai recalling 419,000 vehicles for three defects

    Hyundai recalling 419,000 vehicles for three defects
    Hyundai is recalling more than 419,000 vehicles to correct three different defects. The largest of the three recalls is for the 2001-06 Santa Fe crossover sport utility vehicle. Hyundai is recalling 225,000 of these models in 21 “salt belt”...
  • Harley-Davidson recalls motorcycles due to ignition problem

    Harley-Davidson recalls motorcycles due to ignition problem
    Harley-Davidson is recalling more than 3,000 motorcycles to fix an ignition switch issue that can cause the bikes to stall and crash, the U.S. National Highway Transportation Safety Administration said on Friday. The U.S. motorcycle maker informed...
  • Automakers post big July sales amid growing consumer confidence

    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...
  • GM car owner felt steered into danger

    General Motors has talked a lot lately about how sorry it is for being slow to recall vehicles for potentially deadly defects and how concerned it is about customer safety. Yet until the Watchdog drove onto the scene, Jeniffer Montero couldn't get a...
  • NHTSA investigating Ford sedans for steering defect

    NHTSA investigating Ford sedans for steering defect
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation into safety issues regarding steering shafts on about 500,000 Ford vehicles. The government auto safety agency said it is concerned that heat shields on certain Fords may...
  • Insurance Institute recommends safest used cars for teen drivers

    Insurance Institute recommends safest used cars for teen drivers
    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...
  • BMW to replace air bags on 3-series cars

    BMW to replace air bags on 3-series cars
    The automobile airbag crisis continues. BMW expanded a May 2013 recall announcement, calling back all of its 3-series cars built between 2000 and 2006. The recall affects as many as 1.6 million vehicles worldwide, 574,000 of them in the United States....
  • Exclusive: GM recalled some cars with problematic switches; others deemed safe

    DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co last month recalled millions of vehicles with three different designs of ignition switches that could accidentally turn off the engine and disable air bags in a crash. But the automaker has concluded that more than...
  • 2014 Kia Soul recalled for loss of steering risk

    2014 Kia Soul recalled for loss of steering risk
    Vehicles Affected: More than 51,600 model-year 2014 Kia Soul cars manufactured between July 21, 2013, and Jan. 17, 2014 The Problem: The plug that secures the pinion gear to the steering gear assembly may loosen due to an improper application of thread-...
  • Subaru, Mitsubishi join other car makers in air bag recall

    Subaru and Mitsubishi are the latest car companies to be hit by the expanding air bag recall crisis. The two Japanese automakers announced independently late last week that some of their cars are equipped with faulty air bags that could explode upon...
  • Hacking experts build device to protect cars from cyber attacks

    Hacking experts build device to protect cars from cyber attacks
    BOSTON (Reuters) - Two security experts who a year ago exposed methods for hacking the Toyota Prius and Ford Escape say they have developed technology that would keep automobiles safe from cyber attacks. At last summer's Def Con hacking conference in Las...