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  • Hyundai recalls 883k Sonatas over detaching shift cable

     
    Filed under: Sedan, Recalls, Hyundai There are plenty of things that can go wrong in a car, some more vital than others. Automakers try their best to make sure they don't, but things slip through, like the shift cables on the Hyundai Sonata. Hyundai and...
  • Safety group lists best used cars for teen drivers

    Safety group lists best 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...
  • GM recalls 700,000 cars, including Camaro, Silverado, Cadillac CTS

    GM recalls 700,000 cars, including Camaro, Silverado, Cadillac CTS
    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...
  • Megabus launching service to Orlando, Tampa

    Megabus launching service to Orlando, Tampa
    Megabus.com, the bus company known for its $1 one-way fares, plans its first stop in Greater Fort Lauderdale. Megabus will offer daily service from Hollywood to Orlando and Tampa beginning Aug. 7 — about four hours to Orlando and about five...
  • Recall Alert: 2013-2014 Chevrolet Caprice, 2014 Chevrolet SS

     
    Vehicles Affected: Nearly 5,000 model-year 2013-14 Chevrolet Caprice police vehicles manufactured between June 7, 2013, and May 29, 2014, and model-year 2014 SS sedans manufactured between Sept. 13, 2013, and March 4, 2014 The Problem: The windshield...
  • No heads have rolled at NHTSA over GM ignition switch recall scandal

     
    Filed under: Government/Legal, Hirings/Firings/Layoffs, Recalls, GM At this point, there's little question that General Motors deserves the bulk of the blame for not recalling the millions of vehicles affected by the ignition switch problem earlier than...
  • 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...
  • 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...