Volkswagen AG to Sell 2015 Diesel Cars in US After EPA Approval

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) have cleared the way for Volkswagen AG to sell its 2015 model year diesel cars in the United States. Sales of new and certified used diesel-powered vehicles were halted here in 2015 after the German auto manufacturer admitted it had rigged its vehicles to pass stringent U.S. emissions pollution tests.  The Volkswagen scandal is expected … Read More

2017 Ford Edge Vehicles Recalled for Windshield Header Welds

A recall for 111 2017 Ford Edge vehicles was issued this week due to an improperly welded windshield that may reduce the structural integrity of the vehicle. The problem involves missing welds in the windshield’s header portion of the body sheet metal. Ford says that this may reduce the lateral structural integrity of the car. Owners of these vehicles may also … Read More

Ford Recalls Fiesta, Fusion and Lincoln MKZ for Faulty Door Latches

Dearborn, Michigan (March 29, 2017) — Another 211,000 vehicles with faulty door latches are being recalled by Ford Motor Company, but the auto maker says there are no reported injuries to date. The vehicles affected by the recall are the 2014 Ford Fiesta, the 2013 and 2014 Ford Fusion and the 2013 to 2014 Lincoln MKZ. The American car manufacturer … Read More

FORD RECALL: Ford Escape, Fiesta ST, Fusion, Transit Connect for Fire Risk

DEARBORN, Mich., (March 29, 2017) – Reports of 29 fires associated with several Ford model cars has resulted in a recall of nearly a quarter of a million vehicles in the United States and Canada. Roughly 230,000 vehicles are being recalled by Ford Motor Company due to a fire risk under the hood of certain vehicles such as the 2013 … Read More

Nissan Recalls 56,000 Murano Cars Due to Fire Risk, Power Steering Fluid Leak

Roughly 56,000 vehicles have been recalled by Nissan North America due to a fire risk caused by leaking power steering fluid due to a faulty hose clamp. The vehicles subject to the recall are the 2013 to 2014 Murano vehicles. The automaker says the clamp may loosen causing the hose to detach and power steering fluid to leak out. This could lead … Read More

2011, 2012, 2013 Ford Edge SUV Owners Complain Doors Open Unexpectedly

Despite some 2,700 complaints and 33,000 warranty claims —  about door ajar warning lights that won’t shut off, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, has decided not to seek a recall from Ford for its 2011 to 2013 Ford Edge SUVs. Indeed, the U.S. safety regulators conducted an investigation into the claim that the door-open light wouldn’t turn off or doors … Read More

Maserati Recalls 3,300 2017 Levante SUVs for Transmission Problems

Roughly 3,300 2017 Maserati Levante SUVs are being recalled due to an engine software glitch that could cause the transmission to slip into neutral or be shut off completely without warning, according to an announcement this week by Maserati. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V., owns the Maserati brand which sells about 30,000 cars worldwide. The  SUV is the first for the Maserati brand and … Read More

Shelby GT350 Mustang Owners Sue Ford Motor Co. in Class Action Lawsuit

A class-action lawsuit was filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Miami, Florida against the Ford Motor Co. by a small group of disgruntled Shelby GT350 Mustang owners who say their 2016 high-performance cars overheat and lose power on the track. The iconic limited-edition vehicles were allegedly marketed to consumers who bought them for their enhanced performance needed for track … Read More

Polaris Recalls 19,200 ATVs for Injury and Fire Risk (Sportsman 850, 1000)

After receiving reports about 793 incidents involving defective side panels, including 47 fires and four minor burn injuries, Polaris Industries Inc. has issued a recall for 19,200 All Terrain Vehicles (ATV), according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Related: Polaris 2016 ATV recall The vehicles involved are all 2015 and 2016 Sportsman 850 and 1000 ATV. If you own one … Read More

Hyundai Recalls 190 2017 Santa Fe Sports for Tire Pressure System Problem

Roughly 190 owners of the 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport will be alerted later this month by Hyundai Motor America about a recall due to a problem with the vehicle’s tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS). This system’s mode may have not been set correctly during assembly of the vehicles. Owners of these vehicles would not be alerted in the event of … Read More

Hyundai, Kia Problems, Complaints and Lemon Law Claims

South Korean automaker Hyundai Motor, and its sister company Kia Motors Corp., are together the world’s fifth-largest vehicle manufacturer with global sales projected at 8.2 million vehicles in 2017 Sales in the United States account for roughly 760,000 vehicles. One of the reasons buyers choose Hyundai or Kia brands is because of the manufacturer’s impressive 10 year/100,000 mile warranty. This … Read More

BMW Expands 2016 Driveshaft Recall by 134,000 SUVs

BMW has announced it will recall an additional 134,000 SUVs due to a defective driveshaft joint, expanding on an earlier 2016 recall of 21,000 vehicles for the same issue, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The German automaker states that the driveshaft’s failure can cause the vehicles to stop moving due to excessive wear and tear caused by … Read More