Ford recalls 150,000 vehicles due to risk of faulty airbags

Two recalls announced on Thursday by Ford Motor Company affect some 154,000 vehicles due to potentially faulty air bag systems that could pose a risk of serious injury or death. According to a statement released on Ford’s website one of the recalls covers about 153,000 Ford Ranger pickups made between 2004 to 2011. This recall stems from the company’s inability to locate … Read More

Mercedes-Benz Recalls 1.3 Million Vehicles Over Emergency Call Service Failures

Mercedes-Benz is recalling roughly 1.3 million vehicles in the United States due to an ongoing problem with its emergency call system. The eCall service sends emergency medical provider services if there is an accident. However, some owners report it has been sending police and paramedics out the wrong locations. So far there is only a single incident reported in Europe. … Read More

Tesla Recalls 135,000 Model S and Model X Vehicles

Amid pressure from US safety regulators, Tesla Inc. agreed to recall 134,951 Model S and Model X vehicles due to faulty touchscreen displays that pose a potential safety hazard. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that older Tesla vehicles made prior to March 2018, may be at risk of a crash due to touchscreen failures. U.S. auto safety regulators … Read More

Hyundai Recall to Resolve Engine Failure, Fire Risk in 130,000 Vehicles

Hyundai issued a recall last month for roughly 130,000 vehicles in the United States because the engines are at risk of failure. Just one week after the automaker was fined millions by regulators for delaying safety recalls, Hyundai has recalled certain Santa Fe SUVs, Veloster cars and Sonata Hybrid cars. The Korean auto manufacturer has been plagued by engine failure … Read More

2017-2019 Chevrolet Bolt Recall for Fire Risk; Owners Must Park Outside

Owners of certain 2017 to 2019 Chevrolet Bolts are learning of a potential fire risk to their vehicles and now being asked to park them outside and away from their homes. Indeed, due to a fire risk, select Chevrolet Bolt vehicles will need to be repaired before their owners can park them in the garage or near any structure. General … Read More

Electric Vehicles Face Challenges Despite Push to Replace Gas Guzzlers

Electric vehicles are catching the eye of some consumers, but are Americans ready to end their love affair with big cars, SUVs and pickup trucks? Are they going to invest in environmentally-friendly alternatives offered by Tesla, Toyota, Chevrolet and General Motors among others? Politicians see EVs as a solution to climate change, but these vehicles still have a lot to … Read More

Tesla Recalls 9,500 2020 Model Y and 2016 Model X

Some 9,500 Tesla 2020 Model Y and 2016 Model X vehicles are being recalled due to problems linked to the adhesive used in their manufacture. Tesla Inc has recalled the vehicles because roof trim may separate and bolts may not have been tightened properly. Specifically, the recall covers 9,136 Model X cars made for the 2016 model year and 401 … Read More

Recall 375,000 Ford Explorer SUVs for Suspension Problem

Ford will recall more than 375,000 Explorer SUVs in North America to fix a problem with the suspension that is being blamed on 13 collisions. The Ford recall covers Expedition SUVs built between 2013 and 2017 at Ford’s Chicago Assembly Plant from Sept. 4, 2012 to Jan. 25, 2017. The SUVs were sold or registered in 22 states and six … Read More

Toyota Fuel Pump Recall 1.5 Million Vehicles — October 2020

Faulty Fuel Pump May Cause Engines to Stall, Crash Risk A Toyota fuel pump recall announced today will add 1.5 million vehicles to recalls made earlier this year in the United States. The auto manufacturer plans to fix faulty fuel pumps because they could cause the vehicle’s engine to stall. Given this latest news, the recall brings the total number … Read More

Ford 2020 Recall 700K Vehicles have Faulty Backup Camera

Ford Motor Company is issuing a safety compliance recall in North America for more than 700,000 vehicles. The reason is because the backup cameras may suddenly go dark or display distorted images. The Ford 2020 recall affects most 2020 versions of Ford’s F-Series pickup trucks, the 2020 Ford Explorer, Ford Mustang, Ford Transit, Ford Expedition, Ford Escape, Ford Ranger and … Read More

RECALL: Hyundai Warns Car Owners to Park Outside Due to Fire Risk

180K Hyundai Vehicles Recalled Roughly one week after a recall of more than 150,000 Santa Fe SUVs due to a fire risk, the Hyundai Kia Automotive Group has expanded the recall to 180,000 2019 to 2021 Hyundai Tucson models. The problem involves an electrical malfunction in these vehicles that puts them at risk of catching fire. Specifically, the vehicles may … Read More

Volvo Cars Recalls 2.1 Million Vehicles for Seat Belt Repair

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Roughly 2.1 million vehicles manufactured by Volvo Cars worldwide are being recalled as a preventive measure due to a faulty seat belt connection, according to the Associated Press. The automaker discovered that a steel wire which connects the front seat belts may weaken over time with wear and tear. These front seat belts are anchored to the … Read More