Ford Sudden-Downshift Recall Could Expand to 1.3 Million Vehicles

A recall by Ford in 2016 for certain  Ford and Lincoln vehicles could expand from 153,000 to 1,375,577 vehicles, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Federal safety regulators are investigating the problem and will determine what should be done about a downshifting problem that initially affected 153,000 model year 2016 vehicles: Ford F-150 pickups, Ford Expedition SUVs, Lincoln … Read More

Lamborghini Veneno, Roadsters and Aventadors Recalled Engine Fire Risk

Owners of certain Lamborghini vehicles may reconsider revving their engines after they learn it may cause an engine fire. If you are one of the 12 people who own a $4 million Lamborghini Veneno supercar you should know the vehicle has been recalled due to a potential fire risk and revving the engine at idle may set off a fire. … Read More

Delia Robles Death 11th in United States Linked to Defective Takata Airbags

A 50-year-old Corona woman died in a collision in Riverside on Sept. 30, but now her death is being linked to a faulty Takata airbag, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports. The NHTSA confirmed Thursday that a ruptured air bag inflator was the reason for Delia Robles’ death last month. Her death is the 11th in the United States … Read More

5 Million Airbag Control Units Recalled by Continental Automotive

At least nine injuries have been linked to an electronic defect in airbags manufactured by Hannover, German manufacturer Continental Automotive Systems prompting a recall of 5 million vehicles worldwide among several manufacturers including Honda, Fiat Chrysler and Mercedes Benz. Roughly 1.5 million to 2 million of the vehicles subject to recall are expected to be in the United States. The … Read More

Tesla Motors Launches Model X Amid Possibility of Takata Air Bag Recall

FREMONT, California (September 29, 2015) —  In the same week that Tesla Motors launches its newest electric crossover car the Model X at its Fremont headquarters, the Tesla brand has also been identified as one of seven car makers using Takata air bags that could be potentially defective and subjected to recall. The  National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) has … Read More