| Oct 25, 2013
| 9:48 AM
Facing the potential of paying millions of dollars in punitive damages after losing an Oklahoma sudden acceleration lawsuit, Toyota Motor Corp. quickly reached a settlement with the plaintiffs.
On Thursday, an Oklahoma City jury found that faulty...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 3:44 PM
Costco extended a recall of rotisserie chicken products Thursday from a South San Francisco store because of an outbreak of salmonella that has sickened at least 317 people nationwide.
The recall targets 13,455 units of Kirkland Signature Foster Farms...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 10:45 AM
Toyota announced Thursday that it was voluntarily recalling about 10,000 new cars to fix a faulty windshield wiper switch.
The recall affects the 2013 and 2014 Camry and Camry Hybrid, the 2013 Avalon and Avalon Hybrid, and the 2014 Corolla. Due to a...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 4:09 PM
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has threatened Foster Farms with shutting down the three plants involved in the recent salmonella outbreak, according to a NBC News report Wednesday. And Consumer Reports magazine said that it had tested samples of...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 7:55 AM
Honda will recall 374,000 Odyssey minivans and Acura MDX sport-utilities in the U.S. to fix a problem that can cause the airbags to deploy without warning.
The airbag system in such vehicles can trigger due to electrical interference, the company said....
| Sep 16, 2013
| 1:39 PM
Suzuki is recalling nearly 200,000 vehicles in the U.S. to fix an airbag sensor that could cause it to deploy improperly during an accident.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said the recall affects 193,936 Grand Vitara SUVs from the...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 8:21 AM
Toyota announced Wednesday it was voluntarily recalling about 235,000 vehicles for two separate issues.
The first recall affects the Toyota Highlander Hybrid for 2006-10 and the Lexus RX400h hybrid for 2006-10. Toyota said a component of the hybrid...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 9:20 AM
A new federal auto recall search rule will make it easier for car owners and buyers to figure out whether a vehicle needs fixing.
Under the rule, automakers must provide a free online tool that will allow owners, or shoppers hunting for a used car, to...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 7:54 AM
Nissan has issued a pair of recalls for its new Versa Note compact hatchback to fix problems with bolts installed on several areas of the car.
The first recall is for 7,707 Notes from the 2014 model year for loose or missing bolts for the lower body...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 11:22 AM
BEIJING -- Revelations by a New Zealand dairy company that its exports could contain toxic bacteria have sent shock waves across Asia -- perhaps nowhere more so than in China, where officials announced a recall of potentially tainted powdered milk over...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 8:27 AM
As part of a big recall of almost 200,000 cars – including Chevrolets, Buicks, GMCs, Isuzus and Saabs – General Motors is warning the owners to park outside because an electrical glitch in the driver’s side door might cause the vehicle...