| Aug 7, 2013
| 11:38 AM
Toyota announced Wednesday that it is voluntarily recalling approximately 342,000 of its midsize Tacoma pickup trucks to fix an issue with the seat belts.
The recall affects Tacoma Access Cab trucks from the 2004 through 2011 model years.
At issue are...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 2:30 PM
On a hot August evening nearly 48 years ago, Rena Price was at home in South Los Angeles when she was summoned with alarming news: A few blocks away, one of her sons, Marquette Frye, had been stopped by California Highway Patrol officers after driving...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 10:28 AM
Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. Inc. is recalling about 209,000 of its FJ Cruiser sport utility vehicles because of a problem involving seat belt retractors.
Toyota said the seat belt retractors for the driver and front passenger seat belts are mounted in the...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 10:07 AM
Chrysler Group is recalling more than 370,000 trucks and SUVs to fix a problem with the vehicles' rear axle.
The recall affects 2009 Dodge Durango and Chrysler Aspen SUVs, 2009-11 Dodge Dakota trucks and 2009-12 Ram 1500 trucks. Of the vehicles...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 11:58 AM
General Motors announced a pair of recalls Thursday covering more than 12,000 vehicles.
The first recall is for 8,519 Chevy Malibu sedans from the 2013 model year. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said one or more bolts in the vehicles'...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 8:18 AM
Federal safety regulators have opened a probe, looking at whether airbags are deploying without warning in about 320,000 Honda Odyssey vans from the 2003 and 2004 model years.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said it has received six...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 12:59 PM
In an unusual show of defiance, Chrysler said Tuesday that it would refuse to recall roughly 2.7 million Jeep Grand Cherokees and Liberties for an alleged defect that could cause dangerous fires.
This week, the National Highway Traffic Safety...
| May 14, 2013
| 12:11 PM
Honda's overhaul of its luxury Acura brand will include a redesigned and electric-augmented NSX supercar, which will be built in a $70-million refurbished plant in Marysville, Ohio.
Acura sales in the U.S. were up 14% in the first four months of the...
| May 3, 2013
| 8:59 AM
Toyota is issuing another recall of FJ Cruiser SUVs. This time, the automaker is recalling 11,489 of its model year 2007-2013 Cruisers because of a headlight problem that could blind oncoming drivers.
In March, Toyota recalled 209,000 Cruisers because...
| May 6, 2013
| 8:37 AM
BMW is recalling 42,000 of its model year 2002 and 2003 3-series cars because of front-passenger-side air bags that may not inflate properly in a collision, the automaker said Monday.
BMW is the latest to join a group of five other automakers that...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 11:45 AM
The nation's top auto-safety regulator has escalated and broadened an investigation into sticking floormats in Ford, Lincoln and Mercury vehicles that could cause sudden unintended acceleration.
This week the National Highway Traffic Safety...