| Jul 15, 2012
| 3:29 PM
Ford is recalling more than 10,000 2013 Escape crossover vehicles to fix a carpet issue that could give drivers a problem reaching the brake pedal.
The recalled vehicles, manufactured from March 8 through June 7, feature mispositioned carpet padding in...
| 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...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 1:50 PM
When it comes to recalls, General Motors wasn't having a particularly good day Wednesday, though it wasn't as bad as Toyota's recall of nearly 700,000 Prius cars.
GM has announced that it is recalling four models across three of its brands.
| Oct 2, 2012
| 11:04 AM
Pricey gasoline is brutal on the wallet, but it may also be lifesaving for certain drivers, namely penny-pinching teenagers who have scaled back on their drunk-driving habits.
The number of high school students who say they’ve gotten behind the...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 10:47 AM
Toyota's Scion division announced Wednesday that it will be recalling some 11,200 of its tiny iQ microcar to inspect a crucial component of the front passenger airbag system.
The bigger news here is that Scion has sold 11,200 iQs at all.
| Jun 18, 2012
| 10:51 AM
Government safety regulators are investigating 1.4 million Toyota vehicles – including the country’s most popular car, the Camry – after more than 100 reports of fires.
On Monday, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 11:26 AM
Concerns that Chevrolet Cruzes could catch fire has caused General Motors to recall more than 475,000 of the popular compact sedans, the automaker said Friday.
The recall includes 413,418 vehicles in the U.S., more than 60,000 cars in Canada and...
| 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'...
| Jul 20, 2010
| 8:08 PM
A federal grand jury investigating Toyota Motor Corp. is expanding its inquiry into the automaker's handling of safety issues, subpoenaing documents dealing with defects unrelated to sudden acceleration.
The Japanese automaker disclosed Tuesday that a...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Matthew Broderick plays Ferris Bueller again for a Super Bowl ad. That's what it appears will happen from a new 10 second teaser online that show's Matthew Broderick evoking a line from "Ferris Bueller's Day Off."...