Volkswagen Recalls Some 2016-2017 Cars

Volkswagen Recalls Some 2016-17 Cars Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2016-2017 CC vehicles. Incorrect front seat head restraints (rests) have been installed in some of the affected vehicles. This manufacturing error may result in the seat occupant’s head being inadequately restrained in the event of a crash. As such, these vehicles […]

Volvo Recalling Certain 2017 Vehicles

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has announced that Volvo Car USA LLC (Volvo) is recalling certain 2017 S60, S60CC, V60, V60 Cross Country, and XC60 vehicles. The affected vehicles have driver and front passenger seat side mounted side air bags (SAB) with inflator initiators that may fail to ignite during a crash. As […]

Ford recalls F-250, F-350, F-450 and F-550 trucks

Ford Motor Company is recalling 2,288 model year 2016 Ford F-250, F-350, F-450, and F-550 trucks manufactured April 5, 2016, to April 11, 2016.The tires installed during assembly of the vehicles may have sustained damage to the inner sidewall, possibly resulting in a loss of air or a tire rupture. A rapid loss of air […]

Automobile Seats Collapse Dangerously

Safety is a big reason people buy certain cars, especially those with children. No one would likely ever buy a car if they knew that the seats collapsed dangerously during a crash. If you think certain cars are safe just because of their reputation you might want to think again and do more research. Notable […]

General Motors Recall

General Motors Recall – Washington, D.C. – February 5, 2016 The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced that General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 and 3500 heavy duty trucks manufactured October 1, 2013, to February 1, 2016, 2015-2016 Chevrolet Tahoe Police Pursuit Vehicles (PPV) manufactured March 1, […]

34 Million US. Automobiles Recalled Due to Serious and Dangerous Defects

34 Million US. automobiles recalled due to serious and dangerous defects. The New York Times has reported that Japanese company Takata, one of the largest suppliers of airbags, denied that its products were defective even as motorists were killed by exploding airbags and automakers around the world recalled millions of cars equipped with its products […]

BMW Recalls Certain Models Due to Air Bag Inflation Issue

BMW Recalls Certain Models Due to Air Bag Inflation Issue BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2015 BMW X5 xDrive 35d Sports Activity Vehicles (SAV) manufactured August 19, 2014, to February 16, 2015, and 2014-2015 BMW X5 xDrive 35i, X5 sDrive 35i, X5 xDrive 50i, Sports Activity Vehicles (SAV) manufactured […]

Tire Safety Recall Alert!

Tire Recall Safety Alert! The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has announced the safety recall of certain Tireco Inc. tires. The tires being recalled are the following Milestar tires: MILESTAR/BD733/225/70R19.5 MILESTAR/BS623/225/70R19.5 Mfr’s Report Date: February 5, 2015 Issue(s): certain size 225/70R19.5, and Milestar BD733 Regional Open Shoulder Drive tires, size 225/70R19.5, manufactured June 9, […]

GM fined $35 million in ignition-switch safety case

General Motors agreed on Friday, May 16, 2014 to pay a $35 million civil penalty for its slow action to address an ignition-switch flaw that has been linked to 13 deaths. The Washington Post  story, written by reporter Michael A. Fletcher states that the fine is the maximum penalty the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration can impose […]