Recent changes to the Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) certified pre-owned vehicle designation has the Center for Auto Safety and five other consumer and safety groups questioning the FTC's commitment to consumer protection.
Last year, most major car companies said they would not sell any used vehicles with open recalls, but the massive Takata airbag recall has made that promise a costly one, as a backlog of vehicles sit awaiting airbag repairs.
The latest round of recalls, announced late last week, will have vehicle owners returning to their dealerships to have the front passenger air bag inflators replaced.
Fiat Chrysler recalled 1.1 million Jeep Grand Cherokees earlier this year due to a similar issue with a different transmission shifter design. The Jeep problem is being blamed for the death of “Star Trek” actor Anton Yelchin, who was crushed in his dr
In total, Volkswagen will spend up to $10 billion compensating consumers. That settlement also includes $2.7 billion for unspecified environmental mitigation and $2 billion to promote zero-emissions vehicles.
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The Department of Transportation continues to ask for the news media and public’s assistance to find the remaining unrepaired vehicles. Drivers of these vehicles should immediately visit SaferCar.gov to check whether their vehicle has any outstanding sa
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General Motors is recalling up to 4.3 million vehicles worldwide to repair an airbag defect that has been linked to one death.
With approximately 50 million used cars sold each year, it is estimated that 75,000 have been repurchased by manufacturers under various state "lemon laws". All 50 states have Lemon Laws which require manufacturers to buy back vehicles from customers...
The NHTSA is warning drivers that certain 2001-2003 Honda and Acura vehicles are equipped with Takata airbags that are at high risk of rupturing during deployment.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) will be paying up to $105 million in fines after a July 2nd hearing with the NHTSA over their handling of 23 recalls affecting over 11 million vehicles. The hearing found that the automaker was slow in responding to...
How do you know if your vehicle is a lemon?
Volkswagen has admitted to using a cheat software that allowed as many as 11 million vehicles equipped with 2.0 liter diesel engines to pass U.S. emissions tests despite emitting more pollutants than legally acceptable.