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Ford recalls 285,000 vehicles in North America

Ford recalls 285,000 vehicles in North America

Ford has issued three safety recalls and another two minor compliance ones, mostly over transmission and suspension issues found on some F-Series trucks and certain SUVs. The first recall affects around 202,000 2011-2012 F-150, and 2012 Expedition, Mustang and Lincoln Navigator models, as there is a potential issue with the […]

85 million more Takata airbags might be recalled in the US

85 million more Takata airbags might be recalled in the US

US safety regulators said this week that the recall scale around Takata’s defective airbags could soon reach another dimension. Reuters reported in February that US auto safety regulators were examining whether an additional 70 million to 90 million airbags may endanger drivers. And this week, the National Highway Traffic Safety […]

The mighty Bugatti Veyron gets recalled

The mighty Bugatti Veyron gets recalled

Among so many recalls in the auto industry, you would not expect for a hypercar to be the subject of some engineering faults, but apparently it can happen. Bugatti notified this week the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration over three issues that some “older” Veyrons may have. The first […]

Honda fits older Accords with wrong airbags

Honda fits older Accords with wrong airbags

Honda is recalling some of the older Accord models in the US after it found out it originally installed the incorrect Takata airbags. The safety crisis triggered by Takata’s faulty inflators forced Honda to recall more than 8 million cars in the United States since 2008 to replace the deadly […]

2017 Kia Sportage awarded with Top Safety Pick+ by IIHS

2017 Kia Sportage awarded with Top Safety Pick+ by IIHS

Thanks to a major leap in the safety area, Kia’s small SUV received the highest designation possible from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Kia brought major improvements in all areas to its new Sportage compact SUV and the brand’s efforts were rewarded with the top safety rating by the […]

Hyundai recalls 173,000 Sonatas over steering problems

Hyundai recalls 173,000 Sonatas over steering problems

Hyundai Motors will recall 173,000 model year 2011 Sonata cars in the United States for a potentially defective power steering system. In a filing to the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the South Korean automaker said it would start a safety campaign affecting around 173,000 midsize 2011 Sonata models […]

New death linked to Takata’s faulty airbags

New death linked to Takata’s faulty airbags

The US regulators confirmed this week that a Honda driver was recently killed by a Takata exploding airbag which was deployed during a crash. Yet another tragic incident happened because of Takata’s defective inflators, as a 17-year-old driver of a recalled 2002 Honda Civic was killed last month during a […]