Auto News History

February 26th, 2015 - Model Year 2015 Chrysler 200 V6 Recalled For Not Shifting Into Park.
FCA US (Formerly known as Chrysler Group) blames inconsistent assembly procedures at a supplier's plant.

March 12th, 2015 - RAV4 Recalled by Toyota for Faulty Tesla EV component - 6:30am
A software flaw in RAV4 EV's propulsion system may cause the vehicle to shift out of gear resulting in loss of power
March 18th, 2015 12:48pm - AeroMobil opens up the sky lanes with their NEW Flying Car starting in 2017
The 20 foot long vehicle, built by the Slovakian company, transforms in seconds for an automobile to an airplane!
Check out the video here @ http://money.cnn.com/2015/03/17/autos/aeromobil-flying-car/

March 24th, 2015 12:20pm - FCA (Fiat Chrysler) Trial Over Death of Young Child is Likely to Re-Expose Recall of Older Model Jeeps
Fuel tanks in Grand Cherokee and Liberty models can rupture after being rear-ended causing a fire which has already killed or seriously injured 75 individuals since 1998
March 25th, 2015 11:15am - Ford Recalls another 220,000 Vehicles...
Ford Explorer SUVs, F-series Super Duty ambulances, Lincoln MKT limos and hearses all contain faulty parts such as door handles, vacuum pump relays and sensors
March 30th, 2015 2:40pm - Defective GM Ignition Switch Claims 77 Lives
The faulty switch can move out of the run position and cause loss of power, brakes and airbag deployment

April 2nd, 2015 1:00pm - Mercedes C-Class Is Now The 2015 World Car Of the Year
The C-Class beat the Passat and Mustang becoming 2015's best world car at the New York Auto Show

April 8th, 2015 11:28am - Tesla Unveils a New Vehicle Model, The S 70D Starting @ $75K
A 514 HP Dual Motor comes standard as well as all wheel drive and a 240 mile driving range

April 11th, 2015 3:05pm - Nissan recalls Approximatley 76,000 year 2014 Rogues
A faulty fuel pump issue may cause the vehicle to stall while driving or not start at all.

April 14th, 2015 12:09pm - Honda confirms Recalled Airbag to Blame for Injury in March
A 2003 Honda Civic owner was wounded when the airbag exploded after a crash. The bursted airbag sent a piece of metal into the neck of the driver.

April 22st, 2015 12:20pm - Overview of Toyota Recalls in 2015
In just the first few months of this year, Toyota has recalled over 100k Vehicles including Camry, Camry Hybrid, Highlander Hybrid, Rav4 and Scion tC Release.

April 28th, 2015 11:00am - Ford recalls nearly 400,000 vehicles
Investigations are underway by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for doors flying open when driving.

May 1st, 2015 11:30am - Ford recalls approximatley 600,000 vehicles
Cold weather can ultimatley corrode bolts inside the steering gear motor, causing loss of power steering

May 5th, 2015 10:50am - Expect the Amount Of Vehicle Recalls to Rise
Tighter and more scrutinous federal regulations will increase the amount of recalls in the near future. There were over 60 million recalls in 2014.

May 15th, 2015 2:40pm - Honda Adds 5 Million More Recalls to the List
Millions more used vehicles being recalled today because of the Takata airbags being dysfunctional in the Japanese Market.

May 18th, 2015 12:34pm - 130K Nissan Versas under recall investigation
A flaw in the coil springs of 2008-2010 Versa Models are in a preliminary evaluation for defects that could cause brake line damage or tire ruptures.

May 21st, 2015 1:50pm - 6 Deaths are now linked to the Takata Airbags
According to a pending lawsuit, both Takata and Honda previously knew of the defects.

May 29th, 2015 11:45am - Over 2 Million Chrysler & Ford Models Now Affected By Takata Airbag Recalls!
If you own a Honda, Ford or Fiat Chrysler, please take a minute to check if your vehicle has been recalled at www.nhtsa.gov

The Takata Airbags can malfunction in regions of high humidity, especially here in Florida. If you own an Acura, BMW, GM, Chevy, Dodge, Honda, Infiniti, Lexus, Mazda, Nissan, Toyota, Pontiac, Saab, Ford or Fiat Chrysler, please take a minute to check if your vehicle has been recalled at www.nhtsa.gov.

June 12th, 2015 2:57pm - CarMaX legally selling recalled vehicles
Used car dealers & CarMax are legally allowed to sell unrepaired recalled & unsafe vehicles, even though CarMax labels the vehicles as "quality certified". Approximately 10% of the used vehicle inventory at two California Carmax locations were under Federal recalls and had not been fixed. No indications were given to consumers about the unrepaired recall safety hazards concerning those automobiles.

August 5th, 2015 3:37pm - 200K Mazda CX-9's Recalled
A problem with the steering and suspension on 07-14 Mazda CX-9 can rust and cause loss of control while driving.

Sept 29th, 2015 12:20pm - VW Stock Removed From DOW Jones Index
After VW admitted to the manipulation of U.S. emissions tests, S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC and RobecoSAM agreed to remove Volkswagen from the DJSI World, DJSI Europe and all other related indexes. Harsh, but deserved. The Former VW Ceo, Martin Winterkorn, will be investigated on criminal charges.

Oct 28th, 2015 4:45pm - GM Recalls 1.4 Million Older Cars
Another fire hazard has GM recalling multiple older model vehicles including Pontiac Grand Prix, Impala, Lumina, Chevy Monte Carlo,Oldsmobile Intrigue and the Buick Regal. General Motors is advising against parking any of the affected vehicles in your garage until they are repaired since they may catch fire and cause injuries, casualties and/or property damage. FCA also recalling late model Jeep and Ram 1500.

December 22nd, 2015 3:55pm - Ford Recalls 313K Cars for Light Failures
This recall affects headlights on Crown Victorias and Grand Marquis years 2003-2005 as well as other vans, & trucks for multiple issues.

February 16th, 2016 4:00pm - GM Saab & Saturn recalling over 200k cars for airbags
GM recalls 2003-2011 Saab 9-3's, 2010-2011 Saab 9-5's & 2008-2009 Saturn Astra's for Takata Airbag replacement. GM Spokesperson, Tim Wilkinson says it's ok continue to drive the affected vehicles until the repairs are made.

October 12th, 2016 12:10pm - Toyota Recalling 340k Prius Models for brake issue
Toyota has received reports of injuries, crashes and deaths because of a faulty parking brake in the 2016 & 2017 Prius models. The brake cable can disengage and the vehicle may begin to move if in a gear other than park.

January 13th, 2017 3:28pm - Ford adds 816K more vehicles for Takata airbag recall

The recall pertains to the deadly Takata exploding airbags, which have killed 16 people so far & includes the following models: 2005-2009 and 2012 Mustang, 05-06 Ford GT, 06-09 Mercury Milan, 2006-2009 and 2012 Fusion, Zephyr & MKZ, 07-09 MKX, and 07-09 Ranger & Edge.

February 20th, 2017 4:20pm - FCA Recalls 69K AWD Cars

FCA US is recalling almost 70,000 AWD vehicles to replace the front prop shaft bolts. This pertains to the drive line where some of the bolts may loosen. The vehicles affected include the 2014-2017 Chrysler 300 and Dodge Charger Sedans. No injuries have been reported.

March 3rd, 2017 12:50pm - Mercedes Recalls 1 Million Cars for Fire Hazard Daimler AG recalls 1 million cars worldwide.
A defective fuse has caused over 51 fires in various models of Mercedes cars & SUVs. The models include the C-class, E-class and CLA cars, and GLC SUVs, years 2015-2017.
March 27th, 2017 10:55am - Nissan Recalls 56k Muranos for Power Steering Leak
The power steering hose clamp become loose & can leak which can lead to a fire
March 31st, 2017 10:25am - Ford recalls over 570K for fire & door latches

An issue with coolant circulation can cause engine overheat, causing pressurized oil to leak through the cylinder head which may catch on fire. Another issued recall involves faulty door latches which may fail and the doors may fly open unexpectedly.

May 23rd, 2017 10:40am - Fiat Chrysler Recalls 1 Million Trucks for Airbag Glitch

Many newer model 2013-2016 Dodge Ram pickup trucks are being recalled for a software issue which can prevent the airbags from deploying in a rollover accident or crash. A few accidents and one death has been reported because of the recall. The issue may also disable the seat belts.

june 30th - Mazda Recalls 227K Mazda3 and Mazda6 for Brakes

The 2014 and 2016 Mazda3 and the 2014-2015 Mazda6 are being recalled for faulty parking brakes which can lead to injury or property damage.
July 12th, 2017 3:30pm - Takata Adds Almost 3 Million Airbags to Deadly Recall
Another person has died as a result of the exploding Takata airbags, bringing the death toll to 12. Nissan is recalling 627k Versas, Ford vehicles are affected and Mazda. The Takata Corp. filed bankruptcy last month.
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