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  1. Recalls A Recall For The Jeep Cherokee

    It seems that American manufacturers are not yet out of the woods when it comes to recalls. After last year’s record-smashing number of recalled vehicles, FCA just announced that 170,000 2014-2015 Jeep Cherokees will have to be brought back to a dealership to fix an airbag problem. You read that … Full story

  2. Recalls 2.1 Million Vehicles Recalled For A Different Airbag Problem

    It seems that one of the most dangerous parts of a vehicle is, ironically, an accessory that was invented to protect the passengers in the event of a crash: after the disaster of the Takata case, where a Japanese airbag manufacturer was accused of hiding a potentially deadly defect, another … Full story

  3. Recalls Problems For The Polaris Slingshot

    Things are going from bad to worse for Polaris’ three-wheeled Slingshot: after being banished from a few American states (like Connecticut, Hawaii, Indiana and Maryland) since it doesn’t fit the description of a "motorcycle" which states that the occupants have to seat on a saddle (and not in a seat), … Full story

  4. Recalls A Recall For Volkswagen

    Volkswagen recently announced a recall for almost 500,000 of their vehicles. On 2011-2013 Jettas (and Beetles made during the same time period), one of the rear trailing arms could be damaged over the course of a few years. In conditions where rust can build up on it (like in Canada, … Full story

  5. Recalls A Recall For The Porsche 918

    Porsche doesn't want to take any risks with its most advanced vehicle to date: after organizing a recall on 50 units for a problem in the rear axle discovered by the NHTSA in September, the manufacturer now has to recall the 918 Spyder once again. According to Porsche, some parts … Full story

  6. Recalls Takata Recall: A Meeting Between Automakers

    Since the massive Takata safety defect came to light, things have been going downhill: the Japanese equipment manufacturer tried to deny, and then limit the recalls to an absolute minimum when the government asked them to repair their defective products. The NHTSA then forced Takata to recall every single defective … Full story

  7. Recalls Some MINIs May Lose Their Spare Tires

    Have you ever seen a spare tire in the middle of the highway? After swerving out of its way and calming your nerves, you may have wondered who in their right mind threw away a perfectly good tire. If said wheel belonged to a 2014 MINI Cooper, it’s possible that … Full story

  8. Recalls Another GM Recall, 79th This Year

    GM is currently cleaning out its various closets: for the 79th time this year, a recall has been issued, this time targeting 320,000 vehicles… According to the recall, 2006-2007 GMC Envoys, Chevrolet Trailblazers and Buick Rainiers, 2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer EXTs and GMC Envoy XLs, 2006-2008 Saab 9-7Xs and Isuzu Ascenders … Full story

  9. Recalls Takata Will Recall ALL Its Airbags

    New developments in Takata’s disastrous airbag odyssey: after being forced to recall more than 7 million defective airbags due to a faulty inflator, the manufacturer has now been forced to recall the entirety of their production run in the United States. So far, Takata has tried to contain their recall … Full story

  10. Recalls Takata Massive Airbag Recall Intensifies

    We have already covered the massive recall caused by the defective airbags manufactured by Takata, but it seems the problem is even worse than we initially thought. This morning, General Motors (which has installed Takata airbags in the 2003-2004 Pontiac Vibe and Saab 9-2X) sent warning letters to the owners … Full story

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