NHTSA Wants You To Complain About Cars MoreGovernment officials want more people to complain about auto safety problems. The NHTSA is proposing a rule requiring automakers put labels on sun visors of new vehicles with instructions on how to file safety complaints.
GM Allowed Recall Delay To Prove Air Bag SafetyAuto safety regulators are allowing General Motors to delay a large recall of potentially defective air bags, giving the company time to prove that the devices are safe and to possibly avoid a huge financial hit.
Fiat Chrysler Recalls Cars For Fuel Leaks & Wiper IssuesFiat Chrysler is recalling nearly 35,000 vehicles to fix possible fuel leaks and another 54,000 cars to repair problems with windshield wipers. The recalls affect Dodge Durango, Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Dart models.
Mazda Recalls Cars Due To Possible Fuel LeaksMazda is recalling almost 70,000 of its RX-8 sports cars in the United States to fix possible fuel leaks that can cause fires. The recall covers vehicles from the 2004 through 2008 model years.
Kidde Recalls Millions Of Smoke DetectorsMillions of smoke detectors have been recalled due to a potential defect. Kidde just pulled certain models from the market over concerns that the battery life alert will not chirp when it needs to be replaced.
NHTSA Chief Says Honda Must Do More To Fix Air BagsHonda must do more to track down owners of 300,000 cars with highly dangerous Takata air bag inflators and make sure that they are repaired, the nation's top auto safety regulator said Wednesday.
Hyundai Recalls Cars Because Sunroofs Can Pop OffHyundai is recalling certain Sonata midsize cars in the United States because the panoramic glass sunroofs can come loose and fly into traffic. The recall covers cars from the 2015 and 2016 model years, including gas-electric hybrids.
The Options For Samsung Galaxy Note 7 OwnersFollowing more reports that the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 can overheat and catch on fire, the company halted the phone's sales and advised customers to power down their devices. Here's a look at the options for Samsung owners.
Ford Recalls Focus Hatchbacks For Latch Release ProblemFord is recalling about 74,000 Focus hatchback cars with manual transmissions in the U.S. and Canada because the hatches can be unlatched too easily while the cars are moving.
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Phones Officially RecalledSafety regulators announced a formal recall of Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 smartphone on Thursday after a spate of fires led to injuries and property damage, along with a global marketing headache for the tech giant.
Starbucks Recalls Steel Straws After Cuts ReportedStarbucks is recalling stainless steel straws that it sold in its stores and online after three reports of children suffering "mouth lacerations" while using them. Starbucks said that children should not use the straws.
More Than 500,000 Hoverboards Recalled After FiresMore than 500,000 hoverboards are being recalled after some of the motorized scooters overheated, burned riders and damaged property. There have been 99 reports of hoverboard battery packs that exploded or caught fire.