Category: Car Reviews

Toyota recalls 150,000 SUVs in Canada on seatbelt concerns

Toyota is recalling nearly 150,000 sport utility vehicles in Canada as part of a global effort to fix seatbelts that may not properly restrain drivers and passengers in a collision.The recall covers the 2006 to 2012 model years for the RAV4. The company says lap belts for the second-row window seats can be cut and Read More

GM recalls 200,000 cars for Takata air bag trouble

General Motors is recalling about 200,000 Saab and Saturn cars in the U.S. and Canada to replace the Takata driver’s air bag inflators. The move is part of a broader recall of about 5.4 million vehicles announced last month by U.S. safety regulators. Takata inflators can explode with too much force in a crash and Read More

VW recalls 680,000 brand cars over airbag problems

Volkswagen said on Wednesday it was recalling 680,000 cars of its namesake brand in the United States because Takata-made airbags in them could be defective. The recall affects models built between 2006 and 2014, a spokesman said, declining to comment on how much the recall could cost. Daimler said late on Tuesday it would recall Read More

Honda to recall new Civics in Canada because engines can fail

Honda is recalling about 45,000 newly redesigned Civic compact cars in the Canada and the United States because the engines can fail and stall while being driven. The recall affects 2016 Civics equipped with two-litre four-cylinder engines. Documents filed by Canadian safety regulators say that a circular clip around the pistons may be missing or Read More

Volkswagen likely to buy back 115,000 cars in U.S.: report

German auto maker Volkswagen assumes it will have to buy back about 115,000 cars in the United States as a result of the emissions scandal, a newspaper reported on Thursday. Without citing its sources, Germany’s daily Sueddeutsche Zeitung said the company expected it would have to either refund the purchase price of a fifth of Read More

Teen identified as eighth U.S. victim of exploding Takata airbag

A teen driver who died a few days after a July car crash near Pittsburgh has been tentatively identified by the government as the eighth death in the U.S. due to an explosive air bag inflator made by auto parts maker Takata, federal transportation officials said Wednesday. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration officials also Read More

Auto supplier Continental says 5 million vehicles may have defective air bags

Continental Automotive Systems said Thursday it supplied potentially defective airbag control units to 5 million vehicles used in Honda, Fiat Chrysler, Mercedes-Benz and other vehicles built over a five-year period, widening the auto industry’s airbag safety crisis. Honda Motor Co said late Wednesday it is recalling 341,000 Accord cars from model years 2008-2010 to replace Read More

Toyota recalls 320,000 trucks and SUVs for air bag problem

Toyota is recalling about 320,000 trucks and SUVs because the roof-mounted air bags can inflate without a crash. The recall covers the 2005 and 2006 Toyota Tundra and Sequoia, the 2003 through 2006 Land Cruiser, and the 2004 through 2006 4-Runner. Also included are the 2003 through 2006 Lexus LX 470 and the 2004 through Read More

Nissan recalling 870,000 cars in U.S., Canada for hood latch problem

Nissan Motor Co said Friday it will recall about 870,000 Nissan cars in the United States and Canada for potentially faulty hood latches, marking the third time since 2014 the auto maker has recalled vehicles to address the problem. The Japanese auto maker said it is recalling the 2013-2015 Nissan Altima, because its secondary hood Read More

Ford recalls about 391,000 Ranger pickups due to air bag death

Ford is recalling about 391,000 Ranger pickups because the driver’s air bag inflators can explode with too much force and cause injuries. The recall covers trucks from the 2004 through 2006 model years in the U.S. and Canada. It comes just days after the government announced that a South Carolina man was killed when an Read More

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