Ford Recalls 850k Cars for Airbag Flaw

(CNN) — An airbag flaw could prevent some Ford cars from deploying its airbag. Ford Motors says they’re recalling 850,000 cars. The cause is a potential short circuit that keeps airbags from deploying. No accidents or injuries related to the problem have been reported. Ford will replace the computer module in cars that are the … Continue reading »

US Attorney Investigates GM Recall

(CNN) — More bad news for General Motors. First it was Congress, now a source tells CNN the U.S. attorney in Manhattan is investigating the automaker over its handling of faulty ignition switches. GM recalled 1.4 million vehicles last month, but they first learned of the defect a decade ago. At least 13 deaths and … Continue reading »

Toyota Issues Voluntary Safety Recalls

(CNN) — Auto maker Toyota has issued two voluntary safety recalls that affect more than 100,000 of its Highlander Hybrid and Lexus models. The first recall affects the Toyota Highlander Hybrid and Lexus RX 400h vehicles. In these models, transistors can suffer heat damage, causing the car to shut down while a driver is behind … Continue reading »

BMW Recalls More than 500K Cars

(CNN) — BMW has recalled more than a half-million cars in the U.S. due to possible power failure and engine stalling. Reports say a battery cable that supplies power to the vehicle’s fuse box can wear out and cause problems. The recall affects BMW’s 1-Series, 3-Series and Z4 models made from 2007 to 2012. BMW … Continue reading »