100 Claims Now Approved For GM Ignition Switch Deaths And Injuries

For General Motors, 2014 has been good and bad in equal measure. They've seen record sales numbers and have the strongest product lineup in decades. But they've also been dogged by recalls, hearings, and the ever-increasing toll of people injured or killed by the defective ignition switch in millions of cars. » 12/18/14 7:45pm Thursday 7:45pm

Woman Exonerated Of Homicide After Death Linked To GM Ignition

In a tale of death, bad fortune, shoddy police work, and the real-life ramifications of the faulty General Motors ignition switch, a Texas woman convicted of negligent homicide in 2007 was cleared of that crime today after the switch in her Saturn Ion was deemed to be at fault in her boyfriend's death. » 11/24/14 1:55pm 11/24/14 1:55pm

Honda Will Replace Your Defective Takata Airbags Nationwide If You Ask

Until today, automakers like Honda assured owners of cars affected by the Takata airbag recall that their vehicles likely wouldn't have shrapnel-filled airbag explosions if they lived in non-humid climates. Needless to say, that's not very reassuring. So today, after pressure from regulators, they'll be replacing all… » 11/18/14 8:30pm 11/18/14 8:30pm

Report: Takata Destroyed Evidence Of Deadly Airbag Defects In 2004

Japanese airbag supplier Takata faces a global backlash not just because of their defective exploding airbags, but because they knew about the problem for years. Now, a a New York Times report claims Takata officials acted swiftly to cover up the problem after discovering it in secret testing. » 11/07/14 11:22am 11/07/14 11:22am

Ford Recalling Almost 40,000 Cars Fixed Wrong In Their Last Recall

Cops, old people, and anybody who rides in a taxi should know Ford is recalling 38,645 Crown Victorias, Mercury Grand Marquis', and Lincoln Town Cars because the last time they recalled those cars, they may or may not have done something "that could potentially result in a loss of steering." » 11/04/14 8:15pm 11/04/14 8:15pm

GM Tells Consumers To Stop Having Passengers In Front Seat Of Some Cars

General Motors sent out urgent letters last night to owners of 2003-2004 Pontiac Vibes and Saab 9-2Xs, cautioning them against letting anyone ride in the front passenger seats until repairs can be made, as part of the ongoing Takata airbag recall. It doesn't get any worse than this for a manufacturer. » 10/22/14 9:27am 10/22/14 9:27am