Volkswagen said today it would recall nearly 170,000 diesel-powered Golfs, Jettas and Audi A3 to fix a fuel line that could leak. What makes it more interesting is just how hard VW had to work to find the defect.
Two weeks ago we told you about a growing number of Hyundai Sonata owners who say their cars had a tendency to wander at highway speeds. Yesterday, Hyundai told us it has issued a service bulletin to fix those Sonatas.
All those Porsche owners trying to drive the wheels off of certain 2010/2011 model year 911s better watch out. According to a recent Porsche recall that's a real possibility for about 1,702 of them.
Toyota says it needs a look-see at 51,000 Tundra pickups from the 2011 model year to check a drive shaft part that could break. Yesterday's recall was for 307,000 SUVs with faulty air bag sensors. Tomorrow?
Toyota's Vietnam arm had to recall 65,703 vans for bad brakes after a factory whistleblower came forward saying Toyota officials ignored the problem for years. Akio Toyoda really does have his hands full.
The owner of a 2011 Chevy Cruze that had its steering wheel fall off while driving at 65 mph posted this video to prove his point. It's a case study in how one person can sway a giant corporation.
Seems a steering wheel plumb fell off a Chevrolet Cruze during a test, so General Motors will recall 2,100 of them to give a certain bolt one more righty-tighty.
Mercedes says it has to recall 136,751 M-Class SUVs in the United States for cruise controls that will not shut off when the brakes are engaged.
The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, an Internet marketing group with a sideline in preventing animal cruelty, says Mazda6 owners suffering from spider infestations can donate their vehicles to the group, and the spiders will be humanely removed.
Mazda has to recall 52,000 Mazda6 sedans because spiders like to nest in its fuel system. Spider-car, spider-car, does whatever a spider-car does...
From new technology to social change, the events of the past 12 months will impact cars and transportation for years to come. Here's ten ways we predict 2010 changed the future of what you'll drive.
Last night, Ford received the full Brian Ross Investigative treatment in a segment over the company's tardy recall of 600,000 Windstar minivans. To summarize the tone: "This will be the first Christmas for Sean Bowman's family without dad."
For Toyota, 2010 was a year that'll live in infamy. The year'a biggest car story was the automaker issuing safety fixes for every Toyota-brand model car and truck sold in the United States. Here's the damage in one easy-to-see graphic.