Acura will issue recalls for nearly 1,000 NSX cars, the company announced Saturday, because a pipe connecting the vehicle’s two fuel tanks was installed incorrectly. That flaw could increase the risk of fire, Acura said, though no fires have been reported.
Nobody quite wants to commit in the world of EVs, car sales are going loopy, and there’s a giant recall going on at Toyota right now. All this and more in The Morning Shift.
Car tariffs, a Nissan recall, rapid battery charging and more await you. This is The Morning Shift for Friday, Aug. 31, 2018.
Subaru has issued a recall for the 2019 Subaru Ascent because some of the vehicles may be missing crucial spot welds on the B-pillar, per Consumer Reports. This isn’t exactly the kind of thing you can correct with a quick pop over to the dealer, so to fix the issue, the automaker is just giving every affected owner a…
If you’re looking for the cattiest reporting on fuel economy regulation, you’ve come to the right place. This is the Morning Shift for August 15, 2018.
For the handful of you who own a 2017 Mercedes-AMG G65, I have some bad news. The days of putting your V12 trucks into reverse and running over pedestrians are finished. I’m sorry to have to tell you this.
General Motors is recalling its 750-horsepower road-going monster at the top of the Corvette line, the 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1, for risk of airbags not deploying in the event of hard braking and acceleration. The recall includes about 500 cars, and GM engineers discovered the issue at a track day.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is looking into a corrosion issue at Mazda following over 20 reports from owners who say rust in their 2009-2010 Mazda 6s has caused, or nearly caused, a steering failure.
Fiat Chrysler announced today that it’s recalling 4.8 million cars because a short circuit could cause cruise control to accelerate the vehicles without drivers being able to cancel the function. Fiat Chrysler is telling customers to stop using cruise control until the cars are fixed.
Mary didn’t know anything was wrong with her old Ford SUV when it was loaded onto a container ship in Europe in mid-2015. But she found out the hard way when it caught fire below deck, taking $45 million worth of other cars with it, causing another $55 million in damage to the vessel and its cargo, and sparking a…
It’s hard to find a modern car that is “bad,” but some manufacturers are better than others when it comes to quality control. iSeeCars.com analyzed some data from the NHTSA and has come up with a list of the cars with the most and the least amount of recalls.
Automakers that cater to the ultra wealthy are all about details. Aston Martin loves talking about its handmade vehicles. Bugatti will send “flying doctors” to tend to cars on a whim. The only word Rolls-Royce knows is “bespoke.” Then there’s Lamborghini, which put the wrong safety labels on its $2 million Centenario.
Ten years after recalls began, thousands of you in the U.S.—or around 62,307 to be exact—are still driving cars with the worst of the Takata airbags, the ones that could explode and kill you or your passenger in what otherwise might be a simple fender bender. This is insane!
The family of Star Trek actor Anton Yelchin has reportedly settled a wrongful death lawsuit with Fiat Chrysler over a 2016 rollaway crash of a Jeep Grand Cherokee that killed the 27-year-old in his driveway.
Good morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place every weekday morning. Here are all the stories that everyone else will be talking about over the tire-balancing machine.
Ford Motor Co. is recalling an estimated 1.4 million Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ vehicles in North America because the steering wheel is at risk of detaching from the steering column.