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.
To the great shock of Jalopnik’s staff, there are more than 368,000 Mitsubishis from recent model years in America. We know because that’s how many have been recalled for major issues recently, which is a unique way to get the word out. Oh, and, by the way, your Lancer’s sunroof could fly off at any moment.
Poor Mitsubishi just can’t really catch a break can it? Yesterday we celebrated because it managed to sell over 100,000 vehicles in the U.S. last year and today we’ve got some recall news for you. You win some, you lose some.
Take your car in for the airbag recall if it applies to you! Takata started 2018 by issuing a recall for another 3.3 million airbag inflators, while automakers are literally going door-to-door telling drivers to get their car fixed if it needs the fix. Meanwhile, another person has died due to a defective airbag…