There are always some growing pains in the first year of a new model and the new 2019 Ram 1500 pickup is no exception. It turns out that Fiat Chrysler accidentally gave some of the trucks what appears to be a backseat tribal tattoo. While this may be a hit with a certain portion of their buyers, it appears that it is…
Earlier this month, Fiat Chrysler announced a recall for over 18,000 2018 and 2019 Jeep Wranglers because failing welds were causing a critical suspension mounting bracket to detach from the frame. Now we have the instructions for how Fiat Chrysler plans to fix the bad frames, which the company said could cause some…
Toyota is recalling roughly seven hundred 2019 Toyota C-HR crossovers because some bolts in the rear suspension could come loose and “cause the rear wheels to detach.” Here’s what’s going on.
Around 200 Ford GTs are being recalled because hydraulic fluid could leak onto the exhaust and “may cause a fire,” Ford says. One fire in Germany has been confirmed to be related to the issue, though Ford says no one was injured in that fire and the company is not aware of any other incidents or injuries related to…
New Jeep Wrangler JL owners have been complaining about frame welds for months, and some have even experienced frame failures at a critical suspension mounting bracket. Now Fiat Chrysler is issuing a recall due to risk of a “vehicle crash without prior warning.” Here’s why this is such a big deal.
Fiat Chrysler will be issuing a recall in the next few days for around 34,300 Alfa Romeo Giulia and Stelvio models with the 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine, as they may be at risk for fire due to inadequate overheating protection.
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.