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NHTSA's Latest Takata Recall Is the Largest Ever


The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued what could be the largest consumer product recall ever on Tuesday, demanding that Japanese airbag manufacturer Takata recall nearly 34 million cars in the U.S., made by 10 major automakers. Takata had previously recalled

NHTSA's Latest Takata Recall Is the Largest Ever

By Kelsey Mays  on May 19, 2015

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued what could be the largest consumer product recall ever on Tuesday, demanding that Japanese airbag manufacturer Takata recall nearly 34 million cars in the U.S., made by 10 major automakers. Takata had previously recalled

Recall Alert: 273,000 2006-2009 GM Sedans, SUVs

By Matt Schmitz  on November 30, 2014

Vehicles Affected: More than 273,000 GM vehicles, including model-year 2006-09 Buick LaCrosse sedans, and SUVs including 2006-07 Chevrolet TrailBlazers, 2006 TrailBlazer EXTs, 2006-07 GMC Envoys, 2006 Envoy XLs, 2006-07 Buick Rainiers, 2006-08 Saab 9-7Xes and 2006-08 Isuzu Ascenders The Problem:

Recall Alert: 2010-2015 Cadillac SRX, 2011-2012 Saab 9-4X

By Matt Schmitz  on October 3, 2014

Vehicles Affected: More than 290,000 model-year 2010-15 Cadillac SRX and 2011-12 Saab 9-4X SUVs The Problem: An issue with the suspension system involving loose nuts could result in a loose joint and worn threads that could cause the toe adjuster

Recall Alert: 2005-2007 Midsize GM SUVs

By Matt Schmitz  on June 29, 2014

Vehicles Affected: Nearly 182,000 midsize GM SUVs from the 2005-07 model years, including the Buick Rainier, Chevrolet TrailBlazer, GMC Envoy, Isuzu Ascender and Saab 9-7x, as well as model-year 2006 Chevrolet TrailBlazer EXTs and GMC Envoy XLs The Problem: A

Recall Alert: 2004-2011 Saab 9-3 Convertible

By Matt Schmitz  on June 13, 2014

Vehicles Affected: About 28,789 model-year 2004-11 Saab 9-3 convertibles The Problem: The automatic tensioning system cable in the driver's-side front seat belt retractor could break. If this happens, the seat belt webbing spooled out by the driver would not retract.

Recall Alert: 193,000 GM SUVs

By Matt Schmitz  on June 17, 2013

GM is voluntarily recalling 193,000 SUVs due to an electrical problem that could cause power windows and door locks to malfunction and possibly cause a fire, the Detroit News reported. Affected vehicles include model-year 2006-07 Chevrolet Trailblazers, GMC Envoys, Buick

Spyker B6 Venator Concept: First Look

By Mike Hanley  on March 4, 2013

Looks like: Newest Spyker loses some of the brand's trademark outlandishness Defining characteristics: Aluminum and carbon-fiber construction, expansive glass roof, mid-mounted V-6 engine Ridiculous features: Spyker went a bit overboard on the aircraft-inspired design cues Chance of being mass-produced: Expected

Saab, GM Set New Agreement on Warranties

By Aaron Bragman  on December 26, 2012

Brave souls who purchased a Saab over the last few years as General Motors wound down the brand and eventually sold it off will be pleased to hear that their cars' warranties will be serviced through a new agreement between

Saab Could Reappear in 2014

By Kelsey Mays  on September 6, 2012

A Hong Kong-based consortium has finished acquiring bankrupt carmaker Saab, including tooling and platforms for the Saab 9-3 and Saab's facilities in Trollhättan, Sweden. The consortium, National Electric Vehicle Sweden, announced plans on Monday to introduce an electric vehicle based

Recall Alert: 249,260 GM vehicles

By Dave Lee  on August 20, 2012

GM is recalling 249,260 vehicles because the driver's door module may corrode and cause an electrical short, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The recalled vehicles — which affects 2006 models of the Chevrolet TrailBlazer EXT and GMC