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Toyota, Nissan Expand Takata Airbag Recall Again

By David Thomas on May 13, 2015


Today, Nissan and Toyota both announced expansions of their recalls over defective Takata airbags, including nearly 1 million vehicles in the North America. Toyota announced it would add approximately 637,000 vehicles in the U.S. to its Takata airbag recall, including… Read More

Toyota, Nissan Expand Takata Airbag Recall Again

By David Thomas on May 13, 2015

Today, Nissan and Toyota both announced expansions of their recalls over defective Takata airbags, including nearly 1 million vehicles in the North America. Toyota announced it would add approximately 637,000 vehicles in the U.S. to its Takata airbag recall, including… Read More

Recall Alert: 2002-2005 Lexus, Toyota and Pontiac Cars, Pickup Trucks, SUVs

By Matt Schmitz on October 20, 2014

Vehicles Affected: Nearly 250,000 model-year 2002-05 Lexus SC luxury coupes and Toyota Sequoia SUVs, and 2003-05 Tundra pickup trucks, Corolla sedans and Matrix hatchbacks, and Pontiac Vibe hatchbacks, all originally sold or currently registered in high-humidity areas of southern Florida,… Read More

Recall Alert: 2009-2010 Toyota Corolla, Matrix, Tacoma, 2008-2010 Toyota Highlander, 2006-2008 Toyota RAV4, 2006-2010 Toyota Yaris

By David Thomas on April 9, 2014

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 1.3 million Toyota vehicles including model-year 2009-2010 Corolla, 2009-2010 Matrix, 2009-2010 Tacoma, 2008-2010 Highlander, 2006-2008 RAV4 and 2006-2010 Yaris The Problem: Electrical connections to a spiral cable assembly can be damaged when the steering wheel is turned.… Read More

Toyota Cancels Matrix

By Jennifer Geiger on August 7, 2013

Citing a renewed focus on its redesigned-for-2014 Corolla sedan, Toyota confirmed that model-year 2013 will be the last year for its Matrix hatchback. "With a strong lineup of both Scion and Toyota compact and subcompact hatchback models available, along with… Read More

The Top 10 Biggest Recalls of 2013

By Matt Schmitz on July 22, 2013

Each year, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issues recalls on millions of vehicles. In 2012, NHTSA recalled just shy of 18 million, and 15.5 million in 2011. While some recalls affect just a handful of vehicles, others impact millions.… Read More

Recall Alert: Airbag Problem Affects Millions of Toyota, Honda, Nissan and Mazda Vehicles

By Matt Schmitz on April 11, 2013

Four Japanese automakers — Toyota, Honda, Nissan and Mazda — have announced a voluntary recall of 3 million vehicles worldwide because of possibly faulty airbags; more than a million of those vehicles are in the U.S. According to the automakers,… Read More

Top 10 Best-Selling Cars: March 2013

By Kelsey Mays on April 1, 2013

With the top seven automakers reporting numbers — which account for the vast majority of new-car sales — March sales have crept up around 3.2% over year-ago levels. Honda, GM and Ford saw the largest gains, but no major automaker… Read More

Why the Dodge Dart Has a Long Way to Go

By Kelsey Mays on February 4, 2013

Dodge sold just 7,154 Dart sedans in January — better than December 2012, but a shabby performance when you consider that Honda moved 21,881 Civics, Ford sold 16,161 Focuses and Toyota moved 23,822 Corollas and Matrixes. Dodge dealers opened January… Read More

Top 10 Best-Selling Cars: January 2013

By Kelsey Mays on January 31, 2013

Automakers should party like it's … 2012. Sales kicked off the new year at the same pace as they ended the last, with figures from the top seven largest automakers up a combined 15.6% versus January 2012. Ford and Toyota… Read More

Recall Alert: 2003-04 Pontiac Vibe

By Matt Schmitz on January 30, 2013

General Motors is recalling 135,749 model year 2003-04 Pontiac Vibe hatchbacks due to an electrical problem that could cause the airbags to deploy, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. In the affected vehicles, manufactured between Jan. 18, 2002,… Read More