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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

2015 Toyota RAV4: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Geiger  on May 19, 2015

Toyota's compact crossover carries over relatively unchanged to model-year 2015. Adequate legroom eased the installation of our rear-facing child-safety seats, but tricky top tether anchor placement kept the RAV4 from earning higher grades in our Car Seat Check. More Car

Recall Alert: 2004-2005 Toyota RAV4

By Jennifer Newman  on May 18, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 160,000 model-year 2004-05 Toyota RAV4 compact SUVs manufactured between May 13, 2003, and Oct. 25, 2005 The Problem: In the recalled vehicles, the driver-side dual-stage frontal airbag may be susceptible to moisture intrusion, which could cause the

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

Top 10 Best-Selling Cars: April 2015

By Kelsey Mays  on May 1, 2015

Parity was the theme for car sales in April. The Detroit Three, Nissan, Toyota and Hyundai-Kia all posted single-digit sales gains over a decent April 2014. Honda was the only loser among the Big Seven this month, falling 1.8 percent

Which Cars Fit Three Car Seats?

By Jennifer Newman  on April 27, 2015

UPDATED APRIL 27, 2015: Parents are often searching for the automotive holy grail: a car that's not a minivan and can fit three child-safety seats across the backseat. It's a short list. More Car Seat Checks In the more than

Looking for a Family-Hauler? Get Ready to Compromise

By Jennifer Newman  on April 22, 2015

Life is full of compromises — even more so if yours is filled with three or four kids. With two kids, many cars — even the sportier ones — can work for a family, but add that third child and

2015 Toyota RAV4 Review

By Kristin Varela  on April 15, 2015

After test-driving the 2015 Toyota RAV4 with my family, I found this compact SUV to be a little like the jeans and T-shirt you wear every day; they get the job done, but just a little extra effort would take

2015 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro Photo Gallery (24 Photos)

By Jennifer Geiger  on April 14, 2015

There's an all-new Toyota Tacoma coming for 2016, but the brand's off-road-oriented model is new for 2015. The Tacoma TRD Pro includes add-ons like longer and stronger front coils, remote-reservoir high-performance Bilstein shocks, a special grille and black-label TRD logos

2016 Toyota RAV4, RAV4 Hybrid Photo Gallery (21 Photos)

By Bill Jackson  on April 3, 2015

For 2016, Toyota has reworked the front and rear of its compact SUV, the RAV4, but the real news is under the hood. The automaker is adding a hybrid version this year. More 2015 New York Auto Show News The