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Recall Round-Up August 23, 2021

August 24, 2021

Recall Round-Up: August 23, 2021 This edition of Recall Round-Up features recalls from Chrysler Corporation, Hyundai-Kia Automotive Group, New Widetech, as well as a group of automakers involving a faulty seatbelt technology. Chrysler Corporation recalls 260,000 Ram Trucks due to defective inflators. 260,000 Ram Trucks have been recalled, including 212,373 sold in the United States…

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Recall Round-Up: June 29, 2021

June 29, 2021

Recall Round-Up: June 29, 2021 This edition of Recall Round-Up features recalls from Nissan, General Motors, Gramr Inc., and Plant Guru. Be sure to regularly check our blog for more recall information from around the web. Nissan Motor Corporation                                 …

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Recall Round-Up: June 23, 2021

June 23, 2021

Recall Round-Up: June 23, 2021 This edition of the recall round-up features product recalls from Klein Tools, General Motors, Cove Appliance, Ram Trucks, and Camelbak. Klein Tools                                                         …

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Consumer Reports Pushes for Standard Safety Features – Lance Cooper

April 1, 2021

Consumer Reports Pushes for Standard Safety Features by Lance Cooper Consumer Reports recently announced a program entitled, “Speaking Up for Fairness.”  This program highlights the role that Consumer Reports has played in making sure that automakers incorporate safety features standard in all their vehicles. I am sure many of you have heard of Consumer Reports. …

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Recall Round-Up: March 20, 2020

March 20, 2020

Recall Round-Up: March 20, 2020 This week’s recall round-up is all about automobiles. We’ve got 3 recalls from 3 different manufacturers totaling nearly 175,000 defective vehicles. Make sure you follow our series to stay up to date on all the latest recall information. 2018-2020 Jeep Wrangler and Gladiator Jeep recalled more than 33,000 2020 Wranglers…

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Toyota Introduces Two Safety Features for 2020

June 14, 2019

Toyota Introduces Two Safety Features for 2020 Toyota announced plans to install two new safety features in their vehicles beginning with most 2020 model years. The implementation of both an automatic engine shut off and an automatic park feature show that Toyota is actively following consumer complaints filed with NHTSA and continuing to improve on…

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Europe Proposes New Safety Features for Cars

April 3, 2019

Europe Proposes New Safety Features for Cars In a move toward highway safety this week, the European union’s executive commission proposed new safety features on cars and trucks including speed limiters, back-up cameras and sensors, and warning systems for drowsy or distracted drivers. The European Commission hopes to have these safety features in vehicles by…

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Recall Round-Up: March 23, 2018

March 23, 2018

Recall Round-Up: March 23, 2018 Every week we scour the internet and bring you the latest information on product and automotive recalls in this recurring series: Recall Round-Up. This week we provide you the details on 3 major product recalls and an update on a tragic wrongful death case against Fiat Chrysler. Kidde Smoke Alarms Kidde…

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Uber Suspends Autonomous Driving After Pedestrian Fatality

March 20, 2018

Uber Suspends Autonomous Driving After Pedestrian Fatality An Arizona pedestrian was struck and killed Sunday evening by an Uber vehicle operating in its self-driving mode. As a result, Uber has announced the suspension of autonomous driving vehicles in all test locations: Tempe, Pittsburgh, San Francisco, and Toronto. Although there was a safety driver in the…

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Recall Round-Up: March 2, 2018

March 2, 2018

Recall Round-Up: March 2, 2018 Every week we scour the internet and bring you the latest information on product and automotive recalls in this recurring series: Recall Round-Up. This week we have three big auto recall announcements, two for Toyota and one for Hyundai, in addition to product recalls for the InstantPot, and Graco highchairs.…

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