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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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GM Blamed Brooke Melton for Her Death–Then Covered Up the Real Cause – NY Post

March 10, 2020

GM Blamed Brooke Melton for Her Death–Then Covered Up the Real Cause – NY Post By Larry Getlen The police report cited the cause as, “Driver error: Driving too fast for conditions.” But in fact, the accident was due to a defect that could have been replaced for just 50 cents per car, a fact…

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Recall Round-Up: June 21, 2019

June 21, 2019

Recall Round-Up: June 21, 2019 This week’s installment of our Recall Round-Up series features automobile recalls from Honda, Mazda and Volvo, and product recalls from Target, Apple and American Apparel. Honda CR-V  Honda will recall 119,000 CR-V crossover vehicles due to mechanical issues that causes unexpected airbag deployments. According to the manufacturer, a small metal…

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Recall Round-Up: May 17, 2019

May 16, 2019

Recall Round-Up: May 17, 2019 This week’s installment of Recall Round-Up covers a roll away recall for Ford vehicles, a product recall for ThermaCare pain relief wraps, and recall and serious tipping hazard for a chest of drawers. Ford Fusion and Ranger Ford announced a recall of 270,000 vehicles this week due to a potential…

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Recall Round-Up: February 22, 2019

February 22, 2019

Recall Round-Up: February 22, 2019 Welcome to our series Recall Round-Up where we scour the internet to bring you the latest information on product and automotive recalls in the United States. This week we cover a major recall of Ford vehicles, and product recalls from Target, Crate and Barrel and Academy Sports. Ford and Lincoln vehicles This…

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Recall Round-Up: October 19, 2018

October 18, 2018

Recall Round-Up: October 19, 2018 We scour the internet to bring you the latest information on product and automotive recalls in this recurring series: Recall Round-Up. This week we focus on several safety recalls and notices affecting products designed for children. Make note of these items and check your homes for these safety concerns! Eddie Bauer…

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Recall Round-Up: June 22, 2018

June 22, 2018

RECALL ROUND-UP: JUNE 1, 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 report on auto recalls for Kia sedans and minivans, Jeep Cherokee, and multiple Ford models plus a product safety recall on a popular aluminum ladder.…

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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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Motorcyclist Sues GM Over Self-Driving Crash

January 30, 2018

Motorcyclist Sues GM Over Self-Driving Crash A San Francisco motorcyclist is suing General Motors after he was struck on the highway by one of their self-driving vehicles, the GM Cruise AV. Self-driving vehicles, or autonomous vehicles, have been part of the automobile conversation for several years. We’ve seen prototypes from Google, Tesla and General Motors,…

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Ford Explorer Added to Safety Watch List Over Exhaust Leaks

October 26, 2017

Ford Explorer Added to Safety Watch List Over Exhaust Leaks The Safety Institute released its quarterly vehicle safety watch list and 2015-2016 Ford Explorer has taken the number three and number six spot on the list due to reports of exhaust leaks. The 2015-2016 Ford Explorers have been the subject of a 2016 investigation by…

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