April 19, 2024

NHTSA: Volvo S80 recalled over transmission issues

If you’re a Volvo owner, particularly a large S80 model driver, you are now faced with a very unpleasant decision. On the one hand, you’ll have to make sure you read the following bits of information as they are very important. On the other, they will be a bitter pill to swallow. According to the

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A new recall done by Suzuki for the SX4

The Japanese manufacturer specialized in small light cars and off-roaders has just announced that they will be recalling a load of Suzuki SX4s. The Suzuki SX4 is recalled because there is a problem with the side view mirrors and the way they have been screwed on.

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Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan probed for sticky accelerators

Remember the times when Toyota’s recall, sticky accelerators and floor mats problems were grabbing headlines left and right? Well, of course you do, because it wasn’t that long ago, to be honest, and there are still some lawsuits looking over this particular issue but it’s not over. Oh no, there’s more bad news to come

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Four Honda plants in China closed due to strikes

The growing labor issues in China have hit home and Japanese car maker, Honda is the first victim of the situation. Yesterday, May 29th, Honda had shut all four of its Chinese plants as a result of massive strikes of company employees.

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NHTSA says Toyota’s acceleration problems caused 89 deaths

The title pretty much says it all as a recent report of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Toyota vehicles were involved in unintended acceleration accidents that have totalled 89 deaths since 2000. This figure is a worryingly increase compared to the previously reported figure of 52 fatalities due to the issue.

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NHTSA running an investigation on 2004 Corvettes

The 2004 Chevrolet Corvette is undergoing investigation from the NHTSA after there have been several complaints in relation to the fuel tanks of these vehicles. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said that it has opened the investigation into 33,000 of these 2004 Chevrolet Corvettes over leaky fuel tank problems.

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Lexus has fixed the stability issues of the GX460

Pending the recent stoppage of sales of the 2011 Lexus GX460 the Japanese automaker has now announced that they have fixed the problem behind that decision. You may remember that the latest Lexus GX460 had been declared as a case of “Don’t buy: Safety Risk” by Consumer reports less than a month ago.

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