Cars / Auto Recalls

  • Recall alert: Michelin recalls truck, RV tires

      

    Michelin is issuing a safety recall for what it calls commercial light truck tires. The tires are commonly used on commercial light trucks, full-sized heavy duty vans, small recreational...

  • Chrysler recalls several Jeeps and other vehicles over hijack threat

      

    Chrysler announced Friday that it is recalling 1.4 million cars due to a security flaw that makes them vulnerable to hackers.    A Wired magazine investigation demonstrated how...

  • Defective cars could be available for rent

      

    Cally Houck’s daughters Raechel and Jacqueline died in a crash while driving a rental car in California 10 years ago.  The Chrysler PT Cruiser had a power steering...

  • The Clark Smart Steps for Buying a New Car

      

    If you're in the market for a new car, here are my tips for making a smart purchase. Here's how to buy a new car First, go to your credit union, online bank or traditional bank...

  • New app warns you of imminent car failure

      

    There's a new app that will tell you when your vehicle is about to break down.

  • Get notified for auto recalls on your model

      

    Related article: Easy Way To Stay on Top of Auto Recalls   TRANSCRIPT:  This is really neat. Do you know many of us are riding around in cars that are unsafe? They have some kind of...

  • Easy Way To Stay on Top of Auto Recalls

      

    If you're concerned with auto safety, the government now has a notification e-mail system that will alert you to recalls for your specific make, model, and year of car. Here's a simple way to...

  • Best Cars of 2015

      

    Every April, Consumer Reports makes a special effort during car buying season to give advice for new and used buyers in their annual auto issue. This year, the overall most reliable brand for new...

  • Get cheap repairs with "secret" car warranties

      

    Vehicle recalls get a lot of publicity in the news, but too often people just ignore them in their daily lives. It's estimated only one out of three people will comply once notified of a...

  • Check this website before you buy a car

      

    For safety, check this website before you buy a new or used car. And if your broken vehicle is out of warranty and on this list, you could still get the manufacturer to fix it. Here's how.

  • How to Check the Safety Record of a Used Car

      

    Buying a used car? Here's an easy way to check if there are any safety issues or recalls. This link could save your life…

  • Major used car dealer selling recalled cars

      

    America's dominant used car seller offers a no-pressure way to sell or buy a car. But let the buyer beware if you're purchasing from them--here's why.

  • GM fesses up about ignition key defect that killed 13 people

      

    After the untimely death of 13 people, GM has finally fessed up about a manufacturing defect that lead to airbags not deploying in accidents. GM has issued an unequivocal public apology for...

  • How to find the best auto repair shops

      

    When the chips are down and you need a car repair, where's the best place to get it done?Back in 1987, I bought an Acura Integra. When it needed service, a friend who also had an Integra...

  • Ford makes amends for inflating EPA estimates

      

    Purchased a new fuel-efficient car from Ford recently? You might be eligible for restitution because the automaker was inflating fuel economy numbers.