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Nissan Recalling One Million Cars, SUVs And Minivans Due To Air Bag Issues

March 26, 2014
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Nissan is recalling about one million  SUVs and minivans because the front passenger air bags may not inflate in a crash. Affected by the recall are 2013 and 2014 Altimas, Leafs, Pathfinders and Sentras. Also being recalled are NV200 Taxi vans and Infiniti JX35 SUV from 2013. The 2014 Infiniti QX50 SUVs are also...

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Toyota Fined $1.2 Billion For Concealing Accelaration Issues

March 20, 2014
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Toyota has agreed to pay a $1.2-billion fine after being accused of failing to take action after it learned that hundreds of thousands of its vehicles could suddenly accelerate. U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said the fine was the largest ever against an auto company. “In the agreement with the Department of Justice, the...

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Toyota Recalling 700,000 Prius Hybrids As Well As RAV4s, Tacomas and Lexus RX350s

March 19, 2014
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Toyota said today it is recalling about about 700,000 Prius hybrids from 2010 to 2014 because current software settings could cause higher thermal stress in certain transistors, leading to damage, according to Consumer Reports. “If this happens, the vehicle can enter a failsafe mode, potentially causing the system shut down while the vehicle is...

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GM Recalling An Additional 1.5 Million Vehicles, Admits It Failed To Promply Recall Other Cars

March 17, 2014
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General Motors announced new recalls of 1.5 million vehicles on Monday and its chief executive admitted that the company made a mistake in delaying recalls for faulty ignition switches linked to 12 deaths. “Something went wrong with our process in this instance, and terrible things happened,” CEO Mary Barra told employees in a video...

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