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Ford recalls nearly 43,000 SUVs due to gas leaks that can cause fires, but remedy won’t fix leaks

Michael Brooks, executive director of the nonprofit Center for Auto Safety, called Ford’s remedy for the fuel…

Millions of recalled Hyundai and Kia vehicles with a dangerous defect remain on the road

“They’re putting a Band-Aid on this thing,” said Michael Brooks, executive director of the nonprofit Center for…

Is your car spying on you? This is what one woman said happened to her

“Your car is essentially turning into a computer and collecting data on you as you drive. And…

Philly police resume wheel lock program meant to curb Kia and Hyundai thefts. But only if you sign a waiver.

The Philadelphia Police Department is the only law enforcement agency Brooks has heard of requiring a waiver…

Expanding fuel tanks in certain KIAs leave drivers feeling scared and frustrated

“It’s something that I think Kia needs to get on top of now and immediately. And if…

US Senators Blumenthal, Markey & Warren Introduce Legislation to Protect Car Buyers & Bolster Safety of Used Cars

For Immediate Release Contact: Maria McElwain 202-224-6452 March 22, 2024   BLUMENTHAL, MARKEY, & WARREN INTRODUCE LEGISLATION…

What to Do If Your Car Is Submerged in Water

“No one is reading an owner’s manual while submerged,” said Michael Brooks, executive director of the Center…

Kia and Hyundai owners continue to report car theft after free security upgrades

Brooks also partially blames the NHTSA for not mandating electronic immobilizers: “They played a pretty big role…

Suburban teen’s Toyota RAV4 burst into flames on expressway 2 weeks before recall issued

The advocacy group The Center for Auto Safety said laws put the responsibility on consumers to do…