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Report: 1 in 6 cars on road is recalled but not fixed

Click here to view the full article from KWWL By: PAUL A. EISENSTEIN (NBC) – You check your…

CBS News: Is your used car dealership selling vehicles with safety recalls?

If you’re looking for a good used car, you undoubtedly want one that’s safe. But are dealerships…

Fixing the U.S. recall loophole is a job for 'someone else'

AutoNation just kicked the can. Last year, the largest U.S. auto dealership group staked out a bold…

Fixing the U.S. recall loophole is a job for ‘someone else’

AutoNation just kicked the can. Last year, the largest U.S. auto dealership group staked out a bold…

Questions raised about General Motors, government action in recall over thousands of car fires

DETROIT – Shortly after Elizabeth Berry parked her bright yellow 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS on the street in front of her family’s home in May 2014, flames engulfed the engine, destroying the car and scorching her mailbox.

“I was hysterical. That was like my third baby,” she says of the car.

Compounding the shock was the fact that five years earlier, Berry had answered a recall notice from General Motors for a repair that was supposed to prevent engine fires.

After Battling Safety Agency, Recaro Changes Course on Car Seat Recall

The recall seemed to be straightforward enough: Recaro Child Safety needed to fix some of its car seats so that they would not break free during a crash.

But the path to that announcement, made last week, was anything but.

After more than 18 months of resistance by Recaro, about 173,000 child seats are being recalled, illustrating how long and fraught the recall process can become. The case follows another wide-ranging child seat recall, for models made by Graco Children’s Products, that was also fought by its company.

AutoNation grounds vehicles under recall


AutoNation Inc. will no longer sell any vehicle, used or new, with an open safety recall.

The new policy will be costly, AutoNation CEO Mike Jackson says, but it’s the right thing to do for customers. Jackson declined to estimate the expense but noted that 5 to 10 percent of AutoNation’s inventory would be deemed unsellable at any given time under the new policy.

Fiat Chrysler answers criticism surrounding handling of recalls

Federal auto safety regulators demanded answers from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) about its handling of 20 recalls, including one tied to gas tank fires in certain older model Jeep vehicles, and on Monday, FCA delivered.

Hand delivered, to be precise, detailed responses on its recall performance amid allegations that the automaker has been too slow in making repairs.