Automakers issue vehicle recalls on a regular basis for all sorts of reasons. Sometimes they’re minor issues that, while still important to repair, don’t run the risk of causing a major problem when you’re driving. Ford, however, just issued a recall for a serious issue. Some of the steering wheels in its cars might come […]
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) latest test isn’t about the highway and the group isn’t talking much about passenger safety this time.
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Ford recalled 153,000 vehicles in 2016 due to a problem with their automatic transmissions, which could unexpectedly shift into first gear causing drivers to lose control. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is taking a closer look at the problem and may expand the number of recalled vehicles by another 1.4 million.
Tailgating is when someone drives too close to your rear bumper. It’s dangerous and annoying and now an MIT study is giving you one more reason to dislike tailgating. According to researchers, tailgating also causes phantom traffic jams.
Vehicle recalls are handled pretty much the same way by every automaker. They send emails and postcards to let you know about the problem and then you have to schedule a time for the repair. Bugatti, being a rather exclusive brand, handles things differently with more personalized service thanks to their Flying Doctors.
The Takata airbag recall affects 34 million vehicles in the U.S. alone. It’s the largest auto recall in U.S. history and it’s a serious one. Despite the best efforts of automakers to reach out to consumers who own affected cars, roughly two-thirds of those cars still need repairs.