Vehicle Recall

Nissan Expands Airbag Recall

After recalling over one million vehicles in early 2014, Nissan has issued a new recall order for another 226,000 cars. While both batches were called in for malfunctioning airbags, the types of issues that have plagued Nissan differ between the recalls. Whereas the initial order targeted automobiles suffering from faulty sensors, Nissan’s latest announcement focuses […]

Takata to Take a Significant Financial Loss for Faulty Airbags

Takata is facing a net financial loss for the fiscal year of 2014–15 for its liability in the recent spur of automobile recalls. Over nine automakers have issued recalls for over 11 million vehicles which have been identified for employing Takata-manufactured airbags. The airbag modules use propellants that are known to malfunction under certain conditions. […]

No Ignition Switch Fix for Cadillacs

Cadillac Ignition Switch Update | 04-2017 In April of this year, the U.S. Supreme Court denied a request from General Motors Co. to review a lower-court ruling from the Second Circuit Court of Appeals that allowed some victims’ families to sue the company over defective ignition switches.  This lack of intervention from the Supreme Court […]

GM to Halt Sales and Recall Chevy Cruze

Already under heavy scrutiny for defects in their older model vehicles, including the popular Chevy Silverado truck, General Motors (GM) recently issued a second stop-sale order for their Chevrolet Cruze. An estimated 33,000 Cruzes are suspected to suffer from a defect in the airbag system, supplied by the Japanese manufacturer Takata. This follows a wave of […]