Toyota And GM Named In Lawsuits For Defective Cars. Toyota and General Motors have been named in a lawsuit that alleges that managers at a California auto plant ignored serious problems, including defective seatbelts and breaking systems, found in cars rolling off the facility’s assembly line. The plaintiff, a certified … [Read more...] about Toyota, General Motors Named in Whistleblower Lawsuit Charging Managers Tried to Cover Up Defective Cars
General Motors Recalled Older Cars. General Motors has recalled 1.4 million older cars for a repair to prevent engine fires. This is the second recall for some of the cars. At least 1,345 cars have caught fire even after the first repair. GM has acknowledged that the repair did not work, the Associated Press (AP) reports. In some … [Read more...] about General Motors Recalls 1.4M Cars for Engine Fire Risk
Toyota, GM Recalls Power Window Systems. Toyota Motor Corporation and General Motors Corporation warned customers this week about faulty power-window systems in some of their top-selling vehicles, resulting in a North American recall that involves over 662,000 cars. Toyota is recalling 539,500 2003-04 model Corolla compact … [Read more...] about Toyota, GM Recall 600,000+ Cars for Power Window Problems
CPSC Announced Recalls Of Defective Toys Due To Lead Paint. Today, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with S.U. Wholesale Inc., of Vernon, California, announced a voluntary recall of a number of defective toys - toy airplanes, cars and motorcycles - due to a violation of lead paint … [Read more...] about Toy Airplanes, Cars and Motorcycles Recalled for Lead Paint
Train Derails And Cars Burst Into Flames. Several cars of a train that derailed and burst into flames over a bridge in southwestern Pennsylvania continued to burn Saturday, and officials were concerned about the risk of an explosion. There were no immediate reports of injuries after the accident late Friday that left fiery rail … [Read more...] about Train Derails, Bursts Into Flames in Pa.
Motor Vehicles Has Improved Immensely By Technological Advances. The crashworthiness of motor vehicles has improved immensely over the past several years. The addition of front, side, and overhead air bags, crumple zones, safety cages, reinforced door panels, and less vulnerable fuel tanks have significantly improved your chances of … [Read more...] about CARS AND TRUCKS ‘SMARTER’ ARE IMPROVING SAFETY BUT ALSO POTENTIAL THREATS
Motor Vehicles Has Improved Immensely By Technological Advances. The crashworthiness of motor vehicles has improved immensely over the past several years. The addition of front, side, and overhead air bags, crumple zones, safety cages, reinforced door panels, and less vulnerable fuel tanks have significantly improved your chances of … [Read more...] about Cars and Trucks ‘Smarter’ Are Threats to Privacy
GM Recalls Due To A Brake And Tail Light Problems. General Motors Corp. said Friday it would recall nearly 300,000 Saturn L Series sedans and wagons because of problems with brake and tail lights. The problem could make it difficult for the driver of another vehicle to realize the Saturn's brakes were being applied and lead to a … [Read more...] about Saturn Recalls 300,000 Cars