BMW’s Mini brand recalling 86,000 cars over power steering failures
Recall covers the Mini Cooper and Cooper S models from 2002 to 2005.
Engineer seeks probe of engine surges in Lexus, Toyota vehicles
Gopal Raghavan alleges his 2009 Lexus ES350 sedan surged suddenly in a parking lot, crashing into some bushes and smashing the front of the car.
Questions and answers about Takata’s massive air bag recall
Number of vehicles recalled jumps to 34 million – the largest vehicle recall in US history.
2M cars recalled a second time to fix air bags
Problems with a TRW Automotive electronic control unit have caused air bags to deploy inadvertently while cars are running.
Obama wants cars to talk to each other
Technology enables cars to “see” each other and warn of potential danger in time to avoid collisions.
US fines Toyota record $17.4M over safety troubles
Automaker in trouble again for failing to quickly report vehicle problems and delaying a product recall.
Oshawa-built cop Impalas being recalled: front suspension fault
Could result in loss of control; 38,000 vehicles in US, Canadian fleets affected.