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Massive Ground Beef Recall: Check Your Freezers

The US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) issued a statement last Saturday in which it announced that a New Jersey processing company had issued a voluntary recall for nearly 43,000 pounds of raw ground beef products. The reason for the recall was based on a fear that the beef may…

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2016 Nissan Altima

Nissan Recalls 1.9 Million Altimas Because Hood Could Blow Off at High Speeds

At the end of last week, Nissan Corporation announced a voluntary recall of nearly 1.9 million midsize cars in the United States and Canada. The recall was the fourth for the same problem, in which a problem with a latch could cause the hood to fly open while driving at high speeds down the…

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Mercedes Benz Recalls 744,000 Cars for Sunroof Defect

German carmaker Daimler AG, who makes Mercedes-Benz vehicles, has issued a recall for more than 744,000 cars in the United States because their optional panoramic sunroofs seem to have a tendency to detach. According to the recall filing with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the problem specifically affects all trims of these…

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Study: Largest Car Retailer is Selling Unfixed Recalled Vehicles, and They Are Not Alone

A brand new report out this week from the U.S. Public Interest Research Group (US PIRG) has shined the light on one of the largest auto retailers in the country, accusing them of selling many used vehicles that are under safety recalls and have not been repaired. According to US PIRG, an analysis of…

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Nissan Rogue

Two Massive Vehicle Recalls Texas Drivers Should Know About

There are at least two massive vehicle recalls from this month that should be of interest to vehicle owners in San Antonio and throughout Texas. Between the two, close to 5 million vehicles are affected. Nissan Recalls 1.2 million-plus Vehicles This Week According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Nissan North America…

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Dangerous Recalled Defective Products Often Stick Around in Day Care

A recent survey of day care centers around the country seems to reflect the long and tragic history of recalled children’s products. For one thing, the survey demonstrated that day care facilities are all too slow at recognizing and then removing recalled defective children’s products, many of which are extremely dangerous. The Recall of…

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Lyft Vehicle

Study: Many Uber, Lyft Vehicles Have Open, Unfixed Recall Defects

Millions of riders rely on ridesharing apps and services from companies like Uber and Lyft for daily transportation. However, a recently released study from Consumer Reports suggests that a lot of those vehicles – as many as 16 percent of all vehicles owned and driven by Uber and Lyft drivers – may be subject…

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Takata Airbag Recall

The Beginning of the End of Takata Airbag Recalls?

At the end of June, Honda Motor Company announced its plan to recall 1.6 million vehicles in the U.S. before the end of the summer, to replace potentially deadly Takata air bag inflators. Such a move would complete its Takata recalls six months ahead of schedule. This could very well mark the beginning of…

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Vehicle With Uber & Lyft Stickers

Study Finds Many Ride Sharing Vehicles Operate With Unfixed Safety Recall Defects

With millions of Americans becoming increasingly reliant on ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft to take them where they want to go, a rather troubling study has been released, suggesting that thousands of ridesharing vehicles may be picking up passengers, even though they may have one or more unaddressed vehicle recall notices to deal…

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NHTSA Investigating Hyundai, Kia Vehicles That Catch Fire

After considerable prodding by a number of safety groups, on Monday, federal regulators at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced that they have launched two new investigations into vehicles that have reportedly burst into flames without being involved in a crash. The Investigations Come After Many Warnings These investigations come nearly six…

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