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    Recalls: BMW recalling a grand total of three X3s over instrument panel defect
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    We've seen big recalls and we've seen small ones. Some involve millions of vehicles, and some – like the Infiniti Q50 recall on which we reported just the other day – involve just a couple dozen. But this has to be the smallest recall we've seen yet. "Due to a production process ...

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    Report: GM suspends production at Flint HD pickup plant over part issue
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    2011 GM HD Trucks - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Just weeks after starting production of the new 2011 heavy-duty pickup trucks at the Flint, MI assembly plant, General Motors suspended work last Thursday to replace a defective component. Engineers found a problem with the unidentified ...

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    Recall issued for potential brake failure on 2010 Chrysler/Dodge/Jeep vehicles
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    The Office of Defects Investigation of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced the recall of some 24,177 late-model Chrysler Group vehicles over potentially faulty brakes. The problem effects the MY2010 Chrysler Sebring, Jeep Commander, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Jeep Liberty, ...

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    NHTSA opening probe into Ford Freestar/Mercury Monterey transmission defect
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    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is investigating hundreds of reports that 2004-2005 Ford Freestar and Mercury Monterey minivans are fitted with defective transmissions that could dangerously fail without warning. Most alarming is that many of the transmissions ...

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    REPORT: Ford widens cruise control recall by 4.5M vehicles - now biggest in company history
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    For the past ten years, Ford has been doing a dance with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and consumers over the issue of leaking cruise control switches in certain company vehicles. As of 2008, it had recalled some 9.6 million vehicles to repair a faulty Texas Instruments ...

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    Reports of Toyota RAV4 gearbox woes mount as owner anger grows
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    Imagine merging into speeding highway traffic when your transmission suddenly balks at the shift, leaving you struggling to choose between that 70,000-pound semi filling your rear view mirror or the shrinking median on the right side of the road. This scenario is just one of the complaints being ...

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    25,000+ 2010 Mazda3s recalled over potential wiring harness fault
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    2010 Mazda3 - Click above for a hi-res gallery
    The hotly-awaited Mazda3 is only now filtering into U.S. dealerships after hitting other markets, but there's already a snag – more than 25,000 units are being recalled. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the safety ...

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    VW recalling 340,000 vehicles in the U.S.
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    Those of you rolling in a Volkswagen Jetta or Rabbit that was hecho en Mexico, take note: VW is recalling 340,000 vehicles sold in the U.S. due to a headlamp defect. The recall stems from rubber caps that could be missing from the horizontal and vertical headlight alignment screws, something that's ...

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    Wiper woes: Mercedes-Benz recalls 130,000 vehicles in Germany
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    After a rough few years full of significant recalls, Mercedes-Benz appeared (or appears, depending on your perspective) to be getting its act together by successfully addressing its quality issues. The automaker just announced a major recall in Germany involving 130,000 vehicles windshield wiper ...

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