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General Motors issues a US recall of 330,198 Chevy Silverado HD and GMC Sierra HD pickups from 2007 and 2008 to replace passenger-side Takata airbag inflators.

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BMW, FCA, Ford, Honda, Mitsubishi All Affected

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is starting to announce the expanded Takata airbag inflator recalls. FCA has over 5 million vehicles affected worldwide, and BMW has over 420,000 in the US. Honda's expansion includes 350,000 more Civics and Accords.

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A new round of stats from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reveals that men have higher fatality rates, while women have higher injury rates.

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NHTSA is opening a preliminary evaluation into the 22-inch wheels on the 2014 Ford Edge Sport. This comes after a report of them breaking into two pieces while driving.

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Study Shows Only 56 Percent Of Motorists Get Their Recalled Cars Fixed

News accounts may be filled with grisly details about car accidents caused by dangerous defects, Congressional investigations into the inaction of carmakers, and a record number of recalls, but little of it is impacting the way people shop or care for cars.

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Sergio Marchionne says that the next Jeep Wrangler is not fully aluminum, which might keep production in Toledo, OH. Also, the company is working with NHTSA to fully comply with the agency's requests for the upcoming public hearing.

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The US Department of Transportation has decided to extend its regulatory supervision over General Motors for an additional year. The government agency believes that the oversight is a proactive way to address possible safety defects.

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Three unnamed insiders have revealed that Takata changed its airbag inflator propellant in 2008 following a recall by Honda. The company's internal testing of inflators from recalled models shows hundreds of ruptures, as well.

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NHTSA and the US Department of Transportation are holding a public hearing on July 2 into FCA US' response to 20 recalls from between 2013 and 2015. The Feds are also requiring the automaker to submit detailed documents about each of these campaigns by June 1.

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Takata is launching a huge expansion of its inflator recall in the US to cover an estimated 33.8 million vehicles.

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The 2008-2010 Nissan Versa is under investigation by NHTSA after 93 complaints of front coil springs that can break while driving. The problem can reportedly happen at any speed and without warning.

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The NHTSA has issued two separate recalls for the Mitsubishi Lancer, Lancer Sportback, Lancer Evolution, Outlander and Outlander Sport, both related to visibility problems.

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A previous recall issued for the Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango may not have been enough to fix an electrical problem that could lead to a fire, prompting the NHTSA to open a new investigation into the matter.

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Following months of investigation, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has decided not to launch a deeper analysis or recall of 2006-2010 Toyota Corolla for alleged unintended acceleration.

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Land Rover and the NHTSA have issued a recall for the 2015 LR4 over a software glitch with the ABS that could disable all its safety systems.

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In testing NHTSA's VIN lookup search, Cars.com found major problems with the tool not displaying some vehicles affected by Takata's faulty airbag inflators.

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Ford has issued yet another recall over faulty door latches, this time affecting the Fiesta, Fusion, and Lincoln MKZ from model years 2012 to 2014.

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Cadillac is recalling first-gen CTS-V models that were sold or registered in cold weather states over corrosion concerns in the front brake calipers.

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Audi recalls the 2015 Q3 over an issue with the sunroof: it won't stop closing even when you turn the car off.

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Mini is recalling 91,800 hatchbacks and convertibles due a potentially malfunctioning sensor that may fail to deploy the front passenger airbag in the event of a crash.

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Nissan is expanding its regional recall of Takata airbag inflators for 45,000 Sentras from the 2004 to 2006 model years. A woman in Louisiana was reportedly injured by one of the rupturing parts in March.

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