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Monthly Archives: October 2020

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Ford and BMW Recall Plug-In Hybrids Over Fire Risk

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

Over 20,000 Ford vehicles were recalled in Europe after seven of them caught fire while recharging. BMW has recalled 26,000 of its vehicles globally. The issue appears to be related to the lithium-ion battery. Additionally, the NHTSA opened an investigation into Chevy’s Bolt, which is currently their only all-electric vehicle. Tesla has also had… Read More »

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Ford Issues Three More Recalls in North America

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Cost-cutting measures alongside increasingly complex technology have resulted in an uptick in the number of auto recalls this year and that looks set to continue into the future. In this article, we’ll take a look at some of the newest Ford recalls. 700,000 Vehicles Recalled Over Faulty Rear Camera Ford announced the recall of… Read More »

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Owners File Class-Action Against Hyundai and Kia

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The court will need to decide on whether a new class-action lawsuit can move forward against Hyundai and Kia. The founding class member alleges that Hyundai and Kia sold thousands of vehicles with a potentially deadly defect. The defect is related to the vehicle’s anti-lock braking system, according to the lawsuit and the hydraulic… Read More »

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Volvo Recalls 250,000 Vehicles Due to Defective Seatbelt

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

The exact number of vehicles that Volvo announced a recall of is 244,800. The recall is related to potentially defective seatbelt fasteners. The recall was initiated in China, and several Volvo models were subject to the recall, which will begin in January of 2021 in China and August 25th in the U.S. The earliest… Read More »

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New Bill Prevents GSA from Selling Recalled Vehicles

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

A new bill drafted by two house Democrats will prevent the General Services Administration from selling recalled vehicles to the public. This should shock the moral bearings of every American. The fact that a government agency was allowed to sell recalled vehicles with dangerous defects to the American public without consequence is, frankly, shocking…. Read More »

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Takata Consultant Warns “Millions” of Cars Have Defective Airbags

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

Since the early part of the 2000s, when we were still grieving the trauma of 9/11, a story made headlines that undergirded the depths of corporate greed. Japanese autoparts manufacturer Takata supplied airbags to all of the major auto manufacturers in Japan and the United States. These airbags had a catastrophic defect that would… Read More »

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Blown Tire Results In Fiery Accident

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

An 18-wheeler caught fire on I-20 stalling traffic for some amount of time. The crash occurred at 3:30 a.m. Florida highway patrol said that a blown tire caused the 18-wheeler to crash into a concrete barrier on a bridge. This resulted in a gas tank leak and caused the vehicle to catch fire. Nonetheless,… Read More »

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Ford Recalls Half a Million Trucks for Various Safety Problems

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

Ford announced the recall of over 550,000 vehicles, including Ford F150s and several crossover models. The recalls address a number of safety issues with the vehicles. The greatest number of vehicles that have been recalled address the braking systems of the 2015-2018 Ford Edge and the 2016-2018 Lincoln MKX. Some of these vehicles can… Read More »

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