We rely on our cars to help get us where we need to go, but sometimes our vehicles are hiding dangerous risks. A variety of automotive recalls have been announced lately, and it’s important to check whether or not your car has been affected.
Takata airbags have been a problem for more than ten years now, but despite a plethora of evidence that the airbags are dangerous, General Motors (GM) is asking U.S. safety regulators to delay the recall of nearly 1 million vehicles.
While many motorists are familiar with recalls in their cars from products like Takata’s airbags, many consumers are unaware of the dangers of recalled motorcycles and the rights they have as motorcycle owners.
Volkswagen shocked the world in 2015 when its diesel cars were found to not meet the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) standards for clean diesel vehicles. Those 8.5 million recalled cars do not represent the first time American consumers faced large auto recalls.
The primary purpose for equipping vehicles with airbags is to offer protection to all passengers in the vehicle if there is an accident. However, in recent years, it has been discovered that some airbag systems are flawed, to the point that they may actually increase harm to vehicle occupants. The airbags systems causing the most…