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Strayker’s Hip Recall Settlement May Top $1 Billion

Stryker Corporation, one of the worlds leading manufacturer of hip and neck replacement, has come to a settlement with thousands of patients who were injured by their hip implant devices. In 2009, the company introduced what it claimed were state of the… Read More

NHTSA Launches Preliminary Investigation Into Michelin Tires

Safety regulators at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) have announced an investigation into some Michelin long-haul truck tires.The NHTSA has received reports that the truck tires may fail and cause accidents and fires. At least… Read More

Melting Dashboards And Potential Defects

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has received hundreds of complaints from concerned car owners who have witnessed their dashboards melting. The problem seems to be particularly prevalent in southern states that experience higher… Read More

FDA Warns Public About Dangerous Topical Acne Products

On Wednesday, June 25, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning to the public that certain over-the-counter topical acne products could case rare, but potentially life-threatening allergic reactions and severe irritation.According to… Read More

Safety Advocates Allege GM Chose Costs Over Safety In Defective Parts

Notable safety advocates alleged today in a letter to Mary Barra, General Motors CEO, that the company rejected a safer ignition switch part in favor of a cheaper, but more dangerous version. Joan Claybrook, former head of the NHTSA, and Clarence Ditlow,… Read More

Toyota Recalls More Than 6 Million Vehicles Worldwide

Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling more than 6 million vehicles spanning nearly 30 models in the U.S., Japan and Europe for a variety of problems, ranging from air bags not deploying to driver's seats not locking properly.The top-selling RAV4 SUV, Corolla,… Read More

General Motors’ Defective Ignition Switches Subject of CEO Testimony

In the past month, General Motors has recalled 6.3 million vehicles globally, and lawmakers want to know why.  The CEO of General Motors, Mary Barra, testified in front of the Houses Energy and Committee on Tuesday and Wednesday of this week, and tried… Read More

GM Recalling More than 778,000 Vehicles Due to Dangerous Ignition Switch Problem

General Motors Corp. (GM) announced on Feb. 13 that they would be recalling more than 778,000 Chevrolet Cobalt and Pontiac G5 compact cars to correct a faulty ignition switch that could allow the engine and other components to unintentionally turn off.According… Read More

Toyota Recalls Nearly 2 Million Prius Hybrid Cars Due to Software Glitch

Although Google is currently testing driver-less cars, Toyota seems to have already developed such a vehicle by accident. Once again the largest vehicle manufacturer in the world is recalling 1.9 million Prius hybrid cars after a software glitch that… Read More

Volvo Recalls their S60 Vehicles Once Again

Just as everyone was celebrating New Years Eve, Volvo announced the recall of more than 30,000 of their S60 models due to an issue with the oil pressure warning system. According to information on the recall via the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration… Read More

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