It was a year when contaminated eggs and McDonald's glasses found their way into the headlines. But the product fiascos of 2010 included everything from recalled cars and home appliances to food and medications. What was the year’s top recall? Read on:
Toyota recall of nearly 6.4 million vehicles includes almost 30 models mostly sold in North America, Europe, and Japan. The latest Toyota recall comes just weeks after the automaker paid a $1.2 billion fine for failing to disclose earlier safety problems in its cars.
Figuring out how much a car will cost to maintain over its lifetime can be tricky -- but Dealnews.com reports on an effort that collected driver data from 30 million people and their automobiles to see where problems with the vehicles were most likely to appear.
The 2014 Toyota Corolla, the 11th generation of the model, was unveiled on June 6, 2013. The new Toyota Corolla comes with a more upscale design, better quality materials and continuously variable transmission.
When it comes to cars, used vehicles are much kinder to your wallet. Make sure you get a vehicle history report and a mechanic's thumbs up before purchasing the car, and you should be on your way to saving thousands of dollars, Hamm says.
Toyota, Honda, Nissan, and Mazda have issued global recalls of 3.4 million vehicles for faulty airbags that come from a single supplier. The recalled airbags could deploy with too much force, potentially causing fires and endangering passengers.
Ford Focus has overtaken its Japanese rival, the Toyota Corolla, at the top of the global sales charts. The company sold over one million units of its Ford focus last year.
February car sales were slightly weaker than January, but they were stronger than last year by 7 percent. Chrysler, Ford, Toyota, and General Motors saw their sales rise, while Honda and Nissan saw declines.
Toyota recall affects 1.3 million vehicles, mostly in the United States. Corollas with airbags that may deploy accidentally and Lexus sedans with faulty wiper blades are involved in the latest Toyota recall.
The Detroit Auto show next week is one of the most important events on the automotive calendar, and 2013 features some exciting new vehicles coming onto the market.