Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, February 11, 2016 5:33 pm
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

The massive Takata air bag car recall has grown by another 2.5 million vehicles in just a few days.

Thursday, November 05, 2015 6:05 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

NHTSA has imposed the largest civil penalty in history for safety violations of Takata air bags.

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 2:00 pm
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

Mazda has issued a recall of 1,368,500 cars for an electrical problem that could result in a fire.

Friday, October 23, 2015 9:57 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

Toyota has issued a recall for about 2 million cars because of a driver’s side power-window switch that could cause a fire.

Friday, September 25, 2015 11:53 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

Volkswagen’s CEO resigns and a rash of class-action lawsuits are filed as the company’s woes over its diesel-engine emissions continue.

Wednesday, April 08, 2015 9:34 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

While car recalls have been on the rise for the last three years, satisfaction among customers with recalled cars has continued to rise.

Saturday, September 27, 2014 9:00 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

The Chrysler Group has announced a recall of 349,442 cars for a potential problem that can cause the ignition key to become stuck or inadvertently move.

Friday, July 18, 2014 3:30 pm
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

BMW has issued a recall of 574,000 of its 2000-2006 BMW 3 Series cars to replace the passenger-side front air bag.

Saturday, April 12, 2014 6:05 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

Toyota issues recalls affecting over 1.7 million vehicles, and GM adds another part to its ignition recall.

Friday, April 04, 2014 5:32 pm
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

Faulty ignition switches may have been used as replacement parts on other cars, GM finds.

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