Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Tuesday, February 09, 2016 10:31 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

The Takata air bag recall has expanded with 2.3 million more cars recalled, bringing the total recalls to more than 26 million vehicles.

Tuesday, November 03, 2015 3:50 pm
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

GM is recalling about 1 million older cars for possible engine oil leaks that could result in a fire.

Tuesday, October 06, 2015 5:00 pm
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

Volkswagen sets up a new consumer information website for diesel owners, while many drivers worry that other automakers also have skirted EPA rules.

Friday, September 18, 2015 10:33 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

GM has settled with federal prosecutors, admitting it mishandled its huge car ignition switch recall.

Monday, July 27, 2015 5:32 pm
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

Fiat Chrysler must pay a $105 million fine for recall problems and issued two new recalls affecting more than 1.7 million cars.

Monday, June 01, 2015 4:07 pm
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

NHTSA has added more cars to its recall database affected by the Takata air bag recall and has added a VIN look-up tool for consumers.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 10:03 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

Auto parts supplier Takata acknowledged that a defect exists its air bag inflators installed in 34 million cars.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 12:09 pm
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

Nissan and Toyota have yet again expanded the recall of their cars equipped with Takata air bags that may unexpectedly rupture.

Monday, February 02, 2015 2:47 pm
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

NHTSA is recalling over 2.12 million previously recalled cars after the original repair was not effective in some cars.

Thursday, January 08, 2015 5:27 pm
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

NHTSA has fined Honda $70 million for its failure to report deaths, injuries and warranty claims to the federal government.

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