Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, May 05, 2016 1:47 pm
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

A federal agency has expanded the massive Takata air bag recall, which now affects over 60 million cars, making it the largest in U.S. history.

Monday, May 02, 2016 4:31 pm
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

Nissan recalls 3.8 million cars for problems that could prevent airbags from deploying.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 12:19 pm
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

More than 800,000 Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep cars are being recalled because of a gear shift that confuses drivers, who are getting out of vehicles without putting them in park.

Thursday, April 21, 2016 5:09 pm
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

Volkswagen reaches a tentative agreement to buy back diesel cars that are part of an emissions-standards scandal and give “substantial compensation” to car owners.

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.

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.

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