Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Friday, September 16, 2016 3:08 pm
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

Fiat Chrysler issued a worldwide recall for 1.9 million cars over an airbag defect that has been associated with three deaths and five injuries.

Monday, September 12, 2016 3:17 pm
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

Nissan and GM have issued recalls recently, with one suggesting car owners experiencing certain conditions stop driving their cars altogether.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 5:55 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

A court recently ruled that consumers can sue GM for issues related to an ignition switch recall, even though the affected cars were produced by GM before its 2009 bankruptcy.

Thursday, June 30, 2016 5:22 pm
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

The government warns owners of certain older Hondas and Acuras to stop driving those cars immediately because of high-risk air bags.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 3:53 pm
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

‘Star Trek’ actor Anton Yelchin died after being pinned by his runaway 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee, which was under recall.

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.

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