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Since 2010 there have been millions of recalls made in the US for cars having dangerous conditions. Auto manufacturers have a responsibility to consumers to keep them safe, and many auto defects that are discovered have the potential to kill passengers within the car if not fixed immediately. You can read more about the different types of car defects on our Auto Defects Page.
At Bisnar Chase we consider ourselves auto defect specialists, having represented many clients against the auto manufacturer giants and have won our injured clients huge settlements. We provide news and information about auto recalls here to keep our viewers updated about dangerous conditions in their cars and to promote safety among the community.
A second person has been killed by a dangerous exploding airbag inflator made by Tennessee-based company ARC.
The company has been under investigation by a federal agency for more than six years regarding the faulty inflators, but there has been no resolution.
According to an Associated Press news report, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) posted recall documents filed by General Motors that revealed the second death, the driver of a 2015 Chevy Traverse SUV with an ARC inflator that blew apart, spewing shrapnel. …Read the rest »
LG Electronics has agreed to reimburse General Motors up to $1.9 billion to fix Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicles because of a fire risk caused by defective batteries.
According to a CNBC news report, problems with the Chevy Bolt, which is GM’s flagship mainstream electric vehicle, can cause fires in the cars without warning. This issue has led the automaker to recall all of the electric cars made since production began in 2016.
It is believed that the problem is caused by the vehicle batteries supplied by South Korean supplier LG, and a settlement has now been agreed upon. …Read the rest »
U.S. safety regulators want to know why Tesla did not file recall documents when it updated Autopilot software to better identify parked emergency vehicles.
According to an Associated Press news report, in a letter to the automaker, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) told Tesla that it must recall vehicles if an over-the-internet update deals with a safety defect.
The auto giant issued an online update to improve safety but failed to follow NHTSA guidelines regarding road safety recalls. …Read the rest »
Ford Motor Company has issued a recall for about 37,625 Ranger Super Cab pickup trucks because of two problems that could prevent child safety seats from being properly installed.
According to Consumer Reports, the fixed head restraints in these models could interfere with the installation of taller rigid anchor-mounted child seats and prevent them from being secured, putting young passengers at risk.
The recalled vehicles are newer models from the 2020 and 2021 model years. …Read the rest »