“The companies should be willing to step up and take responsibility for their products,” said Mark Rechtin, the magazine’s cars content team leader.
Nissan and BMW are recalling more than 94,000 vehicles because the fuel pumps can fail and cause stalling.
BMW has agreed to demands from the government to replace driver’s-side air bags across the entire U.S.
I have always wondered what would happen if you attempted to drive your car while a boot was on it.
U.S. safety regulators are ordering Japanese auto supplier Takata Corp. to provide more information about air bags that can explode and shoot shrapnel toward drivers and passengers.
So far, more than 12 million vehicles worldwide with air bags made by Japanese parts supplier Takata Corp. have been recalled for the problem.
The inflator mechanisms in the air bags can rupture, causing metal fragments to fly out when the bags are deployed in crashes.
A defect in the devices can possibly kill or injure the driver or passengers.
Plug-In 2014, the premiere electric vehicle conference in the nation, began on Monday at the San Jose Convention Center with those in attendance discussing and debating the future of plug-in cars.
BMW is expanding a recall of its most popular models to fix a growing air bag problem that is hitting much of the auto industry.