How Dangerous Is Emissions Cheating Software?

Porsche is the latest car company to announce a vehicle recall due to emissions cheating software. In the past couple years, General Motors and Volkswagen have also installed devices to pass emissions tests, specifically for diesel vehicles. Although the Porsche recall only affects cars in Europe, it is important to understand the dangers of this cheating technology.

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Car Recall? Here’s What to Do

We have been closely following the Takata airbag recall for months. The most recent reports are calling the recall a “full-blown crisis”; only eight million out of the 70 million cars affected in the US have been fixed. Regulators have announced that a full resolution could take years. The manufacturers at the core of the…

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The Latest on the Takata Air Bag Recall

The Takata air bag recall has been receiving more attention in the media lately, due to a recent NHTSA decision. The government organization decided to increase the number of recalled vehicles from 23 million to 28 million. However, as a recent piece in ABC News points out, many more vehicles designed with Takata air bags…

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GM Ignition Switch Recall Reaches 100 Deaths; Company Undergoing Criminal Investigation

According to a New York Times report earlier this week, General Motors is facing a criminal investigation related to last year’s defective ignition switch recall. Federal investigators found evidence of criminal behavior, and in response, federal prosecutors and the FBI are determining whether the auto manufacturer reported the defect in a timely manner, provided false…

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New Airbag Recall Affects 2.1 Million Vehicles from Honda, Toyota, Chrysler

On January 31st, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued a recall concerning airbags installed into vehicles from Toyota Motor Corp, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV, and Honda Motor Co. 2.1 million vehicles launched in the early 2000 are affected. While 1 million of Honda’s and Toyota’s cars overlap with the Takata airbag recall from last…

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