Update: Massive Honda, Nissan, Mazda, and Toyota recall also includes GM and BMW

The latest update on the massive Toyota recall for airbags that included all of the major Japanese automakers (Honda, Nissan, and Mazda) has revealed that both GM and BMW will be recalling vehicles as well. It makes sense that GM would be involved, simply because of the vehicle that will be included…the 2003 Pontiac Vibe. This vehicle…

Chrysler, Ram, and Jeep recalls, oh my!

The Auburn Hills, Michigan (by way of Italy) is pulling out all of the stops with their massive Chrysler, Dodge, Ram and Jeep recall. In total, over 200,000 vehicles will be going back to the dealership (Chrysler consolidated all of their brands a few years ago at the dealership level). Here’s how the recalls break down:…

GM recalls several trucks and SUVs for bad park lock cable

The latest GM recall involves several of their trucks, SUVs, and vans…about 55,000 in total. The following 2013 model year vehicles that were assembled between November 7 through December 18, 2012 (many of these vehicles were built at the Arlington, Texas assembly plant) include: Cadillac Escalade, Escalade ESV, and the Escalade EXT Chevrolet Avalanche, Express, Silverado, Suburban, Tahoe GMC Savana,…

BMW recalls 3 Series, 1 Series, and Z4 Roadster for bad battery cable

It’s rare to see a BMW recall, but the Bavarian automaker has done just that…and not just on any car. They’re recalling their bread-and-butter, the best-selling 3 series. In addition, they are also recalling the 1 series, as well as the Z4 roadster. The issue at hand concerns the battery cable…apparently, there is a fault between…

Randall Reed acquires McKinney Volkswagen from Autonation

In a bold move that allows Dallas’s Randall Reed to step outside of his comfort zone, his World Class Automotive Group has recently purchased McKinney Volkswagen from the Autonation corporation. As AutoNation moves to consolidate their dealerships under one brand, this includes selling off dealerships to other companies looking to expand their own portfolio. They had recently…

Ford recalling the Freestar and Mercury Monterey for corrosion issues

Another day, another Ford recall…this time, it’s with the minivan that can’t catch a break. More specifically, it’s the 2004-2007 Ford Freestar and its mechanical twin, the Mercury Monterey (the Monterey replaced the Villager, a joint venture with the Nissan Motor Company). Ford is bringing back the lackluster duo for corrosion issues, this time on the inside of the…

Ford Explorer, Taurus, and Lincoln MKS being recalled for fuel tank issue

Ford Motor Company has announced that they will be recalling several vehicles, such as certain 2012 Ford Taurus and Lincoln MKS, as well as the 2013 Ford Explorer. If you’re wondering why these three particular vehicles are being recalled together, it’s because they all ride on the same platform, known by auto enthusiasts worldwide as…