Jaguar recalls XF sedan for possible stalling issue

In the second Jaguar recall this week, the Indian-owned (Tata) British automaker is recalling their entry-level luxury sedan, the 2013 XF. Approximately 940 vehicles will be involved in the recall, which were produced from July 2012 through May 2013. The vehicles affected come equipped with the turbocharged 2.0 four-cylinder engine, which is new to the mid-sized…

Jaguar recalls certain XK convertibles for console switch issue

Jaguar, part of Jaguar Land Rover North America LLC, is recalling certain 2011-2014 XK convertibles that were produced from October 1, 2010, to August 1, 2013. The Tata-owned British automaker stated that 1,989 convertibles will be affected by the campaign. The issue concerns the overhead console switch, which also powers the windows, whenever the convertible roof…

Two separate Hyundai recalls for rear suspension and axle shaft issues

Hyundai is recalling three of their vehicles in two separate campaigns, for two different issues. Over 239,000 Sonata and Azera sedans are being recalled for a rear suspension issue, and over 23,000 Santa Fe SUVs for an axle shaft issue. The 2006-2010 Sonata mid-sized sedan and the 2006-2011 Azera full-sized sedan are being recalled because road salt can corrode…

Two new Toyota sports cars are officially a go

Back in December of last year, it was rumored that Toyota would add two new sports cars to their lineup, to bookend their all-new RWD sports car, the Scion FR-S (co-developed with Subaru, of which Toyota owns approximately 18% of Fuji Heavy Industries). According to Car Advice, per chief engineer Tetsuya Tada, has officially confirmed that their…

Federal judge approves Toyota unintended acceleration lawsuit settlement

In perhaps the final chapter of the infamous Toyota recall unintended acceleration saga, the federal judge presiding over the case approved the terms of the settlement on Friday. The class-action lawsuit was over the design defects that cause the vehicles to accelerate without warning and/or any involvement from the driver.  Also, due to the numerous Toyota recalls and scrutiny…

Porsche recalls a slew of vehicles for various issues

Porsche has announced two recalls for most of their vehicle lineup, for issues with the fuel gauge and the airbags, respectively. Although the total number of vehicles being recalled is small, there are a number of models affected. The first recall is for an inaccurate fuel gauge, which could leave the owner stranded, due to a lack of…

Ford recalls Lincoln MKZ for transmission issue

Ford has announced another recall this week, in addition to the Escape recalls. The 2013-2014 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid midsize premium sedan is being recalled for a transmission issue. In all, 7,329 vehicles that were produced from April 26, 2012 to September 24, 2013 will be affected. The transmission issue has to do with the ability of being…

Nissan recalls new NV200 commercial vans

Nissan is recalling their newly released NV200 commercial vans for a wiring issue. More specifically, 2,529 vehicles that were produced between February 6, 2013, through August 2, 2013, for the 2013 model year, will be affected. The wiring issue has to do with the wiring harness that connect the fusible link to the battery fuse terminal….

Ford issues three recalls for Focus electric and Escape, avoids another one

Ford has announced two recalls concerning their Focus electric vehicle, as well as the oft-recalled Espace crossover utility vehicle. The Escape has been recalled seven times since the newest generation went on sale back in the spring of 2012. Approximately 2,456 2012-2014 Focus electric vehicles that were produced from September 15, 2011, through August 23, 2013 will be…