GM issues two recalls for 2013-2014 Chevrolet Malibu

GM has issued two separate recalls for their 2013-2014 Chevrolet Malibu midsize sedan. The 2014 model was redesigned in response to heavy criticism from the automotive press and potential customers. In all, approximately 57,605 vehicles will be affected by the latest Chevy recall. The first recall involves the 2013 Malibus that were equipped with the optional power front…

Hyundai recalls over 15,000 Entourage minivans

Following up on a recall from their sister company Kia, Hyundai has announced a recall for their version of the Sedona, the Entourage minivan. Approximately 15,500 vehicles produced from February 16, 2006, through June 30, 2008, and sold to the “cold-weather” states will be affected. The recall is identical to the Sedona recall, in that the lower front…

The five things that I learned from playing Real Racing 3

This is very similar to another post that I wrote about what I’ve learned from playing online poker. I haven’t played in awhile, because between working and playing Real Racing 3, I haven’t had much time to do anything else. First, the work. I was working at a Kia dealership selling appointments, not cars…whenever I…

Kia recalls Sedona minivans for steering failure

Kia has announced a recall for their 2006-2012 Sedona minivans, for an issue that could cause the steering to fail. In all, nearly 80,000 vehicles that were manufactured from June 15, 2005, through August 14, 2012 will be affected. The cause of the Kia recall was determined to be the front control arms, which could rust over time and possibly…

Jeep recalls new Grand Cherokees for electrical issues

Jeep has announced another recall for their popular Grand Cherokee mid-sized sport utility vehicle. Approximately 91,559 2014 models that were produced in Detroit, Michigan from January 8, 2013 to August 20, 2013 will be affected. The issue has to do with both the Grand Cherokee‘s software and electrical wiring. Although the issues are unrelated, it has been determined…

GM recalls new Silverado and Sierra pickups for passenger airbag issue

Fresh off of its introduction, GM is recalling the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and its corporate twin, the GMC Sierra for an issue with the passenger airbag. In all, only 843 vehicles have been affected. This represents a fraction of the over 40,000 trucks that have already been delivered to their respective dealerships. The success of the introduction…

Honda recalls additional Fits and Accords for various issues

To follow up a Honda recall from April, the Japanese automaker has included an additional 48,138 Fit subcompacts for issues with the Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) system. The initial recall only included a limited number of Fit Sports that would allow the yaw rates to exceed that of the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS) requirements. The issue…

Chrysler’s Jeep recalls Grand Cherokees for headlight issue

Chrysler’s Jeep division is recalling their 2014 Grand Cherokee sport utility vehicle for a headlight issue. In all, 4,458 vehicles are being recalled, mostly in the United States (only 216 vehicles in Canada are affected. The vehicles were produced from January 14 through March 20 of this year. The issue concerns the vehicles that are equipped with…

2014 Cadillac CTS

  Whenever I first laid eyes on the third-generation 2014 Cadillac CTS, the old commercial from the late 80′s ran through my head…”Cadillac, Cadillac, Cadillac style…”. We’ve come a long way since that time, and as a five-time owner, I hardly even recognise the Cadillacs of today. Don’t worry, that’s a good thing. Born out…