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Seven Pickup Trucks Enter, Only One Emerges with an IIHS Top Safety Pick

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is challenging the reputation of full-size pickup trucks as indestructible beasts with its latest round of crash-test results. After putting extended-cab and crew-cab versions of the Ford F-150, Chevrolet Silverado, Ram 1500, and Toyota Tundra through its full battery of tests, the Ford was the only model to ace the small-overlap crash […]

GM Recalls Late-Model Pickups, SUVs for Faulty Ignition Switches

While unrelated to the ignition-switch scandal that’s been blamed for the deaths of at least 124 people, General Motors has issued another switch-related recall for late-model trucks and SUVs. GM is recalling 3073 vehicles for ignition switches that can be hard to turn and become stuck with their keys in the run position. According to GM, the lock actuator gear has […]

GM and Subaru Add 390,000 Cars and Trucks to Takata Airbag Recall

The extent of General Motors’ involvement with the Takata airbag recalls was once limited to just a few Toyota-built Pontiac Vibes and rebadged Subarus sold as Saabs, but the American automaker has now announced a related action involving 330,198 heavy-duty pickups. At the same time, Subaru has quadrupled its affected models, now estimated at more than 80,000 vehicles in […]

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Recalls,Buick,Cadillac,Chevrolet,GM,GMC,SafetyIt seems General Motors can’t go more than a few weeks without issuing a major recall. Since the initial ignition lock recall on February 10, over 25 million vehicles have been…

GM recalls full-size truck, SUVs and vans over faulty shifter mechanism

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Twelve different General Motors vehicles from the 2013 model year, up to 54,686 units in total, are being recalled over two potential issues with their steering column…