The latest recalls from Hyundai and Nissan impact some 625,000 cars manufactured between 2013 and 2015.
Santa Clara county fire officials are investigating a fire that involved three vehicles early Monday morning in Campbell.
Authorities have arrested a 16-year-old on suspicion of running over a San Leandro police officer and nearly hitting another officer Thursday morning, prompting the officers to open fire. A 19-year-old man was also arrested in the case.
The Japanese company has refused to comply with a U.S. government demand for an expanded recall of its air bags that can explode and shoot out shrapnel.
After getting a $150 gift card from Nissan to help cover repair costs, a Bay Area man found out his gift card wasn’t really a gift card at all.
A defect in the devices can possibly kill or injure the driver or passengers. Is your car on the list?
The inflator mechanisms in the air bags can rupture, causing metal fragments to fly out when the bags are deployed in crashes.
RECALL: 4.7 Million People’s Air Bags Could Spew Deadly Metal Fragments When They Detonate, 4 People Already Killed
Safety advocates say at least four people have died from metal shards released when faulty air bags explode, and there have been multiple injuries. They also say more than 20 million vehicles in the U.S. are equipped with the faulty air bags, and the problem is apparently worse in humid areas.
Nissan is recalling more than 220,000 Altima midsize cars in the U.S. because the hoods could fly open while they’re being driven.
GM is on track to break the American automaker record for the most recalls in a single year, ever.