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Toyota Prius Recall

Toyota Prius Recall

There was yet another recall that made headlines this week. This time, it’s Toyota’s Prius vehicles. As of this week, Toyota has issued a recall for more than a million Prius and C-HR crossover vehicles. The reason for the recall has been cited as “risk of fire.” Of the million+ vehicles involved, over half will be called back in Japan and 192,000 in the U.S. according to Jean-Yves Jault, a company spokesman. Apparently, the incident that spawned the concern was…

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Ford Recall Impacts 50,000 Hybrids

Ford Recall Impacts 50,000 Hybrids

This week, Ford issued a recall for the charging cords that connect to over 50,000 plug-in hybrid and electric cars. The recall impacts North American vehicles that were cited to have possibly caused fires in the electrical outlets. If that sounds scary, it’s because it is. Yikes! Ford has claimed that the 120-volt cords that come enclosed with certain 2012 through 2015 Focus Hybrids are the main source of the discovered danger. In addition, some 2013 through 2015 Fusion Energi…

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Almost 5 Million Vehicles Involved in Latest Recall

Almost 5 Million Vehicles Involved in Latest Recall

Fiat Chrysler has been on a recall streak lately. The latest one is based around a concern that the cruise control setting could get stuck after being turned on. The recommendation from the automaker is to stop using cruise control until you are able to have the car serviced. All vehicles under the following years, makes, and models are potentially included in the recall: 2015-17 Chrysler 200 sedan 2014-18 Chrysler 300 sedan 2017-18 Chrysler Pacifica minivan 2015-18 Dodge Challenger coupe…

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