Auto Safety Crisis Spurs Record Year of Recalls- Check to See If Your Car Is on the List
A decade-long ignition-switch defect in millions of General Motors vehicles helped launch a record 2014 for automakers for all the wrong reasons. Auto companies issued more recalls involving older models than ever before, covering 60 million vehicles. That adds up to roughly 700 recall announcements in total – an average of two a day – affecting one in five vehicles currently on the road.
This month’s You Should Know summarizes the latest problems, the vehicles affected and where you can go to check for recalls on your car or truck.
Mistakes, defects and intentional acts all cost lives. Click here to read our free online You Should Know newsletter!