Cars

How to Find Out if a Used Car has an Unrepaired Recall

TIPS & ADVICE | Feb 28
About 5 million used cars under recall were sold last year before the recalled parts were fixed. No matter the problem, if you're shopping for a used car, you want to make sure a recalled part has been repaired. Here's how to protect yourself.

Consumer Reports' Top Vehicle Picks by Category

Consumer Reports released its annual list of top auto brands and individual vehicles. The top picks in each of ten categories must score well in a road test and perform well in government and insurance industry crash tests.

Lexus of Cherry Hill Shaves Heads for Charity

AUTO NEWS | By EDGE | Feb 26
The St. Baldrick's Foundation, a volunteer-driven charity dedicated to raising money for children's cancer research, will host one of its signature head-shaving events at Lexus of Cherry Hill.

US Orders Air Bag Maker to Preserve Parts in Probe

AUTO NEWS | Feb 26
U.S. safety regulators have ordered Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. to preserve air bag parts from recalled cars for government investigators and attorneys who are suing the company.

Defective Used Cars Often Sold Despite Recalls

TIPS & ADVICE | By Tom Krisher, Dee-Ann Durbin | Feb 26
More than 46 million cars and trucks on the road in the U.S. - about one-fifth the total - were recalled because of safety defects but never repaired, according to a study by Carfax, a company that sells vehicle history reports.