Hyundai Recalls Follow Over 20 Fire-Related Incidents

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Hyundai is recalling nearly 400,000 vehicles in North America following 23 fire-related incidents reported by U.S. consumers. Thankfully, no injuries were reported. According to the automaker, 203,000 2013 through 2015 Santa Fe Sport SUVs can experience a brake fluid leak that exposes the anti-lock brake computer to electrical shorts. If this occurs while the vehicle …

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Second Recall Issued For Chevy Bolts Over Fire Risks

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Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicles are being recalled a second time after the firm learned that after last year’s fix, the vehicles are still at risk of exposing drivers to a battery fire.  According to the firm, owners of the 2017 through 2019 Chevy Bolt are at risk of experiencing a fiery incident in case the …

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Takata Airbag Recall: After A Decade, Millions Of Cars Remain Unrepaired

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Regulators with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) have alerted drivers nationwide that despite having issued its first Takata-related recall in 2008, 13 years ago, over 17 million Takata airbags remain unrepaired. According to the agency, more than 4,000 of these vehicles fall into the high-risk “do not drive” category, and yet, they are …

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Tri-Cities Region Sees Two Motorcycle Accidents In Three Days

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At least two motorcyclists were injured in two separate motorcycle accidents in the Tri-Cities region within a three-day period, local news outlets have reported. The first accident happened about 4 p.m. on Wednesday. It involved a 49-year-old motorcyclist who was heading west on Interstate 82 in Prosser when he tried changing lanes, losing control of …

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Washington State Patrol: Truck Accident Caused By Bee Sting

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Officials with the Washington State Patrol responded to a truck accident reportedly caused by a driver who had been stung by a bee. According to local news outlets, the SR-14 accident happened on Wednesday. It involved a semi-truck that was hauling cheese when it veered off the western shoulder of the road near the town …

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Nearly 900K Vehicles Recalled By Subaru Over Safety Concerns

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Subaru of America, Inc., recalled nearly 900,000 vehicles over safety issues. The two separate recalls impact several models. They include the 2017 through 2019 Impreza, 2018 and 2019 Crosstrek, and the 2019 Forester models.  The firm stated that the first recall was prompted by an issue with the ignition coils, which could degrade and lead …

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Toyota Recalls 280K SUVs Over Personal Injury Risk

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Toyota is recalling nearly 300,000 SUVs over air bag wiring issues that could increase the risk of personal injury.  According to the firm, the Venza SUVs from the 2009 through 2015 year models come with side-door airbags whose wires can rub against a grommet in the door. Over time, the damage can cause the airbag …

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