If the short circuit occurs, restraint devices including the air bags, pretensioners, and side curtains might not work in a crash.
Ford is recalling about 850,000 cars and SUVs because of a problem that could stop the air bags from working in a crash.
Ignition switches can move out of position and potentially lead to the engine shutting off while driving and air bags not functioning.
The death toll from crashes involving GM small cars with faulty ignition switches is at least 21.
GM says the electronic parking brake arm that applies pressure to the back of the brake pads may not fully retract after use.
Vehicles could leak, posing a fire risk. No fires or injuries have been reported.
A report raises serious questions about the NTSA’s ability to keep the public safe.
Nineteen compensation claims have been approved for deaths related to GM ignition switch recall, Twelve injury claims have been approved.
The U.S. government is offering a free online service for drivers to find out if their vehicles have been recalled but not repaired.
Possible salmonella contamination has led to the voluntary recall of some almond butter products sold at Whole Foods and Trader Joe’s.