Takata airbag recall: what should I do if my car is affected?


Nearly two million cars on UK roads with recall notices over a potentially lethal airbag defect still haven't been fixed, according to new data.
2018 Volvo XC40 D3 Inscription Engine Detail

Volvo recall due to potential fire risk


Nearly 70,000 Volvo cars will be recalled in the UK for an issue that, in "the most extreme cases", could cause the vehicle to catch fire.

Mazda3 recalled in USA for loose wheel risk


A fault that could lead to the wheels falling off Mazda3 cars during driving may not result in a recall for the issue in the UK, Mazda has said.
Vauxhall recalls Zafira people carrier for another potential fire issue

Vauxhall Zafira recalled again for fire risk


Vauxhall has issued a new recall for its Zafira people carrier, after a problem was found with an overheating resistor fuse plug.
Jaguar Land Rover recalls 44,000 cars over 'excessive' emissions levels

Jaguar Land Rover recalls 44,000 cars over CO2


Jaguar Land Rover is recalling more than 44,000 cars in the UK, after 10 models were found to produce higher-than-certified amounts of CO2.
Seatbelt scare for Volkswagen Polo and Seat Ibiza and Arona

VW Polo seatbelt may unbuckle while driving


One of Britain’s best-selling cars has a potentially dangerous fault with its rear seatbelt that leads it to unfasten unexpectedly, leaving a pas
BMW ‘gave wrong facts’ on fatal electrical fault

BMW ‘gave wrong facts’ on fatal electrical fault


BMW broke the law by not telling the government safety agency about a fault in thousands of its cars that led to the death of a former Gurkha, th
BMW failed to act over electrical 'blackout' that risked the lives of its customers

BMW failed to act over safety fears on new cars


BMW failed to act on customer complaints and issue a recall for thousands of cars affected by a dangerous electrical fault that led to the death
2018 Ford Mustang recalled to prevent cars rolling away when parked 2

2018 Ford Mustang recalled in roll-away danger


After waiting 50 years to get their hands on a Mustang in Ford showrooms across Britain, fans could barely contain their excitement when the Must
Fire chief calls for sprinklers after Liverpool car park inferno

Fire chief calls for sprinklers in car parks


The blaze that destroyed 1,400 vehicles as it swept through a multistorey car park on New Year’s Eve could have been halted by sprinklers, a fire
Recalled cars could be banned from the road if not repaired

Recalled cars banned from the road if not repaired


Cars subjected to safety recalls could be effectively banned from the road under plans outlined after the Vauxhall Zafira fire scandal. The Depar
Mercedes airbag recall involves 400,000 British cars

Mercedes airbag recall affects 400,000 UK cars


Mercedes is asking nearly 400,000 British drivers to return their luxury cars for urgent repairs, after airbags on around 30 of its vehicles...
The Fixer: My Audi Q5 had a safety recall, now I’m being charged to stop it happening again

Charged for repairs after Q5 recall


Although no car is immune to faults, owners of premium cars expect a certain level of quality and, should a problem arise, for it to be dealt...