General Motors is recalling 1.3 million vehicles in the U.S. because the electronic power-steering assist can suddenly stop working.
After months of studying ignition-switch failures, GM canceled a proposed fix in 2005, when a project engineering manager cited high tooling costs and piece prices.
Millions of Americans smartphones are lost or stolen, and many are never recovered. Better safe than sorry: Learn these smartphone security measures.
GM CEO Mary Barra apologizes for the lives lost in accidents linked to an ignition defect and pledges an aggressive probe into why a recall took so long.
The Justice Department may reach a $1 billion settlement with Toyota ending a four-year criminal investigation into the Japanese automaker's disclosure of safety problems.
FINRA's BrokerCheck doesn't include all the information about financial advisers that investors can get from other sources. Here's why that could be a problem for you.
At the heart of GM's slow response to fatally flawed ignition switches is a committee culture that impeded the flow of information from the engineering ranks to the CEO.
The silver lining in the cloud of that giant Target data breach includes a yearlong benefit for many Americans, plus a nudge to improve the way they do business online.
Kroger and Safeway say they won't sell AquAdvantage salmon, which AquaBounty Technologies has been developing since 1995. Walmart is silent about the futuristic fish.
A negative event in your life can cut your ability to defend yourself from fraud, a new AARP study concludes. That's why the scammer's pitch doesn't sound too good to be true.
The top U.S. consumer watchdog says he has called and written the heads of big credit card companies to press them to offer free credit scores to customers.
Stay vigilant. Know how credit and debit cards are treated differently after they're compromised. And understand the benefits of being responsible with credit.
A day after it was revealed the U.S. was looking for a company to scan license plates of passing cars across the country, plans for a national database have been dropped.
The California olive industry says European olive oil filling U.S. shelves often is mislabeled and lower-grade oil, and its pushing for regulation.
GM is recalling nearly 780,000 compact cars in North America because the engines can shut down unexpectedly, which has resulted in 22 crashes that have killed six people.
Toyota says it is recalling 1.9 million hybrid Prius cars globally for a software glitch that could cause the vehicle to stall.
Graco is recalling nearly 3.8 million child car seats that could trap kids. But federal safety regulators say the recall leaves out 1.8 million infant seats it should include.
Federal health experts are taking a second look this week at the heart safety of pain medications used by millions of Americans to treat arthritis and other aches and pains.
A credit card data breach has been detected that exposed guests at certain Marriott, Holiday Inn, Sheraton and other hotel properties to theft, a hotel-management firm says.
Consumers may be concerned about their personal information following a massive security breach at Target, but few are taking steps to ensure their data is more secure.
When you pay more money for a top-shelf, brand-name item, you expect it to be better than a cheaper product. Usually, that's true. For these 3 "premium" brands,...