Ford recalls 1.1M trucks for fuel tanks that fall off

Ford has announced the recall of 1.1 million full-size pickup trucks for a defect that can cause the trucks gas tanks to fall off and catch fire.

The recall covers Ford F-150, F-250 and Lincoln Blackwood pickups produced between 1997 and 2004 and sold in certain cold weather states.


Nissan announces two recalls involving 604,500 vehicles

Nissan has announced two global recalls involving 604,500 vehicles.

One recall is due to a faulty steering shaft and the other involves a battery defect.

Nissans first recall covers 303,000 Frontier pickup trucks and 283,000 Xterra SUVs from the 2001-2010 model years. The recall is due to a steering column flaw that can lead to the cracking of the steering shaft, increasing the likelihood of a crash.