May 5, 2016—National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) decision to recall all of a particular type of air-bag inflator that’s made by Takata is unusual. However, it isn’t likely to have much of an effect on NHTSA’s recall process, one expert tells us.
Feb. 27, 2015—The company says its EXi Series lawnmower engine has improved air cleaner seals and operates at cooler temperatures than previous engines do. As a result, it never has to have its oil changed as long as consumers add oil as necessary.
Oct. 27, 2014—Toro says the TimeCutter SW Series will be available in January 2015 and the price range will be $2,999–$4,500. The ZTRs are Toro’s first that use a steering wheel rather than handlebars to turn on a dime.
May 20, 2016—The collapse of sporting-goods retailer Sports Authority reminds us that if you seek a bargain from a liquidation sale at one of the chain’s stores, you should be careful, because you might not be getting one.
May 5, 2016—Consumer Financial Protection Bureau formally proposed to ban companies from using forced-arbitration clauses in their contracts to prohibit consumers from filing or participating in class-action lawsuits.