Latest Toyota Recall Affects 7.43 Million Cars Worldwide Due to Switch Problem

CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on latest Toyota Recall involving 7.4 million vehicles worldwide
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Toyota recall strikes once again. After two months since its last issued recall on August 1, the car manufacturer announced last Wednesday, October 10, 2012, its latest recall involving 7.43 million cars worldwide. While there are no injuries or deaths that have been reported thus far, Toyota Motor Corp. points to a faulty power-window switch which More...

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By Gerard Lafuert On Friday, August 24th, 2012
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Metro Alabang Opens Its Department Store

Metro, the leading retail store in Cebu, held a blessing and grand opening of its newest department store in the south of Metro Manila last weekend, opening to the public its massive 44,000 square meter retail store. Metro More...

Bumbo Baby Seats being recalled due to fall hazard
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By Charles Wuckland On Thursday, August 16th, 2012
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Bumbo Baby Seats Recalled in US Due to Infant Fall Hazard

For those who have babies, this is an important announcement for you as it involves the safety of your children. Parents of babies who are using Bumbo Baby Seat are being advised to stop using them as they are potentially More...

Ford is recalling 2013 Escapes due to potential carpet problem
By Charles Wuckland On Monday, July 16th, 2012
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July 2012 Ford Recall Affects 2013 Escapes Due to Potential Carpet Problem

Ford Motor Co. recently announced another recall, this time affecting its 2013 Ford Escape crossover SUVs. Ford is recalling more than 10,000 redesigned 2013 Escape compact SUVs because of a potential carpet problem More...

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By Charles Wuckland On Friday, July 13th, 2012
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Chevy Buy-Back Program 2012 Allows Customers to Return Cars

Chevrolet introduced Tuesday, July 10, 2012, its “Chevy Confidence” buy-back program, which allows buyers to get refunds if they return their 2012 or 2013 Chevy vehicles for any reason. The guarantee More...

OraQuick, the first home-use do-it-yourself HIV test
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By Charles Wuckland On Friday, July 6th, 2012
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First Home-Use DIY HIV Test Approved by FDA

Good news for those who wants to test themselves for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). On Tuesday, July 3, 2012, the FDA approved the first do-it-yourself (DIY) HIV test that would give people their results in More...

GM issues latest Chevy Cruze Recall
By Charles Wuckland On Sunday, June 24th, 2012
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Chevy Cruze Recall Affects 2011 to 2012 Model Years Due to Engine Fire Risk

General Motors issued a voluntary recall of its Chevy Cruze on Friday, June 22, 2012. The recall affects 413,418 vehicles sold in the United States, 61,299 in Canada and 701 in Israel. The recall covers 475,418 More...

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By Jennifer Leetan On Thursday, June 14th, 2012
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GMA 7 Merging with TV 5?

Speculations and rumors refuse to die that before the year is over two of the top 3 networks in the Philippines will be merging into one — GMA 7 owned by the Gozons and TV 5 owned by Manny Pangilinan who also More...

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By Charles Wuckland On Friday, May 25th, 2012
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2012 Memorial Day Sales This Weekend: Bargains Up For Grabs

To commemorate men and women who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces, the US celebrates Memorial Day on May 28, 2012. It also marks the start of the summer vacation season. While many people will More...

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By Charles Wuckland On Friday, May 25th, 2012
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Gina Rinehart is World’s Richest Woman, BRW says

Gina Rinehart, Australia‘s richest person, has been named as the world’s richest woman, whose personal wealth reportedly has reached A$29.2 billion ($28.4 billion) this year, and had a fortune of A$10.3 billion More...