Recalls, a necessary evil
December?s lineup. With any number of JD Power this and Quality Control studies that indicating a manufacturers prowess in offering the safest and highest quality automobiles available, missteps are bound to be made in something as complicated as the automobile. In most cases, minor problems are caught by the manufacturers or through the NHTSA complaint handling system long before an accident or injury has occurred. Sometimes however, fatalities are recorded and a manufacturer is forced to issue a recall covering a problem that has grave consequences as was the case for Toyota and the ?Sudden Acceleration?.