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Ford Motor Co. has issued recalls for its Transit full-size van and three SUVs, including the Lincoln Navigator. The bulk of the recalled vehicles are Transit full-size vans from the 2015 to 2017 model years.

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Fuel Efficiency Reaches Record 24.9 MPG

The average fuel efficiency of light-duty cars, trucks, and SUVs reached 24.9 miles per gallon for the 2017 model year, which is a record high, even as the industry may have trouble meeting future standards, according to the EPA.

FCA Recalls 660K Ram Pickups for Steering, Brakes

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling an estimated 660,000 2013-2017 Ram 3500 pickups, 2014-2017 Ram 2500 pickups, and 3500 chassis cabs for a loose nut that can potentially cause a loss of steering control.

Nissan Altima Tops Most-Stolen List

The 2017 Nissan Altima was the most frequently stolen vehicle in 2017 with 1,153 thefts nationwide, according to the latest Hot Wheels report from the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB).

Non-crash Fire Claims 19% Higher in Recalled Vehicles

The frequency of non-crash fire claims for passenger vehicles subsequently recalled was 19% higher than non-recalled models, according to the Highway Loss Data Institute. After the recall, the difference in non-crash fire claim frequency dropped to 11%.

Ram Pickups Recalled for Tailgate Latch

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling an estimated 1.14 million 2015-2017 Ram 1500, 2500 and 3500 pickup trucks equipped with a power locking tailgate and a 5-foot-7-inch or 6-foot-4-inch bed because of tailgate latch issues.

Most Recalled Used Cars Identified

The Mercedes-Benz C-Class topped a list of the most recalled cars in recent model years, while the Hyundai Accent was the least-recalled vehicle during the same period, according to a report on ISeeCars.com.