One out of every five vehicles people are driving, buying or selling in the U.S. have at least one unfixed safety recall, according to Carfax. The consequences of not getting these recalls fixed can be disastrous and should serve as a reminder to stay informed about recalls on your vehicles.
A free resource, myCarfax.com (www.mycarfax.com) will help people in your area find out if they have a recall. Carfax also has key statistics about recalls you can use. For example:
1) 47 million vehicles in the U.S. have unfixed safety recalls
2) Every state has at least 100,000 vehicles with an unfixed safety recall
Localized recall statistics for your area are available on request. We are happy to provide information that helps you create a powerful story with local context for this important issue.
Christopher Basso Bio:
Chris Basso has a decade worth of automotive expertise to share. As the public relations manager for Carfax, he is an excellent resource for consumer stories regarding the buying and selling of used cars. Chris has detailed knowledge about a host of auto-related scams and fraud, and provides valuable insight that consumers can use to help buy safe, reliable used cars. He works closely with law enforcement investigators, auto mechanics and consumer organizations to stay current with hot issues and emerging trends.
Known for his quick wit and street-savvy conversations, Chris quickly brings car news home to local viewers and listeners in can-do terms that everyone understands. His use of hard stats and real-world examples in interviews is why he is a recurring guest on many stations as their expert in anything automotive.
Chris frequently appears on local newscasts, including live morning shows, and has been featured on national programs such as Good Morning America, ABC™s The Lookout and PBS™ MotorWeek. He is based in the Washington, D.C. area and can easily travel to most major cities for interviews, even on short notice.
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