July 3, 2012 11:15 am
Updated: October 16, 2013 8:49 pm

Open data – Vehicle recalls

The 2013 Dodge Dart is unveiled during the first press preview day at the 2012 North American International Auto Show January 9, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan.


Data on vehicle recalls from Transport Canada shows that brand new or newly-remodeled cars are more likely to have multiple recalls than other vehicles. Through Access to Information, we obtained a copy of a database showing every vehicle recall in Canada since the 1970s and analyzed the data.

You can read the story here.

Try out our interactive recall lookup here.

And you can download the data here.

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