Consumer Vehicle Recalls
Nissan expands Takata airbag recall by 260000 units worldwide - Automotive News
Nissan expands Takata airbag recall by 260000 units worldwide
Takata's airbags in Honda vehicles are being examined in at least four deaths in the U.S., and have led to recalls of 7.8 million cars by 10 auto companies in the U.S. in the past two years, according to NHTSA. Honda, Takata's largest customer, has ...
Honda, in wake of 5th Fit recall, appoints first quality czar - Automotive News
AutomobileHonda, in wake of 5th Fit recall, appoints first quality czar
... recall of the redesigned Fit in just 12 months, has taken the unprecedented step of appointing a quality czar to clamp down on problems. The company's top executives will also receive pay cuts for three months to take responsibility for the recall ...
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NHTSA apologizes for mishandling Takata airbag recall information - Automotive News
NHTSA apologizes for mishandling Takata airbag recall information
We are investigating Takata airbags failures, we secured recalls from automakers based on initial information, and we took action this week to alert consumers of the risk associated with millions of vehicles with defective airbags. As a result ...
It's the worst year ever for auto recalls. Why are so many dangerous cars ... - Washington Post (blog)
WXIA-TVIt's the worst year ever for auto recalls. Why are so many dangerous cars ...
Washington Post (blog)
It's the worst year for auto recalls in U.S. history, with more than one in five cars and trucks at risk of sometimes critical, deadly defects. But the disjointed recall system patched together by automakers and regulators is leaving millions of broken ...
Recall troubles mount for auto supplier Takata
Air Bag Recalls Trigger New Scrutiny
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Officials Urge Nationwide Air Bag Recall - Wall Street Journal
Wall Street JournalOfficials Urge Nationwide Air Bag Recall
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Law makers and safety advocates are calling on the U.S. auto regulator, car makers and a major supplier of automotive air bags to agree to a nationwide recall of millions of vehicles equipped with air bags that can explode too violently. The move comes ...
Takata stock, as airbag recall grows, takes a record 23% plunge - Automotive News
Takata stock, as airbag recall grows, takes a record 23% plunge
Toyota, Honda, Nissan Motor Co., BMW AG, Ford Motor Co. and Chrysler Group have also recalled cars with Takata airbags. “I don't think the worst is over,” said Koji Endo, an auto analyst at Advanced Research Japan in Tokyo. “There may be more recalls ...
Toyota Recalls 247000 Cars as Feds Urge Air Bag Fixes - DailyFinance
DailyFinanceToyota Recalls 247000 Cars as Feds Urge Air Bag Fixes
... to take them to dealers right away. The inflators are made by Takata Corp., a Tokyo-based supplier of seat belts, air bags, steering wheels and other auto parts. So far, automakers have recalled about 12 million vehicles worldwide because of the ...
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Toyota recalls 247000 vehicles in U.S. over Takata airbags - Automotive News
Toyota recalls 247000 vehicles in U.S. over Takata airbags
The Toyota vehicles affected by today's recall are from model years 2002 through 2005, according to the NHTSA documents. They include the Lexus SC coupe, Toyota Corolla small car, Corolla Matrix small car, Sequoia SUV and Tundra full-size pickup.
Late-model vehicles stretch GM's recall rolls - Automotive News
Late-model vehicles stretch GM's recall rolls
An Automotive News analysis of documents filed with federal regulators shows that GM is moving faster to identify and fix problems but that many defects, especially in newer vehicles, are still reaching customers. As of last week, 51 of GM's 78 recalls ...
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Automakers set recall record, mostly for basic issues - Battle Creek Enquirer
Battle Creek EnquirerAutomakers set recall record, mostly for basic issues
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Jake Fisher, director of auto testing for Consumer Reports, said potential lawsuits and fear of congressional hearings has made automakers more proactive. GM faces 95 lawsuits as of July 23 just from the ignition-switch recall. The company also has set ...
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