Consumer Vehicle Recalls
Japan's laws, attitude help recalls work better - Automotive News
Automotive NewsJapan's laws, attitude help recalls work better
Indeed, there were 59 million passenger vehicles in operation in Japan at the end of 2012, compared with 121 million in the United States, according to the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association, or JAMA. Japan's notoriously fastidious consumers ...
Honda dealers face recall phone blitza - Automotive News
Honda dealers face recall phone blitza
But the extra time spent on recall-related work — from looking up the VINs for callers to washing every vehicle the dealership services — will add up as Honda continues to mail notices to drivers. “At first, we were getting a lot of customer calls to ...
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GM develops contingency plans in case Takata recalls widen - Automotive News
Hilton Head Island PacketGM develops contingency plans in case Takata recalls widen
More than 21 million vehicles have been recalled globally by numerous automakers since 2008 because of defective Takata Corp. inflators that could rupture and shoot metal shards into the vehicle and have been linked to at least five deaths. GM's plans ...
Despite SC's humid climate, airbag maker's recall skips Palmetto State
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Airbag maker signals it will accept national recall
Former Chrysler Group expands Takata driver-side air bag recall globally
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Takata says it has sufficient funds to deal with recalls - Automotive News
Takata says it has sufficient funds to deal with recalls
The Tokyo-based auto safety parts maker is ramping up production of replacement inflators at its factory in Mexico, but U.S. and Japanese regulators and major automakers have expressed concerns there will be a shortage of the parts to meet the huge recall.
Honda recalls 553000 vehicles in China over Takata airbags - Automotive News
Honda recalls 553000 vehicles in China over Takata airbags
“Because of the increasing use of common components, carmakers can be extremely vulnerable if a single, key supplier like Takata fails in quality,” Seiji Sugiura, an auto analyst at Tokai Tokyo Research Center, said by phone. “Honda and other carmakers ...
After 'Year of the Recall' Auto Watchdog Needs an 'Enforcer' - NBCNews.com
NBCNews.comAfter 'Year of the Recall' Auto Watchdog Needs an 'Enforcer'
It has been a record year, with about 700 auto-related recalls covering almost 60 million vehicles - nearly twice the previous peak set in 2004. Some of the defects have resulted in deaths to drivers and passengers. NHTSA has been sharply criticized ...
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Recall Wrap-Up: Callbacks Continue to Plague the Auto Industry - Wall St. Cheat Sheet
Recall Wrap-Up: Callbacks Continue to Plague the Auto Industry
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We're so close to bidding 2014 goodbye, and with it the seemingly-endless roll out of automotive recalls and callbacks. After General Motors started off the year in one of the toughest ways imaginable, almost every other auto maker in the world fell in ...
Honda to expand recalls of driver-side Takata airbags - Automotive News
Daily SabahHonda to expand recalls of driver-side Takata airbags
Honda North America today said it would expand its recall of potentially explosive driver-side airbag inflators nationwide in accordance with a request from federal regulators, even as the airbag manufacturer Takata Corp. continued to insist it's not ...
Japan may expand air bag recalls, worried about industry
Consumer Confusion Mounts As Takata Air Bag Recalls Expand
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Automakers expand, add recalls for passenger air bags that can explode and ...
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GM recalls more than 300000 SUVs, sedans for headlamps that go dark - Automotive News
Car and Driver (blog)GM recalls more than 300000 SUVs, sedans for headlamps that go dark
DETROIT -- General Motors is recalling 316,357 older-model SUVs and sedans for a problem with malfunctioning headlamps. The recall covers 2006-07 Chevrolet TrailBlazer and GMC Envoy SUVs; 2006 TrailBlazer EXT and Envoy XL; 2006-07 Buick ...
In 79th Recall This Year, GM Cites 300K Vehicles For Faulty Headlights
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GM recalls SUVs, sedans for headlamps that go dark
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#MuckReads Travel Edition: Investigations of the South Korean Ferry Disaster ... - Slate Magazine
Slate Magazine#MuckReads Travel Edition: Investigations of the South Korean Ferry Disaster ...
This airbag recall solved a murder. Police first thought Hien Tran was stabbed in the neck. Then a recall letter from Honda came in the mail about the exploding airbag in her car. Police determined her “stab” wound was a result of the faulty airbag. In ...
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