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March 30, 2015 - Industry News

Highway Bill Would Bolster NHTSA Funding, Authority

NHTSA Administrator Mark Rosekind

The Obama administration's transportation bill, delivered to the U.S. Congress March 30, would triple funding for the federal safety agency's auto defect investigation office.

Tags: Legislation, Recalls, U.S. DOT, NHTSA, President Obama, U.S. Congress

March 25, 2015 - Industry News

Chevrolet Malibu Recalled for Sunroof Controls

Photo of Chevrolet Malibu courtesy of General Motors.

The action covers nearly 92,000 mid-size sedans in the 2013-2015 model years.

Tags: Chevrolet, Recalls, 2013-MY, Chevrolet Malibu, General Motors, 2014-MY, 2015-MY, Mid-Size Sedans

March 25, 2015 - Industry News

Ford Explorer, Police Interceptor SUVs Recalled

Photo of Ford Police Interceptor Utility vehicle courtesy of Ford.

The recall covers nearly 213,000 2011-2013 model-year SUVs that may have an interior door handle problem.

Tags: Ford Explorer, 2011-MY, 2012-MY, Recalls, 2013-MY, Ford Police Interceptor, Ford, Mid-Size SUVs

March 25, 2015 - Industry News

Toyota Recalls Yaris for Roof Headliner

Photo courtesy of Toyota.

The recall covers 16,582 Yaris cars sold in Puerto Rico.

Tags: Toyota, 2012-MY, Recalls, 2013-MY, 2014-MY, 2015-MY, Puerto Rico, Subcompact Cars, NHTSA, Toyota Yaris

March 24, 2015 - Executive Fleet News

Mercedes-Benz Recalls CLS-Class, C-Class Sedans

Photo of 2015 CLS-Class courtesy of Mercedes-Benz USA.

The automaker’s dealers will fix problems affecting taillights and fuel delivery modules, as part of two separate recalls covering 33,180 vehicles. 

Tags: Mercedes-Benz, 2012-MY, Recalls, 2013-MY, 2014-MY, 2015-MY, Luxury Sedan, Mercedes-Benz C-Class, Full-Size Sedans, NHTSA, Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class

March 23, 2015 - Industry News

Multiprens Recalls Warning Triangle Kits

Photo courtesy of Multiprens.

The action, which covers more than 22,000 potentially defective kits, will allow kit owners to receive a full refund.

Tags: Recalls, Emergency Kits, NHTSA, Multiprens

March 19, 2015 - Industry News

Honda Expands Takata Air Bag Recall

Photo of 2008 Honda Pilot courtesy of Honda.

The latest action, which expands an existing safety improvement campaign, calls back nearly 105,000 more Pilot, Civic and Accord vehicles for air bag inflator replacement.

Tags: Recalls, Honda, Takata, Air Bags, NHTSA, 2008-MY, 2001-MY, 2004-MY, Honda Pilot, Honda Civic, Honda Accord

March 19, 2015 - Industry News

Recall Customer Satisfaction Increases

Chart courtesy of J.D. Power.

The percentage of dealer service visits relating to recalls reached 16 percent in 2015 for at least a six-year high, yet satisfaction among those customers is also rising, according to a J.D. Power study.

Tags: J.D. Power, Buick, Recalls, Customer Satisfaction, Dealers

March 13, 2015 - Industry News

Kia Recalls Soul, Soul EV for Accelerator Pedal

Photo of Kia Soul courtesy of Kia Motors.

The recall, set to get under way March 24, affects 208,858 cars in the 2014 and 2015 model years.

Tags: Kia Motors, Recalls, 2014-MY, 2015-MY, Kia Soul, Subcompact Cars, NHTSA, Kia Soul EV

March 13, 2015 - Industry News

Chevrolet Volts Recalled for Carbon Monoxide Risk

Photo of Chevrolet Volt courtesy of General Motors.

After parking in a garage, a driver may unwittingly leave the plug-in hybrid car running because idling in the electric mode is so quiet.

Tags: Chevrolet, Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, 2011-MY, 2012-MY, Recalls, 2013-MY, Chevrolet Volt, General Motors

March 10, 2015 - Industry News

Chevrolet Cruze Recalled for Parking Brake Failure

Photo courtesy of GM.

The recall, set to begin this month, affects 1,733 compact cars in the 2015 model year.

Tags: Chevrolet, Recalls, Chevrolet Cruze, General Motors, 2015-MY, NHTSA, Compact Cars

March 8, 2015 - Industry News

Toyota Recalls Yaris Cars for Loose Bolts

Photo of Toyota Yaris courtesy of Toyota.

In 226 of the subcompact cars in the 2015 model year, the rear axle bearing bolts might have been improperly tightened.

Tags: Toyota, Recalls, 2015-MY, Subcompact Cars, NHTSA, Toyota Yaris

March 6, 2015 - Industry News

More Nissan Altimas Recalled for Hood Latch

Photo of Nissan Altima courtesy of Nissan.

The recall, an expansion of a previous one, affects 625,000 Altima sedans manufactured from March 1, 2013, to Dec. 31, 2014.

Tags: Nissan, Recalls, Nissan Altima, 2013-MY, 2014-MY, 2015-MY, Full-Size Sedans, NHTSA

March 6, 2015 - Executive Fleet News

Hyundai Recalls Genesis for Gear Shifting Problems

Photo of Hyundai Genesis courtesy of Hyundai.

The recall affects 24,400 sedans in the 2015 model year.

Tags: Hyundai, Recalls, Hyundai Genesis, 2015-MY, Full-Size Sedans, NHTSA

March 5, 2015 - Industry News

Takata Boosting Replacement Air Bag Production

Photo of former NHTSA Acting Administrator David Kelly courtesy of NHTSA.

Meanwhile, automakers take steps to launch an independent investigation into causes of air bag explosions linked to deaths and injuries.

Tags: Lawsuits, Recalls, Takata, U.S. Department of Transportation, Air Bags, NHTSA, Orbital ATK

March 4, 2015 - Industry News

Senate Bill Addresses Safety Recall Completion Rates

Photo of Sen. Edward Markey by U.S. Senate via Wikimedia Commons.

To qualify for legal registration by a state DMV, a vehicle would have to complete all designated safety recall repairs.

Tags: Legislation, Recalls, U.S. Senate

March 4, 2015 - Industry News

Dodge Charger SRT Sedans Recalled for Fuel Leaks

Photo courtesy of FCA US.

The recall, which also affects Dodge Challenger SRT vehicles, is tied to improperly installed hose seals.

Tags: Dodge, Recalls, Dodge Challenger, Dodge Charger, 2015-MY, Sports Cars, Full-Size Sedans, FCA US

March 2, 2015 - Industry News

Hyundai Recalls Elantras for Steering

Photo of Hyundai Elantra courtesy of Hyundai.

The action affects more than 204,000 sedans and hatchbacks in the 2008-2010 model years.

Tags: Hyundai, 2009-MY, 2010-MY, Hyundai Elantra, Recalls, 2008-MY, NHTSA

February 28, 2015 - Industry News

Chevrolet Impalas Recalled for Fire Risk

Photo of Chevrolet Impala courtesy of General Motors.

The action affects 1,177 2014 model-year vehicles manufactured from Nov. 15, 2012, to May 27, 2014.

Tags: Chevrolet, Chevrolet Impala, Recalls, General Motors, 2014-MY, Full-Size Sedans, NHTSA

February 27, 2015 - Industry News

Dodge Durangos Recalled for Engine Failure

Photo of Dodge Durango courtesy of FCA US.

The global recall affects more than 467,000 vehicles, including certain Dodge Durangos and Jeep Grand Cherokees.

Tags: Jeep Grand Cherokee, 2011-MY, 2012-MY, Recalls, Dodge Durango, 2013-MY, Mid-Size SUVs, FCA US, Dodge, Jeep

February 27, 2015 - Industry News

Kia Recalls Sorento for Accelerator

Photo of Kia Sorento courtesy of Kia Motors.

The action affects more than 12,000 SUVs in the 2016 model year.

Tags: Kia Motors, Recalls, Kia Sorento, Mid-Size SUVs, NHTSA, 2016-MY

February 27, 2015 - Executive Fleet News

Cadillac ATS Recalled for Sunroof Panel Switches

Photo of 2014 Cadillac ATS courtesy of GM.

Dealers will replace the sunroof console accessory-switch trim plate on 2013-2015 models.

Tags: Cadillac, Recalls, 2013-MY, Cadillac ATS, General Motors, 2014-MY, 2015-MY, Entry Luxury Cars, NHTSA

February 26, 2015 - Industry News

Chrysler 200 Recalled for Rough Transmission Shifting

Photo of Chrysler 200 courtesy of FCA US.

Those 2015 sedans equipped with a V-6 engine may have difficulty shifting into park.

Tags: Recalls, Chrysler 200, 2015-MY, Full-Size Sedans, FCA US

February 25, 2015 - Industry News

Toyota Recalls FJ Cruiser for Steering

Photo courtesy of Toyota.

Beginning in March, Toyota dealers will replace the intermediate steering shaft.

Tags: Toyota, Recalls, 2014-MY, Mid-Size SUVs, NHTSA, Toyota FJ Cruiser

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