May 28, 2015 - Executive Fleet News
About 3,000 luxury SUVs in the 2015 model year are at risk for loss of vehicle stability.
Tags: Lexus, Recalls, 2015-MY, Luxury SUVs, Compact SUVs, Toyota
May 27, 2015 - Industry News
In more than 19,000 cars, elevated underbody temperatures might lead to degradation of the fuel tank, fuel vapor lines or parking brake cable seals.
Tags: Recalls, Ford Mustang, Ford, 2015-MY, Sports Cars
The action affects nearly 423,000 Ford and Lincoln vehicles, including Ford Fusion and Taurus models.
Tags: Recalls, Ford, Ford Flex, Ford Taurus, Ford Fusion, Lincoln, 2011-MY, 2012-MY, 2013-MY, Mercury
May 22, 2015 - Industry News
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration decides to extend for another year its review of General Motors' decisions and communications about potential vehicle safety issues.
Tags: Recalls, General Motors, NHTSA
May 19, 2015 - Industry News
The Japan-based auto safety parts supplier reaches an agreement with NHTSA to expand its recall of defective air bag inflators, which have been linked to six deaths worldwide.
Tags: Recalls, Takata, U.S. Department of Transportation, Air Bags, NHTSA
May 18, 2015 - Industry News
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has scheduled a July 2 public hearing to probe Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ remedy performance in 20 separate safety recalls.
Tags: Recalls, U.S. Department of Transportation, NHTSA, FCA US
Two separate recalls, issued by Gulf States Toyota and Southeast Toyota Distributors, will address a potential injury risk during air bag deployment.
Tags: Toyota, Toyota Sienna, Recalls, Gulf States Toyota, Southeast Toyota Distributors, 2015-MY, NHTSA, Minivans
May 14, 2015 - Executive Fleet News
Honda is recalling approximately 19,500 Acura MDX SUVs and RLX sedans in the 2014 and 2015 model years because a software glitch may lead to unexpected autonomous braking.
Tags: 2014-MY, 2015-MY, Luxury Sedan, Luxury SUVs, Compact SUVs, Honda, Acura, Acura MDX, Acura RLX, Recalls, Active Safety Systems, Auto Braking
May 13, 2015 - Industry News
The 2014-2015 model-year vehicles are at risk for inadvertent air bag deployment during rough, typically off-road driving conditions.
Tags: Jeep, Recalls, Jeep Cherokee, 2014-MY, 2015-MY, Compact SUVs, FCA US, Air Bags
The two automakers are recalling an additional 6.56 million vehicles globally so dealers can replace Takata-manufactured air bag inflators at risk for exploding and injuring vehicle occupants.
Tags: Toyota, Nissan, Recalls, Takata, Air Bags
The recall, which affects 48,309 2015 model-year mid-size trucks in the U.S., will address seat frame attachment hooks that weren't properly connected.
Tags: Recalls, GMC Canyon, Chevrolet Colorado, General Motors, 2015-MY, Mid-Size Pickups
May 12, 2015 - Industry News
The North American recall affects 12,328 2015 model-year Ford F-150 pickup trucks at risk for steering loss.
Tags: Ford F-150, Full-Size Pickups, Recalls, Ford, 2015-MY
May 11, 2015 - Industry News
The action affects 2009-2010 model-year Lancer, 2009-2010-MY Outlander, 2010-MY Lancer Sportback and 2010-MY Lancer Evolution vehicles.
Tags: Mitsubishi, 2009-MY, 2010-MY, Recalls, Mitsubishi Outlander, NHTSA, Mitsubishi Lancer, Mid-Size SUVs, Compact SUVs, Compact Cars
The recall affects nearly 77,000 vehicles in the 2009-2011 model years.
Tags: Mitsubishi, 2009-MY, 2010-MY, 2011-MY, Recalls, Mitsubishi Outlander, NHTSA, Mitsubishi Lancer, Compact Cars, Compact SUVs, Mid-Size SUVs
May 7, 2015 - Industry News
A House appropriations subcommittee passes a spending bill that includes a modest $6.5 million budget increase for the federal safety agency that's far below what the Obama administration had requested.
Tags: NHTSA, Recalls, U.S. Congress, Legislation
May 5, 2015 - Industry News
The recall, which covers 3,690 sedans in the 2013 model year, got under way April 20.
Tags: Chevrolet, Recalls, 2013-MY, Chevrolet Malibu, General Motors, NHTSA, Mid-Size Sedans
An installation issue in 2,408 2015-MY vans may prevent the side air bag inflatable curtains from deploying properly.
Tags: Air Bags, NHTSA, Recalls, Ram ProMaster City, Compact Vans, FCA US, Ram Truck
May 4, 2015 - Industry News
Injuries allegedly linked to exploding Takata air bag inflators now total 105. Meanwhile, Honda has enlisted three additional companies to help supply replacement parts for the safety recalls.
Tags: Honda, Recalls, Air Bags, NHTSA, Takata
May 1, 2015 - Industry News
With this new expansion, the safety recall now covers nearly 546,000 Fiesta, Fusion and Lincoln MKZ vehicles in North America.
Tags: Ford Fiesta, Ford Fusion, 2011-MY, Lincoln MKZ, 2012-MY, Recalls, 2013-MY, Ford, 2014-MY, NHTSA, Lincoln
May 1, 2015 - Executive Fleet News
A software error in the anti-lock braking system may disable other safety systems and result in a loss of vehicle stability and control.
Tags: Land Rover, Recalls, 2015-MY, Luxury SUVs, NHTSA, Land Rover LR4, Jaguar Land Rover
In frigid weather, the occupant detection system may fail to deactivate the front passenger air bag when a child restraint seat is in the front passenger seat.
Tags: Hyundai, Recalls, Hyundai Accent, Air Bags, 2015-MY, Child Safety, Subcompact Cars, NHTSA
April 29, 2015 - Executive Fleet News
Lincoln dealers will update the body control module software so that the lamps don't shine so intensely that they affect the vision of oncoming drivers.
Tags: Lincoln, Lincoln MKZ, Recalls, Ford, 2015-MY, Entry Luxury Cars
April 29, 2015 - Industry News
Nearly 520,000 Ford vehicles in North America are at risk for road salt-related corrosion that may cause steering gear motor attachment bolts to fracture.
Tags: Lincoln, Ford Fusion, Road Salt, Lincoln MKZ, Corrosion, Recalls, 2013-MY, Ford, 2014-MY, 2015-MY, Full-Size Sedans, Entry Luxury Cars
Dealers will replace the fuel delivery module in Ford Transit Connect, Focus, Edge, Escape and Fiesta vehicles.
Tags: Ford Fiesta, Ford Transit Connect, Recalls, Ford, Ford Edge, Ford Escape, Ford Focus, 2014-MY, 2015-MY, Compact Cars, Subcompact Cars, Compact SUVs
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has begun an initiative to improve what it calls "unacceptably low" recall completion rates for safety defects on vehicles.
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