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December 2, 2016 - Industry News

Ford Recalls Fusion, Lincoln MKZ for Seat Belts

Image of Ford Fusion courtesy of Ford.

The recall covers nearly 603,000 vehicles in the 2013 to 2016 model years.

Tags: Lincoln, Seat Belts, Ford Fusion, Lincoln MKZ, Recalls, 2013-MY, Ford, 2014-MY, 2015-MY, 2016-MY

December 1, 2016 - Industry News

Older Sprinter Vans Recalled for Brake Warning Light

Photo by IFCAR via Wikimedia Commons.

The recall covers more than 17,000 Dodge and Freightliner Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vans in the 2003 to 2006 model years.

Tags: Cargo Vans, Recalls, 2003-MY, 2006-MY, 2005-MY, 2004-MY, NHTSA, Dodge Sprinter, Freightliner Sprinter

November 30, 2016 - Industry News

Aftermarket Air Bag Clock Springs Recalled

Image courtesy of NHTSA.

Issued by Dorman Products, the recall affects more than 1,000 air bags at risk for malfunction.

Tags: Recalls, Air Bags, NHTSA, Dorman Products

November 27, 2016 - Industry News

Jeep Wranglers Recalled for Fuel Tank

Photo of Jeep Wrangler courtesy of FCA US.

The recall, set to get under way Jan. 2, covers 359 compact SUVs in the 2017 model year.

Tags: Jeep, Jeep Wrangler, Recalls, Compact SUVs, NHTSA, 2017-MY, FCA

November 26, 2016 - Industry News

Nissan Recalls Titan XD Diesel Trucks for Fuel Gauge

Photo courtesy of Nissan.

The recall affects more than 12,000 2016-model year pickup trucks that are at a higher risk for running out of fuel.

Tags: Nissan, Recalls, NHTSA, Large Pickups, 2016-MY, Nissan Titan XD

November 22, 2016 - Industry News

Toyota Recalls Sienna Minivans for Sliding Doors

Photo of Toyota Sienna courtesy of Toyota.

The recall covers about 744,000 vehicles in the 2011 to 2016 model years.

Tags: Toyota, 2011-MY, Toyota Sienna, Recalls, Minivans, 2016-MY

November 22, 2016 - Industry News

Kia Recalls Older Sportage SUVs for Fire Risk

Photo courtesy of Kia Motors.

The recall includes nearly 72,000 compact SUVs in the 2008 and 2009 model years.

Tags: 2009-MY, Recalls, 2008-MY, Kia, Kia Sportage, Compact SUVs, NHTSA

November 18, 2016 - Industry News

Cadillac XT5, GMC Acadia Recalled for Brakes

Photo of GMC Acadia courtesy of General Motors.

The General Motors recall covers more than 1,800 SUVs in the 2017 model year.

Tags: Cadillac, Recalls, GMC Acadia, Brakes, General Motors, GMC, Luxury SUVs, Compact SUVs, Mid-Size SUVs, NHTSA, 2017-MY, Cadillac XT5

November 18, 2016 - Industry News

Dodge Durango, Jeep Grand Cherokee Recalled for Fire Risk

Photo of Jeep Grand Cherokee courtesy of FCA US.

Due to get under way Dec. 19, the recall covers more than 30,000 2016-MY Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee SUVs.

Tags: Jeep, Dodge, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Recalls, Dodge Durango, Mid-Size SUVs, NHTSA, 2016-MY, FCA

November 18, 2016 - Industry News

Dodge Dart Recalled for Windshield Wipers

Photo of Dodge Dart courtesy of FCA US.

The recall, expected to begin Dec. 19, covers more than 53,000 compact cars in the 2016 model year.

Tags: Dodge, Recalls, Dodge Dart, NHTSA, Compact Cars, 2016-MY, FCA

November 17, 2016 - Industry News

In Memoriam: Auto Safety Crusader Clarence Ditlow

Screen shot of Ditlow via YouTube.

Ditlow, both an attorney and an engineer, had served as executive director of the Center for Auto Safety since 1976.

Tags: Obituary, Recalls, Center for Auto Safety

November 16, 2016 - Executive Fleet News

Jaguar XF Sedans Recalled for Fire Risk

Screen shot courtesy of YouTube.

The recall, set to begin Dec. 19, covers more than 5,000 luxury cars in the 2013-2015 model years.

Tags: Jaguar, Recalls, 2013-MY, 2014-MY, 2015-MY, NHTSA, Jaguar XF, Jaguar Land Rover, Prestige Luxury Cars

November 12, 2016 - Industry News

Mazda Recalls Tributes for Fire Risk

Photo by Bull-Doser via Wikimedia Commons.

The recall covers 912 2010- and 2011-model year SUVs, each equipped with a 3.0L engine.

Tags: Mazda, 2010-MY, 2011-MY, Recalls, NHTSA, Mazda Tribute, Compact SUVs

November 10, 2016 - Industry News

Mitsubishi Recalls Outlanders for Windshield Wipers

Photo of Mitsubishi Outlander Sport courtesy of Mitsubishi.

Two separate recalls involve nearly 195,000 Outlander and Outlander Sport SUVs at risk for windshield wiper failure.

Tags: Mitsubishi, Corrosion, Recalls, 2007-MY, Mitsubishi Outlander, Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, 2015-MY, Compact SUVs, Mid-Size SUVs, NHTSA

November 10, 2016 - Industry News

Isuzu Truck Recall Tied to Unintended Acceleration

Photo courtesy of Isuzu.

The recall covers more than 25,000 2014- to 2016-model year Isuzu NPR and NPR HD trucks and 2016-MY Chevrolet Low Cab Forward 3500 HD, 4500HD, and 4500XD trucks.

Tags: Recalls, 2014-MY, Isuzu NPR, 2015-MY, NHTSA, 2016-MY, Isuzu NPR-HD, Chevrolet Low Cab Forward, Chevrolet, Isuzu, Medium-Duty Trucks

November 9, 2016 - Executive Fleet News

Volvo Recalls Five Models for Seat Belts

Photo of Volvo S90 courtesy of Volvo.

The recall covers approximately 74,000 S60, S90, V60, VC60, and XC90 vehicles in the 2016 and 2017 model years.

Tags: Volvo, Volvo XC90, Seat Belts, Recalls, Volvo S60, Volvo XC60, Volvo V60, Volvo S90

November 9, 2016 - Industry News

Mazda6 Cars Recalled for Turn Signals

Photo courtesy of Mazda.

The recall, due to begin this month, affects 180 vehicles equipped with optional accessory fog lights.

Tags: Mazda, Recalls, NHTSA, 2017-MY, Mazda Mazda6, Full-Size Sedans

November 9, 2016 - Industry News

Kia Recalls Sorento SUVs for Driver Seatbacks

Photo courtesy of Kia.

The recall, expected to begin Dec. 9, covers more than 1,400 vehicles.

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

November 4, 2016 - Executive Fleet News

Mercedes-Benz Recalls GLE-Class for Headlights

Photo by Paul Clinton.

The recall, which gets under way this month, covers 2,215 2016- and 2017-model year GLE 300d 4MATIC, GLE 350, GLE 350 4MATIC, and GLE 400 4MATIC vehicles.

Tags: Mercedes-Benz, Recalls, Headlights, Luxury SUVs, NHTSA, 2016-MY, 2017-MY, Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class

November 3, 2016 - Executive Fleet News

Mercedes-Benz Recalls E300 Cars for Stalling

Photo courtesy of Mercedes-Benz.

The recall, already under way, covers more than 6,800 E300 Sedan and E300 Sedan 4Matic vehicles in the 2017 model year.

Tags: Mercedes-Benz, Recalls, Mercedes-Benz E-Class, NHTSA, 2017-MY, Luxury Sedans

November 3, 2016 - Industry News

NHTSA Questions Delays in Critical Takata Recall Repairs

NHTSA Administrator Mark Rosekind.

The federal safety agency’s administrator also stresses that the automakers are ultimately responsible for the costs of replacing Takata’s defective air bag inflators.

Tags: Honda, Acura, Recalls, Takata, Air Bags, NHTSA

October 31, 2016 - Industry News

Honda Teams With CCC to Bolster Recall Completion

The automaker is tapping collision repair facilities to help inform vehicle owners of critical recalls involving them.

Tags: Honda, Collision Repair, Recalls, CCC

October 26, 2016 - Industry News

Ford Escape, Mercury Mariner Recalled for Fuel Leaks

Photo of Mercury Mariner courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

The recall, tied to the fuel delivery module flange assembly, covers more than 329,000 vehicles in the U.S.

Tags: Ford Escape, Mercury, Mercury Mariner, 2010-MY, 2011-MY, 2012-MY, Recalls, Ford, Compact SUVs

October 26, 2016 - Industry News

Subaru Recalls Multiple Models for Fire Risk

Photo of Subaru Impreza courtesy of Subaru.

The recall, which covers more than 100,000 vehicles, involves four models: the Legacy, Outback, Impreza, and Forester.

Tags: Subaru, Subaru Legacy, Subaru Outback, Recalls, 2007-MY, Subaru Impreza, 2014-MY, Subaru Forester, Compact SUVs, NHTSA, Compact Cars, Station Wagons, Intermediate Cars

October 21, 2016 - Industry News

Nissan Recalls Versa for Air Bags

Photo of Nissan Versa courtesy of Nissan.

The recall affects more than 1,700 of the subcompact cars in the 2017 model year.

Tags: Nissan, Recalls, Nissan Versa, Subcompact Cars, NHTSA, 2017-MY, Air Bags


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