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July 31, 2014 - Industry News

Chrysler Recalls Fiat 500L to Replace Knee Air Bags

Photo of 2014 Fiat 500L courtesy of Chrysler Group.

The action involves 25,500 vehicles in the U.S. and 4,000 in Canada.

Tags: Seat Belts, Small Cars, Fiat, Chrysler, Recalls, Fiat 500L, 2014-MY, Air Bags, 2015-MY

July 30, 2014 - Industry News

Hyundai Recalls Sonata for Transmission Problem

Photo of 2014 Hyundai Sonata courtesy of Hyundai.

The recall covers 883,000 mid-size sedans in the 2011 to 2014 model years.

Tags: Hyundai, 2011-MY, 2012-MY, Recalls, 2013-MY, 2014-MY, Hyundai Sonata, Mid-Size Sedans, NHTSA

July 24, 2014 - Industry News

Volkswagen Recalls Golf Sedans for Steering Problem

Photo of 2015 Volkswagen Golf courtesy of Volkswagen.

The recall covers Golf and Golf GTI cars built from Jan. 27-May 12 of this year.

Tags: Volkswagen, Small Cars, Volkswagen Golf, Recalls, 2015-MY, NHTSA, Hatchbacks

July 23, 2014 - Industry News

GM Recalls 718K More Vehicles

Photo of 2015 Sierra HD truck courtesy of General Motors.

The automaker announces six new recalls involving such models as the Chevrolet Silverado LD and HD, GMC Sierra LD and HD, Buick Regal, and Chevrolet Caprice PPV. The two largest of the six recalls involve seats.

Tags: Chevrolet Equinox, 2010-MY, 2011-MY, Chevrolet Silverado, Chevrolet Caprice, 2012-MY, Recalls, 2013-MY, GMC Sierra, Cadillac ATS, General Motors, Buick Encore, Buick Regal, 2014-MY, GMC Terrain, Cadillac CTS, Chevrolet Camaro, 2015-MY, Chevrolet Caprice PPV

July 23, 2014 - Industry News

Chrysler Recalls 21K Vehicles Globally for Shocks, Struts

2014 Ram 1500 photo courtesy of Chrysler Group.

The recall involves Ram 1500 pickups, Jeep Cherokee SUVs and Chrysler 200 sedans assembled within a 16-day period earlier this year.

Tags: Chrysler, Recalls, Jeep Cherokee, Chrysler 200, Ram 1500, 2014-MY, 2015-MY, Pickup Trucks, Mid-Size SUVs, Mid-Size Sedans, Full-Size Pickups

July 23, 2014 - Industry News

Video: Chrysler Recalling Older Jeep SUVs for Ignition Switch

The worldwide recall, expected to get under way by mid-September, involves 2006-2007 model-year Jeep Commanders and 2005-2007 MY Grand Cherokees.

Tags: Jeep, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Chrysler, Recalls, 2007-MY, 2006-MY, 2005-MY, Mid-Size SUVs, NHTSA, Jeep Commander

July 21, 2014 - Industry News

More Upfitters Recall Work Trucks for Fire Risk

Ford Super Duty truck photo courtesy of Ford Motor Co.

Manning Equipment, Dual-Tech and Iowa Mold Tooling are issuing recalls to address a fire risk arising from oil leaks associated with PTO assemblies.

Tags: Work Trucks, 2012-MY, Ford F-550, Recalls, Ford F-450, Ford F-350, 2013-MY, 2014-MY, Iowa Mold Tooling Co., Upfitters, NHTSA, Ford Super Duty, Manning Equipment, Dual-Tech, Muncie Power Products Inc.

July 20, 2014 - Industry News

Terex Recalls 42 Utility Truck Aerial Devices

In these trucks, cracks might form in the truck frame or at the first cross brace behind the cab.

Tags: Terex, Work Trucks, Recalls, Utility Fleets, Aerial Devices, NHTSA

July 18, 2014 - Industry News

Kia Recalls Soul Hatchback for Steering Issue

Photo of 2014 Kia Soul courtesy of Kia Motors.

The recall affects 51,641 cars manufactured from July 21, 2013, through Jan. 17, 2014.

Tags: Small Cars, Kia Motors, Recalls, 2014-MY, Kia Soul, NHTSA, Hatchbacks

July 18, 2014 - Industry News

Video: GM CEO Defends Chief Counsel in Senate Testimony

GM CEO Mary Barra testifies during a Senate subcommittee hearing on Thursday, July 17. Photo by Fred Watkins for General Motors.

GM CEO Mary Barra testifies during a Senate subcommittee hearing about the automaker's actions since the ignition switch recall.

Tags: Recalls, General Motors, Chevrolet Cobalt, U.S. Congress, C-Suite

July 16, 2014 - Industry News

BMW Recalls 1.6M Sedans for Potential Air Bag Defect

Photo courtesy of BMW.

BMW recently recalled 1.6 million 3 Series sedans manufactured between May 1999 and August 2006 due to potential problems with air bags.

Tags: BMW, BMW 3 Series, Recalls, Takata, Air Bags, 2000-MY, 2006-MY, Mid-Size Sedans, Luxury Sedan

July 15, 2014 - Industry News

Hyundai Recalls 2015 Sonata for Power Steering

Photo of 2015 Sonata courtesy of Hyundai.

Hyundai has recalled its 2015 Sonata mid-size sedan for a poor connection within the vehicle's wiring harness that may result in a reduction of steering assist or the inability to move the shifter out of the Park position.

Tags: Hyundai, Recalls, Hyundai Sonata, 2015-MY, Mid-Size Sedans, Steering System

July 14, 2014 - Industry News

Work Truck Upfitters Issue Recalls for Fire Risk

Photo courtesy of Ford Motor Co.

In certain modified Ford work trucks, oil might leak from the PTO pressure switch onto a thermal blanket covering the exhaust.

Tags: Upfitting, Work Trucks, Ford F-550, Recalls, Ford F-350, NHTSA, Muncie Power Products Inc., Tactical Vehicle Outfitters, STAHL, Utility Truck Equipment Co., Somerset Welding & Steel, Ford F-450

July 14, 2014 - Industry News

ROUSH CleanTech Recalling Propane Conversion Kits

The recalled propane conversion kits are designed for installation on Ford E-Series vehicles. E-Series photo courtesy of Ford Motor Co.

The recall, involving 845 propane conversion kits, will address potential fuel leaks that pose a fire risk.

Tags: Cargo Vans, Recalls, Propane Autogas, ROUSH CleanTech, Ford E-350, Ford E-150, Ford E-250, Ford E-450, Ford E-Series, NHTSA

July 11, 2014 - Industry News

Fire Risk Prompts Durango, Grand Cherokee Recall

Photo of 2014 Dodge Durango courtesy of Chrysler Group.

Set to begin next month, this Chrysler recall in the U.S. affects 651,130 vehicles in the 2011-2014 model years.

Tags: 2011-MY, 2012-MY, 2013-MY, 2014-MY, Dodge, Dodge Durango, Jeep, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Mid-Size SUVs, NHTSA, Recalls

July 9, 2014 - Industry News

Honda Recalls Acura ILX Sedans for Faulty Headlights

Photo of 2013 Acura ILX Hybrid courtesy of Honda.

The recall affects 14,078 ILX entry-level luxury sedans, including hybrids, in the 2013 and 2014 model years.

Tags: Honda, Acura, Recalls, 2013-MY, 2014-MY, Acura ILX, NHTSA, Acura ILX Hybrid, Luxury Sedan, Entry Luxury Cars

July 8, 2014 - Industry News

Ford Recalls 101K Vehicles

Photo of 2014 Ford Flex courtesy of Ford.

The automaker issues six separate recalls involving models such as the Edge, Flex, Police Interceptor and Lincoln MKS.

Tags: Ford Escape, Ford Taurus, Lincoln MKS, Ford Transit Connect, Lincoln MKZ, 2012-MY, Recalls, 2013-MY, Ford Police Interceptor, Ford, 2014-MY, Ford Flex, Canada

July 7, 2014 - Industry News

Video: DOT Pressures Chrysler to Hasten Jeep Recall

The recall, announced last year, involves older-model Jeep Grand Cherokee and Liberty SUVs.

Tags: Chrysler, Jeep, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Jeep Liberty, Recalls, NHTSA, Mid-Size SUVs, U.S. Department of Transportation

July 7, 2014 - Industry News

Altec Recalls Aerial Devices for Electrocution Risk

Photo courtesy of Altec Industries.

The utility truck aerial devices may allow electricity to be conducted through the boom after water seeps into the fiberglass layers, according to NHTSA.

Tags: Recalls, Utility Fleets, Aerial Devices, NHTSA, Altec Industries

July 3, 2014 - Industry News

Subaru Recalls 660K Vehicles for Brake Line Corrosion

Photo of 2012 Subaru Forester courtesy of Subaru of America.

The vehicles are at risk for brake line damage in states that use road salt for snow removal efforts.

Tags: Recalls, Compact SUVs, Subaru, Subaru Legacy, Subaru Outback, Subaru Impreza, Subaru Forester, Road Salt, Corrosion, Brakes

July 1, 2014 - Industry News

Hyundai Recalls 35K Elantra Touring Hatchbacks

Photo of 2012 Hyundai Elantra Touring hatchback courtesy of Hyundai.

A support bracket attached to the headliner poses an injury risk during a crash.

Tags: Hyundai, 2010-MY, 2011-MY, 2012-MY, Hyundai Elantra, Recalls, NHTSA, Hatchbacks

July 1, 2014 - Industry News

Chrysler Recalls Minivans, SUVs for Ignition Switch

Photo of 2010 Dodge Journey courtesy of Chrysler Group.

The recall affects Dodge Journey, Dodge Grand Caravan and Chrysler Town & Country vehicles.

Tags: Dodge, Dodge Journey, 2009-MY, Dodge Grand Caravan, Chrysler Town & Country, 2010-MY, Chrysler, Recalls, 2008-MY, NHTSA

June 30, 2014 - Industry News

GM Recalls Nearly 7.6M More Vehicles in U.S.

Photo of 2014 Chevrolet Sonic courtesy of General Motors.

In addition to older models, this latest round of recalls includes some late-model Chevrolet, Cadillac and Buick vehicles.

Tags: Chevrolet, Chevrolet Impala, Buick, 2011-MY, Chevrolet Silverado, 2012-MY, Recalls, 2013-MY, Chevrolet Cruze, GMC Sierra, Cadillac XTS, General Motors, Buick Encore, Buick Verano, Buick Regal, 2014-MY, Cadillac CTS, Chevrolet Camaro, Chevrolet Trax

June 28, 2014 - Industry News

GM Recalls 392K More Pickup Trucks, SUVs in U.S.

Photo of 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe courtesy of General Motors.

The truck and SUV recall, linked to a transfer case problem, is one of four new recalls announced by the automaker.

Tags: Chevrolet Silverado, Chevrolet Tahoe, Recalls, GMC Yukon, 2013-MY, Chevrolet Cruze, GMC Sierra, General Motors, GMC, 2014-MY, Chevrolet Suburban, Air Bags, 2015-MY, Chevrolet, Full-Size Pickups, Full-Size SUVs

June 27, 2014 - Industry News

GM Recalls Chevrolet Cruze for Air Bag

Photo of 2014 Chevrolet Cruze courtesy of General Motors.

Safety concerns surrounding Takata-manufactured air bag inflators have prompted yet another recall -- this time involving General Motors.

Tags: Chevrolet, Recalls, 2013-MY, Chevrolet Cruze, Takata, General Motors, 2014-MY, Air Bags, NHTSA

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