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April 17, 2014 - Industry News

Mazda3, Mazda6 Recalled for Potential Power Loss

2014 Mazda3 photo courtesy of Mazda.

Dealers will update the power control module software in 5,700 2014 and 2015 model-year vehicles.

Tags: Mazda, Recalls, 2014-MY, Mazda 6, 2015-MY, NHTSA, Mazda 3

April 17, 2014 - Industry News

Volkswagen Recalling 26K Cars for Fire Risk

2014 Volkswagen Passat photo courtesy of Volkswagen.

The affected vehicles are 2014 model-year Jettas, Beetles, Beetle Convertibles and Passats.

Tags: Volkswagen, Volkswagen Jetta, Recalls, Volkswagen Beetle, 2014-MY, Volkswagen Passat, NHTSA

April 15, 2014 - Industry News

Ford Recalls 43K Vehicles for Possible Loose Seats

2014 Ford Fusion photo courtesy of Ford Motor Co.

The recall, set to get under way around May 19, involves 2013-2014 model-year Ford Fusion, Escape, C-Max and Lincoln MKZ vehicles.

Tags: Ford Escape, Lincoln, Ford Fusion, Lincoln MKZ, Recalls, Ford, Ford C-Max, NHTSA

April 14, 2014 - Industry News

BMW Recalling 156K Vehicles to Address Stalling Risk

2012 BMW 3 Series sedan photo courtesy of BMW.

The SUVs and luxury cars covered by the recall may have defective bolts holding a component on the six-cylinder engine.

Tags: 2012-MY, Recalls, BMW X5, BMW 6 Series, BMW 3 Series, BMW 5 Series, Luxury Sedan, Luxury SUVs, BMW X3, BMW Z4, BMW, 2010-MY

April 11, 2014 - Industry News

GM to Replace Lock Cylinder During Ignition Switch Recall

Diagram courtesy of General Motors.

The automaker is adding this second repair to the 2.2 million vehicles already recalled in the U.S.

Tags: Vehicle Safety, 2010-MY, 2011-MY, Recalls, General Motors, NHTSA, Compact Cars

April 10, 2014 - Industry News

GM Creates Safety Program for Employees


The automaker also confirms placing two company engineers on paid leave as part of the ignition switch probe.

Tags: Vehicle Safety, Recalls, General Motors

April 9, 2014 - Industry News

Toyota Recalling 1.3M Vehicles to Fix Airbags

2010 Toyota Corolla photo courtesy of Toyota.

The recall affects 2009-2010 model-year Corolla, 2009-2010 Matrix, 2008-2010 Highlander, 2009-2010 Tacoma, 2006-2008 RAV4 and 2006-2010 Yaris vehicles.

Tags: Toyota, Airbags, Toyota RAV4, Toyota Tacoma, Recalls, Toyota Highlander, Yaris, Toyota Corolla, Toyota Matrix

April 9, 2014 - Industry News

Toyota Recalling 472K Vehicles to Fix Front Seat Springs

2010 Scion xD photo courtesy of Toyota.

The recall affects approximately 158,000 2006-2010 model-year Yaris Hatchbacks, 250,500 2007-2010-MY Yaris Sedans, and 64,000 2008-2010-MY Scion xDs.

Tags: Toyota, Scion, 2010-MY, Recalls, Yaris, Compact Sedans, Hatchbacks

April 7, 2014 - Industry News

Safety Watchdog Seeks Chevrolet Impala Recall for Air Bags

2010 Chevrolet Impala photo courtesy of General Motors.

The Center for Auto Safety says it believes a faulty algorithm might improperly deactivate air bags in 2003-2010 Chevrolet Impalas.

Tags: Recalls, General Motors, NHTSA, Center for Auto Safety, Chevrolet, Chevrolet Impala, 2010-MY

April 7, 2014 - Industry News

GM Retains Prominent Attorney for Response to Accident Victims

General Motors CEO Mary Barra testifies before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations. (Photo by Mark Finkenstaedt for General Motors)

Kenneth Feinberg will evaluate options for compensating families of crash victims impacted by the ignition switch defect.

Tags: Recalls, General Motors, U.S. Congress

April 4, 2014 - Industry News

Spider Web Threat Triggers Mazda6 Recall

2012 Mazda6 photo courtesy of Mazda.

The recall affects 42K 2010-2012 vehicles that are vulnerable to fuel tank problems if spiders weave webs in the evaporative canister vent hose.

Tags: Mazda, 2010-MY, 2012-MY, Recalls, Mazda 6, NHTSA

April 2, 2014 - Industry News

Brake Issue Prompts Recall of Jeep Grand Cherokees, Dodge Durangos

Photo of 2014 Dodge Durango courtesy of Chrysler Group.

The recall, set to get under way in May, will cover 644K 2011-2014-MY SUVs in the U.S.

Tags: Jeep, Dodge, Jeep Grand Cherokee, 2011-MY, Chrysler, Recalls, Dodge Durango, 2014-MY, NHTSA

March 31, 2014 - Industry News

GM Recalling 1.3 Million 2004-2010 Vehicles to Fix Power Steering

Photo of 2008 Chevrolet Malibu LTZ courtesy of General Motors.

The automaker's latest recall includes certain Chevrolet Malibu and Malibu Maxx vehicles as well as other Chevrolet, Saturn and Pontiac models.

Tags: General Motors, Recalls, Saturn ION, Chevrolet HHR, Chevrolet Cobalt, Saturn, Saturn Aura, Pontiac, Pontiac G6, Chevrolet, Chevrolet Malibu, NHTSA, 2010-MY

March 31, 2014 - Industry News

Barra to Tell Congress GM Doing 'Right Thing' On Recalls


During testimony before a congressional committee, General Motors' CEO Mary Barra will apologize to those affected by several high-profile recalls and say the automaker "will do the right thing."

Tags: General Motors, Recalls, C-Suite, Automotive Executives

March 31, 2014 - Industry News

GM Recalling 174K Cruzes for Front Axle Repair

Photo of 2014 Chevrolet Cruze courtesy of GM.

General Motors is recalling 174,046 2013 and 2014 model-year Chevrolet Cruze vehicles equipped with a 1.4L turbo engine because their right front half shaft may fracture and separate.

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

March 31, 2014 - Industry News

GM Recalling Nearly a Half-Million Trucks, SUVs to Remedy Fire Risk

Photo of 2014 Chevrolet Silverado courtesy of GM.

General Motors is recalling nearly 500,000 2014 and 2015 model-year trucks and SUVs, reports the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Tags: Chevrolet, Chevrolet Silverado, Chevrolet Tahoe, Recalls, GMC Sierra, General Motors, GMC, Chevrolet Suburban, NHTSA, 2014-MY, 2015-MY

March 28, 2014 - Industry News

GM Expands Ignition Switch Recall Again

The automaker is recalling 824,000 more vehicles to ensure they all have a current ignition switch.

Tags: Saturn, Recalls, General Motors, Chevrolet Cobalt, Chevrolet HHR, Pontiac Solstice, Pontiac G5, Saturn Sky, Chevrolet, Pontiac, 2011-MY

March 28, 2014 - Industry News

Cadillac ELR Recalled for Electronic Stability Control

2014 Cadillac ELR photo courtesy of General Motors.

The action affects vehicles manufactured Sept. 26, 2013, through Feb. 14 and equipped without adaptive cruise control.

Tags: Cadillac, Recalls, General Motors, Cadillac ELR, NHTSA, 2014-MY, 2013-MY

March 26, 2014 - Industry News

Landi Renzo USA Recalling CNG Vans to Address Fire Risk

Landi Renzo USA headquarters in Torrance, Calif.

In 343 vehicles, brackets that support the rear CNG cylinder might fail, creating the potential for a leak.

Tags: 2011-MY, Recalls, Landi Renzo USA, 2014-MY, Full-Size Vans, Ford E-Series, CNG Conversions, NHTSA, Compressed Natural Gas

March 26, 2014 - Industry News

Nissan Recalling Nearly 990K Vehicles to Update Software

Photo of 2014 Nissan Altima courtesy of Nissan.

Dealers need to update software to ensure passenger airbags deploy when needed during a collision.

Tags: Nissan, Infiniti, Nissan LEAF, Recalls, Nissan Altima, 2013-MY, Nissan Sentra, Nissan Pathfinder, 2014-MY, Infiniti JX35, NHTSA, Infiniti Q50, Infiniti QX60, Nissan NV200

March 21, 2014 - Industry News

GM CEO to Testify Before Congress on April 1

Photo courtesy of GM.

General Motors' chief executive has agreed to give testimony about the automaker's handling of vehicle safety issues including an ignition-switch failure that resulted in several deaths after airbags failed to deploy.

Tags: General Motors, Automotive Executives, C-Suite, Recalls, U.S. Congress

March 19, 2014 - Industry News

Toyota, Feds Settle Unintended Acceleration Case for $1.2B

Photo courtesy of Toyota.

The U.S. Department of Justice agrees to defer prosecution and dismiss its case as long as Toyota complies with all agreement terms, which include submitting to an independent monitor.

Tags: Toyota, Lexus, Unintended Acceleration, Recalls, Department of Justice

March 18, 2014 - Industry News

Volkswagen Recalling Passat to Replace Headlight Bulb Fitting

2013 Volkswagen Passat photo courtesy of Volkswagen.

The recall affects approximately 150,200 Passat vehicles to correct an electrical problem interfering with operation of the low-beam headlight bulbs.

Tags: Volkswagen, 2012-MY, Recalls, 2013-MY, Volkswagen Passat, NHTSA, Headlights

March 18, 2014 - Industry News

GM Appoints New Vehicle Safety Chief


General Motors has appointed veteran company executive Jeff Boyer to a new global safety role to quickly identify and resolve product safety issues amid a broad external and internal review of its safety procedures.

Tags: Recalls, General Motors, Automotive Executives, Promotion

March 17, 2014 - Industry News

Potential Fuel Leaks Prompt Honda Odyssey Recall

2010 Honda Odyssey. Photo courtesy of Honda.

The recall, which affects 886,815 vehicles, addresses a fuel pump strainer cover that may wear down and allow fuel leaks.

Tags: Honda, Honda Odyssey, 2010-MY, Recalls, NHTSA, Minivans, 2005-MY

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