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June 29, 2016 - Industry News

Ford Transit Connect Recalled for Brake Control

Photo of Ford Transit Connect courtesy of Ford.

The safety compliance recall covers 605 2016 model-year vehicles that need the brake hydraulic control unit replaced.

Tags: Vans, Electronic Stability Control, Ford Transit Connect, Recalls, Ford, Brakes, 2016-MY

June 29, 2016 - Industry News

Ford Recalls F-150, Explorer for Driver Seat Back

Photo of Ford F-150 courtesy of Ford.

The safety compliance recall affects more than 5,000 2016 model-year pickup trucks and SUVs in the U.S.

Tags: Ford F-150, Ford Explorer, Recalls, Ford, Mid-Size SUVs, Large Pickups, 2016-MY

June 28, 2016 - Industry News

Toyota Recalls Prius, Lexus Hybrids for Air Bag Inflators

Photo of Toyota Prius courtesy of Toyota.

The recall, which covers approximately 482,000 vehicles, will address a problem with the curtain shield air bag inflator weld.

Tags: Toyota, Lexus, Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, 2010-MY, 2011-MY, 2012-MY, Recalls, Toyota Prius, Lexus CT 200h, Air Bags, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid

June 22, 2016 - Executive Fleet News

Nissan Recalls Infiniti Q50 Sedans for Steering

Photo of Infiniti Q50 courtesy of Infiniti.

The recall, expected to get under way by Aug. 9, covers more than 28,000 entry-luxury cars in the 2014-2016 model years.

Tags: Nissan, Infiniti, Recalls, 2014-MY, 2015-MY, Entry Luxury Cars, NHTSA, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Infiniti Q50, 2016-MY, Infiniti Q50 Hybrid

June 21, 2016 - Industry News

FCA Phases Out Defective Takata Air Bags

The 2016 Jeep Wrangler’s passenger-side air bag inflator is the final FCA US air-bag component to migrate from a non-desiccated ammonium-nitrate design. Photo courtesy of FCA US.

The automaker next week will end its use of non-desiccated ammonium-nitrate Takata air bag inflators in NAFTA-market production of vehicles.

Tags: Jeep, Jeep Wrangler, Recalls, Takata, Air Bags, 2016-MY, FCA

June 20, 2016 - Industry News

Faulty Warning Chimes Spur Chevrolet Recall

Photo of Chevrolet Sonic courtesy of GM.

GM is recalling 18,780 Sonic, Trax and Spark vehicles equipped with Bring Your Own Media radios.

Tags: Chevrolet, Recalls, 2013-MY, Chevrolet Sonic, Chevrolet Spark, General Motors, 2014-MY, 2015-MY, Compact SUVs, Subcompact Cars, NHTSA, 2016-MY, Chevrolet Trax

June 17, 2016 - Industry News

Road Salt-Linked Corrosion Spurs Kia Minivan Recall

Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

The recall, due to get under way July 25, covers nearly 98,000 Kia Sedona minivans in the 2006-2012 model years.

Tags: Corrosion, 2012-MY, Recalls, KIA, 2006-MY, Kia Sedona, NHTSA, Minivans

June 17, 2016 - Industry News

Hyundai Recalls Tucson SUVs for Hood Latch

Photo of Hyundai Tucson courtesy of Hyundai.

Set to begin July 15, the recall covers 81,000 SUVs in the 2016 model year.

Tags: Hyundai, Recalls, Compact SUVs, NHTSA, Hyundai Tucson, 2016-MY

June 16, 2016 - Industry News

Kia Recalls Sedona Minivans for Hood Latch

Photo of Kia Sedona by Bull-Doser via Wikimedia Commons.

The recall, expected to begin July 25, covers 219,800 vehicles in the 2006-2014 model years.

Tags: Recalls, KIA, 2006-MY, 2014-MY, Kia Sedona, NHTSA, Minivans

June 13, 2016 - Industry News

Kia Recalls Forte Cars for Seat Belts

Photo of Kia Forte courtesy of Kia Motors.

The recall, set to begin June 30, covers more than 5,000 compact cars in the 2013 model year.

Tags: Seat Belts, Recalls, 2013-MY, KIA, NHTSA, Compact Cars, Kia Forte

June 6, 2016 - Industry News

Takata Recalls Demand Nuanced, Phased Approach

Photo courtesy of NHTSA.

Some new vehicles still contain defective Takata air bag inflators, which will be recalled by the end of 2019.

Tags: Toyota, Volkswagen, Mitsubishi, Recalls, Takata, Ford, General Motors, NHTSA, FCA

June 6, 2016 - Executive Fleet News

Land Rover Discovery Sport Recalled for Plate Lamps

Photo of Land Rover Discovery Sport courtesy of Jaguar Land Rover.

The recall, set to get under way June 27, covers nearly 15,000 vehicles.  

Tags: Land Rover, Recalls, 2015-MY, NHTSA, 2016-MY, Jaguar Land Rover, Land Rover Discovery Sport, Compact SUVs

June 1, 2016 - Industry News

Nissan Recalls Pathfinders for Brake Light Switch

Photo of Nissan Pathfinder courtesy of Nissan.

Set to begin June 20, the safety recall affects nearly 80,000 SUVs in the 2013 and 2014 model years.

Tags: Nissan, Recalls, 2013-MY, Nissan Pathfinder, 2014-MY, Mid-Size SUVs, NHTSA

May 31, 2016 - Industry News

Jeep Cherokees Recalled for Half-Shafts

Photo of Jeep Cherokee courtesy of FCA US.

The recall, limited to 82 SUVs in the 2016 model year, will let dealers replace half-shafts at risk for breakage.

Tags: Jeep, Recalls, Jeep Cherokee, Compact SUVs, 2016-MY, FCA

May 31, 2016 - Industry News

Dodge, Chrysler Minivans Recalled for Seat Fasteners

Photo of Dodge Grand Caravan courtesy of FCA US.

The FCA US recall covers an estimated 99 Dodge Grand Caravan and Chrysler Town & Country minivans in the 2016 model year.

Tags: Dodge, Dodge Grand Caravan, Chrysler Town & Country, Chrysler, Recalls, Minivans, 2016-MY, FCA

May 31, 2016 - Industry News

Fiat 500e Cars Recalled to Update Software

Photo courtesy of FCA US/Fiat.

More than 16,000 of the electric cars are at risk for shutting down propulsion because of a software glitch.

Tags: Fiat, Recalls, 2013-MY, 2014-MY, Fiat 500e, 2015-MY, Subcompact Cars, Battery-Electric Vehicles, 2016-MY, FCA

May 30, 2016 - Executive Fleet News

Volvo Recalls XC90 SUVs for Sunroof Switch

Photo of Volvo XC90 courtesy of Volvo.

The recall, set to begin June 20, covers nearly 30,000 luxury SUVs in the 2016 model year.

Tags: Volvo, Volvo XC90, Recalls, Luxury SUVs, NHTSA, 2016-MY

May 26, 2016 - Industry News

FCA Recalls Seat Covers for Ram Trucks

Photo of Ram 1500 courtesy of FCA US.

The aftermarket Mopar canvas seat covers can interfere with air bag deployment in Ram 1500, 2500, and 3500 trucks.

Tags: Mopar, 2012-MY, Recalls, 2013-MY, Ram 1500, Ram 2500, 2014-MY, Ram 3500, 2015-MY, NHTSA, 2016-MY

May 25, 2016 - Industry News

Toyota Recalls Yaris for Suspension Issue

Photo of Toyota Yaris courtesy of Toyota.

The recall, which covers 3,100 subcompact cars in the 2015 model year, will address potentially damaged front upper shock assembly bearings.

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

May 25, 2016 - Industry News

Daimler Recalls Sprinter 2500, 3500 Vans

Photo courtesy of Mercedes-Benz.

The recall, limited to 55 vans in the 2015 and 2016 model years, will address the risk of windows separating during a crash.

Tags: Recalls, Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, 2015-MY, NHTSA, 2016-MY, Freightliner Sprinter, Daimler, Full-Size Vans

May 25, 2016 - Industry News

Ford Recalls F-150 Trucks for Brake Fluid Leaks

Photo courtesy of Ford.

Dealers will replace brake master cylinders in more than 225,000 2013-2014-MY pickup trucks in the U.S.

Tags: Ford F-150, Recalls, 2013-MY, Ford, Brakes, 2014-MY, Large Pickups

May 24, 2016 - Industry News

Toyota Expands Takata Air Bag Recall

Photo of Toyota Corolla by NHTSA via Wikimedia Commons.

This safety recall expansion involves approximately 1,584,000 additional Toyota vehicles in the U.S., including older Corolla, 4Runner and Lexus ES vehicles.

Tags: Toyota, Lexus, Scion, 2011-MY, Toyota Sienna, Recalls, Scion xB, 2006-MY, Takata, Toyota Corolla, Lexus ES, Air Bags, Lexus IS, Toyota Matrix, Toyota Yaris, Toyota 4Runner, Lexus GX

May 18, 2016 - Industry News

Jeep Wranglers Recalled for Air Bag Issue

Photo by IFCAR via Wikimedia Commons.

The recall, covering nearly 400,000 vehicles in the U.S., will resolve an air bag problem that’s tied to the clockspring assembly in the steering wheel.

Tags: Jeep Wrangler, Recalls, 2007-MY, Air Bags, Compact SUVs, 2016-MY, FCA, Jeep

May 18, 2016 - Industry News

FCA Recalls Ram ProMaster Trailer Light Modules

Photo courtesy of FCA US.

The automaker issues two separate recalls covering 84,252 trailer light modules and 1,576 Ram ProMaster and ProMaster City vans.

Tags: Recalls, Ram Truck, Full-Size Vans, Ram ProMaster, NHTSA, Ram ProMaster City, FCA, 2016-MY, 2015-MY, 2014-MY

May 17, 2016 - Executive Fleet News

Volkswagen Touaregs Recalled for Tire Monitoring

Photo of Volkswagen Touareg courtesy of Volkswagen.

The recall covers 366 luxury SUVs manufactured from July 7, 2015, to March 3 of this year.

Tags: Volkswagen, Recalls, Volkswagen Touareg, Luxury SUVs, Mid-Size SUVs, NHTSA, 2016-MY


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