November 19, 2014 - Industry News
If Takata and automakers don’t quickly agree to expand recalls on a nationwide scale, NHTSA vows to use its statutory powers to ensure the defective air bag inflators are replaced.
Tags: Vehicle Safety, Recalls, Takata, Air Bags, NHTSA, Ford, Honda, Chrysler, Mazda, BMW
November 18, 2014 - Executive Fleet News
The recall, expected to begin Dec. 1, will cover more than 28,000 Range Rover, Range Rover Sport and LR4 SUVs.
Tags: Land Rover, Recalls, 2013-MY, Range Rover, 2014-MY, Luxury SUVs, Mid-Size SUVs, NHTSA, Land Rover LR4
Because of a faulty bolt, the spare tire stored underneath the car may eventually detach.
Tags: BMW, MINI Cooper, Recalls, Entry Luxury Cars, NHTSA, Compact Cars, 2014-MY
November 15, 2014 - Industry News
Representatives from automakers, Takata and NHTSA are expected to testify.
Tags: Vehicle Safety, Recalls, Takata, U.S. Senate, Air Bags, NHTSA
November 14, 2014 - Industry News
The recall affects 2015-MY cars that might have faulty seatback recliners that don’t lock into place properly.
Tags: Volkswagen, Volkswagen Jetta, Recalls, Volkswagen Passat, 2015-MY, Mid-Size Sedans, NHTSA
November 12, 2014 - Executive Fleet News
The recall, already under way, affects 2015-MY C300 4Matic and C400 4Matic vehicles.
Tags: Mercedes-Benz, Recalls, 2015-MY, Luxury Sedan, Mercedes-Benz C-Class, NHTSA
November 10, 2014 - Industry News
In response to a report from the Wall Street Journal, the automaker stresses its safety recall reforms implemented in the past year.
Tags: Lawsuits, Recalls, Delphi Automotive, General Motors, NHTSA
Dealers will replace passenger-side frontal air bag inflators at risk for exploding.
Tags: Nissan, Infiniti, Recalls, 2003-MY, 2006-MY, 2005-MY, Takata, Nissan Sentra, Nissan Pathfinder, 2004-MY, Air Bags, NHTSA
November 9, 2014 - Industry News
The latest action covers older Honda Accord, Civic, CR-V, Element, Odyssey, Pilot, Ridgeline, Acura MDX and Acura RL vehicles in states and regions with high absolute humidity.
Tags: Acura, Honda Civic, Honda Odyssey, Vehicle Safety Regulations, Honda Accord, Recalls, 2001-MY, 2006-MY, Honda CR-V, Honda Pilot, Takata, Honda Element, Honda Ridgeline, Air Bags, NHTSA, Acura MDX, Acura RL
November 5, 2014 - Industry News
To fix the problem in these 2014 vehicles, Toyota dealers will replace the left front lower suspension arm with a new one.
Tags: Toyota, Toyota Avalon, Recalls, Toyota Camry, Toyota Camry Hybrid, 2014-MY, Toyota Avalon Hybrid, Mid-Size Sedans, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Full-Size Sedans
November 5, 2014 - Executive Fleet News
The recall affects 2013-2014 model-year Infiniti M35, 2014-MY Infiniti Q50 and 2014-2015-MY Infiniti Q70 hybrid vehicles.
Tags: Nissan, NHTSA, Recalls, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Infiniti, Luxury Sedan, 2013-MY, 2014-MY, 2015-MY, Unintended Acceleration
November 4, 2014 - Industry News
The automaker issues five separate recalls affecting more than 202,000 vehicles in North America.
Tags: Ford F-150, Lincoln, Ford Transit Connect, 2011-MY, Recalls, Ford Crown Victoria, Ford, Ford Transit, 2014-MY, 2015-MY, Ford Flex, Lincoln Town Car
November 3, 2014 - Industry News
The recall covers an estimated 100,000 vehicles built from Oct. 25, 2012, through October of this year.
Tags: Mazda, Recalls, 2013-MY, 2014-MY, Mazda 6
October 30, 2014 - Industry News
The recall covers 37,145 vehicles in the 2007-2009 model years.
Tags: Mitsubishi, 2009-MY, Recalls, 2008-MY, 2007-MY, Mitsubishi Outlander, Mid-Size SUVs, NHTSA
October 29, 2014 - Industry News
Ford is recalling 204,448 Ford Edge and Lincoln MKX SUVs in North American states that use road salt for snow and ice removal. Potential fuel leaks can arise from corrosion.
Tags: Lincoln, Corrosion, Recalls, 2008-MY, 2007-MY, Ford, Ford Edge, Mid-Size SUVs
Two separate global recalls will address problems in such popular fleet vehicles as Ram pickups and Jeep Grand Cherokees.
Tags: Jeep, Dodge, Jeep Grand Cherokee, 2010-MY, Chrysler, Recalls, Dodge Durango, 2014-MY, Mid-Size SUVs, Ram 2500, Ram Truck
October 23, 2014 - Industry News
The global recall, unrelated to the Takata air bag issue, includes about 102,000 sedans in the U.S.
Tags: Audi, Recalls, Audi A4, Air Bags, Luxury Sedan, Station Wagons
October 22, 2014 - Industry News
Defective air bag inflators pose a safety hazard in more than 7 million vehicles in the 2000-2008 model years, the federal agency warns.
Tags: Toyota, BMW, Subaru, Honda, Nissan, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Chrysler, Recalls, Takata, Ford, General Motors, Air Bags, NHTSA
October 19, 2014 - Industry News
In these vehicles, damage to the rear suspension trailing arms may go undetected following a rear or side-rear collision.
Tags: Volkswagen, Volkswagen Jetta, Recalls, Volkswagen Beetle, NHTSA, Compact Cars, 2013-MY
October 17, 2014 - Industry News
The recall, due to start Nov. 3, will address a defective hybrid system coolant pump in 423 2008-MY compact SUVs.
Tags: Mazda, Recalls, 2008-MY, NHTSA, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Compact SUVs
October 16, 2014 - Industry News
Chrysler is recalling 435,581 2011-2014 model-year vehicles including the Dodge Charger, Chrysler 300, Dodge Challenger, Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee.
Tags: Jeep, Dodge, Jeep Grand Cherokee, 2011-MY, Chrysler, 2012-MY, Recalls, Dodge Durango, Dodge Challenger, 2013-MY, Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger, 2014-MY, NHTSA
October 15, 2014 - Executive Fleet News
The U.S. recall covers approximately 423,000 2006-2011 model-year Lexus vehicles, including the LS sedan.
Tags: Toyota, Lexus, 2011-MY, Recalls, Lexus GS, 2006-MY, Lexus IS
October 14, 2014 - Industry News
The global recall covers an estimated 184,215 2014 model-year Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles that may have internal electrical short-circuits.
Tags: Jeep Grand Cherokee, Chrysler, Recalls, Dodge Durango, 2014-MY, Mid-Size SUVs
October 10, 2014 - Industry News
The recall, which includes 2008-2011-MY Lancer compact cars, will address a problem linked to worn drive belts and pulleys.
Tags: Mitsubishi, 2009-MY, 2011-MY, Recalls, 2008-MY, Mitsubishi Outlander, NHTSA, Mitsubishi Lancer, Compact Cars
In 2013 models, the hood is at risk for unexpectedly opening while the car is being driven.
Tags: Nissan, Recalls, Nissan Altima, 2013-MY, Mid-Size Sedans, NHTSA
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