July 1, 2015 - Industry News
The recall, expected to begin this month, affects 7,722 crossovers in the 2011 model year.
Tags: 2011-MY, Kia Motors, Recalls, Kia Sportage, Compact SUVs, NHTSA
July 1, 2015 - Executive Fleet News
The action affects 814 E250 BlueTec, E250 BlueTec 4Matic, GLK250 and ML250 BlueTec vehicles in the 2015 model year.
Tags: Mercedes-Benz, Recalls, Mercedes-Benz E-Class, 2015-MY, Prestige Luxury Cars, NHTSA, Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class, Mercedes-Benz M-Class
The problem is tied to potentially faulty routing of the front-seat wiring harness for the side-impact protection system.
Tags: Volvo, Volvo XC90, Recalls, Air Bags, Luxury SUVs, NHTSA, 2016-MY
The action, set to get under way by early August, affects 9,614 SUVs in the 2015 model year.
Tags: Nissan, Recalls, Nissan Murano, 2015-MY, Mid-Size SUVs, NHTSA
June 29, 2015 - Industry News
The recalled SUVs are at risk for having faulty suspension components that could lead to rear-end instability, reduced braking power or both.
Tags: Jeep Grand Cherokee, Recalls, Dodge Durango, 2015-MY, Mid-Size SUVs, FCA US
June 26, 2015 - Executive Fleet News
The recall, set to begin in early July, affects more than 3,000 of the luxury crossover vehicles.
Tags: Toyota, Lexus, Recalls, 2015-MY, Luxury SUVs, Compact SUVs, NHTSA, Lexus NX200
June 25, 2015 - Industry News
The recall will address the potential for moisture to reach power liftgate control modules to create a fire risk.
Tags: Recalls, Jeep Cherokee, 2014-MY, 2015-MY, Compact SUVs, FCA US
In 72,000 vehicles, the automatic pre-collision braking system is at risk for failing if the switch that activates the brake lights fails.
Tags: Subaru, Subaru Legacy, Subaru Outback, Recalls, Collision Avoidance Technology, Subaru Impreza, Subaru XV Crosstrek, 2015-MY, Mid-Size Sedans, Advanced Driver Assistance Systems, NHTSA, Compact Cars, 2016-MY, Subaru WRX
June 24, 2015 - Industry News
To fix the problem, Ford dealers will update the instrument panel cluster software -- free of charge.
Tags: Ford Transit Connect, Recalls, Ford, Ford Transit, 2014-MY, 2015-MY, Cargo Vans, Ford Escape
June 19, 2015 - Industry News
Fiat Chrysler is recalling 1,771 Ram 4500 and 5500 cab chassis trucks in the 2014 and 2015 model years.
Tags: Recalls, Ram Truck, Ram 5500, 2014-MY, 2015-MY, Ram 4500, NHTSA, FCA US
June 15, 2015 - Industry News
More than 40,000 Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vans need new passenger-side frontal air bags because the existing ones have defective inflators.
Tags: Recalls, 2008-MY, 2007-MY, Takata, Air Bags, NHTSA, Cargo Vans, Dodge Sprinter, Freightliner, FCA US, Full-Size Vans
June 10, 2015 - Executive Fleet News
The action, covering 19,502 Acura MDX and RLX vehicles, will address unexpected automatic braking.
Tags: Honda, Recalls, Collision Avoidance Technology, 2014-MY, 2015-MY, Luxury Sedan, Luxury SUVs, NHTSA, Acura MDX, Acura RLX
June 10, 2015 - Industry News
A glitch in the software may cause a misreading of motor-generated torque levels, causing the car to mistakenly shift into neutral.
Tags: Recalls, 2013-MY, 2014-MY, Fiat 500e, 2015-MY, Subcompact Cars, Battery-Electric Vehicles, FCA US
Dealers need to provide labels with accurate tire pressure, weight and loading information in nearly 3,000 vehicles in the 2015 model year.
Tags: Volkswagen, Recalls, 2015-MY, Volkswagen Tiguan, Compact SUVs, NHTSA
June 8, 2015 - Industry News
The federal safety agency releases two internal reports, one of which details mistakes NHTSA made that contributed to delays in the GM ignition switch recall.
Tags: Recalls, General Motors, U.S. Department of Transportation, NHTSA
June 5, 2015 - Industry News
Damage to the fuel filler hose could result in a fuel leak, posing a fire risk.
Tags: Vans, 2012-MY, Recalls, 2013-MY, Paratransit, 2014-MY, 2015-MY, NHTSA, ElDorado Mobility
June 2, 2015 - Industry News
The Mercedes-Benz action, an expansion of an earlier recall campaign, affects 1,335 vans in the 2015 model year.
Tags: Cargo Vans, Mercedes-Benz, Recalls, Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, 2015-MY, NHTSA
May 28, 2015 - Executive Fleet News
About 3,000 luxury SUVs in the 2015 model year are at risk for loss of vehicle stability.
Tags: Lexus, Recalls, 2015-MY, Luxury SUVs, Compact SUVs, Toyota
May 27, 2015 - Industry News
In more than 19,000 cars, elevated underbody temperatures might lead to degradation of the fuel tank, fuel vapor lines or parking brake cable seals.
Tags: Recalls, Ford Mustang, Ford, 2015-MY, Sports Cars
The action affects nearly 423,000 Ford and Lincoln vehicles, including Ford Fusion and Taurus models.
Tags: Recalls, Ford, Ford Flex, Ford Taurus, Ford Fusion, Lincoln, 2011-MY, 2012-MY, 2013-MY, Mercury
May 22, 2015 - Industry News
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration decides to extend for another year its review of General Motors' decisions and communications about potential vehicle safety issues.
Tags: Recalls, General Motors, NHTSA
May 19, 2015 - Industry News
The Japan-based auto safety parts supplier reaches an agreement with NHTSA to expand its recall of defective air bag inflators, which have been linked to six deaths worldwide.
Tags: Recalls, Takata, U.S. Department of Transportation, Air Bags, NHTSA
May 18, 2015 - Industry News
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has scheduled a July 2 public hearing to probe Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ remedy performance in 20 separate safety recalls.
Tags: Recalls, U.S. Department of Transportation, NHTSA, FCA US
Two separate recalls, issued by Gulf States Toyota and Southeast Toyota Distributors, will address a potential injury risk during air bag deployment.
Tags: Toyota, Toyota Sienna, Recalls, Gulf States Toyota, Southeast Toyota Distributors, 2015-MY, NHTSA, Minivans
May 14, 2015 - Executive Fleet News
Honda is recalling approximately 19,500 Acura MDX SUVs and RLX sedans in the 2014 and 2015 model years because a software glitch may lead to unexpected autonomous braking.
Tags: 2014-MY, 2015-MY, Luxury Sedan, Luxury SUVs, Compact SUVs, Honda, Acura, Acura MDX, Acura RLX, Recalls, Active Safety Systems, Auto Braking
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Ron Pink was the former fleet manager of Xerox Corp.
Ron Pink was the former fleet manager of Xerox Corp.
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