ARTICLES RELATING TO RECALL

GM recalls 6300 police cars for steering problem

2016-03-30 07:44

General Motors is recalling nearly 6300 police cars in the US because the electric power-assisted steering can fail.

Honda SA issues recall for faulty Takata airbags

2016-03-17 12:07

Honda South Africa has expanded its recall campaign to replace Takata-supplied defective airbag inflators. Find out if you're affected.

Volvo recalls 59 000 cars: SA owners affected

2016-02-22 08:30

Volvo says it is recalling 59 000 cars due to faulty software that can briefly shut down the engine and electric system while driving. SA owners are affected.

SA affected in huge Toyota Rav4 recall

2016-02-18 11:08

Toyota is recalling more than 1.1 million small SUVs in the US because the seat belts might fail in a crash. South African Rav4 owners are affected.

Takata airbag saga: Now Daimler in massive recall

2016-02-10 08:16

Daimler is recalling 840 000 vehicles in the US because they have potentially defective driver's side airbags made by Takata.

Emissions scandal: Germany approves VW's recall plan

2016-01-28 07:47

German authorities gave the green light to a plan by scandal-hit Volkswagen to recall thousands of vehicles fitted with devices designed to cheat pollution tests.

US regulators slap BMW with R603-million fine

2015-12-22 08:38

BMW is facing a $40-million penalty from US safety regulators for moving too slowly to fix Mini cars that didn't pass federal crash tests.

Honda worst affected by Takata air-bag recall

2015-11-20 08:57

Honda has the most models on the US government's high-risk list in Takata's air-bag inflator recall.

Honda recalls CR-Vs over airbag issue

2015-11-02 12:38

Honda will recall more than 500 of its CR-V SUVs after it emerged a defect in the housing around the airbag inflator could cause it to rupture.

Bentley recalls 27 640 cars for faulty cables

2015-10-30 11:30

Volkswagen's luxury brand Bentley has recalled 27 640 cars worldwide because of potentially faulty battery cable connections.

 

Oops! US auto safety chief's car recalled for defective Takata airbag

2016-03-17 14:24

The United States top auto safety regulator says the chief's wife's car is being recalled to fix a faulty Takata airbag, but parts aren't available to repair it.

US safety head: Takata recall won't make cars safer

2016-03-01 11:33

The US top auto safety regulator says an immediate recall of all airbags made by Takata Corp wouldn't provide any safety benefits and could exceed the government's legal authority.

Toyota's RAV4 recall in SA: More than 9000 affected

2016-02-18 14:23

Toyota is conducting a global recall of its SUV models including the RAV4. More than 9600 units are affected in South Africa.

Takata airbag saga: VW, Audi, BMW recall 1.7m cars

2016-02-11 10:39

Volkswagen, Audi and BMW are recalling nearly 1.7 million vehicles with Takata airbag inflators that can rupture and hurl shrapnel into drivers and passengers.

Takata airbags: Huge Mazda6, RX-8 recall in SA

2016-02-02 08:02

Mazda has announced a huge recall of its models in South Africa due to defective Takata airbags. Affected vehicles are the Mazda6 and RX-8.

KTM issues recall in SA: SX motocross bikes affected

2016-01-19 10:21

KTM has issued a recall for its 2016 SX motocross bikes. The reason? 'It's possible that individual front spokes may break while riding,' says the bike maker.

Emissions scandal: VW to recall 323 700 cars in India

2015-12-02 07:40

Volkswagen India announced that it will recall around 323 700 cars in the country in the wake of an emissions-cheating scandal.

Takata gets record US fine, dumped by Honda

2015-11-04 08:31

Takata shares plunged nearly 20% Wednesday after top client Honda dumped it as an airbag parts supplier and US regulators slapped it with a record fine.

Porsche recalls 60 000 Macan SUVs over fuel leak

2015-10-31 07:43

Porsche said it would recall close to 60 000 Macan S and Turbo models worldwide for possible leaks in the low-pressure fuel line in the engine compartment.

KTM South Africa recalls offroad models

2015-10-26 14:21

Certain KTM models will be recalled following issues of uncontrolled fuel leakage as a result of insufficient sealing in the aluminium fuel pump nut.

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