ARTICLES RELATING TO RECALL

Huge Toyota airbag recall: SA cars affected

2016-07-04 08:16

Toyota is recalling 1.43 million vehicles for defective airbags and another 2.87 million cars for faulty fuel emission controls. Toyota SA reports local models are affected.

The SUV that rolled, killed 'Star Trek' actor was part of major recall

2016-06-21 08:31

A Los Angeles coroner's official says the death of 'Star Trek' actor Anton Yelchin has been ruled an accident.

Takata saga: Ford recalls 1.9-million vehicles to replace airbags

2016-06-02 08:47

Ford will recall nearly 1.9-million vehicles to replace faulty Takata airbags, but South Africa will not be affected.

Takata airbag saga: SA affected in global Nissan recall

2016-05-03 09:38

Nissan has said it will recall more than 3.8-million vehicles worldwide because the passenger-side airbag may not deploy in a crash due to a defect in the seat sensor.

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.

 

'Star Trek' actor SUV death: Probe finds 266 crashes, 68 injuries

2016-06-28 14:57

A government investigation into confusing gear shifters like the one in the SUV that crushed and killed Star Trek actor Anton Yelchin found 266 crashes that injured 68 people.

Bike recall in SA: 2016 Husqvarna FC 250

2016-06-09 13:40

Husqvarna Motorcycles is recalling their 2016 FC 250 models due to deviations in the bike's manufacturing process.

Takata airbag saga: 12-million more cars recalled

2016-05-27 15:44

Eight automakers, including Ferrari, are recalling more than 12-million vehicles in the US to replace Takata airbag inflators that can explode with too much force.

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.

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