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Authorities find illegal 'defeat device' in Porsche Cayenne, order recall

2017-07-28 07:18

Germany's transport minister says that what authorities consider an illegal 'defeat device' has been found in a Porsche Cayenne and will order a recall of the SUV.

Daimler to recall 3 million diesel-powered cars

2017-07-18 21:50

German luxury car maker Daimler, which is being investigated for alleged emissions cheating, announced a voluntary recall of more than three million Mercedes-Benz diesel vehicles in Europe.

Ford recalls Transit vans - cracked coupling can cause power loss

2017-06-30 08:06

Ford is recalling more than 400 000 Transit vans and buses to fix cracked drive shaft couplings that can cause the vehicles to lose power.

Harley-Davidson recall: 46 000 bikes affected

2017-06-05 07:28

Harley-Davidson is recalling about 46 000 motorcycles in the US because an oil line can come loose, spewing oil into the path of the rear tyre.

VW has fix for more cars in cheating scandal

2017-05-22 09:06

US and California regulators have approved a fix for more Volkswagen cars caught up in the company's emissions cheating scandal.

GM extends warranty on vehicles in headlight failure probe

2017-05-11 18:17

General Motors is extending the warranty on thousands of older cars and SUVs after the US government began investigating complaints that the headlights can suddenly go dark.

US probes GM headlight failures, may add vehicles to recall

2017-04-29 16:09

The US government is investigating whether General Motors should add about 312 000 vehicles to a 2015 recall for headlights that can suddenly go dark.

How dangerous airbags can find their way into used cars

2017-04-20 08:18

The near-death of a woman in a US crash has exposed a hole in the government's efforts to get dangerous Takata airbag inflators off the road.

Ford's global recall: Fire 'fix' doesn't work - report

2017-04-06 08:07

The US government is reviewing a Ford recall of thousands of cars, SUVs and vans that can run low on coolant, overheat and catch fire after the company proposed a remedy that doesn't fix the coolant problem.

Ford SA expands safety recall to include Fiesta ST

2017-03-29 20:14

Ford South Africa has expanded the safety recall of its 1.6-litre GTDi Ecoboost engine to include the Ford Fiesta ST. More than 1000 units are affected.

 

Toyota, Honda and Mazda to be sued in Australia over airbags

2017-07-25 11:28

Japanese automakers will be sued in Australia for selling cars fitted with faulty Takata airbags, states a class action lawsuit.

Mazda extends defective airbag recall: 19 000 SA cars could be affected

2017-07-17 09:21

'It has been recorded that an additional estimated 19 000 units are affected in South Africa,' says Mazda SA as it extends its recall of defective Takata airbags.

Airbag giant Takata soars after volatile week for troubled firm

2017-06-23 11:09

Shares in embattled airbag maker Takata soared more than 40%, after collapsing over the past week on bets that the crisis-hit firm will file for bankruptcy next week.

BMW recalls 7-Series cars because doors can 'fly open'

2017-05-26 23:58

BMW is recalling over 45 000 older 7-Series cars in the US because the doors can unexpectedly open while they're being driven.

Audi, Porsche recall close to 300 000 SUVs in the US

2017-05-14 11:19

Audi and Porsche are recalling a total of nearly 300 000 SUVs because they may develop cracks that cause fuel to leak, which raises the risk of fire.

Family sues Honda, Takata over airbag defect

2017-05-03 08:10

A Malaysian man whose wife's death is one of at least 16 blamed on airbag defects has sued Japanese automaker Honda and Takata in a US court.

US Supreme Court blocks GM appeal on defective ignitions

2017-04-25 09:30

The US Supreme Court turned away an appeal by auto giant General Motors of potentially billions of dollars in consumer claims over faulty ignition switches.

Ford SA responds to fire 'fix' woes: 'Effective solution for Kuga recall'

2017-04-07 08:11

'We are confident that the actions being taken are an effective solution to the Kuga recall underway,' says Ford South Africa as the automaker reassures local customers..

Ford recalls 570 000 cars globally fire risk, door latch trouble

2017-03-30 09:29

Ford is recalling more than 570 000 vehicles in North America and Europe to fix separate problems that can cause engine fires and doors to fly open unexpectedly.

'I will never ever buy a Ford product' - User

2017-03-09 06:30

The National Consumer Commission has announced the complaints for the Ford South Africa matter go beyond the scope of the product safety recall. Readers respond...

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