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Mercedes to recall thousands of cars, part of huge Daimler airbag fix

2017-10-17 07:18

German automaker Daimler is recalling more than a million vehicles, including Mercedes, due to a problem with the airbags, reports a company spokesman.

Tesla recalls 11 000 Model X SUVs

2017-10-13 08:31

Tesla said that it is recalling Model X sport utility vehicles to fix second-row seat-backs which might shift forward during crashes.

1.2-million cars being recalled in Japan - Nissan

2017-10-02 13:16

Nissan said Monday it was recalling some 1.2 million cars in Japan that did not meet domestic rules for the final inspection of vehicles.

Volkswagen recalls 1.8-million vehicles in China

2017-09-04 11:46

Volkswagen and its two Chinese joint-ventures will recall 1.82-million vehicles in China, in a new setback for the scandal-hit company.

Volkswagen recalls 281 000 cars because engines can stall

2017-08-30 07:45

Volkswagen is recalling almost 281 000 CC and Passat sedans and wagons in the US because the fuel pumps can fail and cause the cars to suddenly stall.

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.

 

BMW recalls 85 000 SUVs - passenger airbag may not inflate in crash

2017-10-14 10:27

BMW is recalling more than 85 000 SUVs in the US because a mat that detects front-seat passengers can fail and stop the airbag from inflating in a crash

Nissan suspected of forging factory inspection documents - reports

2017-10-04 07:40

Nissan factories routinely forged inspection documents for new vehicles, reports said on Wednesday, as a scandal mounted around Japan's second-biggest automaker.

VW recalls 4.86 million vehicles due to faulty airbags

2017-09-14 12:07

Volkswagen will recall almost 4.86 million vehicles in China due to airbag concerns.

Kia South Africa issues safety recall: More than 1200 Rio models affected

2017-09-04 09:12

Kia South Africa will conduct a safety recall of approximately 1266 Rio models (2017) to inspect the operation of the rear-door child locks.

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.

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