Emissions scandal: Affected VWs to be recalled

2015-09-30 09:07

Crisis-hit Volkswagen revealed a plan to refit millions of vehicles affected by a worldwide emission-cheating scam, says the new chief.

VW ordered to recall nearly 500 000 cars

2015-09-19 11:30

US regulators charged Volkswagen with manufacturing vehicles designed to evade pollution controls.

Takata air bags: Mitsubishi issues recall for SA

2015-09-17 08:49

Mitsubishi South Africa is the latest automaker to be affected by defective Takata air bags. Is your Lancer at risk?

GM ignition problem 'killed 124 people'

2015-07-21 07:41

General Motors' nightmare caused by faulty ignition switches could leave a huge hole in its bank balance through compensation.

Second company probed for defective crash-bags

2015-07-15 08:53

Looks like Takata is not alone in producing defective crash bags. The US has opened a probe into a second company for malfunctioning crash-bag inflators...

Disobedient Chrysler faces harsh sanctions

2015-07-03 09:24

A top US vehicle-safety regulator says Fiat Chrysler will be punished for failing to follow the law. What has the automaking group done?

Takata air-bag saga: Honda hit hardest

2015-05-15 11:34

Honda has taken a huge recall blow - it's released figures regarding vehicles involved in a new recall prompted by defective Takata air bags.

Global BMW bikes' recall: Is yours one?

2015-03-30 11:40

BMW is recalling about 367 000 motorcycles globally - 9500 of them in South Africa - to prevent their rear wheel falling off. Is one of them yours?

Killer airbags: Takata faces US probe

2014-11-14 08:27

Takata has confirmed that US justice authorities have opened a criminal investigation into the embattled Japanese company and its exploding air bags that have been linked to five deaths.

SA hit by global defective airbag crisis

2014-11-12 09:30

The Takata corporation, a Japanese vehicle parts maker at the centre of a global vehicle recall, is facing a possible criminal probe over an airbag defect linked to several deaths. Thousands of SA vehicles are affected!


Premier faces a recall

2015-09-20 15:00

KwaZulu-Natal Premier Senzo Mchunu faces being recalled by the ANC in the province should the plan to unseat him as chairperson at the ruling party’s provincial conference in November succeed.

Ignition switch case: GM to forfeit R12-billion

2015-09-17 15:37

Federal authorities and General Motors reached a deal to resolve a criminal probe against the automaker. GM will forfeit billions...

Bakkies buy-back to cost FCA 'billions'

2015-07-28 09:15

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles could pay billions to buy back 193 000 defective trucks, part of a record fine for lapses in recalls of its vehicles.

Suzuki SA promises pre-delivery GSX fix

2015-07-20 10:31

Suzuki has issued a recall for two GSX models - and South Africa will be affected... sort of...!

Crash-bag saga: Now 4.5m Hondas recalled

2015-07-10 11:19

Honda is recalling another 4.5-million vehicles globally, as a scare over a deadly defect in Takata-made crash-bags widens.

Takata Honda airbags: Another woman dead

2015-06-20 13:09

Honda US has linked the September 2014 death of a woman to yet another defective Takata airbag.

Takata air bags: Millions more recalls

2015-05-14 08:34

Millions of vehicles will be recalled globally due to potentially lethal air bags made by Takata - the total is now 31-million since 2008!

Another crash-bag recall - you affected?

2015-03-27 12:30

Another South African auto retailer has been infected with the recall bug - are you one of the owners about to 'visit your local dealer'?

Timeline: Global car crash-bag crisis

2014-11-13 10:26

Defective car crash-bags produced by Japanese firm Takata have affected thousands of vehicles, including some sold in SA. Follow the six-year 'exploding-bag' saga!

Takata bid to hide 'exploding' airbags?

2014-11-07 12:27

Japanese parts maker Takata, cause of a global vehicle recall, is said to have ordered the destruction of test results showing cracks in air bag inflators. Thousands of SA vehicles affected!

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