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.

GM catches new ignition switch problem early

2015-10-19 07:56

General Motors has saved itself from another dilemma with a new ignition switch problem caught early enough to prevent anyone from getting hurt.

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.

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...


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.

Huge Toyota recall in SA: More than 60 000 cars affected

2015-10-22 08:18

Toyota South Africa has confirmed thousands of local vehicles are affected in the automaker's latest vehicle recall.

Emissions scandal: VW recalls diesel cars in China

2015-10-12 07:50

VW recalls diesel vehicles in China to correct engine software that cheats on emissions tests.

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?

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