ARTICLES RELATING TO CAR RECALLS

Daimler ordered to recall 238 000 diesel cars fitted 'software that turns off emissions controls'

2018-06-11 20:15

Germany's transport minister says the government is ordering automaker Daimler to immediately recall 238 000 vehicles equipped with "software that turns off emissions controls under certain conditions."

Subaru says uncertified staff inspected its cars

2017-10-28 12:22

Subaru said it allowed uncertified staff to do inspections on some vehicles for more than three decades, becoming the latest Japanese firm dented by a quality scandal.

Tesla recalling cars to address brake defect

2017-04-21 07:15

Tesla is recalling 53 000 cars to address a manufacturing defect that could prevent parking brakes from releasing, reports the automaker.

Defective airbags: 5-million vehicles to be recalled

2016-02-04 15:44

The automotive industry faces another huge problem with vehicle airbags, this time produced by Continental Automotive Systems. About 5-million vehicles are affected.

 

BMW recalls 1-million cars due to fire risk, recommends parking outside

2017-11-04 12:09

BMW is recalling more than 1 million cars and SUVs in two US recalls due to the risk of fires under the hood, and it's recommending that they be parked outdoors until repairs are made.

Mazda recalls RX-8 sports cars for fuel leaks, suspension trouble

2017-06-08 07:35

Mazda is recalling thousands of older sports cars to fix possible fuel line leaks and problems with the front suspension.

Eureka! Scientists find cause of Takata's exploding airbags

2016-02-24 07:52

Scientists, hired by the auto industry, announced their findings regarding the cause of Takata's airbag explosions that have affected millions of vehicles, including those sold in South Africa.

Tesla recalls all Model S cars worldwide for seatbelt fix

2015-11-23 10:30

Tesla said Friday it was recalling all 90,000 of its Model S luxury electric cars sold worldwide since 2012 after discovering a security problem with seatbelts.

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