Mazda SA: 91% of affected owners 'still driving around with defective airbags'

2018-03-06 10:40

'With a response rate at about 9%, Mazda is concerned that majority of customers haven't come in for replacement fittings, 'says Mazda South Africa as local customers are affected by defective airbags.

WATCH: Another Kuga on fire in KZN - Ford SA responds

2018-02-23 10:46

'I want Ford to take responsibility,' says Kuga owner Sissy Mkhwanazi as her SUV caught fire in Kwa-Zulu Natal. Ford South Africa responds.

Subaru SA to recall over 2000 cars fitted with defective airbags

2018-02-06 15:04

Subaru SA has had to announce another recall that affects 2098 models produced and sold between 2004 and 2014.

Defective airbags: Toyota SA to recalls more than 700 000 cars

2018-01-26 05:00

Toyota South Africa Motors said it has issued a notice to recall more than 700 000 vehicles over airbag safety concerns, with some affected models dating back over 15 years.

Ford recalls 2900 Ranger bakkies in the US after airbag death

2018-01-12 08:31

Ford is telling owners of about 2900 2006 Ranger bakkies not to drive them after discovering that a man was killed in a wreck involving an exploding Takata airbag inflator

Toyota adds 601 000 vehicles to Takata airbag recalls

2018-01-10 07:47

Toyota is recalling 601 000 more vehicles in the US to replace defective and potentially deadly Takata airbag inflators

Hyundai, Kia recall more than 500 000 cars to fix brake light problem

2017-12-14 08:21

Hyundai and Kia are recalling more than a half-million compact cars in the US because the brake lights may not go out when the pedal is released

Jeep Compass SUVs recalled: 'Airbag can shoot loose fasteners'

2017-11-23 08:00

Fiat Chrysler is recalling certain Jeep Compass SUVs because the passenger airbag could shoot loose fasteners.

Subaru recalls 400 000 cars in Japan

2017-11-16 22:33

Subaru recalled nearly 400 000 vehicles from its domestic market on Thursday due to an inspection scandal - the latest to hit the beleaguered Japanese car industry.

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.


Listeriosis scare: Woolworths pulls 32 cold meat products in widespread retailer recall

2018-03-05 14:52

Woolworths pulled products which have Enterprise Foods as a supplier, while Shoprite distanced its own house brands from the literiosis outbreak.

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Honda: Faulty Takata airbag kills 6th person in Malaysia

2018-01-30 16:16

Japanese automaker Honda says a sixth person has died in Malaysia after a flawed Takata airbag inflator exploded.

Defective airbags: Bakkies, cars to be recalled in SA

2018-01-15 13:10

The South African auto industry is affected by ongoing defective Takata airbag recalls. One of the automakers affected is Toyota with models such as its previous generation Hilux bakkie.

Toyota, Honda add 1-million vehicles to Takata airbag recalls

2018-01-11 12:06

Toyota, Honda recalling 1-million more vehicles in the US to replace defective Takata airbag inflators.

Audi recalls over 52 000 cars; fuel lines can leak

2017-12-22 12:12

Audi is recalling more than 52 000 luxury cars in the US and Canada to fix fuel lines that can leak and increase the risk of a fire.

GM recalling 1 million cars in China

2017-12-01 17:29

US auto giant General Motors and its partners in China will recall nearly one million vehicles over a fuel tank issue, a Chinese regulator said in Friday.

Woman hurt by Takata airbag urges owners to get cars fixed

2017-11-20 21:55

Woman hurt by Takata air bag films video to help Honda persuade owners to get their cars repaired.

Ford recalls big vans; wiring issue could cause fires

2017-10-26 11:58

Ford is recalling over 73 000 full-sized vans in North America to fix a wiring problem that could cause fires and other electrical issues.

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

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