Toyota recall: 3.4 million cars may have defective airbags

2020-01-22 11:11

Most of the vehicles are in the United States, where regulators are investigating millions of cars with potentially faulty airbags.

Fisher-Price has recalled its Rock 'n Play product after more than 30 children died, and it raises concerns about all restraint-based incline sleepers

2019-04-14 07:27

The American Academy of Pediatrics has previously warned against inclined sleepers and sleepers that require securing restraints.

BMW Korea apologises over engine fires caused by hardware problem

2018-08-06 11:49

BMW's Korean unit apologised over engine fires that prompted recalls and an investigation, seeking to allay concerns over images of cars engulfed in flames.

Defective airbags, vehicles on fire... Why are so many cars being recalled in SA?

2018-06-21 07:00

From the Takata's ongoing airbag crisis affecting to more recent cases of vehicle setting on fire, vehicle recalls have left many motorists concerned whether cars are becoming more dangerous and if so, why?

Kia recalls more than 500 000 cars in the US; airbags may not inflate

2018-06-08 20:00

Kia is recalling over a half-million cars and minivans in the US because the airbags may not work in a crash.

Is your Nissan affected by dangerous airbag safety recall? Check the list of cars here

2018-05-23 09:19

Nissan South Africa has issued a safety recall for several local models to resolve an airbag issue. Models range from 2001 to 2013...

Ford suspends production of best-selling US truck

2018-05-10 08:46

Ford announced Monday it was suspending production of the F-150, the best-selling truck in the US, after a supply chain crisis.

De Lille to seek legal advice after DA approves 'recall clause'

2018-04-08 12:30

Embattled Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille says she will seek legal advice in terms of the Democratic Alliance's newly approved "recall clause", which was agreed to at its federal congress in Tshwane.

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.

LISTEN | Mashatile: 'We will recall Zuma'

ANC treasurer general Paul Mashatile says the party’s national executive committee had asked President Jacob Zuma to leave office, but that he refused to step down. LISTEN.

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Fisher-Price's baby sleeper that was recalled after 30 infant deaths was reportedly developed without proper testing

2019-06-03 05:58

A Fisher-Price sleeper that was recalled last month after being linked to infant deaths was reportedly designed without medical safety tests.

Update: SA not affected as FCA recalls almost 210 000 vans, SUVs to fix spongy brakes

2018-08-23 11:27

Fiat Chrysler is recalling nearly 209 000 minivans and SUVs worldwide to fix a brake problem that can cause longer stopping distances.

Advocacy group seeks Ford Explorer recall due to fumes

2018-07-04 13:52

A nonprofit auto safety advocacy group is asking Ford to recall 1.35 million Explorer SUVs due to continued complaints of exhaust fumes in the passenger compartments.

Disaster as another Kuga SUV goes up in flames in Joburg - Ford SA responds

2018-06-19 14:20

The saga of Ford's embattled Kuga continues as images and videos of yet another SUV on fire has gone viral on social media. Ford South Africa responds.

Hyundai's fresh i20, Nissan SA recall: Here's your midweek motoring wrap

2018-05-23 19:00

Hyundai has launched its revised I20 model locally as Nissan SA issues a recall of many models affected by defective airbags. Here is your midweek motoring wrap.

Volkswagen recalls current Polo generation: Rear seat belt lock fixtures, SA affected

2018-05-14 09:51

Volkswagen has confirmed a technical issue on the new Polo - model year 2018 in Europe, but all SA models are affected since its launch earlier this year.

Thousands of Alfa Romeo Stelvio SUVs to be recalled

2018-04-18 09:15

Close to 13 000 Alfa Romeo Stelvio SUVs are likely to be recalled, in two separate incidents.

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.

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