ARTICLES RELATING TO RECALLS

Toyota values unlikely to be affected by recall - AutoTrader CEO

2018-01-29 13:03

'It’s true that a recall can affect resale values – but only if this is an isolated incident linked to one manufacturer,' says AutoTrader CEO George Mienie following Toyota SA's recall.

Ford fire-risk recall in SA: 15 600 Figo, Ikon cars affected

2017-06-23 08:03

Ford South Africa has issued a recall, this time affecting 15 600 entry-level Figo and Ikon models, due to a potential fire-risk.

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.

Hyundai, Kia recalls 240 000 cars

2017-05-15 09:20

South Korea has ordered Hyundai and Kia to recall 240 000 vehicles over five types of defects initially raised by a whistleblower.

Kuga fire recall: The 7 things Ford says it's doing to help SA owners

2017-02-06 07:56

'All vehicles are occasionally susceptible to issues in the design and manufacturing process,' says Jeff Nemeth, president and CEO of Ford SA, as he speaks on the Kuga-fire saga and huge safety recall affecting its SUVs.

Ford Kuga recall: What’s gone wrong and who is to blame?

2017-01-17 09:32

'If Ford knew of its Kuga issue, its inaction is perverse corporate negligence. Or worse: willful ignorance,' writes Wheels24 columnist Lance Branquinho.

VW's plan to recall 3-litre car rejected

2016-07-14 11:07

Volkswagen has suffered a setback in its efforts to emerge from the emissions-cheating scandal as California regulators rejected a proposed recall of 85 000 diesel cars.

Takata facing criminal charges in Japan

2016-06-08 07:28

Takata is facing criminal charges in Japan after another person fell victim to the company's faulty airbag inflators.

UPDATE: Porsche SA confirms Cayenne in recall

2016-03-29 15:26

Embattled automaker Volkswagen said it is recalling about 800 000 luxury SUVs worldwide due to a potential pedal problem. Porsche SA has confirmed around 4000 Cayennes are affected.

Did VW resist Takata airbag recall?

2016-02-15 12:12

Volkswagen resisted US government efforts to recall more vehicles to fix potentially deadly Takata air bags, telling safety regulators that a recall isn't necessary...

 

Honda recalls 1.2 million cars, citing 'faulty battery sensors'

2017-07-17 08:01

Honda announced a recall of 1.2 million cars, following four engine compartment fires linked to faulty battery sensors.

Hyundai recalls cars to fix hood latches, warning lights

2017-06-09 07:16

Hyundai is recalling almost 600 000 vehicles in the US to fix hood latch and parking brake light problems.

Ford, Nissan and Toyota sued over dangerous airbags

2017-05-25 07:24

Hawaii is suing auto manufacturers Ford, Nissan and Toyota over airbags, produced by Takata, that can spew shrapnel when deployed.

Ford recalling nearly 32 000 vehicles for airbag defect

2017-03-03 08:18

Ford is recalling 31 867 vehicles because airbags may not inflate properly. The maker of the defective airbags? Embattled supplier Takata...

Not just Ford: 10 major car industry scandals

2017-01-19 12:12

Fords on fire, exploding airbags, cheating emissions tests... The motoring industry has seen its fair share of controversy. Here are 10 major scandals to hit the auto industry!

VW, Porsche, Audi recalls begin: 630 000 cars affected

2016-09-06 07:55

The German government announced the start of a voluntary recall of 630 000 vehicles to fix emissions irregularities uncovered in the wake of Volkswagen's 'dieselgate' scandal.

Toyota recalls 3.4m cars over airbags, fuel tanks

2016-06-29 12:57

Toyota Motor is recalling about 3.4 million cars to repair separate flaws involving leaky fuel tanks and curtain air bags that may crack and injure occupants.

Honda to recall 20 million more Takata airbags

2016-05-10 09:14

Honda will recall an additional 20 million Takata-made airbags globally in a widening scandal that has led to the biggest auto recall in US history.

Huge Takata airbag recall: Millions more cars affected

2016-02-23 08:30

Tens of millions of additional cars in the US could be recalled over Takata's potentially defective airbags, which have been linked to several deaths.

Exploding airbags: 2.2-million Hondas to be recalled

2016-02-04 10:11

Honda is recalling an additional 2.2 million vehicles because the driver's air-bag inflators made by Takata can explode and hurl shrapnel into the passenger compartment.

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