Automakers recall 12 million U.S. vehicles over Takata airbagsFri, 27, May 2016
Eight automakers said today they are recalling more than 12 million U.S. vehicles for defective Takata airbags, expanding the largest-ever auto safety push, documents posted by U.S. regulators showed.
GM's China joint venture to recall 2.16 million vehiclesThu, 26, May 2016
GM's joint venture with China's SAIC will recall about 2.16 million vehicles starting Aug. 15 because the engine crankcase valves may corrode, China's principal consumer protection watchdog said today.
Takata hires financial adviser to mull restructuring optionsWed, 25, May 2016
Takata hired investment bank Lazard to lead efforts to seek new investment and help resolve financial issues stemming from its record-setting recall of tens of millions of airbag inflators that can rupture.
Ford recalls nearly 271,000 previous-generation F-150s after brake failuresWed, 25, May 2016
Ford is recalling nearly 271,000 previous-generation F-150s after a three-month investigation by federal safety regulators into dozens of complaints about front brake failures and nine crashes.
Toyota expands Takata airbag recall by 1.6 million vehiclesMon, 23, May 2016
Toyota is recalling almost 1.6 million additional U.S. vehicles for front passenger side Takata airbag inflators that could rupture.
Daimler to set aside $560 million to cover airbag recallThu, 19, May 2016
Daimler said today it would set aside around 500 million euros ($560 million) this year for the recall of some of its vehicles, which contain airbags made by Takata Corp.
GM to compensate crossover buyers for mpg errorWed, 18, May 2016
General Motors is hashing out a plan to compensate nearly 170,000 owners of 2016 model large crossovers purchased with window stickers that overstated their fuel economy, just as the first lawsuit over the matter was filed in federal court.
FCA recalls nearly 600,000 Jeep Wranglers, Fiat 500sWed, 18, May 2016
Fiat Chrysler is recalling nearly 600,000 Jeep Wrangler SUVs and Fiat 500 subcompact cars worldwide in two actions.
Takata declares 14 million airbags defective as part of expanded recallTue, 17, May 2016
Takata declared nearly 14 million airbag inflators defective as part of an expanded U.S. recall, but it said it considered the recall investigative, leaving the thorny question of cost-sharing with automakers unresolved.
Hawaii lawsuit alleges Takata cover-upMon, 16, May 2016
The State of Hawaii has sued Takata over its defective airbag inflators in state court, accusing the beleaguered Japanese supplier of a cover-up.
Who can fix the Takata mess?Mon, 16, May 2016
The Takata recalls keep getting bigger and bigger and keep pulling more and more automakers and suppliers into the fray.
Check for recalls? There’s a GM app for thatMon, 16, May 2016
GM is launching a smartphone app that will allow vehicle owners to check for open recalls, the latest move by automakers to redouble efforts to get owners to comply with vehicle callbacks.