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Takata would stop making airbag inflators after completing a global recall, under a bankruptcy restructuring plan under consideration by its steering committee, sources told Reuters.
Fiat Chrysler said it is recalling 297,000 older minivans in North America because of a wiring problem that can lead to inadvertent airbag deployments.
Toyota's unintended acceleration recall seven years ago scorched the company. Toyota doesn't want to forget that.
Lawmakers are urging NHTSA to step its work on the Takata recall amid concerns about a leadership vacuum at the agency and a persistent shortage of parts.
Hyundai Motor America is recalling nearly 600,000 vehicles for issues with hood latches and parking brake warning lights. There have been no reported accidents or injuries related to either issue.
The 2012 Jeep Liberty SUV is under a preliminary U.S. safety investigation for complaints of a failing airbag control computer.
Audi's emissions scandal flared up again after the German government accused the VW brand of cheating emissions tests with its top-end models, a first for Audi in its home country.
More than 65 percent of 46.2 million recalled Takata airbag inflators in the US have not been repaired, a senator said, urging automakers to speed up the pace of repairs.
BMW is recalling 45,484 7-series sedans from the 2005-08 model years because doors may open inadvertently while the vehicle is being driven.
Ford issued two recalls for about 3,000 vehicles in North America. The largest involves a call-back of about 2,500 2017 Explorer SUVs, F-150 and Super Duty pickups.
NHTSA could impose steep fines if it determines that recalls for engine defects -- prompted by a South Korean whistleblower -- weren't conducted in a timely manner and didn't cover enough vehicles.
Four automakers agreed to a $553 million settlement to address class-action claims covering owners of nearly 16 million vehicles with potentially defective Takata airbags.
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