Jackson: 'I'm the black sheep' in NADA's view

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 2, 2015

The National Automobile Dealers Association is not a fan of AutoNation's new policy to fix all vehicles with an open recall before selling them, says the dealership group's chief, Mike Jackson....
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Honda recalls some 2016 CR-Vs for exploding Takata airbag risk

12:04 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 31, 2015

Honda is recalling some 2016 models of the popular CR-V crossover because of a new, potentially deadly Takata airbag defect....
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Porsche recalls 58,881 Macan crossovers for possible fuel leak

1:00 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 30, 2015

Porsche is recalling 58,881 Macan crossovers worldwide for possible leaks in the low-pressure fuel line in the engine compartment....
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GM says owners of fire-prone cars shouldn't park in garages

11:32 am U.S. ET | Oct. 30, 2015

Owners of 1.4 million recalled GM cars should not park in garages and other structures because of fire risks, the automaker said today....
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Fiat Chrysler recalls about 900,000 SUVs, crossovers to fix airbags, brakes

7:18 am U.S. ET | Oct. 30, 2015

Fiat Chrysler is recalling nearly 900,000 vehicles around the world to fix issues related to airbag deployment and anti-lock braking systems....
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Honda recalls more than 300,000 Accords in U.S. for airbag flaw

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 30, 2015

Honda is recalling 303,904 Accords in the U.S. to fix a software flaw that could lead to side-door airbags deploying even if the vehicles are not in a crash....
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Former U.S. prosecutor named to monitor GM safety efforts

5:49 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 29, 2015

A former prosecutor in Manhattan will serve as the independent federal monitor for GM following its agreement to pay $900 million to end a U.S. criminal probe over a lethal defect in ignition switches....
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Volkswagen likely to recall 100,000 cars in India, report says

Oct. 29, 2015 11:58 CET

Volkswagen Group is likely to recall 100,000 cars in India affected by the diesel emission scandal, a report said. The country's emissions testing agency has been examining Volkswagen vehicles and plans to submit a report to the government by the end of this month....
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Ford plans 3 recalls covering 131,000 vehicles

2:58 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 28, 2015

Ford Motor Co. plans three recalls covering nearly 131,000 vehicles, including the 2016 Mustang and older crossovers, for various defects....
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BMW recalls 86,018 Mini Cooper models for power-steering glitch

1:25 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 28, 2015

BMW is recalling 86,018 Mini Coopers after an investigation into a steering glitch on the vehicles prompted U.S. regulators to recommend a recall....
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Bentley recalls 27,640 cars for battery cable problems

Oct. 27, 2015 17:19 CET

Bentley is recalling 27,640 Continental and Flying Spur models globally because of potentially faulty battery cable connections....
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FCA recalls 66,000 Ram 1500s and 75,000 Jeep Cherokees to fix potential hazards

8:28 am U.S. ET | Oct. 27, 2015

Fiat Chrysler said it is recalling more than 140,000 light trucks and SUVs in two voluntary recalls to address potential safety concerns....
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GM to recall 1.4 million older vehicles after engine fires

10:28 am U.S. ET | Oct. 27, 2015

General Motors is recalling 1.4 million older vehicles in its third major attempt to fix a defect that can cause the engine to catch fire....
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Nissan expands sedan recall to fix fuel-line defect that could lead to fire

5:24 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 26, 2015

Nissan expanded a sedan recall for a defect that could lead to fuel leaks during crashes to nearly 47,000 Altimas and Maximas....
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Audi will keep hiring despite parent VW's emissions cheating scandal

Oct. 26, 2015 16:53 CET

Audi says it plans to keep hiring and affirmed a jobs guarantee through 2018, even as parent Volkswagen Group is rocked by a scandal over rigged emissions tests....
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Repair shops could get airbag recall work

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 26, 2015

NHTSA officials see a possible role for independent repair shops to help with the Takata recall. Such a move would be unprecedented and would also add another layer of complexity and risk to what NHTSA is already calling the most complex auto safety recall in U.S. history....
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Maserati recalls some $141,500 Quattroportes due to fire risk

3:21 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 24, 2015

Maserati North America is recalling some of its 2014 Quattroporte GTS V8 sedans because of the potential for an engine compartment fire or stalling in the $141,500 luxury sedan capable of speeds as much as 190 miles per hour....
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Opel/Vauxhall may recall some Zafiras on fire risk

Oct. 22, 2015 14:48 CET

Opel/Vauxhall says it may need to recall some right-hand-drive Zafira minivans built between 2005 and 2014 after reports of fires in some heating and ventilation systems....
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NHTSA to decide soon on steps to speed Takata airbag repairs

11:26 am U.S. ET | Oct. 22, 2015

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said it will decide by Thanksgiving whether to order additional measures to speed up the recalls of more than 19 million U.S. vehicles with Takata airbag inflators that may explode in a crash....
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VW's emissions retrofit may be among costliest recalls ever

Oct. 22, 2015 09:41 CET

Volkswagen Group's worldwide repair of 11 million diesel vehicles to bring their emissions systems into compliance with pollution regulations is shaping up to be one of the most complex and costly fixes in automotive history....
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VW says 3 million 'cheat' diesels in Europe need hardware fix

Oct. 22, 2015 09:56 CET

Volkswagen Group will need hardware fixes for about 3 million cars in Europe affected by the automaker's diesel-emission manipulations....
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Toyota will recall 6.5 million vehicles for potential fire risk

Oct. 21, 2015 11:49 CET

Toyota will recall about 6.5 million vehicles worldwide to fix power-window switches that may short circuit and potentially lead to a fire. The recalled models include the Yaris/Vitz, Corolla, Camry, RAV4 and Scion xB....
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U.S. regulators warn against Republican auto safety proposals

9:23 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 20, 2015

Republican proposals to improve U.S. auto safety came under fire on Tuesday from federal regulators, who warned that proposed changes to current rules would erode consumer safety and give automakers control over the public disclosure of safety recalls....
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GM appoints outside lawyers to top litigation, federal oversight posts

4:30 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 20, 2015

GM appointed two more outsiders to top leadership posts within its legal department, after last year's firing of several high-ranking lawyers implicated in the company's ignition switch scandal....
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More automakers will be included in Takata airbag probe, NHTSA says

11:35 am U.S. ET | Oct. 19, 2015

U.S. regulators signaled that their investigation into Takata airbag inflators will expand beyond 11 automakers, amid signs that vehicle design could play a role in whether the devices pose a deadly risk to the public....
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