Mazda recalling 190,000 CX-7 vehicles in U.S.Fri, 26, Aug 2016
Mazda Motor Corp. will recall 190,000 of its CX-7 crossovers from model years 2007 to 2012 in the U.S. because of an issue that may cause a loss of steering control, U.S. safety regulators said today.
Takata shortlists Daicel, KKR, Ningbo, others in rescue search, report saysFri, 26, Aug 2016
Takata has shortlisted six or seven companies, including a competitor and private-equity funds, as potential financial investors to bail out the Japanese supplier, people involved in the process told Reuters.
Ford to recall 114,000 vehicles worldwide to fix fuel-pump issue, power windowsWed, 24, Aug 2016
Ford said it was recalling about 91,000 vehicles in North America to replace faulty fuel-pump parts that could potentially cause a car to stall without warning. Ford also said it was recalling 23,150 Ford Escape SUVs from the 2017 model year to update power-window software.
GM's mid-trial bid to toss ignition-switch case denied by judgeTue, 23, Aug 2016
General Motors said a Texas judge denied its bid to throw out a lawsuit over a fatal 2011 crash blamed on a faulty ignition switch, after the company accused a car driver and his lawyers of fabricating evidence about the vehicle's key.
Mitsubishi recalls 82,436 vehicles for transmission problemsMon, 22, Aug 2016
Mitsubishi Motors is recalling 82,436 vehicles from the 2015 and 2016 model years because a transmission problem could delay acceleration.
Hyundai recalls '13 Elantras for deteriorating brake padsMon, 22, Aug 2016
Hyundai Motor America is recalling 64,500 Elantra sedans from the 2013 model year because the brake pedal stopper pads can deteriorate over time.
Barra tells Texas jury GM flubbed fatal ignition flawMon, 15, Aug 2016
GM failed to designate a flawed ignition switch linked to multiple deaths and injuries as a safety concern, CEO Mary Barra told jurors at a Texas trial. Barra's video testimony, clipped from a previously unseen deposition taken for multiple lawsuits, is the CEO's first to jurors weighing the company's liability to accident victims allegedly harmed by faulty ignition switches that GM knowingly put in cars for years.
Texas judge tosses GM ignition-switch lawsuitMon, 15, Aug 2016
A Texas judge has thrown out a lawsuit against General Motors from a woman who blamed a 2012 car crash on a faulty ignition switch that later prompted the company to recall 2.6 million vehicles.
VW gets approval for another 460,000 diesel-car fixes in EuropeMon, 15, Aug 2016
VW Group has won German regulatory approval for fixes on another 460,000 diesel cars with illicit emissions software. The agreement, covering vehicles fitted with 1.2-liter engines, raises the number of vehicles cleared for repair to over 5 million in Europe from a total of 8.5 million affected cars.
Toyota changes recall fixes for 337,000 RAV4, Lexus HS250h vehiclesFri, 12, Aug 2016
Toyota said it is changing the way it fixes rear suspension problems on 337,000 RAV4s and Lexus HS250h vehicles involved in a 2013 recall. The company said dealers will now replace both rear suspension arm assemblies with new ones at no cost and will apply an epoxy to prevent arm adjustment during service visits.
NHTSA's Rosekind hits hot roads across South to push recall repairsTue, 09, Aug 2016
Frustrated by the failure of many American motorists to take cars with safety defects to dealers for repairs, NHTSA chief Mark Rosekind on Tuesday began a political campaign-style swing through Southern states to push for better vehicle maintenance.
GM looks for another win in latest ignition-switch trialTue, 09, Aug 2016
GM has put two civil trials over its defective ignitions behind it without a loss. A third trial started Tuesday in what could be one of its toughest cases: a Texas teenager arrested for manslaughter in a death later linked to the faulty switch seeks compensation.