Steering

Ford recalls 423,000 vehicles for power-steering issue

10:55 am U.S. ET | May 27, 2015

Ford today said it is recalling nearly 423,000 sedans and crossovers for a power-steering problem that federal regulators have been investigating since last fall. It also issued a smaller recall for a different issue in some 2015 Ford Mustangs....
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Hyundai recalls more than 200,000 Elantras over steering problem

8:14 am U.S. ET | March 1, 2015

Hyundai is recalling 204,768 Elantras because of a power steering defect that might cause the cars to suddenly revert to manual steering, the company said in a report filed with federal safety regulators....
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GM recalling 81,000-plus vehicles over steering problem

3:46 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 14, 2015

General Motors recalled 81,123 cars because of concerns about their electric power steering systems. The recall is an expansion of one last year that recalled 1.3 million vehicles for steering problems....
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Ford asks U.S. court to dismiss suit over electric steering

2:45 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 3, 2014

Ford is asking a federal court in California to dismiss a lawsuit accusing the automaker of marketing defective electric power-assisted steering systems on some Fusions and Focuses....
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Mercedes recalls 10,500 C-class cars in U.S. for steering issue

6:52 am U.S. ET | Oct. 10, 2014

Mercedes-Benz is recalling more than 10,500 C-class sedans in the United States from the 2015 model year because a production error causes steering wheels to squeak and resist turning....
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Bosch benefits from ZF's bid to buy TRW

Sept. 16, 2014 12:45 CET

Robert Bosch is an unexpected beneficiary of ZF's plans to purchase TRW. Bosch is poised to take full control of a steering joint venture it co-founded with ZF that makes systems that are key to creating driverless cars....
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ZF set to sell stake in steering venture to Bosch to smooth TRW takeover, report says

Sept. 13, 2014 06:01 CET

ZF Friedrichshafen is nearing a sale of its steering business as part of its proposed acquisition of TRW Automotive to resolve expected antitrust issues, a German newspaper reported....
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ZF restarts talks with Bosch to ease TRW purchase, sources say

Sept. 4, 2014 10:39 CET

ZF is restarting talks to exit its joint venture with Bosch, sources said, as it seeks to clear the way for its takeover of TRW Automotive. ZF is seeking to sell its half of the steering-systems venture to Bosch to avoid antitrust issues....
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Ford tells U.S. dealers to stop selling some C-Max, Focus models

11:05 am U.S. ET | Aug. 21, 2014

Ford told its dealers in the United States to stop test-driving and selling C-Max and Focus models produced during a week this month because of potential problems with the steering gear assembly, a notice sent to dealers on Wednesday shows....
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ZF explores steering unit sale as part of TRW deal, reports say

1:59 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 4, 2014

ZF Friedrichshafen is considering selling its steering business as part of its proposed acquisition of TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. to resolve expected antitrust issues, people familiar with the matter said today....
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NSK: Electric power steering saves fuel

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 4, 2014

NSK Ltd., a Japanese auto supplier best known for its ball bearings, sees a big future in electric power steering as carmakers rush to boost fuel economy. But its engineers are avoiding steer-by-wire technology now coming to market....
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THE GM RECALL

GM recalls 717,950 vehicles, pushing year's recall tally to 60

2:07 pm U.S. ET | July 23, 2014

General Motors is recalling another 717,950 vehicles in the United States, mostly 2010-12 model year cars and crossovers, lifting its total for the year to a record 60 safety campaigns covering around 29 million vehicles globally....
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VW orders sales halt for Golf, GTI over steering flaw

11:24 am U.S. ET | July 8, 2014

Volkswagen has ordered dealers in the United States and Canada to not sell about 800 units of its new Golf and GTI hatchbacks because a mistake in assembly could cause steering problems....
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NHTSA closes Explorer investigation after Ford's recall

2:39 pm U.S. ET | June 16, 2014

Federal safety regulators closed a 2-year-old probe into power steering glitches in late-model Ford Explorers, signaling that they are satisfied with the automaker’s recent decision to recall the SUV. Ford said May 29 it would recall 195,527 Explorers from the 2011-13 model years as part of a sweeping campaign that included nearly 1.39 million vehicles....
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Ford steering system needs fewer turns

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 9, 2014

A steering system that makes it easier for drivers to maneuver in parking lots will be offered next spring on a Ford vehicle, likely the next-generation Edge crossover....
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